With the 454th overall pick in the 15th round of the 2016 MLB Draft, the Washington Nationals selected North Carolina State's Ryan Williamson, a left-handed pitcher; the 21-year-old Williamson, a Cranford, New Jersey native, was previously drafted back in the 2013 MLB Draft by the Texas Rangers, but opted to play for the Wolfpack before re-entering the draft this year.
Watch as Jayson Werth burns his former team and hits the go-ahead, two run single in the bottom of the ninth inning off Philadelphia Phillies closer Jeanmar Gomez to complete the three-game sweep for the Washington Nationals in a 5-4 win at Nationals Park.
The Washington Nationals have promoted the older brother of Bryce Harper, left-handed relief pitcher Bryan Harper to Class-AAA Syracuse, as the reigning National League MVP is one step away from playing along side his brother in the major leagues.
Watch as Stephen Drew hits an inside-the-park home run during Tuesday night's game in the ninth inning for the Washington Nationals in their 5-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies at Citziens Bank Park; the home run was Drew's third of the season.
On Tuesday night, the Washington Nationals were able to even up the series with the New York Mets as Stephen Strasburg struck out 11 batters and the Nationals offense pounded Matt Harvey for five runs, as they were able to knock them off 7-4 at Nationals Park; Strasburg improved to a perfect 8-0 this season with the win.
On Tuesday night, the Washington Nationals announced their starting lineup for their second game of their series against the New York Mets; Stephen Strasburg will take the ball for Washington and will oppose another hard throwing pitcher in Mets starter Matt Harvey.
The Washington Nationals have waived 1B/OF/3B Tyler Moore, who is out of options with the club, with the intention of assigning him to the minors.
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Joe Ross will not miss a start after getting drilled on the heel with a line drive on Sunday.
Bronson Arroyo, the veteran starter the Washington Nationals brought in to help round out their rotation, has been diganosed with a torn rotator cuff, which could spell the end of the 39 year-old's career.
The Washington Nationals are balancing their lineup with left-handed hitters this season after playing under .500 against right handed pitchers in 2015.