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Bryce Harper Leaves Wednesday Night’s Game with Rib Injury
May 2nd, 2013 at 12:50 PM
Nationals' 21 year old superstar Bryce Harper, who currently ranks fourth in the National League in batting average, and third in home runs, left Wednesday night's game with an apparent rib injury.  Harper collided with the outfield wall in Atlanta on Tuesday night, but suffered the injury while taking a swing in...

Is Ian Desmond a Top 5 Shortstop in Baseball?
April 16th, 2013 at 10:52 AM
My opinion? Yes.  ***PHOTO1*** There is no doubt that the talent at the shortstop position has been down in recent years. Finding a player who can hit the ball at a high level and preform well enough in the field to remain at shortstop has been very difficult.  Ian Desmond, last year's National...

Nationals101: on Location at Nationals Park
August 2nd, 2012 at 12:42 PM
We will be reporting live tonight from Nationals Park for the finale of the three-game set against the Philadelphia Phillies.  Cole Hamels tries to defeat the Nationals for a third straight time this year.  He will oppose Ross Detwiler on the mound.  Follow along on twitter for updates and news...

Can the Washington Nationals Recover from Last Night’s Debacle?
July 21st, 2012 at 10:53 AM
There are turning points in every season.  Some are good, some are bad.  What happened last night at Nationals Park and how the Nationals deal with it Saturday will decide which way this turning point will go.  There is no doubt about it, blowing a 9-0 lead  in the sixth...

Washington Nationals Off to a Great Start Against the Atlanta Braves
July 20th, 2012 at 7:29 PM
Michael Morse has hit a 3-run homerun in the bottom of the first to give the Nationals an early lead over the Atlanta Braves.

Bryce Harper Strikes Out in the Seventh Inning at MLB All-Star Game
July 10th, 2012 at 10:28 PM
Bryce Harper is having a bit of a hard time tonight in Kansas City.  After losing a ball in the lights playing left field, Harper led off the 7th inning striking out.  Harper is hitless with one official at-bat and a walk.

Lost in the Lights: Bryce Harper Loses Ball in the Lights at MLB All-Star Game
July 10th, 2012 at 9:53 PM
Bryce Harper lost a routine ball in the lights at the MLB All-star Game.  The routine fly to left field, seemed to get lost at the tail end of its journey, falling behind Harper.

Bryce Harper Walks, Thrown Out at 3rd in First All-Star Appearance
July 10th, 2012 at 9:47 PM
Washington Nationals Bryce Harper walked against Los Angeles Angels ace Jared Weaver.  After tagging to second on a fly out, Harper was then thrown out on a fielders choice when trying to get to the 3rd base.

Stephen Strasburg Pitches a Scoreless 4th Inning During MLB All-Star Game
July 10th, 2012 at 9:39 PM
So far, so good for the Nationals All-Stars.  Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg pitched a solid 4th inning during the MLB All-Star Game.  After a lead off single by Robinson Cano, Strasburg got the Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton to ground into a double play.  Following a walk, Strasburg got Detroit...

Nationals Pitcher Gio Gonzalez Pitches Perfect 3rd Inning in MLB All-Star Game
July 10th, 2012 at 9:27 PM
Washington Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez has pitched a perfect 3rd inning in the 83rd MLB All-Star Game in Kansas City.  He started the inning by striking out the Texas Rangers Mike Napoli.  He then retired Derek Jeter and Curtis Granderson of the New York Yankees respectively.