Category: ‘NL East’

Nationals Reach New Early-Season Milestone
May 19th, 2017 at 9:36 AM
***PHOTO1*** WASHINGTON â?? The Nationals crossed a new milestone this week, though you may not have noticed. Never before in team history have the Nationals held a nine-game division lead so early in the season, as they did heading into Tuesday's game against Pittsburgh, a feat that's somewhat extraordinary to accomplish...

With Bryce Harper’s status ‘day-to-day,’ the Nationals head to Philadelphia
May 5th, 2017 at 6:07 AM
***PHOTO1*** The last time the Nationals and Phillies faced off, Bryce Harper crushed a walk-off home run. (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post) After a brief stint playing outside the National League East, the Washington Nationals return to divisional play with a three-game series at Citizens Bank Park against the Phillies...

Nationals-Mets series preview
April 28th, 2017 at 7:16 AM
***PHOTO1*** Daniel Murphy loves hitting against his old team. (Seth Wenig/AP) The road trip everyone in the Washington Nationals clubhouse scorned a couple weekends ago is over and it turned out to be the best one in club history. The Nationals departed Colorado Thursday with wins in 9 of their...

A look around the National League East
January 25th, 2017 at 10:06 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Mets took left fielder Yoenis Cespedes off the free agent market and bolstered their lineup to remain the Nationals' biggest â?? but not sole â?? threat in the NL East. (Brad Penner/USA Today Sports) The Washington Nationals have won their division in two of the past three seasons, and...

Washington Nationals Update: Harper Goes Deep Twice; Ross’ Heel Improving
March 21st, 2016 at 2:29 PM
The Washington Nationals can rest easy now that OF Bryce Harper has finally hit his first homers of the spring. Harper took Detroit's Justin Verlander deep twice on Sunday in what has been a easy-going March for the reigning NL MVP. In other news, SP Joe Ross had to leave...