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Jordan Zimmermann and Bryce Harper Once Again Carry the Washington Nationals in 3-1 Victory Over the Detroit Tigers
May 8th, 2013 at 11:55 PM
If the season were to end today, the Washington Nationals would have the National League Cy Young. His name would not be Strasburg or Gonzalez.  Jordan Zimmermann continued his early season dominance on Wednesday, throwing seven strong innings, allowing just one run while striking out seven. He picked up his sixth win...

Bryce Harper Will not Recieve Suspension from League
May 7th, 2013 at 8:42 PM
Bryce Harper, who was ejected from the Washington Nationals' 6-2 win over the Pirates on Sunday, will not miss any time as league officials told Nationals' Manager Davey Johnson that Harper will not be suspended.  Harper was thrown out arguing a call with the third base umpire, who called him out...

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...

Jordan Zimmermann Continues Domination; Washington Nationals Pitching Quiets Atlanta Braves Offense
May 2nd, 2013 at 12:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** Washington Nationals' pitcher Jordan Zimmermann continued his early season dominance last night, as the Nats took down the Braves 2-0. With the win, Zimmermann improved to 5-1 on the season. In his last two starts, Zimmermann has thrown 17 innings, and allowed just three hits. He has struck out 12 in comparison...

Washington Nationals Fall to Cincinnati Reds, Still Win Series
April 28th, 2013 at 10:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** After winning three straight games, the Washington Nationals lost the fourth and final game of their series with the Cincinnati Reds, falling 5-2 on Sunday.  Ross Detwiler, who was leading the majors in ERA coming into Sunday's game, got roughed up by the Reds' offense, allowing 11 hits in just five...

Washington Nationals Fall Again, Get Swept by St. Louis Cardinals
April 24th, 2013 at 9:57 PM
The Washington Nationals dropped their fourth straight game on Tuesday, losing to the St. Louis Cardinals by a final score of four to two. The loss puts the Nationals below .500 for the first time this season, as they now sit at 10-11.  Stephen Strasburg's struggles in the first inning continued,...

Bryce Harper Shines, Washington Nationals Beat New York Mets
April 20th, 2013 at 11:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** Bryce Harper once again stole the show early in this 2013 season, as he helped lead the Washington Nationals to a 7-6 win over the New York Mets.  The Nationals, who were coming off a 7-1 loss in the first game of the series, got out to a quick lead in...

Washington Nationals End Three Game Skid, Beat Miami Marlins 10 to 3
April 16th, 2013 at 9:36 AM
***PHOTO1*** Jordan Zimmermann took the mound on Monday night for the Nationals and did exactly what the team needed him to do. The 26 year old picked up his first complete game win of his career.  Zimmermann tossed nine innings, allowing six hits and three runs, while striking out six. He improved to 3-0...

Washington Drops First Game at Home
April 13th, 2013 at 11:19 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Nationals lost their first game at Nationals Park this season last night, in a 6-4 defeat against the Atlanta Braves, who now improve to an MLB best 9-1. With the loss, the Nationals are now 6-1 at home, and 7-3 on the season.  Bryce Harper helped get the Nationals out...

Bryce Harper Joins Another Group of Elite Company
April 11th, 2013 at 8:58 AM
***PHOTO1*** Bryce Haprer hit his fourth home run of the 2013 season on Wednesday night. This was his fourth home run in just eight games. According to Elias Sports Bureau, Harper is just the fourth player to accomplish this at the age of 21 or younger. The previous three players to do...

Bryce Harper’s Hot Hitting Keeps Nationals Perfect at Home
April 10th, 2013 at 10:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jordan Zimmermann turned in his second strong performance of the early season, throwing seven innings while picking up his second win. Bryce Harper continued to stay hot at the plate, hitting his fourth home run in seven games, helping the Nationals remain 5-0 at home this season.  The White Sox got...

Adam Laroche Comes Back from Injury, Helps Lead Washington Nationals
April 9th, 2013 at 11:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** Adam LaRoche, who missed two consecutive games over the weekend due to tightness in his lower back, smacked two home runs and helped guide the Nationals to 8-7 win over the Chicago White Sox, Tuesday night.  LaRoche came in to the game 0-15 on the season, failing to pick up a...

Cincinnati Reds Get to Strasburg, Take Series from Washington Nationals
April 7th, 2013 at 11:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** Sunday's series finale between the Nationals and Reds was not what you expected in a National League game featuring two ace pitchers. What was expected to be a great pitchers dual, quickly changed in the bottom of the first inning when Stephen Strasburg allowed three runs, on three hits and one...

Nationals Sweep Marlins, Allow Just One Run in First Three Games of 2013
April 5th, 2013 at 9:25 PM
Pitching and defense carried the Washington Nationals throughout the 2012 season, and 2013 started no different. The combined score of the opening series ended 11-1, as the Nationals got great pitching performances from their ace Stephen Strasburg, last year's National League Cy Young runner up Gio Gonzalez, and third starter...

Washington Nationals Trade for CF Denard Span
November 29th, 2012 at 8:07 PM
The Washington Nationals have finally got the leadoff hitter they have been looking for just days before the MLB Winter Meetings, acquiring Minnesota Twins center fielder Denard Span in a trade for top minor league prospect Alex Meyer.  The 28-year old center fielder hit .283 last year with a .342 on-base...

Nationals Split Doubleheader with L.A. Dodgers
September 20th, 2012 at 12:35 AM
The Washington Nationals split a doubleheader with the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday at Nationals Park.  The twin bill was stemmed from Tuesday's rainout.   In Game 1, the Nationals got six strong innings from Jordan Zimmermann (11-8) and clutch hitting from Kurt Suzuki and Bryce Harper, beating Los Angeles 3-1.  Suzuki's sacrifice...

Washington Nationals Shut Down by Kris Medlen, Atlanta Braves Win 2-1
September 15th, 2012 at 9:41 AM
If Kris Medlen keeps pitching like this, the Atlanta Braves will be ecstatic heading into the playoffs.  Medlen absolutely stifled the Washington Nationals Friday night, striking out 13, and was the catalyst for a 2-1 victory for the Braves in Atlanta. ***PHOTO1*** Medlen confused Nationals hitters all night and had given up...

Washington Nationals Beat New York Mets 5-3
September 12th, 2012 at 1:30 AM
R.A. Dickey was looking to tie fir the major league lead with his 19th win Tuesday, but Washington Nationals outfielder Tyler Moore ruined those plans, hitting a 2-run pitch hit home run in the seventh inning to spark a 5-3 win over the New York Mets. ***PHOTO1*** Just having received a 2-1...

Washington Nationals Pound Chicago Cubs 9-1
September 6th, 2012 at 12:20 AM
Remember back before the All-Star break when the Washington Nationals were "all pitching"?  Those days seem all but over as the Nationals hit a franchise record tying six home runs for the second straight night, crushing the hapless Chicago Cubs 9-1 Wednesday night.  Fortunately for the Cubs, five of the six...

Edwin Jackson Cruises, Harper Homers in Washington Nationals 8-1 Win
August 30th, 2012 at 10:57 PM
Jayson Werth and Bryce Harper combined for four hits and 5 RBI, while Edwin Jackson shutdown his former team as the Washington Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-1 Thursday night at Nationals Park.  [caption id="attachment_13682" align="alignleft" width="220" caption="Photo Credit: Jordan Suskind, 2012"] The Nationals got it started in the first...