The Nats are unimpressed with Bryce Harper’s 6 walks

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Bryce Harper became a witness to history Sunday afternoon, four pitches at a time. The Nationals slugger tied a big-league record held by Jeff Bagwell, Andre Thornton and Jimmie Foxx when he was walked six times by the Cubs in Sunday's game. Only three of those free passes were intentional, ...

Joe Buck and John Smoltz have some bad takes, don’t understand math

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

Joe Buck and John Smoltz are in the booth today announcing Game 3 of the Cubs-Nationals series. And while the (usually competent) broadcast team didn't have to work too hard to make the game seem dramatic and important, the pair had a quick aside in the middle of the game ...

Nats to unexpectedly offer managing job to Dusty Baker

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

In Dusty the Washington Nationals trust. CBS Sports baseball insider Jon Heyman broke the news that the Nats will offer Baker their managerial job, which comes as a stunner after it was widely reported to be a done deal that former Padres manager Bud Black would get the gig. According to Heyman, ...

Mets all but clinch NL East as Washington chokes again

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

For a team that has been on the fortunate side of some of the most remarkable events in baseball history -- the miracle of 1969, making a World Series with 82 wins in 1973, the whole Buckner thing in '86 -- Mets fans are an incredibly neurotic bunch. Maybe it's ...

Washington Nationals need to fire Matt Williams

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Matt Williams did it again Monday night, and in no way is that a good thing. The 49-year-old former All-Star cost the Washington Nationals another game with idiotic managing. The Nationals are fading fast in the National League playoff picture and Williams is actually hastening their shocking fall. Washington entered Monday night's ...

Watch: Melvin Upton Jr. channels Willie Mays with catch

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Melvin Upton Jr. (or the artist formerly-known as B.J. Upton) is trying to rehab his image around baseball this season and lately he has been doing just that for the San Diego Padres. On Thursday night against the Washington Nationals, Upton threw out two runners, tripled and made one of ...

Stephen Strasburg is hurt again

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

On Tuesday night, Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg left his start after just three innings thanks to a shoulder injury. Strasburg appeared to be in some discomfort in the first inning, but continued to pitch before leaving early. It is yet another set back for a guy who seems ...

Wil Myers: Padres, Rays, Nationals agree on blockbuster trade

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

For a little more than 24 hours we had been hearing that a trade that would send outfielder Wil Myers from the Tampa Bay Rays to the San Diego Padres was "close," now we have been toldĀ the deal has been consummated (ESPN's Jim Bowden confirms). The deal also involves the ...