Washington Nationals Belt Six Home Runs For Second Straight Game

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

The Washington Nationals are having a phenomenal season, and are zeroing in on their first division championship as a franchise (including their time as the Montreal Expos). On Wednesday night they smoked the Chicago Cubs 9-1, and improved their record to 84-52, while also accomplishing another feat. For the second game in ...

Nationals Say Stephen Strasburg Has Two or Three Starts Left

Friday, August 31st, 2012

For the entire Major League Baseball season we've all known that Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg would be shut down at some point. Now we finally have a timeline for when that will happen. Washington had long resisted publicly announcing a specific date or innings mark where they would cut their ...

Bryce Harper Hits Two Home Runs, Gets Ejected in Same Game

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

  Bryce Harper did the most Bryce Harper thing ever on Wednesday. The 19-year-old phenom seemed to bust out of his recent slump by hitting two home runs, then to top off his remarkable night, he threw a tantrum and was ejected from the game in the ninth inning. Harper grounded into ...

Stephen Strasburg Leaves Game With Arm Soreness

Sunday, May 20th, 2012

Stephen Strasburg had an eventful Sunday. He went two-for-two at the plate with his first career home run, while also pitching five innings, allowing just four hits, three runs (one earned) and striking out eight. He improved his record to 4-1 and lowered his ERA to 2.21 with a 9-3 ...

Tale Of The Tape: Bryce Drew vs. Bryce Harper

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

While Bryce Drew won’t be returning to the NCAA tournament this year after losing to Detroit in the Horizon League championship Tuesday night, the future is looks rosy for the first-year head coach. The storyline of Drew, who arguably hit the greatest NCAA tournament shot in the last 20 years, returning ...

Stephen Strasburg To Have Innings Limited in 2012

Monday, February 20th, 2012

When the Washington Nationals selected Stephen Strasburg with the No. 1 pick in the 2009 Major League Baseball draft, they expected to get a guy who would be a difference maker right off the bat. Unfortunately, after a very promising start to his career, Strasburg found himself on the wrong ...

Even After Signing Darvish, Rangers Still Want Prince Fielder

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

The Texas Rangers made a big move Wednesday afternoon by signing Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish to a six-year, $60 million deal. When considering the posting fee paid just to negotiate with the right-hander, that means the Rangers spent over $110 million to get Darvish on board. After spending that kind of ...

Nationals Sign Gio Gonzalez To Big Deal

Monday, January 16th, 2012

After trading for lefty Gio Gonzalez, the Washington Nationals needed to ensure they could keep him around for a while. Well consider that mission accomplished. The Nats have completed a five-year contract extension with Gonzalez that will keep the 26-year-old with the team through 2016. The deal is worth $42 million ...