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 ...

Washington Nationals Offer C.J. Wilson Six-Year Deal

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Well, the Miami Marlins made their splash in free agency by locking up shortstop Jose Reyes and closer Heath Bell, and now apparently the Washington Nationals are trying to do the same. Reports have surfaced that the Nats have gone out on a limb and offered free agent lefty C.J. Wilson ...

Strasburg To Return To Majors On September 6

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

We finally know when Washington Nationals phenom Stephen Strasburg will make his much-anticipated return to the big leagues. On Tuesday Washington manager Davey Johnson confirmed that he had the young righty penciled in as his starter on Sept. 6 against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Strasburg will make one more minor league ...

Bryce Harper Likely Done For The Year

Saturday, August 20th, 2011

Washington Nationals super prospect Bryce Harper has had an eventful first full year in the minors. He's basically lived up to all the lofty expectations laid out for him, and risen to the Double-A level while still being just 18 years old. But with all that success has come some ...

Stephen Strasburg Hits 99 In Rehab Start

Saturday, August 13th, 2011

Well, it looks like we will indeed get a second round of Stephen Strasburg mania this season. The Washington Nationals' prized right hander made his second rehab start Friday night and was impressive. The No. 1 pick from the 2009 MLB Draft tossed three scoreless innings for the Class A Potomac ...

Stephen Strasburg Hits 95 In Simulated Game

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

When Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg went down last year and underwent Tommy John Surgery, most expected he'd be out for at least a year, and maybe up to 18 months. Fast forward to this month and less than a year later (he had surgery on Sept 3, 2010) the ...

Matt Stairs: Canadian Baseball Robot

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011

Matt Stairs is hardly what any of us would call a physical specimen, unless we happened to be Jared before he took the first trip to the Subway beneath his apartment. That's a true story. He lived above Subway. Make it a Burger King and he'd have been craned out ...

Prince Fielder To The Washington Nationals?

Monday, June 20th, 2011

One of the most underrated elements of free agency in baseball is the involvement of a player's agent. Obviously agents negotiate the deals, but they also use their influence to steer players towards certain teams. If an agent has a solid prior relationship with a team, the likelihood that he ...