Should Nats shut down Bryce Harper?

On Thursday night, Washington Nationals top prospect Bryce Harper was injured running the bases in a game for Double-A Harrisburg. The injury was deemed a right hamstring strain, an injury that could affect a player for the long haul. With […]

Nats allow three homers in loss to Cubs

The Washington Nationals were prone to the long ball on Wednesday night as they lost to the Chicago Cubs by a score of 4-2 at Wrigley Field. Reed Johnson, who hit one of three Chicago homers, couldn’t be stopped by […]

Nats seeing Livan Hernandez fade again in 2nd half

Washington Nationals pitcher Livan Hernandez has been around the block a few times and it’s no secret that he doesn’t have the best stuff in the world. So it’s not surprising at all when opposing hitters are licking their chops […]

Nats fall short against Marlins after furious rally in 9th

The Washington Nationals made things interesting on Wednesday night, but that didn’t stop the team from losing yet again to the Florida Marlins. The Nats scored four runs in the 9th inning against the Florida bullpen, but Laynce Nix just […]

Nats acquiring Gomes a laughable mistake

It’s been well documented in baseball media outlets everywhere that the 2011 Washington Nationals have struggled on offense all year. So in attempt to add punch to the lineup, the team acquired outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Cincinnati Reds in […]

Nats spiraling out of control in 2nd half with bad pitching

The Washington Nationals were a stunning 46-46 at the All-Star break this season, but the law of averages would suggest that they’d tail off eventually. The team is 3-6 since the brief stoppage in play, losing series to the lowly […]

Nats squander lead and lose to Dodgers

Washington Nationals starter Tom Gorzelanny was given a 6-2 lead early in Saturday night’s contest against the Dodgers, but he and the bullpen let that advantage slip away. Los Angeles evened the series against the Nats by taking the second […]

2011 Nats have near empty cupboard as trade deadline looms

Right now, the calendar says July 22nd and that only means one thing; the Washington Nationals are in the midst of yet another year of being sellers at the trade deadline. But this time around, the Nats don’t really have […]

Astros beat Nats thanks to poor Zimmermann start

The most steady presence for the 2011 Washington Nationals this year has been pitcher Jordan Zimmermann. The righty rarely has a bad outing and always gives his team a chance to win. That’s what made Tuesday’s loss so baffling as […]

Will the Nats see Stephen Strasburg in 2011?

Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg threw a simulated game in Florida yesterday, less than a year after undergoing Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. Strasburg, who turns 23 tomorrow, wasn’t expected back until 2012, but his road back to […]

Nats use 3-run 9th to get by Astros

The Washington Nationals scored three runs in the 9th inning to open up a series against the Astros with a win. The victory put the Nats once again on .500 as they continue to alternate wins and losses. Jason Marquis […]

What went wrong with Joel Hanrahan in Washington?

Once upon a time, pitcher Joel Hanrahan made his major league debut with the Washington Nationals, tossing a quality start in July 2007 against the New York Mets. Now four years later, he’s the Pittsburgh Pirates closer and was summoned […]