10/28/2014 | Nationals outright Ohlendorf; righty chooses free agency
The Nationals have reinstated right-hander Ross Ohlendorf from the 60-day disabled list and outrighted him off the 40-man roster. He then elected to become a free agent.
10/28/2014 | Nats expect majority of roster back for 2015 season
This past season, the Nationals had the best record in the National League, but they were eliminated by the Giants in the NL Division Series. Here's a look at the Nats' 2014 Major League roster: who stays, who goes and who has something to prove?
10/27/2014 | Fall Stars Game filled to brim with talent
Several of the best prospects in baseball will collide on Saturday in the ninth annual Fall Stars Game, the yearly All-Star Game for the Arizona Fall League. This year's contest will feature 14 players on MLBPipeline.com's Top 100 Prospects list, headlined by No. 1 overall prospect Byron Buxton.
10/24/2014 | Nationals promote Cromie to assistant GM
The Nationals expanded their baseball research and development department on Friday by promoting Adam Cromie to assistant general manager and director of baseball operations.
10/23/2014 | Span and LaRoche in hunt for NL Gold Gloves
Nationals center fielder Denard Span and first baseman Adam LaRoche are finalist for the 2014 Rawlings Gold Glove award. The winners will be announced on Nov. 4 on ESPN2.
10/22/2014 | Zimmerman happy for former teammate Morse
Nationals slugger Ryan Zimmerman said Giants outfielder Michael Morse was one of the best teammates he ever had. One can imagine Zimmerman's reaction after Morse helped San Francisco advance into the World Series last week.
10/21/2014 | Zimmerman resting hammy; may play first base in 2015
Nationals slugger Ryan Zimmerman is currently resting his right hamstring and will start rehabbing the hamstring again in November. With Adam LaRoche likely to be a free agent after the World Series, Zimmerman is expected to be the everyday first baseman in 2015.
10/21/2014 | Nats, Astros closer to sharing Spring Training complex
The Nationals and Astros received good news regarding relocating their Spring Training facility to Palm Beach County, Fla. On Tuesday, the Board of County Commissioners voted to approve a financing plan for the two teams.
10/21/2014 | Williams named Sporting News' top NL manager
A panel of 22 skippers voted Matt Williams Sporting News' National League Manager of the Year. Williams led the Nationals to a 96-66 record and an NL East title despite missing a handful of players due to injuries.
10/17/2014 | Span hoping Nationals pick up option
Nationals center fielder Denard Span is still waiting for the Nationals to pick up his option for 2015, worth $9 million. He said his agent informed him that the team could wait until after the World Series to pick up the option.
10/16/2014 | Williams talks NLDS decisions, Nats' season in Q&A
The Nationals had a great season under first-year manager Matt Williams, going 96-66. However, they fell to the Giants in the National League Division Series. MLB.com caught up with Matt Williams recently to talk about the 2014 season, including the moves he made during the NLDS that had people scratching their heads.
10/16/2014 | Pleskoff: Souza's talent on display after rocky road
Many people would say right-handed-hitting outfielder Steven Souza Jr. was the top player in the Washington Nationals' farm system this season. He was named the MVP and Rookie of the Year playing for Triple-A Syracuse in the International League.
10/10/2014 | Nationals' bench set for overhaul in 2015
After watching his players lose to the Giants in the National League Division Series, manager Matt Williams told his players how much he appreciated their effort during the season. But though the Nats finished with the best record in the NL, they have to make some changes to their roster.
10/10/2014 | Consistent rotation highlights division-winning season
The Nationals had a good enough team to go to the World Series, but they fell short by losing to the Giants in the National League Division Series. That doesn't take anything away from their strong season, which culminated in an NL East victory.
10/9/2014 | Zimmerman understands why NLDS time was limited
Nationals slugger Ryan Zimmerman didn't see much action in the National League Division Series against the Giants. He had four at-bats, all coming as a pinch-hitter.
10/8/2014 | With bullpen set up, seventh inning gets away from Nats
The Nationals needed a win Tuesday night to have the opportunity to play at least one more game this year. Bryce Harper set the stage with a game-tying home run in the top of the seventh.
10/8/2014 | Nats disappointed but already looking ahead to next year
Nationals owner Mark Lerner circled through the silent visitors' clubhouse at AT&T Park on Tuesday night, stopping each player he came across to say a few quiet words. General manager Mike Rizzo did the same.
10/8/2014 | Oct. 7 Matt Williams postgame interview
Nationals manager Matt Williams addressed the media after Game 4 of the National League Division Series in San Francisco.
10/8/2014 | Intentional ball turns into wild, reviewed play
A pair of stray pitches highlighted a bizarre sequence in the seventh inning of Game 4 of the National League Division Series on Tuesday, which gave the Giants a one-run lead before ending their rally, though they held on for a 3-2 victory and a date with the Cardinals in the NL Championship Series.
10/7/2014 | Gio's miscues lead to two-run second for Giants
One day after a throwing error by pitcher Madison Bumgarner derailed the Giants in Game 3 of the National League Division Series, two defensive miscues by Gio Gonzalez and the Nationals set up a two-run second inning for the Giants to open the scoring in Game 4 on Tuesday at AT&T Park.
10/7/2014 | Williams: Strasburg available out of bullpen
Before the start of Game 4 of the National League Division Series, Nationals manager Matt Williams announced that the majority of the pitching staff was available against the Giants on Tuesday, including right-hander Stephen Strasburg. The all-hands-on-deck approach was the reason Williams had not officially named his Game 5 starter.
10/7/2014 | Williams enjoys Clippard's take on potential Game 5
Prior to Game 4 of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park on Tuesday, Washington reporters were all clamoring for one key piece of information: Who, if the Nationals were to win Tuesday, will manager Matt Williams slate to start Thursday's Game 5 in D.C.? Reliever Tyler Clippard provided answers.
10/7/2014 | Harper part of homer history with game-tying shot
Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper hit a monster home run off Hunter Strickland in Game 1 of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on Saturday. Afterward, the Giants reliever said he wouldn't be afraid to challenge Harper again.
10/7/2014 | Count Giants skipper Bochy among Rendon's fans
Like he was during the regular season, Anthony Rendon has been the Nationals' best hitter in the postseason. Just ask Bruce Bochy.
10/7/2014 | Harper's heroics not enough as Nats' title hopes end
Bryce Harper had an RBI double and solo homer, but the Nationals' World Series hopes came to an end Tuesday night as they lost to the Giants, 3-2, in Game 4 of the National League Division Series, eliminating the club from postseason play.
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