6/29/2016 | Treinen, Solis visit patients at diabetes complex
Nationals relievers Blake Treinen and Sammy Solis joined members of the team's staff for a visit to the Nationals Diabetes Care Complex on Wednesday morning.
6/29/2016 | Nats sweep Mets behind Scherzer, Murphy
Max Scherzer delivered a dominant performance, holding the Mets to two hits across 7 1/3 shutout innings, and Daniel Murphy hit two home runs to guide the Nationals to a 4-2 victory Wednesday night at Nationals Park to complete a three-game sweep.
6/29/2016 | #ASGWorthy Murphy torments Mets with 2 HRs
Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy had made some strides over the past two days in the push to start the 2016 All-Star Game. Then he improved his already strong case with his performance Wednesday in the Nationals' 4-2 victory over the Mets.
6/29/2016 | Scherzer's catch buddy visits Nationals Park
When 11-year-old Joe La Rocca played catch with Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer before a game at Citi Field in May, it was "the greatest thing in [his] life." But what came after that was pretty cool, too.
6/29/2016 | Papelbon feels 'strong' after simulated game
Jonathan Papelbon said he felt good after throwing more than 30 pitches in a simulated game from the Nationals Park mound Wednesday afternoon.
6/29/2016 | Nationals sign Latos to Minor League deal
The Nationals reportedly signed veteran right-hander Mat Latos to a Minor League deal Wednesday, in order to boost starting pitching depth throughout their organization.
6/29/2016 | Gio, Finnegan set for rematch at Nationals Park
The Reds have gotten the best of the Nationals lately. Will that trend continue when the two clubs meet again for a four-game series at Nationals Park? Cincinnati is 7-2 vs. Washington over the past two seasons. Thursday's series opener will mark a rematch for Gio Gonzalez of the Nationals and Brandon Finnegan of the Reds.
6/29/2016 | Giolito's parents overjoyed to see son's debut
Right-hander Lucas Giolito had a debut to remember even though it was cut short by rain during the Nationals' 5-0 victory over the Mets on Tuesday night at Nationals Park. He pitched four shutout innings, allowed one hit and struck out one batter.
6/28/2016 | Difo delivers career-high 7 RBIs for Double-A Harrisburg
Wilmer Difo led Double-A Harrisburg to a 13-10 win over Bowie with a breakout performance. The shortstop set a career-high with seven RBIs, going 4-for-5 with a grand slam and a double.
6/28/2016 | Rain cuts Giolito's impressive debut short
With rain in the forecast that would delay and eventually shorten his Major League debut in the Nationals' 5-0 win over the Mets on Tuesday night, Lucas Giolito made multiple visits into the office of manager Dusty Baker.
6/28/2016 | Prospect Lopez selected for Futures Game
Right-hander Reynaldo Lopez will represent the Nationals in the 2016 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game.
6/28/2016 | Nats blank Mets in Giolito's abbreviated debut
Tuesday's game between the Nationals and Mets endured two rain delays, but it didn't stop the Nationals from blanking their division rival, 5-0, at Nationals Park. The Nationals are five games ahead of the Mets in the National League East.
6/28/2016 | Nats go for sweep of Mets behind Scherzer
The Nationals will send their ace to the mound on Wednesday as they look to sweep the Mets and extend their National League East lead in the series finale at Nationals Park.
6/28/2016 | Murphy is most #ASGWorthy at 2B in NL
Ben Zobrist's a step ahead of Daniel Murphy on the 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot. What's new?
6/28/2016 | Revere leads Nationals' 6-steal attack
The Nationals didn't hit a home run Monday, and only three of their 17 hits went for extra bases. Nevertheless, they scored plenty in an 11-4 win over the Mets, thanks in part to one of the best basestealing nights in Nationals history.
6/28/2016 | Papelbon tosses perfect inning in rehab outing
Jonathan Papelbon had not pitched in the Minors since 2005 before he began his Minor League rehab assignment on Monday night, as he works his way back from the disabled list. Papelbon started the game for Class A Advanced Potomac and needed just 11 pitches (eight strikes) to toss a perfect first inning with a strikeout.
6/27/2016 | Prospect Turner playing CF for first time at Triple-A
Trea Turner -- who ranks as the Nationals' No. 2 prospect and the ninth-best prospect in all of baseball, according to MLBPipeline.com -- started in center field for the Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs on Monday in what is his first professional appearance at the position.
6/27/2016 | Nats run wild on Mets with 11 unanswered runs
The Nationals stole six bases and scored 11 unanswered runs to storm back from an early deficit and defeat the Mets, 11-4, on Monday night at Nationals Park.
6/27/2016 | Ramos, Murphy narrowing gap in ASG voting
Wilson Ramos and Daniel Murphy, owners of the two best batting averages in the National League entering Monday, both stand with striking distance of their first All-Star Game starts.
6/27/2016 | What to expect from Nats' Giolito in big leagues
With Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day disabled list, the Washington Nationals are calling up right-hander Lucas Giolito to make his Major League debut on Tuesday night against Matt Harvey and the Mets at Nationals Park. Here's what you can expect from Giolito.
6/27/2016 | Giolito debuts vs. Harvey, defending NL champs
When top prospect Lucas Giolito makes his Major League debut Tuesday, he'll have himself a high-pressure assignment. Giolito, whom MLBPipeline.com ranks as the No. 1 prospect in all of baseball, will take on Matt Harvey and the defending National League champion Mets in the second of a three-game series at Nationals Park.
6/27/2016 | No. 1 prospect Giolito to start for Nats tonight
Right-hander Lucas Giolito will make his Major League debut for the Nationals tonight against the Mets' Matt Harvey. Giolito, MLB Pipeline's No. 1 prospect, will start in place of right-hander Stephen Strasburg, who was placed on the disabled list Monday with an upper back strain after missing his last two starts.
6/27/2016 | Yanks' Judge leads Prospect Team of the Week
Aaron Judge seems to have solved Triple-A pitching in June. He's hitting a robust .345/.467/.701 with more homers (eight) and walks (17) than he had in his first two months of this season combined. He led the Minors with five homers and 29 total bases last week, and he could take over in right field for New York should the Yankees go into sell mode and trade the resurgent Carlos Beltran.
6/27/2016 | Nats recall reliever Martin to take Stras' spot
The Nationals on Monday recalled right-handed reliever Rafael Martin from Triple-A Syracuse as a corresponding move to Stephen Strasburg going on the disabled list.
6/27/2016 | Ever-tightening All-Star races going to the wire
Entering the final 72 hours of the 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot, it seems increasingly likely that Major League Baseball's tradition of surprising late-surge selections will continue as fans decide the starting position players for the 87th All-Star Game presented by MasterCard on July 12 in San Diego.
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