Ryan Zimmerman on IL with plantar fasciitis
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ryan Zimmerman was put on the 10-day injured list by the Washington Nationals because of plantar fasciitis in his right foot, the second time this season the injury has sidelined...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Washington Nationals signed outfielder Gerardo Parra to a one-year deal Thursday for the $555,000 minimum.
Nationals manager Dave Martinez said the 32-year-old Parra...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Washington Nationals have placed left fielder Juan Soto on the 10-day injured list due to back spasms.
The 20-year-old Soto missed three straight games entering...
Hours after trades, Nationals rally past Phillies 10-4
WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrew Stevenson was still driving toward Nationals Park when Tuesday night's game against the Phillies began. Thanks to a lengthy rain delay, he got there in plenty of time to help Washington get the win.
Stevenson and Wilmer Difo hit back-to-back home runs in a five-run sixth inning and Washington rallied past the Phillies 10-4 on Tuesday night, hours after the Nationals traded Daniel Murphy and Matt Adams.
Turner, Adams power Nats over Giants 15-2, end 4-game skid
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Washington manager Dave Martinez insisted Trea Turner and the Nationals would snap from their scoring slump soon, even as the losses piled up and the runs didn't.
Behind three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer, Washington didn't need much, but got plenty.
Turner got five hits, Matt Adams homered and drove in six runs, and the Nationals broke out of their offensive funk in a big way, routing the San Francisco Giants 15-2 Wednesday to end a four-game losing streak.
Dave Martinez hopes Nationals learn from their mistakes
LAKELAND, FLA. It was not a good day on the bases for the Nationals on Monday against the Detroit Tigers in a come-from-behind 5-4 victory.
Starting center fielder and leadoff hitter Brian Goodwin walked in the third and then was picked off first base.
Andrew Stevenson, a speedy outfielder who made his big league debut last year in 28 games, was picked off second in the fifth inning after he reached on a bunt single.
Nationals promote top prospect Robles from minors
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals promoted Victor Robles from Double-A Harrisburg on Thursday, leaving the top prospect speechless.
The 20-year-old Robles hit .300 with 10 homers, 47 RBIs and 27 steals in 114 games over two minor league stops this season. The outfielder signed with Washington as an undrafted free agent in July 2013.
Nationals activate Scherzer to face Marlins; Reinstate Werth
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals reinstated Max Scherzer from the 10-day disabled list to start Monday's series opener against the Miami Marlins and activated outfielder Jayson Werth from the 60-day disabled list.
Scherzer (12-5, 2.25 ERA) missed two starts since being sidelined with inflammation in the left side of his neck. The two-time Cy Young award winner allowed two runs and five hits over seven innings in his previous appearance on Aug. 13 against San Francisco.
Goodwin’s homer in 8th lifts Nationals over Marlins 3-2
WASHINGTON (AP) — On a team loaded with stars, two rookies played key roles in Washington's win Thursday night.
Brian Goodwin had two hits, including a home run into the second deck leading off the eighth inning, Andrew Stevenson made a game-saving catch and the Nationals rallied past the Miami Marlins 3-2.
Goodwin broke a 2-2 tie when he connected on a 1-0 fastball from Junichi Tazawa (1-2) for his 13th homer of the season and second RBI of the night.
Stevenson brought up by Nats, who put Heisey on DL
PHOENIX (AP) — Outfielder prospect Andrew Stevenson was brought up from Triple-A Syracuse by the Washington Nationals, who put outfielder Chris Heisey on the 10-day disabled list Sunday because of a left groin strain.
Washington transferred outfielder Jayson Werth, who has a bruised foot, to the 60-day disabled list to open a 40-man roster spot for Stevenson. Outfielder Ryan Raburn was placed on the bereavement list, and catcher Pedro Severino was recalled from Syracuse.