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  • Bryce Harper to make major league debut for Nationals on Saturday

    Bryce Harper to make major league debut for Nationals on Saturday
    The future has arrived for the Nationals. In the midst of its best start since moving to Washington from Montreal, 19-year-old phenom Bryce Harper will make his much-anticipated MLB debut for the Nationals on Saturday against the Los Angeles Dodgers....
  • Atholton alum Lombardozzi appears to have secured roster spot with Nationals

    Atholton alum Lombardozzi appears to have secured roster spot with Nationals
    In the Washington Nationals' dugout Saturday morning, manager Davey Johnson explained his contingency plans at shortstop. If Ian Desmond suffered any kind of long-term injury, he said, Danny Espinosa would become the regular shortstop. If Desmond simply...
  • Nationals' Morse suffers setback in rehab stint at Hagerstown

    The Washington Nationals had taken the slow approach with Michael Morse's rehabilitation from a strained right lat muscle, and they felt optimistic the final step would come Monday night. Nine full innings in left field at Single-A Hagerstown would...
  • Nationals interested in Jones? Of course

    Nationals interested in Jones? Of course
    When former general manager Jim Bowden tweeted this afternoon that the Washington Nationals are interested in Adam Jones, I instantly thought the same thing as everybody else. Who isn’t? It’s not news that Jones is a well-regarded center...
  • Around MLB

    Around MLB
    American League Central Division White Sox: May have to surrender wild-card hopes and deal Adam Dunn, Dayan Viciedo and Gordon Beckham. Indians: Is Iowa's Manny Ramirez hoping to bookend career with Tribe, under old Red Sox manager Terry Francona?...
  • Nationals polish off Rockies for sweep

    The Sports Xchange By David Driver, The Sports Xchange Nationals polish off Rockies for sweep WASHINGTON -- General manager Mike Rizzo, wearing a bright yellow shirt and slacks, walked into the office of manager Matt Williams after the Washington...
  • Rizzos make Nationals a son-father operation

    Rizzos make Nationals a son-father operation
    Like many of us, Mike Rizzo's love of baseball was passed down from his father. Whether playing catch, watching games on TV or heading out to Wrigley Field or old Comiskey Park, Rizzo's passion for the game became part of his DNA. Many years later, he...
  • Orioles legend Cal Ripken Jr.'s son, Ryan, drafted by Nationals

    Orioles legend Cal Ripken Jr.'s son, Ryan, drafted by Nationals
    Cal Ripken Jr. is one of the biggest icons to ever play baseball. Will his son follow in his footsteps? It's obviously quite a challenge, but at least Ryan Ripken will have a chance. The 6-foot-6, 230-pound first baseman out of Indian River State...
  • With Lannan signing, Cloyd, Pettibone unlikely to start year with Phillies

     
    It doesn't look like Tyler Cloyd or Jonathan Pettibone will have much of a shot at the fifth spot in the rotation with the signing that took place on Tuesday afternoon. The Phillies and John Lannan have agreed to a......
  • Did Phils sweep of Nats force Rizzo and Johnson to have a "loud discussion?"

     
    The frustration is building in Washington, and you have to assume the Phillies are partially to blame. According to the Twitter feed of Amanda Comak, Nationals beat writer for the Washington Times, the team’s clubhouse was closed for about 20......
  • Manager's return to Washington Nationals in 2013?

     Manager's return to Washington Nationals in 2013?
    Washington Nationals Manager Davey Johnson, the oldest skipper in the major leagues, sounds as if he wants to return to Washington for the 2013 season. General Manager Mike Rizzo, who hired Johnson midway through 2011 and has watched him manage the...
  • Nats are NL East Champs

    Nats are NL East Champs
    Washington Nationals clinch NL East crown as D.C. celebrates its first first-place baseball team since 1933 His shirt already soaked through, Ryan Zimmerman grabbed a bottle of Dom Perignon 2002 and plodded forward on the squishy carpet of the Washington...