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5/4/2015 | Strasburg squares off with Latos in NL East matchup

The Nationals' rotation is loaded with aces, though Stephen Strasburg didn't exactly pitch like one the last time he faced Miami. He gets a chance at redemption Tuesday night, when he squares off with right-hander Mat Latos, whose last start was cut short by a hamstring strain.


5/4/2015 | MLB reveals 30 Honorary Bat Girl winners

Thirty winners were announced on Monday by Major League Baseball in the 2015 Honorary Bat Girl contest.


5/3/2015 | Nats get the job done despite RISP struggles

The Nationals did just enough on offense to edge the Mets, 1-0, on Sunday afternoon at Citi Field. Ryan Zimmerman drove in what proved to be the game-winning run in the first inning, when his broken-bat single scored Jayson Werth with two outs. However, the team went 2-for-14 with runners in scoring position and left 12 men on base.


5/3/2015 | Fister, 'pen combine for yet another Nats shutout

Right-hander Doug Fister and the bullpen were outstanding during the Nationals' 1-0 victory over the Mets on Sunday afternoon at Citi Field.


5/3/2015 | Fist bump: Nationals top Mets 1-0 again

Doug Fister became the second Nationals starter to blank the Mets in two days, and Ryan Zimmerman's first-inning RBI single proved to be enough as Washington beat New York, 1-0, for the second consecutive game on Sunday at Citi Field.


5/3/2015 | Zimm opposes Phelps in Marlins' first trip to DC

The last time Jordan Zimmermann faced the Marlins in Washington, the right-hander was making history. In the 2014 season finale, Zimmermann no-hit Miami at Nationals Park. The Marlins on Monday make their first trip to Washington this season, and they again draw Zimmermann. Miami counters with David Phelps.


5/3/2015 | One is the winning number for Nationals

The Nationals had plenty of opportunities Saturday night, but all they needed was to cash in once behind Gio Gonzalez to edge the Mets, 1-0, at Citi Field on Saturday night.


5/2/2015 | Aggressive Gio sinks Mets in stellar outing

After escaping a first-inning jam, Gio Gonzalez guided the Nationals to a 1-0 victory over the Mets on Saturday night.


5/2/2015 | Nats, Mets wrap up four-game set with Fister, Gee

The Nationals and Mets will close out a four-game series at Citi Field on Sunday afternoon with Washington's Doug Fister and New York's Dillon Gee matching up.


5/2/2015 | Rendon, Span dealing with nagging soreness

Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon was scratched from Double-A Harrisburg's lineup Saturday night because he couldn't get loose. Outfielder Denard Span was out of Saturday's lineup against the Mets because of abdominal soreness, but he is expected to start Sunday's finale at Citi Field.


5/2/2015 | Nationals lament lack of offense against Mets

After scoring 34 runs in their previous three games, the Nationals couldn't generate any offense during their 4-0 loss to the Mets on Friday night.


5/1/2015 | Scherzer pitches well, knows wins will come

Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer proved that his problems with his right thumb was a thing of the past. In fact, he was very good on Friday night, but the Mets won the game, 4-0, at Citi Field.


5/1/2015 | Span out with sore abdominal muscle

Nationals center fielder Denard Span had Friday off because of a sore abdominal muscle. Span said he is still sore and is not sure if he will play Saturday against the Mets.


5/1/2015 | Nats looking forward to Mayweather-Pacquiao

On Saturday night, professional boxing will take center stage as Manny Pacquiao faces Floyd Mayweather Jr. in Las Vegas. The two fighters will battle for the unified WBA (Super), WBC, WBO and The Ring welterweight titles. Some of the Nationals' players are keeping their eyes on this fight.


5/1/2015 | Nationals continue to work on their defense

One thing can be said about the Nationals: They work hard before games when it comes to improving their defense. Before home games during the regular season, the Nationals are always working on defensive drills. On the road during batting practice, the Nationals are working on their defense.


5/1/2015 | Niese, Gonzalez set for battle of lefties in New York

The Nationals play the third game of a four-game series as the face the Mets on Saturday night at Citi Field. Left-hander Gio Gonzalez will be on the mound for Washington, while left-hander Jonathon Niese toes the rubber for New York.


5/1/2015 | Harvey outduels Scherzer as Mets beat Nationals

Matt Harvey became the first pitcher in the Major Leagues to five wins by outlasting Max Scherzer in a battle of aces as the Mets defeated the Nationals 4-0 at Citi Field.


5/1/2015 | MLB, MLBPA agree to PTBNL rule change

MLB and the MLBPA have agreed to change the rules governing when players signed out of the First-Year Player Draft can be traded -- from one year after signing their first pro contract to the day after the World Series ends


5/1/2015 | #ASGWorthy: Harper making early case

Bryce Harper is one of the game's brightest young stars, but he could still use a push from the fans. Harper, the Nationals' precocious right fielder, showed why he's #ASGWorthy on Thursday night, when he doubled twice and drove in three runs in Washington's 8-2 victory over the division-rival Mets.


5/1/2015 | Solis spins 2 shutout innings in MLB debut

Nationals left-hander Sammy Solis made his Major League debut during Thursday's 8-2 victory over the Mets. Solis, the Nationals' No. 28 prospect, pitched two shutout innings, allowing one hit and striking out a batter -- Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson.


5/1/2015 | Harper continues trend of raking in April

Since 2013, Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper always gets off to great starts, and this year is no different. Harper ended April leading the team in home runs (five), RBIs (15), runs scored (18) and on-base percentage (.440). In fact, he has a streak of being on base in 16 consecutive games.


5/1/2015 | Strasburg settles in after rocky first two innings

It looked like it was going to be a short night for Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg on Thursday against the Mets at Citi Field. After two innings, Strasburg threw 51 pitches and allowed two runs. But he started dealing after that, retiring 10 consecutive batters en route to the win.