Nationals 

Record tying night for Mad Max

Wednesday night at Nationals Park, starting pitcher Max Scherzer had another game for the MLB record books. He tied the record for strikeouts in a 9-inning start when he struck out 20 batters against his former team, the Detroit Tigers. The only other players in MLB history to strike out 20 batters in a game are Randy Johnson, Roger Clemens... Read More
Nationals 

Nationals give Strasburg long-term extension

Jim Bowden of ESPN confirmed on Monday night that the Washington Nationals and Stephen Strasburg agreed to a 7-year, $175 million extension. The deal reportedly has a rolling opt-out clause after year three or four. Strasburg could also receive up to $7 million in performance bonuses and will get an additional $1 million every season he pitches at least 180... Read More
MLB Nationals 

Harper leads Nationals to best record in baseball after first two weeks

Getting off to a great start doesn’t always mean that’s the way the season will play out, but it certainly doesn’t hurt. The Washington Nationals are off to a red-hot start, owners of the best record in baseball at 9-2 after the first two weeks of the season. They are in first place in the National League East. Reigning NL... Read More
Nationals 

Nats begin 2016 campaign with sweep of Braves

The Washington Nationals are a team that had many question marks heading into this season. Would they be able to overcome their late-season collapse and regain the NL East crown or would it be a long season for the team from the Nation’s Capital. So far in 2016, so good as the Nats were able to sweep the home standing... Read More
Nationals Orioles 

Which Beltway Series team will have the better season?

The 2016 MLB season is finally upon us and every team has a clean slate. The DMV area has two quality baseball teams in the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals. Since the Nationals came to D.C. in 2005 from Montreal (the former Expos), the Beltway Series was born between the Nat’s and O’s. Baltimore currently is leading the series 36-26.... Read More
MLB 

The top 10 starting pitchers in the National League

Pitchers and catcher have started reporting to camp and we are right around the corner from baseball season being back. Yesterday, I took a look at the top 10 American League starting pitchers and today I’m back with my top 10 National League starting pitchers. 10. Stephen Strasburg – Washington Nationals 2015 Stats: 11-7, 3.46 ERA, 127.1 IP, 155 K,... Read More
MLB Nationals 

Nats look to keep their foot on the gas in 2nd half

The Washington Nationals finished the first half of the season in first place in the NL East, during that span Bryce Harper and Max Scherzer showed that they were two of the most special players at their respective positions. The Nats suffered several injuries along the way but still maintain a two game lead in the division, picking up two... Read More
MLB Nationals 

Mets take season opening series from Nats

The Mets got the better of the Nats in the opening series of the season, taking two of three games in the nation’s capital. Our Troy Jefferson takes you through the series and gives you his takeaways. Monday: Mets 3, Nats 1 Max Scherzer’s debut as a National was ruined by defensive miscues, specifically errors by Ian Desmond. Scherzer took... Read More
MLB 

AL Central Update 8/11-8/18

On Thursday July 31st, the Detroit Tigers roster looked invincible. They had just acquired Tampa Bay’s ace David Price and were easily in control of the American League Central. Experts were pegging them as serious World Series contenders with a pitching staff made of three aces (Price, Max Scherzer, and Justin Verlander) and a batting order fueled by right and... Read More
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