MLB Nationals 

Nats fall in 18 innings, win series vs Pirates

The late, great Ernie Banks famously said “Let’s play two” whenever his Cubs played in a double header. The Nationals and Pirates did just that on Sunday afternoon, but not in a double header. The two teams played the equivalent of two games as the game ended after 18 innings. The Nats fell to the Buccos 2-1 with the help… Read More
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Strasburg dominant in win, Scherzer gives up 21st home run in loss

Stephen Strasburg was unhittable through the first six and two-thirds innings on Sunday afternoon against the Cincinnati Reds. Strasburg left the game with two outs in the seventh inning with the no-no still in tack after throwing his 109th pitch of the game. Strasburg hadn’t started a game since June 15 as he has been on the disabled list due… 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