VIERA, Fla. – The arms are mightier than the bats. The Nationals entered spring training with an embarrassment of riches on the mound and the distinction of being the World Series favorite. The pitching rotation…
CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — A long rain delay and extra innings tested the Washington Nationals’ mental and physical strength. Matt Williams said he was impressed his NL East-leading team finally found…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher A.J. Burnett and manager Ryne Sandberg were ejected in the second inning of Saturday night’s game against the Washington Nationals. After giving up a three-run homer to Anthony…
As the sun beats down on the gated baseball diamonds inside the
Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy, half the campers are outside honing
their hitting skills, while the other half are inside defining the acronym
Maybe he whistles while he works? By day Chris Ullman is director of Global Communications for the Carlyle Group in the District but he is also a four-time International whistling champion
The cold winter weather has taken its toll on D.C. area residents
including John Turnour, the Washington National\’s head groundskeeper.For him, it\’s been a constant battle to make sure the field at Nationals Park is
in tip-top shape for the team\’s home opener Friday afternoon.
It involves strength, stamina and a 50-lb. foam head. The Washington
Nationals held tryouts for their racing presidential mascots Saturday.
Commuters are urged to change their travel plans
they typically travel near the stadium.
Cathy Lanier, D.C.\’s police chief, says it won\’t
be like regular season games for fans who drive to
the ball park.
The Washington Nationals postponed their Tuesday
evening game due to storms. But disappointed fans
may still be able to get their baseball fix.
Nats closer Tyler Clippard works out with Derek
Jeter of the Yankees. But Clippard, a former
Yankee, has never faced Jeter while on the mound.
That may change this weekend.
Ryan Zimmerman homered and drove in two runs and Mark Teahen also drove in a pair as the Nationals walloped the Astros 8-0 at Space Coast Stadium.
Gio Gonzalez pitched three scoreless innings in his first start of the spring while Jayson Werth and Mark DeRosa each homered as the Nationals beat the Braves 5-2.