Nats' Friday Lineup: Ross Detwiler vs the Pirates

Washington Nationals' manager Davey Johnson decided to go with Tyler Moore in right field since Jayson Werth's unavailable for the season opener in Pittsburgh. Ross Detwiler takes on the Pirates' A.J. Burnett and looks to bounce back from a rough out

Nats' PDB: A.J. Burnett and his Hammer

Pirates' starter A.J. Burnett likes his curve ball. And this year, his curve seems to be reciprocating. How does he achieve his success with the pitch, and what can the Nats do about it? Game 1 of 3 tonight in PNC Park...

FBb On MASN: IRWT? Do We Still Trust In Rizzo?

Washington Nationals' GM Mike Rizzo rebuilt the organization from the ground up after taking over as the general manager in 2009. The depth that the team has assembled has payed dividends in each of the past two seasons.

Wire Taps: Detwiler In PNC; Werth's Hammy + More

The Washington Nationals and Pittsburgh Pirates start a three-game set in PNC Park tonight with Ross Detwiler on the mound opposite right-hander A.J. Burnett. The Nats have won two-straight, earning a split of their four-game series in Atlanta.

Johnson: Rendon Headed Back to Double-A Harrisburg

With Ryan Zimmerman expected to return from the DL for tomorrow's game with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Anthony Rendon is going to be returning to Double-A Harrisburg where he tore up Eastern League pitching before he was called up to make his MLB debut.

Nats Rewind: Haren, Zim(n) and Gio On 'Zuk & Ramos

Washington Nationals' right-hander Dan Haren dominated the Atlanta Braves over eight innings in Turner Field and the Nats earned a split of their four-game series in Atlanta with a 3-1 win. Haren credited his catcher after game. Heard that before...

Game 29 WPA: Shut up, Haren H8RZ. Nats 3, ATL 1

Haren throws a remarkably gem-like performance, while the rest of the Nats provide clean defense and just enough hitting.

Haren's Best Yet Earns Nats Split W/ Braves, 3-1

Washington Nationals' right-hander Dan Haren put together his best outing yet tonight in Atlanta, Georgia's Turner Field and the visiting Nats got just enough off Braves' right-hander Kris Medlen to earn a split of the four-game road series.

Nats' Bryce Harper And The Inevitable Backlash?

Will Leitch, of Gawker and Deadspin fame, who now writes at Sports on Earth and New York Magazine, was on the MLB Network this week to talk about Washington Nationals' outfielder Bryce Harper and what the future might hold for the Nats' phenom?

Nats: April Review W/ CSNWashington's Chase Hughes

As I note below, the following video was filmed this past Sunday in Nationals Park. CSNWashington.com's Chase Hughes and I talked about the first month of the Washington Nationals' 2013 campaign and what concerns we had thus far and what went well.

Wire Taps; Harper's Bruised Side; Zimmermann <3

Bryce Harper's bruised side. Jayson Werth's injured ankle and hamstring. Ryan Zimmerman's hammy. Stephen Strasburg's irritated forearm. Tough couple weeks for the Washington Nationals, but they still have to play the games. One more tonight in ATL...

Nats Rewind: Jordan Zimmermann's "Blueprint Game."

Washington Nationals' right-hander Jordan Zimmermann dominated the Atlanta Braves last night and made Ian Desmond's two-run home run hold up over eight scoreless innings of work, after which Nats' closer Rafael Soriano threw a scoreless ninth.

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