Nats' Wednesday Night Lineup; Stras vs The Fish...

Nationals' right-hander Stephen Strasburg was one out away from his second complete game in three starts when the Chicago Cubs ruined his day with a three-run ninth in his last outing. Strasburg's back in D.C. tonight to take on a familiar foe...

Nats Trying To Trade Espinosa?; Boras on Interest

Moving Danny Espinosa over to short occasionally earlier this summer was said to be an attempt to showcase the infielder for a potential deal. According to a report by MLB.com's Bill Ladson, the Washington Nationals are still trying to trade him...

The Marlins' Henderson Alvarez and Broken Records

Where have Nats fans seen this before? A low strikeout, moderate walk hurler sporting a decent FIP sounds a lot like the Royals' Bruce Chen, and also describes the Marlins' Henderson Alvarez. Over a small sample, Alvarez has seen a curious trend.

Rotation Changes? Maybe. Bullpen Changes? Nope...

Washington Nationals' manager Davey Johnson told reporters tonight that he might make a change in the rotation, but he doesn't have any plans to shake things up at the back of his bullpen. The Nats beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 in D.C. tonight.

MLB Scores: Marlins 1, Nationals 2

The Miami Marlins got a good performance from Nathan Eovaldi, but a rough first inning was enough to finish off the Fish, as Christian Yelich's solo home run was not enough to prevent a 2-1 loss.

Game 131 WPA: 9-pitcher duel? Nats 2, Fish 1

Oddly, this turned into something of a pitching duel.

Nationals 2-1 Over Marlins In Series Opener in DC

The Washington Nationals scored two runs in the first to take a 2-0 lead, then held on as Ross Ohlendorf, Tanner Roark, Drew Storen, Tyler Clippard and Rafael Soriano held the Miami Marlins down in what ended up a 2-1 win in the nation's capital.

Nationals Recall Mattheus, Option Xavier Cedeno...

The Washington Nationals announced before this afternoon's game that they had recalled right-hander Ryan Mattheus from Triple-A Syracuse after optioning the reliever to their top affiliate earlier this month. Left-hander Xavier Cedeno was sent down.

Stanton In D.C.: .360/.437/.843; 10 2B, 11 HRs...

Giancarlo Stanton has crushed when visiting the nation's capital early in his career, and the Miami Marlins' slugger is back in Washington, D.C. tonight to take on the Nationals in the first game of a three-game set in Nationals Park.

Can The Nationals Find The Right Deal For Haren?

Should the Washington Nationals trade Dan Haren? Now that he's cleared waivers and is pitching more like he did throughout most of his career, should the Nationals trade the right-hander? Can they find a deal that convinces them to do it?

Nationals Name AFL Participants For 2013...

The Washington Nationals announced the names of the prospects who will participate in the Arizona Fall League this season. Sam Solis, Matt Purke, Matt Skole and others will be in the AFL this October, playing in the so-called "finishing school" ...

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