Williams: Ramos "a little bit" ahead of schedule


Washington Nationals' manager Matt Williams updated reporters on the status of Wilson Ramos' rehab from hamate bone surgery this afternoon, saying that, " He's right on schedule, maybe a little bit ahead, actually."

Williams on Espinosa's early-season success...


Nationals' second baseman Danny Espinosa has received more playing time than expected with Ryan Zimmerman down and the switch-hitting infielder has produced at the plate after a disappointing, injury-plagued campaign in 2013.

Strasburg strong in D.C., puts slider away vs STL.


Washington Nationals' right-hander Stephen Strasburg wasn't particularly talkative after his outing on Sunday against St. Louis, but he bounced back from a rough outing in Miami with a strong start against the Cardinals.

Wire Taps: Harper vs Trout in D.C. this week...


After Bryce Harper was benched this weekend, making headlines for all the wrong reasons, the Washington Nationals' 21-year-old slugger is part of baseball's hype machine again as he and LA Angels' star Mike Trout face off in the nation's capital...

Nats' Matt Williams on creating opportunities...


The Nationals were 2 for 12 with runners in scoring position this afternoon against the Cardinals, but they did get those runners in scoring position. Late in the game against the Cards' pen, they finally took advantage of those chances...

Game 19 WPA: Grit and LOB. Nats 3, SCA 2


Good night for Espinosa and Lobatan, not bad for Stras.

Nats 3-2 over Cards on Span walk-off sac fly!!!


The Nationals trailed 2-0 after six and a half innings in the series finale with St. Louis, but rallied against the Cardinals' bullpen to tie things up at 2-2 before winning it in the ninth on a walk-off sac fly to left by Denard Span. 3-2 final.

Can Stras bounce back from rough outing vs MIA?


The Washington Nationals send Stephen Strasburg to the mound this afternoon in the nation's capital to take on the St. Louis Cardinals in the finale of the four-game set in Nationals Park. Can Strasburg bounce back from a rough outing in Miami?

Williams on Zimmermann, Harper, loss to Cards


Washington Nationals' Manager Matt Williams told reporters on Saturday that the Nats played well enough to win the third game of four with St. Louis, but they came up short in spite of having their chances against the Cardinals.

Williams on benching Harper for "Lack of hustle."


Matt Williams lifted 21-year-old Washington Nationals' slugger Bryce Harper after a sixth inning at bat when he failed to run out a grounder hit back to the mound. After the Nationals' 4-3 loss to St. Louis, Williams explained his decision...

Game 18 WPA: Still clownish. Nats 3, SCA 4


Just because it's less clowny doesn't mean that all the clown play is gone.

Cardinals 4-3 over Nationals: 2nd Inning E:5 Hurts


The Washington Nationals fell behind early after an error in the second extended the inning and the St. Louis Cardinals made them pay with a three-run frame that provided all the offense they would need in what ended up being a 4-3 win in Nats Park.

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