Keidel: Bryce Harper And Baseball's New Salary NarrativeBryce Harper's $21 million contract for 2018 bodes well for the Nats and reflects an MLB that lets teams more fairly compete for players.
Frazier's 4 RBIs, Homers By Bell, Jaso Lift Bucs Over NatsAdam Frazier had a career-high four RBIs, Josh Bell and John Jaso homered, and the Pittsburgh Pirates rolled to a 10-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday.
Cole Shuts Down Nationals As Pirates Roll To 6-1 WinGerrit Cole shut down the best offense in the majors, holding the Washington Nationals to three hits in seven innings to win for the first time in a month as the Pittsburgh Pirates eased to a 6-1 victory Wednesday night.
Harper Blasts 13th Homer, Nationals Hold Off Pirates 8-4Bryce Harper belted his 13th home run, Ryan Zimmerman smacked a two-run double to add to his major league-leading RBI total and the Washington Nationals held off the struggling Pittsburgh Pirates 8-4 on Tuesday night.
30 Players: Trea Turner Looks To Build Off A Strong Rookie Year For NatsThe Nationals now turn to a young player to man the shortstop position with Danny Espinosa going to the Angels in the offseason.
Report: Pirates Discussed Potential McCutchen Trade Last YearIn the middle of the worst season of his professional career, the Pirates talked with the Washington Nationals about a potential deal involving Andrew McCUtchen.
Nationals Rally Against Rivero, Beat Pirates 10-7The Washington Nationals scored five runs off former teammate Felipe Rivero in the eighth inning to rally past the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Watch: Pirates-Nationals Game Gets Heated, Rodriguez Held BackThings became tense when the Pittsburgh Pirates faced off against the Washington Nationals on Sunday.
Nats Clinch NL East, Beat Pirates 6-1 Behind Lopez, DrewThe Washington Nationals clinched their third National League East title in five years, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1.
Stallings' Pinch Single In 11th Lifts Pirates Over Nats 6-5Fan cheered when Mark Melancon came on to start the bottom of the ninth inning to try to protect a one-run lead for the Washington Nationals. The cheers got louder when the Pittsburgh Pirates' former closer blew his first save with his new team.
Report: Pirates-Nationals Talking Melancon TradeMark Melancon, a three-time All-Star and one of the best closers in the game, is drawing trade interest across the league according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.
Keidel: Stephen Strasburg Finally Living Up To HypeWashington Nationals' pitcher Stephen Strasburg is having a marvelous season at 13-0. Will it become a historic Cy Young season?