Nationals Trades A Surprise In Midst Of Playoff ChaseNationals GM Mike Rizzo waved the white flag Tuesday by trading two of the team's veteran players, despite still being firmly in the playoff race.
Nationals' Bryce Harper Wins Thrilling HR Derby Over Cubs' SchwarberThe ball cleared the center field wall, and the sellout crowd roared. Bryce Harper threw his bat in the air, thrust both index fingers skyward and yelled with delight as a shower of streamers rained upon the crowd of 43,698.
Marte Powers Pirates Past NationalsStarling Marte hit a two-run home run and Trevor Williams combined with four relievers on a five-hitter as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Washington Nationals 2-0 on Wednesday.
Musgrove, Brault Falter As Pirates Fall To NationalsAnthony Rendon hit a two-run homer, Daniel Murphy doubled twice and had four hits, and the Washington Nationals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Tuesday night.
Polanco Has 4 RBIs As Pirates Top Nationals 6-3The Pittsburgh Pirates went on to a 6-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Monday night.
Scherzer Putting Together MVP-Type Season For NationalsIf Max Scherzer continues to perform like he has through the first few months of the season, it will be hard to argue against him taking home his first National League MVP Award.
Nats Beat Pirates 3-1 For 4-Game SweepTrea Turner and Ryan Zimmerman homered in the sixth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-1 Thursday to complete a four-game sweep.
Pirates Lose 9-3 To Strasburg, NationalsBryce Harper hit a leadoff homer and drove in three runs, Stephen Strasburg struck out 11 and the Washington Nationals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-3 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win.