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Jayson Werth

  1. Money, money, money (and Bud Selig’s nirvana)

    Aug 26, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

    Bud Selig

    Here at the end of his tenure, baseball is closer to Selig’s nirvana than perhaps ever before.

  2. VIDEO: Adam LaRoche homers to give Nationals third straight walk-off victory

    Aug 18, 2014, 11:01 PM EDT

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    The Nationals have won seven straight, including three in a row in walk-off fashion.

  3. Jayson Werth clocked at 105 m.p.h. in a 55 zone, is charged with reckless driving

    Aug 13, 2014, 8:18 AM EDT

    Jayson Werth

    Apparently it’s not just immature young players who need to learn to respect the game who have a lead foot.

  4. Nationals expected to call up prospect Michael Taylor

    Aug 9, 2014, 9:00 PM EDT

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    Nationals outfield prospect Michael Taylor is expected to join the team in Atlanta tomorrow, a result of some recent injuries to the club’s outfielders.

  5. Things are not adding up for the Nationals right now

    Aug 6, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

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    Something’s just not adding up at the moment for a Nationals club that at times looks like the most-dominant team in the National League yet lately has been finding creative and agonizing ways to lose ballgames.

  6. Video: Watch umpire Chris Guccione go out of his way to eject A.J. Burnett

    Aug 2, 2014, 9:25 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Phillies v Washington Nationals

    Chris Guccione put on a show in ejecting Phillies starter A.J. Burnett and manager Ryne Sandberg in Saturday night’s game in Washington, D.C.

  7. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 14, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

    Jacob deGrom

    The last baseball that counts for a few days. Enjoy it, folks.

  8. UPDATE: Gavin Floyd diagnosed with fractured elbow

    Jun 19, 2014, 10:28 PM EDT

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    Awful news for the Braves this evening, as right-hander Gavin Floyd fractured his elbow during a start against the Nationals.

  9. The Nationals are the hottest team in baseball

    Jun 10, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

    Washington Nationals

    Don’t look now, but the Nats are poised to take control of the NL East.

  10. Bryce Harper is aiming to rejoin the Nationals on July 1

    Jun 5, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

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    Bryce Harper has not yet been cleared to catch fly balls or take swings six weeks after surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb, but Mark Zuckerman of CSNWashington.com reports that the Nationals are hoping to have him back in the lineup by July 1.

  11. Has Jayson Werth been unlucky?

    May 23, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT

    Jayson Werth

    Jayson Werth’s numbers are good, but not quite where they have been in previous years. Has he been unlucky?

  12. Play of the Day: Juan Lagares robs Jayson Werth of a home run

    May 17, 2014, 8:10 PM EDT

    New York Mets v Colorado Rockies

    Juan Lagares showed the Mets why he should be the team’s everyday center fielder on Saturday afternoon.

  13. Plays of the Day: David Lough, Will Venable make outstanding diving catches

    Apr 27, 2014, 11:10 PM EDT

    Baltimore Orioles v Detroit Tigers

    David Lough and Will Venable both made fantastic catches on Sunday.

  14. Padres pitcher Andrew Cashner played left field last night

    Apr 25, 2014, 12:20 PM EDT

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    Padres right-hander Andrew Cashner played left field last night–in a game he didn’t even start–because manager Bud Black didn’t want to burn through another bench player in an extra-inning game.

  15. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 24, 2014, 7:14 AM EDT

    Pineda Pine Tar

    Michael. Hey, Michael. You got a little, um . . . no, the other side. Yeah, good. You got it.

  16. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 17, 2014, 6:06 AM EDT

    Julio Teheran

    Lots of shutouts yesterday. Including one that was the Platonic Ideal of a baseball game. At least if you have taste and stuff.

  17. Nationals place Denard Span on 7-day concussion disabled list

    Apr 12, 2014, 5:41 PM EDT

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    Nationals outfielder Denard Span suffered a concussion when he collided with Braves second baseman Dan Uggla last night.

  18. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 10, 2014, 7:06 AM EDT

    Victor Martinez

    I saw Captain America last night. It was way better than the first few innings of the Tigers-Dodgers game.

  19. VIDEO: Bryce Harper crushes first home run of 2014

    Apr 9, 2014, 11:24 PM EDT

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    Bryce Harper entered Wednesday’s game against the Marlins in a 4-for-25 (.160) season-opening slump, but he snapped out of it in loud fashion with this towering fourth-inning blast …

  20. Bryce Harper out of Nationals starting lineup Sunday, admits that he is feeling “pretty lost”

    Apr 6, 2014, 10:21 AM EDT

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    Bryce Harper went 0-for-4 in Saturday night’s 6-2 loss to the Braves and acknowledged to CSN Washington’s Mark Zuckerman after the game that he’s feeling “pretty lost right now, actually.” He will sit out Sunday.

  21. Nationals payroll “beyond topped out”

    Apr 4, 2014, 7:35 PM EDT

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    The Nationals’ payroll is at its limit, sitting close to $140 million, according to Nationals principal owner Mark Lerner.

  22. Jayson Werth says “there’s nothing harder in the galaxy” than hitting

    Mar 20, 2014, 8:20 AM EDT

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    Jayson Werth is an interesting guy. Not wired quite like most ballplayers. You get the sense that there’s a lot going on above and behind that beard of his. Wheels are always turning. Because sometimes you get quotes from him which don’t come out of the cliche factory. Take his views on hitting as described…

  23. Jayson Werth is a fan of the Nationals’ plan to be more aggressive on the bases

    Mar 7, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Phillies v Washington Nationals

    You might not guess it by looking at him, but Jayson Werth is a very good base runner. The 34-year-old veteran has stolen 37 bases in 43 attempts in three somewhat injury-plagued seasons with the Nationals. In his prime with the Phillies, under the tutelage of first base coach Davey Lopes, Werth stole 60 bases…

  24. 2014 Preview: Washington Nationals

    Mar 5, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

    Bryce Harper

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Washington Nationals. The Big Question: Can the Nationals reclaim their throne atop the NL East? The Nationals were everybody’s…

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