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MLB says MASN on hook for fees boost to Nats

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred says the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network will eventually be forced to pay increased rights fees to the Washington Nationals.

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12hDarren Rovell

Strike a pose: Nationals to host Yoga Night

The Nationals are the latest team to host a Yoga Night, selling a special ticket that includes a 45-minute yoga instruction in the outfield after their game against the Cubs on June 7.

Nationals get 108 bottles of chocolate sauce (2:30)
1dDarren Rovell

Sweet deal: Nats get free syrup from Hershey's

The Nationals' new tradition of celebrating wins with a bottle of chocolate syrup was noticed by Hershey's, which will send the team 108 more bottles of its iconic product on Thursday.

Bryce Harper, Matt Williams both ejected (0:38)
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2dDavid Schoenfield

Tuesday's power rankings

The Kansas City Royals' Yordano Ventura had his best start of the season, while Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman powered the Washington Nationals.

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2dESPN Stats & Information

Zimmerman has a knack for the walk-off home run

The Nationals third baseman had a rough April, but he's bounced back in May. His latest big hit put the Nationals into a tie for first place.


Web Gems: Tuesday, May 19

Does Denard Span's diving catch top Alex Gordon's leaping grab into the stands? Vote at @BBTN, using #WebGems.

Nats put Jayson Werth on 15-day DL (2:47)

Nats put Werth on DL, call up Difo from Double-A

The Washington Nationals placed outfielder Jayson Werth on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a left wrist contusion. In the corresponding roster move, the Nationals recalled Wilmer Difo.

Are Nationals back to being NL's elite? (1:52)
4dChristina Kahrl

Sunday's power rankings

Sunday's top MLB performances included Shelby Miller's next step toward being an ace and Bryce Harper's latest long-ball exploits.

MLB Power Rankings (1:22)
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Padres by the numbers: Padres win after rain delay

The San Diego Padres struck for seven runs off Doug Fister and beat the Washington Nationals 8-3 on Thursday. The game featured a rain delay of nearly two hours, the first rain delay in San Diego since 2011.

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Nats' Fister diagnosed with strain in forearm

Washington Nationals right-hander Doug Fister has been diagnosed with a strained flexor muscle in his right forearm, manager Matt Williams said Saturday.

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2618th
On Base Percentage.3295th
Slugging Percentage.4216th
Earned Run Average3.7512th
Quality Starts246th


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