Kris Bryant and Bryce Harper, two of baseball's most exciting young stars, played with and against each other while growing up.
Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth (bruised left wrist) will rejoin the team in Chicago on Tuesday but isn't expected to play.
Roark, Ramos lead Nationals past Cubs 2-1
Bryce Harper's fast start to the season has shown what he truly could be capable of doing over the long haul.
The Yankees are sliding, Josh Hamilton is returning, and Michael Wacha is in some elite company.
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was 2-for-3 in Sunday’s win over the Philadelphia Phillies. It was Harper’s ninth multihit game during May.
A look at how these two teams have put their rosters together with talented and young high-end hitters.
Harper has 2 RBIs and Nationals beat Phillies 4-1
Despite an 0-for-4 performance Saturday, Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals is batting .373 with 11 home runs and 25 RBI in 20 games in May.Only one player under the age of 23 batted .
Washington Nationals' Stephen Strasburg has allowed 29 hits off his fastball this season, the third-most in the major leagues (minimum 100 fastballs thrown).
Hamels excels, Strasburg hit hard, Phils stop streaking Nats
The Philadelphia Phillies lost to the Washington Nationals 2-1 on Friday. The Phillies had plenty of opportunities to score but were 0-8 with runners in scoring position.
Stephen Strasburg (3-4, 5.98 ERA) will start for the Washington Nationals against Cole Hamels (4-3, 3.24 ERA) and the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.
The Washington Nationals won 2-1 against the Philadelphia Phillies thanks to Ian Desmond ’s go-ahead RBI in the sixth inning.Bryce Harper scored the first Nationals run of the game with his 16th home run of the season, the most in the National League.
Has Bryce Harper surpassed Giancarlo Stanton? Scott Spratt of Baseball Info Solutions takes a look by comparing the sluggers at the plate, on the basepaths and in the field.
Harper, Scherzer carry Nationals to 2-1 win over Phillies
Sean O'Sullivan (1-2, 3.68) will start for the Philadelphia Phillies against Max Scherzer (4-3, 1.75 ERA) and the Washington Nationals on Friday. O’Sullivan is 0-1 with a 4.
The Washington Nationals activated RHP Casey Janssen and placed LHP Sammy Solis on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder inflammation.
A profile of every NL East team's needs and recent history leading up to the 2015 MLB draft, and some possible fits.
Nationals @ Cubs
Wrigley Field - Tue 5/26