Braves outfielder Kelly Johnson hits a two-run blast to right field versus the Nationals.
Three supposed contenders are off to disappointing starts; will they be able to turn things around?
Max Scherzer will not make his scheduled start for Washington against Atlanta on Tuesday night because of a sprained right thumb.
Tim Kurkjian says the National League should institute the designated hitter, but not because of the batting injuries suffered by pitchers Adam Wainwright and Max Scherzer.
It's still only April, but a trio of preseason contenders have flopped out of the gate. Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield look at whether the Nationals, Mariners and Indians have reason to be worried.
NL East rivals square off on ESPN on Monday night
Tristan H. Cockcroft and Derek Carty get you ready for daily fantasy baseball by giving advice and answering your questions, starting at 6:15 p.m. ET.
The preseason favorites have many flaws. They can't seem to hit, run, pitch or field effectively.
The Baseball Tonight crew breaks down the Nationals' disappointing 7-12 start.
Giancarlo Stanton has two hits and scores two runs in Miami's 6-2 win over Washington.
Marlins beat Nationals 6-2 to complete 3-game sweep
Max Scherzer, who could miss his next start for the Washington Nationals with a sprained thumb, says the National League would be better served if pitchers weren't asked to bat.
Koehler, Marlins win 4th in a row, beat Nationals 8-0
Jim Fanning, the longtime Montreal Expos executive who managed the franchise to its only playoff appearance in Canada, has died. He was 87.
During the Miami Marlins three-game winning streak, third baseman Martin Prado has gone 6-for-14 with six RBIs.In Friday’s 3-2 win over the Washington Nationals, Prado’s run-scoring single in the eighth inning was the game-winning hit.
The Miami Marlins defeated the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Friday, earning their third consecutive win. Leadoff man Dee Gordon went 3-4 with one RBI, giving him his third three-hit game in his last four home games.
Prado's tiebreaking single in 8th helps Marlins top Nats 3-2
The Cardinals' righty has a good plan on the mound. Here's how he attacked the Nationals in his win on Thursday.
Injuries to ace Max Scherzer and first baseman Ryan Zimmerman received more attention Thursday than the Nationals' loss to the Cardinals.
Wacha outdoes Scherzer as Cardinals beat Nationals 4-1
Wong's tiebreaking double in 8th helps Cardinals top Nats
The Washington Nationals placed pitcher Felipe Rivero on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday and recalled pitcher Matt Grace.
Stats & Info looks at how two of the National League's hottest teams have achieved their success
Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon has no pain in his left knee after participating in extended spring training, manager Matt Williams said.
Web Gems: Tuesday, April 21
Nationals @ Braves
Turner Field - Tue 4/28