Oct 11, 2012 20:48 EDT
Buster Posey smashed a grand slam in a six-run fifth inning as San Francisco advanced to the second round of the Major League Baseball playoffs with a 6-4 win over Cincinnati.
May 29, 2011 14:12 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Washington Nationals infielder Jerry Hairston has been suspended one game and fined an undisclosed amount for "aggressive actions" in a game against the San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball said on Sunday.
Apr 30, 2011 00:47 EDT
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jason Marquis outduelled Tim Lincecum to pitch the Washington Nationals to a 3-0 win over the San Francisco Giants at Nationals Park on Friday.
Dec 15, 2010 17:47 EST
The $126 million man: Werth says he got assurances from Nationals before signing 7-year deal. Jayson Werth is in it for the long haul with the Washington Nationals.
Oct 16, 2010 23:11 EDT
Aces High: Lincecum vs. Halladay in NLCS opener stirs memories of most-hyped pitchers' duels. The mere mention Tim Lincecum vs. Roy Halladay stirred memories of the most anticipated pitchers' duels of all time ? Koufax vs. Ford, McLain vs. Gibson and Catfish vs. Seaver, to highlight a few over the last 50 years.
Sep 28, 2010 04:25 EDT
'We kind of have some unfinished business': Phillies clinch 4th consecutive NL East title. Ryan Howard is a veteran when it comes to clubhouse celebrations.
Sep 23, 2010 17:49 EDT
Losses mounting, attendance low, Stan Kasten resigning as president of Washington Nationals. Stan Kasten is leaving the Washington Nationals after 4 1/2 years as team president, announcing Thursday that he will resign at the end of the season.
Sep 16, 2010 21:13 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Washington Nationals outfielder Nyjer Morgan will serve an eight-game suspension, for fighting and other incidents of bad behavior, instead of a combined ban of 15 games, Major League Baseball (MLB) said on Thursday.
Sep 08, 2010 15:23 EDT
Pinch hitter Evans doubles in decisive run in 7th, giving Dickey, Mets 3-2 win over Nationals. Pinch hitter Nick Evans hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning, rewarding R.A. Dickey for an effective start and helping the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Wednesday.
Sep 03, 2010 20:04 EDT
Morgan gets 8-game suspension stemming from Nationals-Marlins brawl; 8 others punished. Nyjer Morgan's wild week has landed him an eight-game suspension, one of nine punishments handed out Friday by Major League Baseball following a brawl between Washington Nationals and Florida Marlins.
Sep 03, 2010 15:55 EDT
Washington outfielder Nyjer Morgan was handed an eight-game suspension for his role in a brawl during a game against Florida along with other recent incidents that provoked the ire of Major League Baseball.
Aug 28, 2010 21:27 EDT
St. Louis Cardinals star Albert Pujols honored at Beck rally for off-field charitable works. Tony La Russa doesn't understand the minor backlash that's been created by his participation in radio personality Glenn Beck's rally in Washington on Saturday, an event the St. Louis Cardinals manager said was more religious in tone than political. Before Saturday night's game against the Washington Nationals, La Russa said complaints had been made to the Cardinals' offices in St. Louis about his participation in what some viewed as an event with political overtones.
Aug 28, 2010 18:00 EDT
St. Louis Cardinals star Albert Pujols honored at Beck rally for off-field charitable works. Tony La Russa doesn't understand the minor backlash that's been created by his participation in radio personality Glenn Beck's rally in Washington on Saturday, an event the St. Louis Cardinals manager said was more religious in tone than political.
Aug 27, 2010 06:59 EDT
Top pick Bryce Harper visits Nationals Park, hits ball into 3rd deck during batting practice. Sporting a new mohawk ? but no war paint ? Bryce Harper took batting practice at Nationals Park for the first time Thursday and sent a home run into the upper deck in right field.
Aug 25, 2010 22:03 EDT
Felix Hernandez passes 1,000 strikeouts, Seattle tops Boston 4-2 for doubleheader split. Felix Hernandez became the third youngest pitcher since 1952 to reach 1,000 strikeouts, pitched 7 1-3 strong innings and led the Seattle Mariners to a 4-2 win over the Boston Red Sox and a split of their day-night doubleheader on Wednesday.
Aug 15, 2010 15:40 EDT
Protestors against Arizona's immigration law briefly disrupt Nationals-Diamondbacks game. Sunday's game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Washington Nationals was briefly interrupted by protesters urging commissioner Bud Selig to move the 2011 All-Star Game from Phoenix because of Arizona's new immigration legislation.
Jul 30, 2010 23:21 EDT
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Roy Oswalt's debut with Philadelphia was a dud as the Washington Nationals pounded the Phillies and their newly acquired pitcher 8-1 on Friday.
Jul 30, 2010 19:38 EDT
Belittled pageant winner's message to Nats pitcher Batista: 'Do not talk smack to an Iowan'. Turns out Miss Iowa really can pitch.
Jul 29, 2010 16:50 EDT
Olsen comes off DL to lead Nationals past Braves 5-3 in rain-interrupted game. Scott Olsen returned from the disabled list to win his first appearance in more than two months, Adam Dunn and Ian Desmond each homered and doubled, and the last-place Washington Nationals beat the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves 5-3 Thursday in a game interrupted 1 1/2 hours by rain.
Jul 28, 2010 19:38 EDT
Strasburg first sensed shoulder tightness 'couple days ago'; now feels 'a lot better'. Nationals rookie right-hander Stephen Strasburg first sensed tightness in his pitching shoulder "a couple days ago," he said Wednesday, chalking it up to "kind of hitting the wall a little bit."
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|NatsTown, Washington's Newest Monument|
|Location||1500 South Capitol Street, SE, Washington, D.C. 20003|
|Broke ground||May 4, 2006|
|Opened||March 22, 2008 (college game)|
March 29, 2008 (exhibition game)
March 30, 2008 (Opening Day)
|Owner||D.C. Sports & Entertainment Commission (DCSEC)|
|Construction cost||$611 million|
Devrouax & Purnell Architects - Planners
|Field dimensions||Left Field - 337 feet (103 m)|
Left-Center - 377 feet (115 m)
Center Field - 402 feet (123 m)
Right-Center - 370 feet (113 m)
Right Field - 335 feet (102 m)
|Washington Nationals (MLB) (2008–present)|