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Nationals' Victor Robles wears clown nose in dugout in response to Madison Bumgarner - The Athletic

One day after Diamondbacks pitcher Madison Bumgarner called him a "clown" for his home run celebration in a loss, Victor Robles embraced...

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Nationals' Juan Soto on contract negotiations going public: 'It feels really bad' - The Athletic

Nationals outfielder Juan Soto spoke at Monday's All-Star Game media day about The Athletic's report that he turned down a 15-year, $440...

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Juan Soto rejects 15-year, $440 million offer from Nationals: Sources - The Athletic

The deal would have made Juan Soto, 23, the highest-paid player in baseball history.

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Home Run Derby field set as Corey Seager accepts invite - The Athletic

Seager will join Pete Alonso, Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr., Juan Soto, Albert Pujols, Kyle Schwarber, Julio Rodríguez and José...

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Nationals' Juan Soto leaves game with left calf injury, will be re-evaluated - The Athletic

Washington Nationals outfielder Juan Soto left Sunday's game against the Miami Marlins with left calf tightness and will be re-evaluated,...

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Nationals exercise options on GM Mike Rizzo, manager Dave Martinez - The Athletic

Mike Rizzo and Davey Martinez guided the Nationals to the organization's first-ever World Series in 2019.

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Nationals' Stephen Strasburg goes back on injured list after one start - The Athletic

Strasburg, 33, underwent surgery last year for thoracic outlet syndrome.

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Nationals' Stephen Strasburg allows 7 ER, strikes out 5 in season debut - The Athletic

Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg made his 2022 season debut Thursday night, charged with the loss in a 7-4 defeat to the Miami Marlins. It was his...

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Nationals' Stephen Strasburg to make season debut Thursday after missing over 1 year - The Athletic

Strasburg last pitched on June 1, 2021, before undergoing surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome.

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'We are not trading Juan Soto': Nationals GM Mike Rizzo - The Athletic

The Washington Nationals have no intention of trading star Juan Soto and instead, the team plans to build around the young outfielder, general...

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Nationals parachute ceremony triggers evacuation at U.S. Capitol - The Athletic

The U.S. Capitol was evacuated after a plane was seen carrying members of the U.S. Army's Golden Knights parachute team to Nationals Park on...

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Juan Soto becomes youngest Nationals player to record 100 career home runs - The Athletic

He became the youngest player in Nationals history to achieve the accomplishment, beating out Bryce Harper for the distinction by 11 days.

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Mets' Francisco Lindor exits vs. Nationals after hit in the helmet - The Athletic

Lindor exited against the Washington Nationals in the fifth inning after being hit in the helmet by Steve Cishek.

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Nationals reveal new City Connect uniforms: 'Here comes the bloom' - The Athletic

Washington's new jerseys, which the team will debut at Nationals Park on April 9, feature a deep gray with pink and ivory-toned lettering, as...

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Judge and Yankees fail to reach agreement on arbitration deadline day; Soto, Turner agree to 1-year deals: Reports - The Athletic

Turner and Soto, who were once Nationals teammates, signed for the largest amounts on Tuesday.

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Nationals, Nelson Cruz agree to one-year, $15 million contract: Source - The Athletic

As MLB adopts a universal designated hitter, the 41-year-old Cruz moves to the National League for the first time since his rookie season of 2005.

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Nationals, Nelson Cruz agree to one-year, $13 million contract: Source - The Athletic

As MLB adopts a universal designated hitter, the 41-year-old Cruz moves to the National League for the first time since his rookie season of 2005.

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Nationals star veteran Ryan Zimmerman retires after 16 seasons - The Athletic

Veteran Nationals infielder Ryan Zimmerman on Tuesday announced he is retiring from baseball after 16 seasons in Washington. He said in a statement...

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Nationals hire Coco Crisp, Joel Hanrahan as part of revamped minor-league staff - The Athletic

The Nationals on Tuesday announced the hiring of more than 20 new staff members and the addition of 14 new roles for their player development system,...

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Yankees land top 2022 international prospect Roderick Arias; Nats get No. 2 prospect Cristhian Vaquero: Reports - The Athletic

MLB's international signing period opened Saturday and runs through Dec. 15.

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Former Cubs, Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester retires with 200 wins, 3 World Series rings - The Athletic

Jon Lester, a three-time World Series champion with the Cubs and Red Sox, a 200-game winner and one of the best free-agent signings in Chicago sports...

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Nationals to sign Elian Soto, Juan Soto's 15-year-old brother: Sources - The Athletic

Elian Soto wouldn't be able to sign with the team until January 2023. Juan Soto is eligible for free agency in 2025.

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Mets' Max Scherzer talks labor dispute, 'overcooked' arm, Jacob deGrom in intro news conference - The Athletic

The Mets introduced their newest addition, pitcher Max Scherzer, on Wednesday after he officially signed a three-year, $130 million contract, the...

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MLB MVP: Shohei Ohtani wins unanimously in AL; Bryce Harper wins for second time - The Athletic

Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani, who won Rookie of the Year in 2018 but took his game to new heights in 2021, was named American League MVP on...

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Dodgers and reliever Daniel Hudson agree to 1-year, $7 million deal: Sources - The Athletic

Daniel Hudson, a 34-year-old righty reliever, returns to the Dodgers after stints with the Nationals and Padres.

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Silver Slugger Award: Braves lead NL with 4 winners; Shohei Ohtani, Blue Jays pace AL - The Athletic

The 2021 Silver Slugger Award winners were announced Thursday, with the Braves and Blue Jays leading the National League and American League,...

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Cy Young Awards: Blue Jays' Robbie Ray wins AL award; Brewers' Corbin Burnes wins close NL vote - The Athletic

Milwaukee right-hander Corbin Burnes won by a thin margin, collecting 12 first-place votes — the same number as runner-up Zack Wheeler. Toronto...

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Mets-Nationals season-opening series postponed due to COVID-19 protocols - The Athletic

MLB said the decision was made due to continued follow-up testing and contact tracing involving members of the Nationals organization.

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