Nationals Activate Ryan Zimmerman off DL; Send Moore to Triple-A

Ryan Zimmerman The long waited return of Ryan Zimmerman is finally upon us as Zimmerman was activated off the DL today and will start in his first game since April 12 for the Washington Nationals. The Nationals are in dire need of Ryan Zimmerman’s veteran bat in their lineup that batted only .242 in the month of May. Read more about Nationals Activate Ryan Zimmerman off DL; Send Moore to Triple-A

San Antonio Spurs Present the Blueprint for the Wizards

San_Antonio_Spurs The Washington Wizards are coming off of their best season in 9 years as they finished the season with a of 44-38 along with making it to the conference semifinals losing to the Indiana Pacers. With making the playoffs for the first time in over seven seasons the future is bright for the young Wizards lead by star guards John Wall and Bradley Beal. While it was nice seeing the Wizards make the playoffs and win in the first round the talent level of this team leaves Wizards fans wanting more. The Wizards are coming to a crossroad in their franchise as they can go in two directions, they can go in the direction of the Golden State Warriors who have a young special backcourt that can be the most exciting in basketball but still don’t have that look of a NBA championship team or they can go in the direction of the Western Conference Champions San Antonio Spurs who are in their second NBA championship in consecutive year. The obvious choice would be the Spurs however it isn’t as simple as just wanting to be like arguably the greatest franchise of this decade it will take dedication and smart subtle moves to be like the San Antonio Spurs. Read more about San Antonio Spurs Present the Blueprint for the Wizards

Nationals vs Rangers 6/1 Lineup and Preview

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Tanner Roark

The Washington Nationals have had an offensive outpour in the past two games against the Texas Rangers as they have started out the three game series with a 9-2 win followed by a 10-2 win however the Nationals will need every run they can scrounge up today as they will be facing one of the best pitchers in all of baseball, Yu Darvish. Read more about Nationals vs Rangers 6/1 Lineup and Preview

Nationals Prospect Watch: Michael A. Taylor

Michael A. Taylor The most successful players the Nationals have on their current 25-man roster have either been first round draft picks or acquired from another team like Jayson Werth and Gio Gonzalez. Since moving to Washington, the Nationals have not done well at developing players who were not sure cut stars when they were drafted like Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper were however there may be a future star waiting in the minors to get his shot in the majors. That future star is Michael A. Taylor. Read more about Nationals Prospect Watch: Michael A. Taylor

Nationals Offense Stays Hot; Stomp Rangers 10-2

curlyw Everyone take a breath, the Washington Nationals have finally returned to .500 after dipping below the mark at the end of last week. It may not seem special to win two straight games against an interleague team in your home park while the team across the diamond cannot bat their DH however these last two games against the Texas Rangers have been special. The Nationals followed up their 9-2 blowout win last night with an even more impressive 10-2 blowout win. Read more about Nationals Offense Stays Hot; Stomp Rangers 10-2

Nationals Offense Wakes Up and Blows Out Rangers 9-2

curlywWell hello 2012 Washington Nationals welcome to 2014 could you stay for a while? Tonight’s seemed like a flashback to the greatest year in this young franchises history as the Texas Rangers got the full extent of what the 2012 Nationals so good: Pitching and Homeruns. With none other than Stephen Strasburg taking the mound and pitching to the full potential that resulted in him being a number one overall pick saw the Nationals beat the visiting Texas Rangers 9-2. Read more about Nationals Offense Wakes Up and Blows Out Rangers 9-2

Nationals vs Rangers 5/30 Lineup and Preview

Stephen Strasburg The Washington Nationals could be one of the luckiest teams coming into their 53rd game of the season even though they are 25-27. The Nationals have had four of their eight starting players in their lineup on the disabled list this year as well as two of the five starting rotation pitchers visiting the DL. The Nationals have lost six of their last seven games and are currently batting only .231 in the month of May as well as having the most errors in all of baseball since the start of the season. So how are they one of the luckiest team in baseball? They are the luckiest team in baseball because even with all of these horrendous things happening they are currently only 2.5 games behind the NL East division leaders, Miami Marlins and Atlanta Braves. Read more about Nationals vs Rangers 5/30 Lineup and Preview

Ryan Zimmerman Starts Rehab Assignment Tonight in Potomac

Ryan Zimmerman Since being drafted with the fourth overall pick in the first round of the 2005 MLB draft Ryan Zimmerman was the future of the Washington Nationals. Then when he proceeded to hit the walk off homerun in the first game in the Nationals brand new stadium he became the face of the franchise and as long as he remains a National he will remain the face of the franchise. Read more about Ryan Zimmerman Starts Rehab Assignment Tonight in Potomac

Matt Williams Faith in Nate McLouth Appears to be Paying Off

Nate McLouth

The Nationals were not very active in this past offseason free agency market however one of their more subtle moves was the signing of former Orioles outfielder Nate McLouth to a three year contract to become the Nationals fourth outfielder. McLouth was just coming off a season where he posted a solid .258 average to go along with 12 homeruns and 30 stolen bases to be one of the more versatile players the Orioles had on their team.

The Nationals signed McLouth to be that fourth outfielder knowing in recent years both Jayson Werth and Bryce Harper have had injury problems. Well it seemed the singing paid off when Bryce Harper was placed on the disabled list not even a month into the seasons and was expected to miss a significant amount of time. Read more about Matt Williams Faith in Nate McLouth Appears to be Paying Off

Nationals Prospect Watch: Lucas Gioltio

Lucas Giolito Lucas Giolito was in the running to be the number 1 overall pick in the 2012 MLB Draft out of high school so when he dropped to the Nationals with the 16th overall pick the Nationals took full advantage of it and took the 6’6’’ right hander. At the time of being drafted Giolito was only 17 years old and was coming off of an outstanding senior year in high school that saw him go 9-1 with an ERA of 1.00. Read more about Nationals Prospect Watch: Lucas Gioltio