Washington Nationals

1st NL East | 58-40
  • Batting Avg
    .250 AVG
  • Runs
    455 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    3.23 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    95 HR
  • SNY

    Update: Nationals, Giants among teams asking about Chapman

    The Yankees are reportedly in talks with multiple teams, including the Giants and Nationals, about a deal for closer Aroldis Chapman, according to ESPN's Buster Olney. Previous updates from July 19... 2:22 pm: "The Yankees are going full bore in shaping possible deals for Chapman," according a tweet from ESPN's Buster Olney, who believes talks started weeks ago with the Nationals, Rangers, Indians and others. 2:58 pm: Yankee scouts will be watching at least two pitching prospects from teams linked to Chapman tonight. Over the weekend, Yankees sent scouts to watch Washington Nationals Triple-A affiliate the Syracuse Chiefs. However, with pitching prospect Reynaldo Lopez making his MLB debut tonight,

  • Dusty Baker on a sick Stephen Drew coming through with a walk-off winner...
    Federal Baseball

    Dusty Baker on a sick Stephen Drew coming through with a walk-off winner...

    Dusty Baker was writing Stephen Drew's name on the scorecard all week, but after Saturday night's game, he admitted it was in part to convince the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres that he had more options at his disposal than he really did. Drew was dealing with flu-like symptoms that had kept him out of action since last Sunday's 18-inning marathon with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Before Wednesday afternoon's matchup with the Dodgers, Baker said it had been so bad the previous day that Drew was actually sent home. Drew was receiving IVs, but he was dehydrated and was having trouble keeping food down. "We sent him home yesterday," Baker said, "and baseball usually doesn't do that unless you're