The Washington Nationals have waived 1B/OF/3B Tyler Moore, who is out of options with the club, with the intention of assigning him to the minors.
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Joe Ross will not miss a start after getting drilled on the heel with a line drive on Sunday.
Bronson Arroyo, the veteran starter the Washington Nationals brought in to help round out their rotation, has been diganosed with a torn rotator cuff, which could spell the end of the 39 year-old's career.
The Washington Nationals are balancing their lineup with left-handed hitters this season after playing under .500 against right handed pitchers in 2015.
'Location, the little things I can tweak, those will all come. But I'm feeling strong and healthy," Nationals' releiver Jonathan Papelbon said after having a rough ninth inning against the Mets on Friday.
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper wants to chance the atmosphere around the game of baseball. He says that it's a tired game, and that the culture needs to change to compete with other sports.
Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos says he sees a maked improvement in his eyesight after undergoing LASIK surgery last week.
Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said that he wants to keep young right-handed pitcher Stephen Strasburg with the team beyond 2016 and hopes he'll re-sign with the team; Strasburg is a pending free agent in the winter and could command a very large contract.
In a recent radio interview, Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker said that his MVP center fielder Bryce Harper refers to him as "Rusty Baker" as a response to him calling him "Royce Harper" at times; Baker did admit that sometimes he does forget players names, but he never meant any harm by it and it seems like Harper is not taking it that seriously and having fun with his new manager.
On Monday, the Texas Rangers announced that they have officially signed former Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond to a one-year deal worth $8 million; Desmond will shift from the infield to the outfield and play left field for the Rangers in 2016.