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  • In the week since the Nationals were eliminated from the playoffs, Manager Matt Williams briefly became a tourist. He bought a home this summer in suburban Maryland, but the churn of the baseball season never allowed for sight-seeing. He took his wife Erika and his daughter Madison to the Smithsonian, the Air and Space Museum […]... read more...
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  • Bryan Minniti, a well-respected former Nationals assistant general manager, was hired to fill the same job title with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the team announced on Thursday evening. Minniti left the Nationals three days after their first-round playoff exit, a surprising move after serving as Washington’s assistant general manager for five years. Minniti will serv... read more...
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  • Under the disputed ruling made June 30 by a Major League Baseball arbitration panel, the Nationals would earn just shy of $300 million in rights fees from the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network for the 2012-2016 “reset” period, according to court documents filed with the New York Supreme Court as supporting evidence by MASN and the Orioles in late […]... read more...
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  • Center fielder Denard Span and first baseman Adam LaRoche, both mainstays of the Nationals’ defense, were named NL Gold Glove finalists for their respective positions. Span was named a finalist for the second straight season; LaRoche claimed the trophy in 2012. Because of his strong hitting and standout defense, Span was among the most valuable position Nationals t... read more...
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  • The Nationals’ years-long search for a new spring training home was dealt another blow this week when city officials from West Palm Beach moved, at least for now, in a different direction. The city commission voted Tuesday to grant a Boca Raton developer called Parkside Commons the exclusive negotiating rights to draw up a detailed proposal […]... read more...
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  • Bryan Minniti, a well-respected former Nationals assistant general manager, was hired to fill the same job title with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the team announced on Thursday evening. Minniti left the Nationals three days after their first-round playoff exit, a surprising move after serving as Washington’s assistant general manager for five years. Minniti will serv... read more...
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  • In their ongoing legal dispute, Major League Baseball and the Nationals have asked a New York Supreme Court to uphold an MLB panel’s ruling that awarded the Nationals higher rights fees. MLB and the Nationals filed their counter petitions, along with dozens of documents of evidence and affidavits, late Monday, their deadline to make their […]... read more...
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  • The past two-plus months for Asdrubal Cabrera have been a whirlwind. He knew only one team, the Cleveland Indians, in eight major league seasons and was traded to Washington with two months left on his contract. He learned a new league, new team, returned to an old position on the field and helped pushed the […]... read more...
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  • In his first season at the helm of a major league team, Matt Williams was named National League Manager of the Year by Sporting News on Tuesday for guiding the Nationals to a 96-win season and a NL East title. This award was voted on by a panel of 22 fellow managers; the official Manager of […]... read more...
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  • Center fielder Denard Span and first baseman Adam LaRoche, both mainstays of the Nationals’ defense, were named NL Gold Glove finalists for their respective positions. Span was named a finalist for the second straight season; LaRoche claimed the trophy in 2012. Because of his strong hitting and standout defense, Span was among the most valuable position Nationals t... read more...
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  • Under the disputed ruling made June 30 by a Major League Baseball arbitration panel, the Nationals would earn just shy of $300 million in rights fees from the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network for the 2012-2016 “reset” period, according to court documents filed with the New York Supreme Court as supporting evidence by MASN and the Orioles in late […]... read more...
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  • Three days after the Nationals’ season ended, assistant general manager Bryan Minniti announced in an e-mail to counterparts and friends that he is leaving the organization after five years. The move is surprising, as the Nationals’ front office wasn’t expected to undergo any changes after an early playoff exit. Minniti joined the Nationals in 2009 [... read more...
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  • In the wake of losing top front office lieutenant Bryan Minniti, the Nationals are in talks to add former Cincinnati Reds executive Bob Miller, according to multiple people familiar with the situation. Miller served as the Reds’ vice president and assistant general manager from 2006 through this season. He left the team after his contract […]... read more...
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  • After years of searching for a spring training alternative to Viera, the Nationals took their most promising step yet in securing a partnership with a municipality in Florida. Palm Beach County approved $108 million in public funding for a two-team, $135 million complex for the Nationals, who have joined forces with the Houston Astros. But there is a hitch, […]... read more...
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  • For the final two weeks of September, Steve Balboni watched the Nationals more closely than any evaluator in baseball. The Giants assigned Balboni, the former Royals slugger who is now one of their top advance scouts, to cover the Nationals, to gather detailed information in case the Nationals and Giants met in the first round. […]... read more...
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