8/2/2015 | Nats vet Fister, D-backs rookie Godley meet in opener
The D-backs and Nationals open a four-game series Monday night with rookie right-hander Zack Godley facing off against veteran right-hander Doug Fister at Nationals Park.
8/2/2015 | Nats' offense having tough time in series vs. Mets
The Nationals' offense has struggled against the Mets in the first two games of an important three-game series this weekend. In those two games, the Nationals scored a combined three runs and went 2-for-13 with runners in scoring position.
8/2/2015 | Ross proving to teammates he belongs in bigs
Nationals right-hander Joe Ross continued to show that he has a bright future. During Washington's 3-2 loss Saturday, Ross gave the Mets a battle, pitching 6 1/3 innings, allowing two runs on four hits while striking out six.
8/1/2015 | Mets cut gap to just 1 game: Duda, Duda
A billboard greeted fans coming off the Grand Central Parkway on Saturday, trumpeting Yoenis Cespedes' arrival in Queens. But it was an old face, Lucas Duda, who almost single-handedly lifted the Mets to a come-from-behind 3-2 win over the Nationals, moving New York within a game of first place in the National League East.
8/1/2015 | Syndergaard, Mets look to join Nats atop NL East
Mets rookie Noah Syndergaard and Nationals righty Jordan Zimmermann face off Sunday at 8:08 p.m. ET at Citi Field, where the new-look Mets look to earn a share of the National League East lead in the finale of a pivotal three-game series.
8/1/2015 | Span begins participating in baseball activities
The Nationals received great news on Saturday afternoon at Citi Field before their 3-2 loss to the Mets. Center fielder Denard Span participated in baseball activities for the first time since being placed on the disabled list on July 10 because of back tightness.
8/1/2015 | Cespedes to make Mets debut behind deGrom
When Yoenis Cespedes arrives at Citi Field on Saturday as the newest member of the New York Mets, he will represent the club's most significant non-waiver Trade Deadline acquisition in more than a decade and find himself in the middle of a pennant race. Jacob deGrom squares off with Nationals righty Joe Ross.
8/1/2015 | Gio works out of trouble, allows 1 run in short outing
Left-hander Gio Gonzalez labored during the Nationals' 2-1 loss to the Mets on Friday night. Gonzalez had a tough time throwing strikes, needing 105 pitches to record 14 outs with four walks, but he kept the Nationals in the game by only allowing one run.
8/1/2015 | Harper ejected after striking out in 11th inning
Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper can get heated when he's upset, and it showed during Friday's 2-1 loss to the Mets. With the score tied at 1 in the 11th inning, Harper was called out on strikes against New York reliever Hansel Robles and was then ejected for arguing.