10/3/2015 | Teammates marvel at Scherzer's feat
There was little chocolate sauce waiting for Max Scherzer this time, just a clubhouse full of howling Nationals teammates and a beer shower to commemorate one of the most dominant no-hitters in Major League history.
10/3/2015 | Scherzer's No. 2 no-no caps season of elite pitching
Scherzer, who left the Tigers to sign a seven-year, $210-million contract with the Nationals in January, has been everything the Nats hoped he'd be, even if 2015 has been a disappointing season for the consensus pre-season favorite.
10/3/2015 | Scherzer second in franchise to toss 2 no-hitters
With his second no-hitter of the season Saturday against the Mets, Nationals ace Max Scherzer joined Bill Stoneman as the only pitchers to throw multiple no-no's with the franchise.
10/3/2015 | No-no encore: Scherzer tosses 2nd of 2015
Pure domination is the best way to describe right-hander Max Scherzer during the second game of a doubleheader against the Mets on Saturday night. Scherzer put himself in the record books, pitching his second no-hitter of the season as the Nationals blanked the Mets, 2-0.
10/3/2015 | deGrom faces Nats in final NLDS tuneup
The race for National League home-field advantage is over. The Mets and Dodgers will open the NL Division Series on Friday in Los Angeles, thanks in large part to the Mets' five-game skid. New York will look to reach its preseason goal of 90 wins when it closes out the regular season Sunday against the Nationals at Citi Field.
10/3/2015 | Harper's HR hurts Mets' NLDS home-field bid
On a cold, soggy Saturday in Flushing, home-field advantage continued its slow slide away from the Mets. Bryce Harper's two-run, upper-deck homer off Addison Reed snapped an eighth-inning tie at Citi Field, where the Nationals scored a 3-1 victory over the Mets in Game 1 of a day-night doubleheader.
10/3/2015 | Williams only focused on final games of season
Despite the reports that he is going to be dismissed as manager of the Nationals, Matt Williams said nobody in the front office has talked to him about his status with the club. He said he is focusing on the final three games of the season against the Mets.
10/2/2015 | Nats-Mets postponed; twin bill today
Friday night's game between the Nationals and Mets at Citi Field was postponed because of rain. The two teams will play a day-night doubleheader on Saturday, with the first game starting at 1:10 p.m. ET and the nightcap starting at 7:10 p.m.
10/2/2015 | Source: Nats dismiss two in front office
The Nationals have begun making changes in their front office, according to a baseball source. The team has dismissed Bill Singer, who was the director of international scouting and a special assistant to general manager Mike Rizzo, and advanced scout Bob Johnson. The Nationals did not confirm the report.
10/1/2015 | Rivero gets final 6 to record first career save
Now that Jonathan Papelbon is suspended for the rest of the 2015 season for his altercation with outfielder Bryce Harper in the dugout Sunday, the Nationals had to find another pitcher to close out games.
10/1/2015 | Strasburg ends season on vintage hot streak
Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg ended his season on a great note, pitching six shutout innings in a 3-0 victory over the Braves on Thursday night.
10/1/2015 | Strasburg outduels Weber; Nats blank Braves
Clint Robinson's solo home run provided Stephen Strasburg all the support he needed as he helped the Nationals snap the Braves' five-game home winning streak with a 3-0 win on Thursday night at Turner Field.
10/1/2015 | Escobar likely set for position change in '16
Recently, Nationals manager Matt Williams said Anthony Rendon's future is at third base. If that's the case, where does Yunel Escobar play in the future? Williams didn't have an answer to that question.
10/1/2015 | Syndergaard, Mets face Nats, set sights on home-field
After getting swept by the Phillies, the Mets look to break their three-game losing streak as they face the Nationals at Citi Field starting Friday night.