Washington Nationals

The community for all supporters of the Washington Nationals.

Current Topics

A great place to chat with other Washington Nationals fans. Discuss everything about your team here.

SubjectStarted By

Latest News & Blogs

A selection of the latest Washington Nationals news and blog posts.

Rizzo Should Make a Trade for… It's safe to say that ten years ago, had it been Ryan Zimmerman departing for Fox News's Favorite California Media Market Orange County, Mike Rizzo might have given the keys to Carter Kieboom at third base and let him learn on the job*.

Minor League Baseball refutes Major League Baseball's claims industry is "heavily subsidized" In the ongoing discussion regarding Major League Baseball's intention to eliminate 42 minor league teams in 2020, the two sides met during the Winter Meetings in San Diego.

Rendon says he and Nats "just couldn't come to an agreement" Anthony Rendon officially was introduced by the Angels on Saturday, donning a familiar red cap but with a halo surrounding a big A instead of the curly W he wore the last seven seasons. Yeah, it's going to take some time to get used to that image.

Now-former Washington Nationals' third baseman Anthony Rendon introduced by Los Angeles Angels I saw the words, 'easy' all throughout, littered throughout our scouting reports. "Those attributes are often at the core of championship-caliber players." Rendon was loose, calm, cool, and easy at the press conference on Saturday afternoon as well.

Anthony Rendon eager to team up with Trout in Angels' lineup Anthony Rendon and agent Scott Boras had just wrapped up the third baseman's $245 million deal to join the Los Angeles Angels last Wednesday when Mike Trout began blowing up his phone. "Based on his exclamation points in his texts, he seemed really excited," Rendon said with a grin.

Washington Nationals offseason might be defined by Josh Donaldson If the Nationals didn't get Josh Donaldson, then the only other remaining options that they can go to outside the organization are Starlin Castro, Maikel Franco, and Todd Frazier. Castro hasn't played in big games since he was with the New York Yankees, and he played the majority of his games at shortstop in 2019 with the Miami Marlins.

Washington Nationals Rumors: Nats "actively engaged" with Josh Donaldson; knowing it will take a fourth year… So will the Nationals go to four years and $100M-ish to replace Rendon's glove at third and his production in the middle of the lineup?

Wire Taps: Washington Nationals’ options at third base now; remaining roster needs + more Nats news… Now the Nationals need to find a third baseman, and Washington's front office needs to bolster their relief corps going forward and they need to make some additions to the bench as they build the roster in the weeks and months that remain before the start of Spring Training.

Enigmatic Taylor finds himself in familiar position this winter As things currently stand, there is no spot in the Nationals lineup for Michael A. Taylor. He would seem to fit in well as the club's fourth outfielder, one who is well-equipped to take over at any position if anyone else got hurt. Of course, all of that depends on the 28-year-old showing he can hit with consistency at the big league level.

Latest On Nationals' Third Base Plans Having lost third baseman Anthony Rendon to the Angels earlier this week, the Nationals have turned their attention to the top free agent remaining on the market, Josh Donaldson, per reports from Jon Heyman of MLB Network and Bob Nightengale of USA Today.

Washington Nationals' post-Winter Meetings needs; options; First base? Third? Bullpen? In the Nationals' front office have contingency plans, of course, and while they do have to find a way to replace Rendon, it's hardly the only spot they need to address over the new few weeks and months.

Wire Taps: Washington Nationals’ next move after Anthony Rendon signs with Angels; Josh Donaldson? Kris Bryant? Other? Why does it feel so lousy? - : "Anthony Rendon always played like an angel in D.C. Now he'll be an Angel in Anaheim, 2,662 miles away." Anthony Rendon could have been prevented by Nationals from leaving for Angels - : "They reportedly tried at various points to make a deal with Rendon.

The Winter Meetings are over and the #Nats now need a 3rd baseman and have other needs! There was little activity yesterday after a lot of action at the Winter Meetings which are officially over for this offseason even though we are not even technically in the winter months.

What the Nationals still need to address this offseason Baseball's offseason, believe it or not, is already halfway complete. The regular season ended 2 1/2 months ago. Pitchers and catchers report in two months. For the Nationals, of course, this offseason has been much shorter to date.

Reetz works on fundamentals as he moves up Nats chain Nationals catcher Jakson Reetz finished off his 2019 campaign with work in the Arizona Fall League, batting.333 with a.519 slugging percentage. "It was awesome," Reetz said. "I was really happy that I got the chance to go and play. Nationals guys, I got to play with them.

New Details Emerge On Nationals' Interest In Cubs' Star Kris Bryant New details have emerged about the Washington Nationals' trade interest in Chicago Cubs superstar Kris Bryant.

Josh Donaldson Will Sign With Washington Nationals Josh Donaldson will sign with the Washington Nationals, it appears. The Texas Rangers were in the hunt for both Anthony Rendon and Donaldson. Unfortunately it is beginning to look like they will end up with neither. Rendon signed with the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday.

The Biggest Winner of the Winter Meetings? Scott Boras The high-profile agent negotiated three deals in three days worth a combined $814 million, part of a free-agent market that is much hotter than it was the last two years.

Trea Turner has fan-like reaction to Anthony Rendon leaving Nationals Like most Nationals fans, Trea Turner was not happy to hear that Anthony Rendon was leaving Washington to join the Los Angeles Angels.

With Anthony Rendon gone, what's next for the Nationals? With Anthony Rendon headed to Los Angeles, NBC Sports Washington's Todd Dybas explains what comes next for the Nationals.

Washington Nationals shake up roles for their coaching staff; introduce an Assistant Hitting Coach… On a relatively slow morning at the Winter Meetings in San Diego, CA, the defending World Series champion Washington Nationals announced a shakeup in the roles of their returning coaches and officially introduced a new member of Davey Martinez's staff.

Nats lose pitching prospect Sharp to Marlins in Rule 5 draft SAN DIEGO - The Nationals lost right-hander Sterling Sharp to the Marlins in this morning's Rule 5 draft, ending a wildly eventful Winter Meetings with the departure of a promising-but-raw pitching prospect.

MLB Rule 5 Draft 2019: Washington Nationals lose prospect Sterling Sharp to Miami Marlins As expected, Sterling Sharp was selected in the Rule 5 Draft this afternoon, with the Miami Marlins selecting the pitcher ranked the 13th overall prospect in the Washington Nationals’ organization by MiLB.com.

World Champ Nats Switch Around Some Duties on Coaching Staff The World Series champion Washington Nationals are shifting around some duties among members of manager Dave Martinez's coaching staff. Tim Bogar will move to bench coach from first base. Bob Henley goes across the diamond to first base after working at third - where he earned the moniker Bob Sendley for his aggressive style.

More to Explore

The latest news, blogs, videos, podcasts and much more for any Washington Nationals fans.

Washington Nationals Podcasts

A great selection of podcasts focused on topics covering all areas of the Washington Nationals.

Read the latest news and blogs

The latest news and blogs to keep you up to date with what's happening in the world of the Washington Nationals.

Join our Washington Nationals Community

A great place to chat with other Washington Nationals fans. Discuss everything about your team here.