Once MLB Trade Deadline Dust Settles, Your Fantasy Roster May Need Some TweaksIt happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you're lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it's a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Nationals One Loss Away From Another Playoff DisappoinmentThe Nationals are facing NLDS elimination... again. The Dodges and Cardinals continue to slug it out.
Duda Homers In Mets Win Over The NationalsLucas Duda hit a big blast off Drew Storen in the Mets 3-1 victory over the Nationals on Saturday.
Ex-Yankees Reliever Rafael Soriano Agrees To 2-Year, $28 Million Deal With NatsA one-time All-Star, Soriano had 42 saves and a 2.26 ERA for the American League East-champion Yankees last year while filling in for injured closer Mariano Rivera, who plans to return from a knee injury in 2013.
Maya Gets First Career Win, Nats Shut Out Mets 3-0Jayson Werth hit a three-run home run, and Yunesky Maya, filling in for traded starter Jason Marquis, earned his first career win for the Washington Nationals in a 3-0 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday night.
Pudge Powers Nationals Past Mets 7-3 In 11 InningsIvan Rodriguez hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 11th inning and the Washington Nationals came back to beat the New York Mets 7-3 Sunday. Laynce Nix followed with a three-run homer off Blaine Boyer(0-2), the Mets' fifth reliever.