Washington Nationals

Bryce Harper

Bryce Harper On Mets’ Recent Play: ‘I Really Don’t Care’

The Mets are hoping that the last series of the season — which could end up being massively important — won’t have any bearing on the postseason.


Wilmer Flores #4 of the New York Mets hits a RBI single in the fourth inning against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field on July 31, 2015 in Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Wilmer Flores Saves Day, Homers In 12th For 3-1 Mets Victory Over Nationals

New fan favorite Wilmer Flores hit a leadoff homer in the 12th inning to give the New York Mets a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.


Tyler Clippard, Kevin Plawecki

New Mets Reliever Tyler Clippard On The Nats: ‘They’re Beatable’

Now with the Amazin’s, the 30-year-old is chasing his former team. And he sees no reason why the Mets can’t catch Bryce Harper and Co.


Mets’ starter Noah Syndergaard pitches in the first inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., on July 22, 2015. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Parnell Implodes In 8th, Mets Suffer Worst Loss Of The Season

Michael Taylor had a two-run single in the eighth inning, Danny Espinosa followed with an RBI double and the Washington Nationals rallied from three runs down to beat the Mets 4-3 on Wednesday.


Yunel Escobar of the Washington Nationals grabs his wrist after a swing in the second inning against the New York Mets on July 22, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

WATCH: What Just Happened To Yunel Escobar?

Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar went down swinging — literally — in Wednesday’s game against the Mets.


Kirk Nieuwenhuis walks to the dugout after striking out in the ninth inning during the Mets' 7-2 loss to the Nationals on July 20, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Collins Frustrated By Offensive Woes As Mets Fall Back In East

As manager Terry Collins knows all too well by now, it’s tough to get victories day in and day out if you don’t manage to get runners home.


David Carpenter

Yankees Trade David Carpenter To Nats For Minor Leaguer Tony Renda

Carpenter was designated for assignment by the Yankees on June 3, after going 0-1 with a 4.82 ERA in 22 games this season.


Yankees infielder Brendan Ryan is hit by a pitch in the fifth inning against the Washington Nationals at Yankee Stadium on June 10, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Let Winning Streak Slip Away, Lose Miller To Forearm Injury

Denard Span had a run-scoring infield hit with two outs in the 11th inning, and the Washington Nationals snapped the New York Yankees’ seven-game winning streak with a 5-4 victory Wednesday.


Mariano Rivera and Clara Rivera

Little Sandman: Nats Draft Mariano Rivera III In 4th Round Of MLB Draft

Iona College right-hander Mariano Rivera III, son of the former Yankees closer, was drafted in the fourth round Tuesday by the Washington Nationals.


WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19: Pitcher Andrew Miller #48 of the New York Yankees looks on after giving up a walk-off home run to Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals (not pictured) in the tenth inning at Nationals Park on May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Washington Nationals won, 8-6. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Zimmerman 2-Run Blast In 10th Lifts Nats Past Yankees

Ryan Zimmerman’s two-run shot with two outs in the 10th inning off Yankees closer Andrew Miller lifted the Washington Nationals to an 8-6 comeback victory over AL East-leading New York on Tuesday night.


Alex Rodriguez

Sweeny: No DH, No A-Rod — Big Problem For Yankees?

Do the Yankees need A-Rod in the lineup as they begin a two-game series with the Nationals on Tuesday? You tell me. They’ve lost five out of six.


Michael Cuddyer of the New York Mets has words with home plate umpire Bruce Dreckman after striking out to end the eighth inning with two runners in scoring position against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field on May 3, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets’ Bats In Funk, But ‘There’s No Reason To Press’

Weekend series against Washington and its stingy starting rotation. Wrong time for the Mets to hit a serious slump at the plate.


Jon Niese #49 of the New York Mets delivers a pitch against the Washington Nationals during the first inning on May 2, 2015 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Gonzalez Outpitches Niese As Nationals Edge Mets 1-0

Gio Gonzalez struck out nine in seven crisp innings on one of his favorite mounds, outpitching Jonathon Niese to lead the Washington Nationals over the New York Mets 1-0 Saturday night.


Daniel Murphy of the New York Mets reacts after hitting a three-run double in the eighth inning against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field on May 1, 2015.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Murphy, Harvey Lead Mets Past Nationals 4-0

Matt Harvey outpitched Max Scherzer, barely, and the New York Mets backed their ace with a lot of fancy fielding before breaking away from the Washington Nationals 4-0 Friday night.


Matt Harvey (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Suddenly Struggling Mets Hoping Harvey Can Stop Skid

Wilmer Flores and the Mets seemed to be off to such a perfect start Thursday night. Then the shaky shortstop made yet another error, fumbling away a routine double-play grounder, and things quickly unraveled.