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.

05/20/2015

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.

05/19/2015

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.

05/04/2015

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.

05/02/2015

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01:  Daniel Murphy #28 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 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (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.

05/01/2015

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.

05/01/2015

Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

DeGrom Unravels As Mets Fall To Nationals For First Loss At Citi Field

Stephen Strasburg settled down in a hurry after a rocky start and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 8-2 on Thursday night.

05/01/2015

Matt Harvey pitches in the fifth inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on April 9, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Nats’ Harper On Harvey: ‘He’s Going To Be Cy Young One Day’

Now that’s how you return from Tommy John surgery. Mets ace Matt Harvey impressed everyone in the ballpark in his first start in nearly 20 months.

04/10/2015

Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets pitches in the third inning during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on April 9, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Harvey Brilliant In Return; Mets Make Statement With Series Win Over Nationals

Matt Harvey was dynamic in his return from Tommy John surgery, outpitching Stephen Strasburg with six scoreless innings, regularly reaching 97 mph and striking out nine.

04/09/2015

Matt Harvey throws a pitch during a spring training game against the Miami Marlins at Roger Dean Stadium on March 11, 2015 in Jupiter, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Now It Counts: Mets’ Harvey Set For Big Return Against Nationals

Matt Harvey has been itching to help the Mets. That day has finally arrived. New York’s ace, with his surgically repaired elbow, will take the mound Thursday afternoon in Washington.

04/09/2015

Terry Collins (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images), Sandy Alderson (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Alderson, Mets Make Show Of Defusing Lineup-Gate

“Hey, Terry. Here’s your lineup for tomorrow,” the Mets GM said in front of reporters. Finishing the bit, Collins put the prop in a pocket and joked, “I was waiting for that all day.”

04/09/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 08: David Wright #5 of the New York Mets walks off the field after being doubled off at first base for the third out of the eighth inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on April 8, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Nationals won 2-1. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Zimmerman’s 2-Run Shot The Difference As Nats Edge Mets

Jordan Zimmermann didn’t quite pick up where he left off in 2014, when he threw a no-hitter to close the regular season, but he only allowed one run in six innings Wednesday night.

04/09/2015

Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon pitches against the  Washington Nationals during the first inning on Opening Day at Nationals Park on April 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Colon, Duda Deliver Big In Mets’ Season-Opening Win Over Nationals

Max Scherzer took a no-hitter into the sixth inning of his Washington debut but was unable to overcome two costly errors by shortstop Ian Desmond, and the New York Mets beat the Nationals 3-1 on Monday.

04/07/2015

Bartolo Colon (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Colon, Mets Start Season Against Team To Beat In NL East

As the season starts, the Nationals are a popular pick to win their first World Series. Meanwhile, the Mets are looking to bump Washington off its perch. Talk about a juicy opening day matchup.

04/06/2015

Lucas Duda (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Strange Stats To Impress Your Pals On Opening Day

Lucas Duda will be the Mets’ first baseman on Monday. Three other players have started at three different positions on Opening Day for the Amazin’s.

04/06/2015

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