Washington Nationals

Fans buy programs before Opening Day on March 31, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Opening Day! Mets, Nationals Get Season Started At Citi Field

The Mets often play their best baseball on opening day. This year that good fortune will be put to the test against the Nationals and hard-throwing right-hander Stephen Strasburg.

03/31/2014

Mets infielder/outfielder Eric Young Jr. (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Eric Young Gets 3 Hits In Florida Finale; Mets Shuffle Off To Montreal

Jordan Zimmermann allowed four hits in five scoreless innings and also had a RBI infield single, helping the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 4-0 Thursday in the final Florida spring training game for both teams.

03/27/2014

Dillon Gee (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Dillon Gee Named Mets’ Opening Day Starter

“It’s a big honor,” Gee said. “I’m very thankful for that opportunity, but really I’ve just got to take it like any other game. It’s just one of 30-something starts I hope to get this year.”

03/25/2014

Curtis Granderson (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Granderson Blast Leads Mets To 3-1 Win Over Nationals

Curtis Granderson hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning and a New York Mets split-squad earned a 3-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.

03/23/2014

Daisuke Matsuzaka (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Matsuzaka Makes Yet Another Case For No. 5 Spot, Mets Edge Nationals

Daisuke Matsuzaka and Ross Detwiler stated their cases for jobs as No. 5 starters as the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 7-5 on Thursday.

03/14/2014

CC Sabathia (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Sabathia Toys With Cutter, Gives Up 3 Runs In Yankees Loss

While CC Sabathia gave up three runs in three innings testing a new pitch, Jordan Zimmermann had everything working just the way he wanted for the Nationals.

03/11/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Anthony Rendon #6 of the Washington Nationals follows through on a seventh inning run scoring sacrifice fly against the New York Mets at Citi Field on September 12, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Nationals defeated the Mets 7-2.

Can The Nationals’ Anthony Rendon Overcome Growing Pains?

Anthony Rendon has settled in at second base for the Nationals. But his job isn’t safe yet.

03/07/2014

Zach Lutz (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Split-Squad Mets Surrender Four Homers In Blowout Loss To Nats

Gio Gonzalez pitched one-hit ball for two innings in his spring-training debut, Ian Desmond homered for the second straight day and the Washington Nationals roughed up a New York Mets’ split-squad in an 11-5 victory Wednesday.

03/05/2014

Yankees starter Ivan Nova (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Nova, Robertson Sharp In Yankees’ Win Over Nationals

David Robertson pitched a scoreless fourth inning Monday in his first appearance as the Yankees’ new closer in New York’s 4-2 victory over the Washington Nationals.

03/03/2014

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Exclusive Excerpt From John Feinstein’s ‘Where Nobody Knows Your Name’

An exclusive excerpt from John Feinstein’s book, “Where Nobody Knows Your Name,” which chronicles the lives of those trying to reach Major League Baseball.

02/25/2014

Joe Girardi (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Joe Girardi Reportedly Wants To ‘Explore’ Cubs Vacancy

Say it ain’t so, Joe! The Yankees manager “wants to formally explore the Cubs’ opening after weeks of back-channel feelers,” according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

10/08/2013

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Nationals Pound Mets 7-2, Sweep 4-Game Series

he Mets have lost nine of 11 and fallen to 64-81, ensuring a non-winning record in all five seasons at Citi Field.

09/13/2013

The Mets’ Zack Wheeler pitches in the first inning against the Nationals at Citi Field on Sept. 11, 2013. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Start 5 Rookies, Get Overmatched By Haren, Nationals

Dan Haren pitched one-hit ball for six innings, Ryan Zimmerman homered and the Washington Nationals won their fifth straight game, beating the New York Mets 3-0 on Wednesday in a night full of 9/11 tributes.

09/12/2013

The New York Mets and Washington Nationals observe a moment of silence in honor of the victims of 9/11 prior to their game at Citi Field on September 11, 2012. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

‘We Shall Not Forget': MLB Pauses To Remember 9/11

Major League Baseball will hold tributes prior to each and every game on Wednesday, 12 years after the 9/11 attacks on the the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

09/11/2013

The Mets’ Matt den Dekker is caught stealing second base in the sixth inning by the Nationals’ Ian Desmond at Citi Field on Sept. 10, 2013. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Werth Does It All As Nationals Smack Around Gee, Mets

Jayson Werth kept up his power surge with a home run and two doubles, leading the charging Washington Nationals past the New York Mets 6-3 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.

09/11/2013

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