How Doolittle’s routine was altered but still resulted in a save

The pair of rainouts from mid-May against the Yankees set up an unusual day of baseball and challenged normal routines, especially for the Nats’ closer, Sean Doolittle. The Nationals won the suspended game, 5-3. The Yankees took the second game of the night, 4-2. In the first game, the Nats and Yankees resumed play in the bottom of the sixth. The Nats benefitted from a ... read more

Despite another tough loss to Yankees, Fedde believes he “can grow from it”

The Yankees used a two-run shot by Aaron Hicks and a key RBI double from Giancarlo Stanton to down the Nationals 4-2 on Monday night in the makeup of a rained-out game from May 16. The Nats won the suspended game 5-3 on a mammoth two-run shot by Juan Soto that almost went over the upper deck in right field. Right-hander Erick Fedde surrendered three ... read more

Fedde battles out of early jam (Yankees win 4-2)

The Yankees got off to a fast start against Nationals starter Erick Fedde in the makeup of the May 15 game postponed by rain. Aaron Hicks doubled in the first and scored on a Giancarlo Stanton single. Fedde then retired six batters in a row. In the second, the Nats put together back-to-back singles by Anthony Rendon and Juan Soto. A Mark Reynolds grounder to ... read more

Game 70 lineups: Nats vs. Yankees

The Nationals look for two wins in one day as they wrap up the pair of makeup games with the Yankees at Nats Park. Juan Soto’s first career pinch-hit home run, a two-run shot, lifted the Nats past the Yankees 5-3 in the completion of the suspended game from May 15. Right-hander Erick Fedde (0-1, 5.91 ERA) takes on Yankees right-hander Sonny Gray (4-4, 4.98) ... read more

Adams a gametime decision, Voth available as 26th man

Nationals manager Davey Martinez said that he expects that right-hander Wander Suero will remain in the suspended game against the Yankees to pitch the top of the seventh. The game resumes in a 3-3 tie in the bottom of the sixth inning at 5:05 p.m. on MASN. “Suero is still in the game,” Martinez said. “When the game starts, we will see where we are ... read more

Game 43 lineups: Nats vs. Yankees (suspended game)

The Nationals limp home from a 1-5 road trip with questions about their offense and seeking a pair of wins against the Yankees. They lost each game in Toronto, and must get right quickly as they take on the Yankees for the second time in five days. Tonight, the Nats will finish two games with the Yankees postponed from May’s rained-out affairs. The first game ... read more

Topps releases all-time Nats legendary lineup card set (and more on Soto)

A new set of baseball trading cards which feature the all-time legendary trading card lineups for all 30 Major League Baseball teams are being unveiled all season long. The Nationals’ all-time legendary trading card lineup according to Topps and Beckett Media was recently revealed, and includes starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg, relief pitcher Chad Cordero, catcher Wilson Ramos, first baseman Ryan Zimmerman, second baseman Jose Vidro, ... read more

Mark Lerner takes over as managing principal owner of Nationals

The Nationals have announced that Mark D. Lerner will take over as the managing principal owner of the club from his father, Theodore N. Lerner. Mark Lerner has been one of the principal owners since the family purchased the Nationals in July 2006. Major League Baseball has formally approved him earlier today during the quarterly ownership meeting in New York City. “Owning a baseball team ... read more