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fter a six-inning, two-hit, nine-strikeout effort in a 4-3 win over the Cardinals on Sunday, Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg got another step closer to throwing his last pitch for the 2012 season as the team gets set to shut down their ace.
Stephen Strasburg allowed two hits over six scoreless innings, striking out nine before being pulled Sunday as the Washington Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3.
The playoff push is in full swing for this club and WTOP's Nationals beat reporter, Craig Heist talks with MLB.com's Nats beat reporter, Bill Ladson, about the club as we hit the final month of the regular season.
Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson and general manager Mike Rizzo say their recent argument was merely business as usual.
Stephen Strasburg should be shut down for the rest of the season say most Americans, according to a new poll.
Nationals officials are asking the District to pay to keep the Metro system open late should the team make it to the playoffs.
While there has been no official set date for when the Nationals will shut down Stephen Strasburg, the groundwork is being laid as the season moves toward the month of September.
The Nationals and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority don't have an agreement in place to ensure trains will be running in the rare event a game runs past midnight.
Bryce Harper had a home run and a triple, and Danny Espinosa homered to lift the Washington Nationals to a 5-2 victory against the New York Mets on Sunday.
The Washington Nationals activated All-Star shortstop Ian Desmond from the 15-day disabled list and designated infielder Cesar Izturis for assignment.