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Nationals head groundskeeper: Weather 'roller coaster ride' makes field prep difficult

The cold winter weather has taken its toll on D.C. area residents including John Turnour, the Washington National's head groundskeeper.For him, it's been a constant battle to make sure the field at Nationals Park is in tip-top shape for the team's home opener Friday afternoon.

Friday - 04/04/2014, 11:55am EDT

Tags: Washington Nationals, jamie forzato, Sarah Beth Hensley, Dave Peterson, John Turnour, Nats, Nationals Park

What it takes to be a Nats racing president

It involves strength, stamina and a 50-lb. foam head. The Washington Nationals held tryouts for their racing presidential mascots Saturday.

Saturday - 01/18/2014, 04:45pm EST

Tags: presidents, Nationals, Megan Cloherty, racing presidents, Washington Nationals, Nats

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Nats Espinosa says he had torn rotator cuff

Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa says he played with a torn rotator cuff in his left, non-throwing, shoulder late last season.

Saturday - 01/26/2013, 07:22pm EST

Tags: Danny Espinosa, Nats, injuries

Nats playoff game to impact afternoon traffic

Commuters are urged to change their travel plans if they typically travel near the stadium.

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 09:22am EDT

Tags: Nats, Nats Park, playoffs, traffic

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Police create new traffic patterns for Nats playoff games

Cathy Lanier, D.C.'s police chief, says it won't be like regular season games for fans who drive to the ball park.

Sunday - 10/07/2012, 07:27am EDT

Tags: traffic, Nats, playoffs, Nationals Park

Tickets for Tuesday night's Nats game won't go to waste

The Washington Nationals postponed their Tuesday evening game due to storms. But disappointed fans may still be able to get their baseball fix.

Tuesday - 09/18/2012, 07:16pm EDT

Tags: Nats, Nationals, tickets, double header

Nats closer Clippard looks forward to facing Jeter

Nats closer Tyler Clippard works out with Derek Jeter of the Yankees. But Clippard, a former Yankee, has never faced Jeter while on the mound. That may change this weekend.

Friday - 06/15/2012, 02:23pm EDT

Tags: Tyler Clippard, Nationals, Nats, yankees, World Series, closer

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Nats 3B Zimmerman comes off DL, Werth heads there

Third baseman Ryan Zimmerman has been reinstated from the 15-day disabled list by the Washington Nationals, who put outfielder Jayson Werth on the DL.

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 01:25pm EDT

Tags: Ryan Zimmerman, Jayson Werth, Washington Nationals, Nats

Jackson and Zimmerman shine as Nats shut out Astros

Ryan Zimmerman homered and drove in two runs and Mark Teahen also drove in a pair as the Nationals walloped the Astros 8-0 at Space Coast Stadium.

Thursday - 03/08/2012, 07:32pm EST

Tags: craig heist, Nats, Nationals, spring training

G-oh, Nats beat the Braves

Gio Gonzalez pitched three scoreless innings in his first start of the spring while Jayson Werth and Mark DeRosa each homered as the Nationals beat the Braves 5-2.

Tuesday - 03/06/2012, 07:55pm EST

Tags: Nationals, Nats, craig heist, Gio Gonzalez, Jason Werth, Mark DeRosa