The Washington Nationals announced their 2017 schedule on Wednesday, in conjunction with Major League Baseball, revealing an 81-game home slate that will begin on Opening Day, April 3, at Nationals Park vs. the Miami Marlins
The Washington Nationals announced today that tickets for potential National League Division Series games at Nationals Park will go on sale for Nationals Insiders on Friday, September 16, at 10:00 a.m. (available for purchase online only).
Major League Baseball today announced that Ryan Zimmerman was named the Washington Nationals' 2016 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award, the most prominent individual player award bestowed by MLB.
The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Reynaldo Lopez from Triple-A Syracuse on Sunday. He will start Sunday night at Citi Field against the New York Mets. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.
After an August in which he set the franchise record for rookie runs scored in a month, challenged the record for hits in a month, and tied the Nationals' rookie record for stolen bases in a season, infielder/outfielder Trea Turner was named the National League Rookie of the Month for August.
The Washington Nationals added seven players to the active roster on Friday as September's roster expansion period began. The Nationals recalled catcher Pedro Severino, outfielder Brian Goodwin, right-handed pitchers Trevor Gott and Rafael Martin, and left-handed pitcher Matt Grace from Triple-A Syracuse. Additionally, Washington selected the contracts of left-handed pitcher Sean Burnett and right-handed pitcher Mat Latos from Triple-A Syracuse.
The upcoming 10-game homestand features a ceremony honoring Metropolitan Police Department Chief of Police Cathy L. Lanier, a remembrance of the events on September 11, 2001, during Heroes Day, and the final installment of the 2016 Military Branch Days, U.S. Air Force Day. In addition, the homestand will include two exciting giveaway items, the Fan Choice Bobblehead and the Nationals Beer Stein during our Oktoberfest celebration.