Tag: Washington Nationals

Juan Soto will miss at least the next seven games for the Washington Nationals, as he went on the injured list with a strained left shoulder. (Image: Alex Brandon/AP)

Struggling Nationals Place MVP Favorite Juan Soto on 10-Day IL

The Washington Nationals moved outfielder Juan Soto to the 10-day injured list on Tuesday with a strained left shoulder, the latest blow for a team already off to a slow start. The 22-year-old Soto will miss at least seven games with what Nationals manager Davey Martinez called a tight tricep. […]

The NY Yankees square off against the defending champs, Washington Nationals, at National Park in DC. (Image: Scott Taetsch/Getty)

Opening Day Preview: New York Yankees at Washington Nationals

After a brutal 119-day delay, it is finally time to “Play ball!” MLB’s Opening Day begins with the New York Yankees facing the defending champion Washington Nationals without any fans in attendance at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. The crew at OG have been anxiously awaiting the first pitch for […]

The LA Dodgers celebrate an extra innings victory in Game 3 of the 2018 World Series. (Image: Thomas York/Getty)

LA Dodgers Favs to Snag Third NL Pennant Since 2017

The Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, and Washington Nationals are the consensus top-three favorites to win the National League (NL) pennant in 2020, with the Dodgers the overall favorite at 8/5 odds to represent the NL in the World Series. According to a recent update by William Hill, the Dodgers […]

Stephen Strasburg signed a record seven-year, $245 million contract with the Washington Nationals on Monday. (Image: Toni L. Sandys/Washington Post/Getty)

Stephen Strasburg Signs With Nationals for $245M

Stephen Strasburg will remain with the Washington Nationals after agreeing to a seven-year, $245 million contract with the team on Monday. The massive deal is the largest ever for a pitcher, though that designation is likely to be short-lived as Gerrit Cole has yet to sign this offseason. Strasburg Breaks […]

Furniture store owner and local celebrity Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale poses with a fan during a World Series game at Minute Maid Park in Houston. (Image: Darren Rovell/Twitter)

Mattress Mack Loses $13 Million Betting on Houston Astros in World Series

Mattress Mack, otherwise known as popular Houston furniture store magnate Jim McIngvale, bet over $13 million via multiple wagers on the Houston Astros to win the 2019 World Series. He lost $13 million when the Washington Nationals won back-to-back games in Houston to win the World Series. If the Astros […]

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon takes the ball from relief pitcher Jose Quintana at Wrigley Field. (Image: Jon Durr/USA Today Sports)

NL Wild Card Race: Nats and Brewers In, Cubbies Dunzo After 6-Game Skid

The NL wild-card race might have decided itself over the weekend when St. Louis Cardinals swept the Chicago Cubs, who dropped four, one-run games in a row, and now find themselves four games behind the Milwaukee Brewers and Washington Nationals with only six games remaining in the regular season. What […]

Kyle Schwarber is congratulated by his  teammates after slugging a 3-run home run against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field. (Image: Quinn Harris/Getty)

NL Wild Card Race: 1.5 Games Separate Cubbies, Nats, and Brewers

With 12 games remaining in the regular season, the NL Wild Card race is down to three teams jockeying for the final two Wild Card spots after the streaking Chicago Cubs caught the slumping Washington Nationals, and the Yelich-less Milwaukee Brewers hang tough on the playoff bubble. The NL Wild […]