Team News: Washington Nationals

  • Source: Adams returns to Nats on 1-year deal
    The Nationals and free-agent first baseman Matt Adams have agreed to a deal, sources told MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal. The team has not commented.

  • Nats 'pen cart ornament among holiday promos
    MLB teams offering perks with holiday ticket packs

  • Nats with more work to do as Meetings end
    The Nationals had been one of the most active teams in baseball this offseason before the start of the Winter Meetings, and yet they leave Las Vegas with some new questions to answer. They traded away one of the stalwarts of their rotation by shipping Tan

  • Boras says market for Harper remains robust
    A little more than a month after he proclaimed the start of Harper's Bazaar, Scott Boras stood in front of the giant Christmas tree at Mandalay Bay on Wednesday, swarmed by a horde of reporters, and answered questions for nearly an hour, most of which wer

  • Nats acquire Rainey from Reds in deal for Roark
    Even though the Nationals are searching for starting pitching depth, they still traded away one of the stalwarts of their rotation Wednesday, sending right-hander Tanner Roark to the Reds in exchange for reliever Tanner Rainey. Roark had been with the org

  • Roark for Rainey first Tanner-for-Tanner trade
    Roark for Rainey first Tanner-for-Tanner trade ever

  • Rizzo reaffirms optimism about signing Rendon
    On and off for the past year, the Nationals have had discussions with third baseman Anthony Rendon about a potential contract extension. And on Wednesday, general manager Mike Rizzo once again expressed optimism about eventually getting a deal done with R

  • Athleticism, better defense key for Nats in '19
    Several times during the first two days of the Winter Meetings this week, the Nationals have stated that the proverbial door is not closed on a potential reunion with Bryce Harper. That does not mean they have not prepared themselves for life beyond Harpe

  • Rizzo not ruling out reunion with Harper
    Despite the comments from Nationals owner Mark Lerner last week that he believed Bryce Harper has "moved on," general manager Mike Rizzo was still not ready to rule out a potential reunion with the star.

  • Every team's current franchise icon
    Today, we look at the franchise icons for each team -- the guy who, if he were traded, would break the hearts of the local fans. Some of them, to be fair, stretch the definition of "icon"; you'll notice that more frequently with clubs that are in the mids

  • Corbin thrilled to join Nats, imposing rotation
    The Nationals' courtship of Patrick Corbin was highlighted by a dinner at Fiola Mare in Georgetown, where Corbin, his wife, Jen, and his agent, John Courtright, were hosted by Nats owner Mark Lerner and general manager Mike Rizzo. There was extra security

  • Harper moving on, Nats' owner believes
    It appears Patrick Corbin's arrival could coincide with the end of Bryce Harper's career with the Nationals. During a radio interview with 106.7 the Fan on Friday afternoon, principal team owner Mark Lerner sounded like he had all but closed the door on t

  • Corbin, Nationals agree to 6-year deal
    The Nationals and left-hander Patrick Corbin officially agreed to a six-year contract on Friday, landing Washington the top free-agent starter on the market.

  • Each team's best 1st-rounder of the past decade
    The release of the 2019 Draft Top 50 list had the MLB Pipeline staff thinking about Drafts in years past. Teams always want to get that first pick right and there have been some real home runs hit in the first round.

  • Inbox: What's next on busy Nats' to-do list?
    Today's Nationals Inbox will take a look at what lies ahead for the rest of the Hot Stove season as general manager Mike Rizzo continues to try and build this team back into a postseason contender.

  • These are the top 50 prospects for the '19 Draft
    The crop of talent for the 2019 Draft appears to be one of the most imbalanced in recent memory. Quality position prospects abound all over the diamond, while question marks surround the best pitchers available.

  • Corbin deal won't impact Nats' pursuit of Harper
    The Nationals made it clear from the start of the offseason that they did not intend to wait around while Bryce Harper made his decision in free agency. On Tuesday, they crossed another major item from their own to-do list when they agreed to a six-year,

  • What you need to know about Corbin
    What you need to know about Corbin

  • Which division is the most interesting right now?
    The Hot Stove is on high in the NL East, which now has four teams that clearly aim to compete for a postseason berth in 2019 (sorry, Marlins fans). That puts it atop this list of the most interesting divisions, which takes into account offseason activity

  • Kendrick's progress could impact Nats' plans
    Howie Kendrick began running on an anti-gravity treadmill Monday, more than six months removed from rupturing his right Achilles tendon. He has been walking around without limping or limitations, and he said he does not even think about the injury.

  • Rendon on possible extension: 'I'm up for it'
    The Nationals already have perhaps the most high-profile free agent on the market in Bryce Harper, and the question of where he will sign his next contract is one of the most pressing in baseball. But another important question also looms for Washington,

  • Nats facing Harper questions with few answers
    The hype around Harper's free agency, which has been one of the most anticipated in recent baseball memory, has led to the same question being asked of the Nationals' players and coaches: "Where is Bryce Harper going to sign?"

  • 10 biggest trades in Nationals history
    The trade market has been one of the most effective tools used by Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo to build such a successful team. There have been many good trades, a few egregiously bad ones and many that significantly impacted franchise history.

  • Gomes brings offensive boost at backstop
    Although Washington wasn't on Gomes' radar, he was one of the catchers being eyed by Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo from the start of the offseason. Washington acquired Yan Gomes to pair at catcher with Kurt Suzuki, who signed as a free agent on Nov

  • Rizzo: Harper not holding up Nats' plans
    The Nationals have been one of the most aggressive teams in baseball to begin this offseason. But the one area in which they must wait patiently for answers is the future of Bryce Harper.

  • Nationals land All-Star catcher Gomes from Tribe
    Washington acquired catcher Yan Gomes from the Indians on Friday night, completing their second move of the offseason to improve behind the plate. In exchange for Gomes, the Nats sent outfielder Daniel Johnson -- the club's No.7 prospect as rated by MLB P

  • Nats tender all eligible, reach deal with Solis
    The Nats decided to hang on to left-handed reliever Solis, agreeing to a one-year deal Friday to avoid arbitration, while also tendering contracts to the other six of their arbitration-eligible players.

  • Robles' season continues in winter league
    Here's a look at how top prospects are performing in offseason leagues.

  • Kieboom among AFL's Top 25 prospects
    MLB's best prospect, Blue Jay's Vlad Jr., and best pitching prospect, Astros' Forrest Whitley, are among the top performers from this year's Arizona Fall League season.

  • Will Nats bring up infield prospects in 2019?
    The Winter Meetings begin in two weeks, and the Nationals have already started to cross out some items on their offseason to-do list. They have improved their bullpen by acquiring Trevor Rosenthal and Kyle Barraclough, and they made a much-needed addition

  • Nationals' Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Nationals have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Washington's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.

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