Livan Hernandez's story chronicled in ESPN's "Brothers in Exile" on Nov. 4

Come Tuesday night, when you're tired of channel surfing to find something - anything - other than election results, you can tune to ESPN for a civics and history lesson with a Nationals twist. As part of its "30 for 30" series, ESPN will present "Brothers in Exile," which chronicles the path that led two half-brothers - ex-National Livan Hernandez and Orlando "El Duque" Hernandez ... read more

Throwback Thursday: An extra special opener

With the World Series wrapped up, it is officially the offseason for Major League Baseball. That means no more baseball for 158 days - otherwise known as way, way too long. To help you get your Nationals fix for the next six months, I'll be throwin' it back to a memorable moment from their 2014 season every Thursday. Hence the "Throwback Thursday" thing. Let's kick ... read more

Convention Center to host NatsFest on Dec. 13

NatsFest is returning to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, and will be held Dec. 13, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets will be available for purchase online here beginning Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 10 a.m. The fun-filled baseball festival - coming on the heels of the team's second National League East title in three seasons - will give fans of all ages the opportunity to ... read more

Palm Beach County OKs funds for Nats/Astros spring complex, teams have 90 days to find site (updated)

Palm Beach County commissioners this morning voted 5-2 to approve $108 million in hotel bed tax revenues that will help fund the new spring training facility the Nationals and Houston Astros want to share. The teams now have 90 days to find a suitable site to build a new stadium, practice fields, offices and other facilities that would be used for both spring training and ... read more

Another obstacle for planned Nats/Astros spring complex in Palm Beach County

The Nationals' hopes to partner with the Houston Astros on a shared spring training complex in Palm Beach County have run into another obstacle: West Palm Beach, which owns the 160 acres the teams are targeting, is considering a $14 million offer for the property from a developer who wants to build there. According to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, city commissioners in West Palm Beach ... read more

Former National Young hopes new vision leads to new career path

Everything Dmitri Young thought he knew about baseball changed over the course of two weeks in Phoenix earlier this month. Now, armed with an innovative insight into the game he loves, the former Nationals first baseman is setting his sights on a new career path. The 41-year-old Young, who revived a moribund career with the Nats in 2007 to become an All-Star, recently graduated from ... read more

Ex-Nat Willingham savoring first taste of postseason

BALTIMORE - Josh Willingham readily admits there were times during his 11 major league seasons that he wondered whether he'd ever taste the promised land of baseball's postseason. He was a part of the Nationals squad that went 59-103 in 2009, setting the stage for the team to take outfielder Bryce Harper with the first selection in the following year's First-Year Player Draft. Five times ... read more

Rachel Levitin: Lackluster October offense shouldn't discredit a quality season

At the end of each baseball season, 29 teams go home without a ring. Unfortunately for baseball fans in Washington, the Nationals are one of those teams that went home without the ring in 2014. The team's playoff run lasted four games against the San Francisco Giants after Tuesday night's elimination match-up in which the Nats fell two games to one against their NLDS competitor. ... read more