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The best baseball players born on Oct. 3

October 3, 2022

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Oct. 3:

The best baseball players born on Sept. 29

September 29, 2022

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Sept. 29: 1) Ed Morris (1862) Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Morris grew up in California and was one of

The best baseball players born on Sept. 28

September 28, 2022

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Sept. 28.

The best baseball players born on Sept. 26

September 25, 2022

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Sept. 26: 1) Bobby Shantz (1925) The 1952 American League Most Valuable Player after winning 24 games for Philadelphia

The top Nats Draft pick from every season

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July 29, 2022

Take a look back at the Nationals’ top selections, beginning in ‘05 with the relocation to Washington.

Best Nats/Expos not in Hall of Fame

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February 2, 2022

The Nationals’ current roster has some future Hall of Fame talent, but the Washington era hasn't yet had a player enshrined in Cooperstown. The most recent inductee who suited up for the Expos when the franchise was in Montreal was Larry Walker in 2020. For every player elected, there are

10 biggest trades in Nationals history

December 1, 2021

WASHINGTON -- The trade market has been one of the most effective tools used by Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo to build such a successful team. It was a method to help build the roster to contend and ultimately win a championship, and -- most recently -- a way to

Which Nat owns the best offensive season?

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December 1, 2021

What makes a standout season? Is it home runs, accolades, durability of games played or an X-factor that makes a performance noteworthy? In this article, take a look at some of the most memorable individual seasons by a Nationals position player.

The best Nats to wear each uniform number

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December 1, 2021

From 00 to 99, Nationals players have chosen uniform numbers to represent themselves on the baseball field. Here's a look back at the top players to wear each number since 2005. Uniform numbers worn by only one player in team history are marked with an asterisk. 00: OF Brandon Watson,

Nationals' Top 5 right fielders: Camerato's take

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December 1, 2021

No one loves a good debate quite like baseball fans, and with that in mind, we asked each of our beat reporters to rank the top five players by position in the history of their franchise, based on their careers while playing for that club. These rankings are for fun

Hot take: 5 best catchers in Nationals history

@jessicacamerato
December 1, 2021

No one loves a good debate quite like baseball fans, and with that in mind, we asked each of our beat reporters to rank the top five players by position in the history of their franchise, based on their career while playing for that club. These rankings are for fun

Clutch playoff hit made Moore a cult hero

December 1, 2021

WASHINGTON -- The Nationals have had plenty of top prospects come up through their system and garner tons of attention. From top overall Draft picks like Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg to highly touted rookies like Anthony Rendon and Juan Soto, fans tracked these future stars before they arrived at

Nationals' Top 5 managers: Camerato's take

@jessicacamerato
December 1, 2021

No one loves a good debate quite like baseball fans, and with that in mind, we’ve asked each of our beat reporters to rank the top managers in the history of their franchise, based on their time guiding that club. These rankings are for fun and debate purposes only!

10 players you forgot played for the Nats

December 1, 2021

WASHINGTON -- The Nationals have a relatively brief team history -- 2019 will be the 15th season since the franchise moved to D.C. in '05 -- and it is a marvel how fast the club has come along. It was not long ago when the Nats were consistent last-place finishers

5 standout moments at Nationals Park

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December 1, 2021

Nationals Park opened just over 10 years ago on March 30, 2008, in Southeast Washington, D.C. Since then, it has been the home to historical no-hitters, dramatic walk-off homers and franchise-changing postseason wins, just to name a few feats. Take a look at five memorable moments that have taken place

Nats' and Expos' all-time retired numbers

December 1, 2021

In the short history of the Washington Nationals, the club has grown from National League East basement dwellers to one of the most successful teams of the decade. Its team history is too brief, however, to allow enough time for a player impactful enough to have come and gone and

What's in a name? Origin of 'Nationals'

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December 1, 2021

When baseball returned to Washington, D.C., from Montreal for the 2005 season, the question was what the team’s identity would be. The history of the Nationals name is part of a two-century journey through baseball’s past. Over 160 years ago, Washington’s first professional baseball team -- the Washington Nationals Baseball

Nationals' top 5 Opening Day moments

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March 31, 2021

The Opening Day game is filled with excitement and new opportunities for the season ahead, highlighted by fanfare and even first pitches thrown by U.S. Presidents. Whether at home or on the road, the Nationals have had memorable moments from the first game of the year.

Top 5 seasons in Nationals history

@jessicacamerato
February 23, 2021

The Nationals were playoff onlookers for their first seven seasons after relocating to Washington in 2005. The highest they climbed in the National League East standings was third place, and they struggled to finish above the .500 mark. That changed in 2012, when Washington became a playoff contender and eventual

Nats' Top 5 homegrown Draft picks

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February 15, 2021

Every year, Major League teams draft players hoping they will make an impact on their success -- that kind of future star that can bring championships to an organization. Since 2005, the Nationals have selected franchise-changing talents in the June Draft. From players who helped the Nats get to the

K's keep coming: Max's strikeout milestones

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February 12, 2021

Whenever Max Scherzer steps on the mound, it's anyone's guess as to how many strikeouts he will tally by the end of the game. What's a standout performance for some pitchers is just another day at the office for the three-time Cy Young Award winner. Take a look at some

Welcome to DC: Top debut seasons for Nats

@jessicacamerato
February 1, 2021

There are players who don’t need very long to make an impression on their team. Over the Nationals’ history, emerging young talents and veterans alike have stood out in their debut seasons in Washington. This list covers position players and pitchers, and there were a lot of strong options to

Hits to homers: Firsts in Nats' history

@jessicacamerato
January 29, 2021

There are memorable firsts in team histories. Those big home runs and no-hitters are standout moments. How about the intricacies of the game -- the RBIs and strikeouts, for example. Take a look back at a range of firsts in Nationals franchise history.

How Soto time traveled in first MLB homer

@jessicacamerato
January 22, 2021

For all the head-turning moments Juan Soto has produced in his first three seasons, it’s no surprise his first Major League home run was worth a double take, too. The story of Soto’s time travel began on May 15, 2018. That day, he was playing in a Double-A game for

Here are the best 5 games by a Nats pitcher

@jessicacamerato
January 18, 2021

With Cy Young Award winners, All-Stars and Hall of Fame-caliber pitchers having taken the mound for the Nationals, there is no shortage of noteworthy performances in franchise history. Here is a look at five regular-season outings that stand out from the rest.