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Nationals Foundation launches donation match of $150,000 to local nonprofits for Giving Tuesday

Foundation will match supporter donations up to $25,000 to each of six partner nonprofits
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The Washington Nationals Foundation has launched a donation match of $150,000 to local nonprofits for Giving Tuesday, celebrated on Tuesday, December 3. During the World Series, the Nationals Foundation experienced record-setting ticket sales for the 50/50 raffle at home games at Nationals Park, with a combined total jackpot of $300,000.

2019 World Series Games 3, 4, and 5 ceremonial first pitch participants

October 25, 2019

For the first time since 1933, Washington D.C. will host the World Series as the Washington Nationals continue their 2019 Postseason run, starting with Game 3 of the World Series on Friday, October 25 at 8:07 p.m. The World Series continues on Saturday, October 26 with Game 4 also set

2019 NLCS Games 3 and 4 at Nationals Park: What You Need to Know

October 14, 2019

The Washington Nationals will continue their 2019 Postseason run when they host Game 3 of the National League Championship Series on Monday, October 14 at 7:38 p.m. The NLCS continues on Tuesday, October 15 with Game 4 set to begin at 8:05 p.m. If a Game 5 is necessary, it

2019 National League Division Series at Nationals Park: What You Need to Know

October 5, 2019

The Washington Nationals will continue their 2019 Postseason run when they host Game 3 of the Nationals League Division Series on Sunday, October 6 at 7:45 p.m. The NLDS continues on Monday, October 7 with Game 4 set to begin at 6:40 p.m. Both games against the Los Angeles Dodgers

Nationals announce 2019 Minor League awards

September 25, 2019

The Washington Nationals selected the following players as their 2019 Minor League Players of the Year:

  • Player of the Year – Outfielder Yadiel Hernandez
  • Pitcher of the Year – Left-handed pitcher Tim Cate
  • Defensive Player of the Year – Infielder Luis García
  • Baserunner of the Year

Washington Nationals and Levy launch food recovery program with Nourish Now

September 17, 2019

The Washington Nationals and hospitality partner Levy are proud to announce a new partnership with Nourish Now, a Maryland-based food recovery non-profit. Nourish Now will receive and distribute appropriate excess food items from Nationals Park’s concession stands, clubs, and suites. The comprehensive food recovery program will also include food from

Anthony Rendon Named Washington Nationals Nominee For The 2019 Roberto Clemente Award

September 12, 2019

Major League Baseball today announced that Anthony Rendon was named the Washington Nationals 2019 nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award, the most prestigious individual award for Major League players. The Roberto Clemente Award is the annual recognition of a Major League player who best represents the game of Baseball through

Nationals recall Wilmer Difo and Michael A. Taylor

September 3, 2019

The Washington Nationals recalled infielder Wilmer Difo from Triple-A Fresno and outfielder Michael A. Taylor from Double-A Harrisburg on Tuesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Difo, 27, returns to the Nationals after going 19-for-45 (.422) with five doubles, two triples, one homer,

Nationals announce roster moves

September 1, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Washington Nationals made the following roster moves on Sunday in conjunction with expanded September rosters. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements.

  • Returned from rehab assignment and reinstated left-handed pitcher Sean Doolittle from the 10-day Injured List
  • Returned

Nationals announce roster moves, Aug. 30, 2019

August 30, 2019

The Washington Nationals made the following roster moves on Friday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. • Reinstated left-handed pitcher Roenis Elías from the 10-day Injured List • Reinstated right-handed pitcher Hunter Strickland from the Paternity List • Designated left-handed pitcher Matt Grace

Anthony Rendon named National League Player of the Week

August 26, 2019

Following a week in which he hit .483 (14-for-29) with three doubles, two homers, seven RBI, five walks, one stolen base and six runs scored, Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon was named National League Player of the Week on Monday. Major League Baseball made the announcement on MLB Network.

Nationals Announce 2020 Schedule

August 12, 2019

The Washington Nationals – in conjunction with Major League Baseball – announced their 2020 schedule on Monday. The 16th season of Nationals baseball will commence with an Opening Day matchup against the New York Mets at Citi Field on March 26th, marking the earliest start of the season in Nationals

Nationals recall Erick Fedde

July 29, 2019

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Erick Fedde from Double-A Harrisburg and placed right-handed pitcher Max Scherzer on the 10-Day Injured List (retroactive to July 26) with a mild rhomboid strain. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Fedde, 26, is 1-1 with a

Nationals recall Adrián Sanchez

July 27, 2019

The Washington Nationals recalled infielder Adrián Sanchez from Double-A Harrisburg and optioned right-handed pitcher Kyle Barraclough to Double-A Harrisburg Saturday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Sanchez, 28, joins the Nationals for his fourth Major League assignment of the season. He hit .322

Nationals Homestand Highlights 7/22-31

July 22, 2019
  • Ali Krieger Ceremonial First Pitch (Thursday, July 25, 4:05 p.m., Nationals Park) Fresh off the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup title, Ali Krieger of the U.S. Women’s National Team will be honored at Nationals Park and throw out a ceremonial first pitch. *Ali will have pregame media availability at

Washington Nationals launch Kids Eat Free program

Fans ages 12 and under will receive free meals at Nationals Park during every home game through Labor Day
July 19, 2019

Today, the Washington Nationals launched the Kids Eat Free program, a brand-new initiative that will offer complimentary meals for children ages 12 and under beginning with the July 22nd game against the Colorado Rockies and running through the Labor Day game vs. the New York Mets. The Nationals are the

Nationals recall Erick Fedde

July 17, 2019

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Erick Fedde from Double-A Harrisburg and optioned infielder Adrián Sanchez to Double-A Harrisburg on Wednesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Fedde, 26, was recalled to make his seventh Major League start of the season on Wednesday

Nationals recall RHP Austin Voth from AA Harrisburg

July 16, 2019

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Austin Voth from Double-A Harrisburg and optioned catcher Spencer Kieboom to Double-A Harrisburg on Tuesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announclement. Voth, 27, returns to the Nationals after making one start for Double-A Harrisburg on July 11

Max Scherzer Named National League Pitcher of the Month

July 3, 2019

Following a month in which he went 6-0 with a 1.00 ERA (5 ER/45.0 IP) and 68 strikeouts and five walks in six starts, Washington Nationals right-handed pitcher Max Scherzer was named National League Pitcher of the Month for June on Wednesday. Major League Baseball made the announcement on MLB

Nationals agree to terms with seven international free agents

July 2, 2019

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with seven international free agents on Tuesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo and Vice President of International Operations Johnny DiPuglia made the joint announcement. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC PLAYER POS B/T HT WT AGE D.O.B. HOMETOWN SIGNING SCOUT Aldonis, Pablo LHP

Max Scherzer named National League Player of the Week

July 1, 2019

Following a week in which he went 2-0 with a 1.13 ERA (2 ER/16.0 IP) in two starts, Washington Nationals right-handed pitcher Max Scherzer was named National League Player of the Week on Monday. Major League Baseball made the announcement on MLB Network. Scherzer struck out 24 batters without issuing

Carter Kieboom Selected to Participate in the 2019 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game

June 28, 2019

For the second consecutive season, Washington Nationals infield prospect Carter Kieboom has been selected to represent the organization at the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. Major League Baseball made the announcement earlier today on MLB Network’s “MLB Central.” The 21st SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game features the top Minor League prospects competing

Nationals agree to terms with two players from 2019 MLB Draft

June 27, 2019

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with two members of the 2019 First-Year Player Draft: Third baseman Drew Mendoza (3rd Round) and left-handed pitcher Matt Cronin (4th Round). Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo, Assistant General Manager & Vice President of Scouting Operations Kris Kline and

Nationals recall Austin Voth

June 23, 2019

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Austin Voth from Double-A Harrisburg and released right-handed pitcher Trevor Rosenthal on Sunday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Voth, 26, joins the Nationals after going 3-5 with a 4.40 ERA in 12 starts for the Triple-A

Nationals agree to terms with five players from the 2019 Draft

June 19, 2019

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with five members of the 2019 First-Year Player Draft on Wednesday. The signed players since the last release are listed in bold/italics. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo, Assistant General Manager & Vice President of Scouting Operations Kris Kline and