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The Team That Reads: Washington Nationals announce expanded summer initiatives

Summer Reading Sundays with Josh Bell and Sean Doolittle Begin May 29
10:27 AM EDT

The Washington Nationals continue to be “The Team that Reads,” today announcing the expansion of their summer reading initiatives. This season, the Nationals launch Summer Reading Sundays, which occur prior to select home games and feature Nationals first baseman Josh Bell and relief pitcher Sean Doolittle as Player Ambassadors. “I’m

Washington Nationals Homestand Highlights vs. New York Mets (May 10-12) & Houston Astros (May 13-15)

May 10, 2022

Coming off a nine-game, 10-day road trip, the Nationals return to D.C. for a six-game homestand featuring a pair of three-game series against the New York Mets and the Houston Astros. Single-game tickets for all Nationals home games are on sale now starting at just $13. Fans interested in purchasing

Nationals cue up celebrations for Ryan Zimmerman Weekend June 17-18

May 4, 2022

The Washington Nationals honor Ryan Zimmerman, the first Draft pick in team history and the face of the franchise for more than a decade and a half, with two straight days of celebrations on Friday, June 17, and Saturday, June 18. Ryan Zimmerman Weekend highlights include fan giveaways, appearances by

Washington Nationals select the contract of Erasmo Ramírez

April 21, 2022

The Washington Nationals selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Erasmo Ramírez from Triple-A Rochester and placed right-handed pitcher Hunter Harvey on the 10-day Injured List with a right pronator strain on Thursday. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Nationals transferred infielder/outfielder Ehire Adrianza to the 60-day Injured List.

Washington Nationals Homestand Highlights vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (April 19-21), San Francisco Giants (April 22-24), Miami Marlins (April 26-28)

April 19, 2022

The Nationals return from their first road trip to begin the first of two 10-game homestands this season. The team opens with a four-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks and a three-game set against the San Francisco Giants, followed by an off-day on Monday, April 25, before finishing with three

Washington Nationals recall Josh Rogers

April 11, 2022

The Washington Nationals recalled left-handed pitcher Josh Rogers from Triple-A Rochester and placed right-handed pitcher Aníbal Sánchez on the 10-day Injured List (retroactive to April 8) with a cervical nerve impingement on Monday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Rogers, 27, joins the

Washington Nationals recall Hunter Harvey

April 10, 2022

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Hunter Harvey from Triple-A Rochester and placed right-handed pitcher Mason Thompson on the 10-day Injured List with a right biceps strain on Sunday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Harvey, 27, joined the Nationals organization in 2022

Washington Nationals announce Opening Day roster

April 7, 2022

The Washington Nationals announced their Opening Day roster and corresponding roster moves on Thursday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. · Selected the contracts of right-handed pitcher Víctor Arano, infielder Maikel Franco and infielder/outfielder Dee Strange-Gordon. · Recalled infielder Lucius Fox from Triple-A

Washington Nationals honor city's iconic Cherry Blossoms with City Connect uniforms

Cherry Blossom Jerseys Make On-Field Debut Saturday and Sunday, April 9-10; Merchandise Available at Nationals Team Store Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.; Nationals and Wizards Launch Nike’s First Multi-Team City Uniform Campaign
March 29, 2022

Spring in Washington D.C. means two things: baseball and cherry blossoms. The Washington Nationals are proud to combine these two iconic features, today revealing the club’s cherry blossom-themed City Connect uniforms. The Nationals are the first of seven clubs participating in this year’s Nike MLB City Connect Series. Designed in

Washington Nationals announce 2022 special ticket events

March 25, 2022

The Washington Nationals will host a full schedule of special ticket events throughout the 2022 season, including the return of several fan favorites, plus many new opportunities for fans to enjoy a game with people sharing similar interests. Fans purchasing special tickets for the more than 35 special ticket events

Washington Nationals agree to terms with Nelson Cruz

March 17, 2022

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a one-year contract with a mutual option for 2023 with designated hitter Nelson Cruz on Thursday. Additionally, Washington designated right-handed pitcher Jhon Romero for assignment. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Cruz, 41, is a seven-time

Washington Nationals agree to terms with Sean Doolittle

March 16, 2022

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a one-year contract with left-handed pitcher Sean Doolittle and placed right-handed pitcher Joe Ross on the 60-day Injured List with a right elbow burn spur removal on Wednesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Doolittle, 35,

Washington Nationals announce 2022 Spring Training broadcast schedule

March 16, 2022

The highly anticipated sixth season of Washington Nationals Spring Training at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches begins Friday, March 18, and single game tickets are on sale now at nationals.com/Spring. Fans not making the trip to West Palm Beach, Fla., can catch the action on TV and radio, as

Washington Nationals announce 2022 promotional schedule

Single game tickets go on sale this week
March 14, 2022

The Washington Nationals are looking forward to an exciting 2022 campaign in which fans coming to the ballpark will be treated to new promotions and the return of several fan-favorite giveaways. To view the Nationals 2022 promotional calendar, visit nationals.com/Promotions. Single game tickets for all regular season games, excluding Opening

Washington Nationals announce 2022 non-roster invitees

March 14, 2022

The Washington Nationals announced 22 non-roster invitees for 2022 Spring Training on Monday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.

Washington Nationals announce details for 2022 season

Single Game Tickets on Sale Next Week; New Procedures Streamline Entry into Nationals Park
March 11, 2022

The Washington Nationals today announced several details for fans in advance of the 2022 season, which begins Thursday, April 7, against the New York Mets at Nationals Park. Opening Day first pitch is set for 4:05 p.m. Single game tickets for all 2022 regular season games, excluding Opening Day, will

Washington Nationals announce Phil Rizzo Scout of the Year Award

February 24, 2022

The Washington Nationals announced the winner of the second annual Phil Rizzo Scout of the Year Award on Thursday. The award is given annually to the Washington Nationals scout who represents the integrity, character and work ethic exemplified by Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo’s late

Statements from the Washington Nationals

February 15, 2022

Following Ryan Zimmerman’s retirement announcement on Tuesday afternoon, the Washington Nationals released the following statements: Statement from Mark D. Lerner, Managing Principal Owner of the Washington Nationals: “On behalf of my family and the entire Washington Nationals organization, we would like to congratulate Ryan on a tremendous career and thank

Nationals, Terra create first-ever sports partnership with decentralized autonomous organization

Club sponsorship will showcase Terra with plans to adopt use of cryptocurrency at Nationals Park
February 9, 2022

The Washington Nationals are proud to announce a groundbreaking partnership with the Terra community. Terra is one of the largest decentralized autonomous organizations (DAO) in the cryptocurrency industry and has experienced a meteoric rise as a market leader through its blockchain and DeFi ecosystem. The Nationals are a leading innovator

BetMGM Retail Sportsbook officially opens at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.

January 31, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (January 31, 2022) – BetMGM and the Washington Nationals announced today the opening of the first retail sportsbook connected to a Major League Baseball stadium. The BetMGM Sportsbook at Nationals Park is open year-round, providing sports fans an innovative entertainment destination to watch and wager on games.

Kevin Frandsen returns to Washington as MASN color commentator

Former Nationals utility player joins Bob Carpenter in television booth
January 20, 2022

The Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) and Washington Nationals today named former player Kevin Frandsen as the network’s color commentator for Nationals television coverage. Frandsen joins the MASN booth after four seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies radio broadcast. He was a member of Washington’s 2014 National League East Division championship team

Washington Nationals announce Minor League Player Development staff 

January 18, 2022

The Washington Nationals announced their 2022 Minor League Player Development staff on Tuesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo and Director of Player Development De Jon Watson made the joint announcement. “We are incredibly excited to announce our expanded player development staff,” said Watson. “We added

Washington Nationals agree to terms with 10 international free agents

January 15, 2022

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with ten international free agents on Saturday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo and Vice President and Assistant General Manager of International Operations Johnny DiPuglia made the joint announcement.

Washington Nationals agree to terms with infielder César Hernández

November 30, 2021

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a one-year contract with infielder César Hernández on Tuesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Hernández, 31, hit a career-high 21 home runs in 149 games between Cleveland and Chicago (AL) in 2021. He ranked among

Washington Nationals claim infielder Lucius Fox

November 30, 2021

The Washington Nationals claimed infielder Lucius Fox off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Fox, 24, hit .245 and posted a .353 on-base percentage with 15 doubles, five homers, 24 RBI, 37 walks, 19 stolen bases