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  • Pipeline names Nationals' Prospects of the Year
    Jefry Rodriguez and Carter Kieboom, two players that made arguably the most encouraging strides throughout the Nats' Minor League system, have been selected as MLB Pipeline's Prospects of the Year for the Nationals.
  • Kieboom triples, collects two hits in Fall League
    Here's a team-by-team breakdown of how all 30 teams' prospects fared in Arizona Fall League action on Thursday.
  • Nats' greatest postseason moment: 2012 NLDS
    To kick off the first week of postseason play, this week we take a look at the greatest postseason moments of the division era. Even if your team isn't a postseason team, you can remember your great October moments … and if it is, you can dream of maybe having another one this month that's even better.
  • Nats get Barraclough in deal with Marlins
    The Washington Nationals acquired right-handed pitcher Kyle Barraclough from the Miami Marlins in exchange for international slot value on Wednesday.
  • Inbox: Could Nats deal Eaton if Harper returns?
    There are so many questions the Nationals will have to answer this offseason as they look to build themselves back into a contender after missing the postseason in 2018.
  • Here are key FAQs about Nationals' offseason
    The Nationals are gearing up for what will be, perhaps, the most important offseason in team history. However, the Nats team that takes the field for Opening Day next season will almost certainly look a lot different than this year's team. Here are some of the key decisions and dates that will guide Washington's offseason.
  • Mills throws well in Fall League action
    Here's a team-by-team breakdown of how all 30 teams' prospects fared in Arizona Fall League action on Wednesday.
  • 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.
  • 30 top prospects in the AFL -- 1 from each team
    Seven clubs are sending their No. 1 prospect to the Arizona Fall League this year, and each team is sending an impressive array of up-and-coming talent. Here is a list of the top prospect from each organization that fans can check out in AFL action next week.
  • Source: Miller out as Nats' assistant GM
    The Nationals will not renew the contract of assistant general manager Bob Miller, ending his three-year tenure with the team as one of president of baseball operations and general manager Mike Rizzo's most trusted advisors, a source confirmed to MLB.com on Wednesday. The club has not confirmed the report, first reported by the Athletic, but the move comes as a surprise.
  • 5 pressing questions facing Nats in offseason
    In order to vie for the National League West title in 2019, the Nationals need to address some issues this offseason.
  • Soto named Sept. NL Rookie of Month
    Major League Baseball has selected Angels phenom Shohei Ohtani and Nationals outfielder Juan Soto -- a pair of serious contenders for this year's Rookie of the Year Awards -- as the American and National League's Rookies of the Month for September.
  • 2019 Draft order set: Nationals have No. 17 pick
    Unlike in 2017, when the race for the No. 1 overall pick in the next year's Draft came down to a walk-off homer on the final day of the season, there was no such drama this summer. The Orioles, whose 115 losses were the fourth-most in modern big league history, clinched the top choice in 2019 with nine games remaining.
  • Shut out in finale, Nats turn focus to 2019
    The finish line arrived much sooner than anticipated for the Nationals, who never thought a loss on Sunday at Coors Field would mark the end of their season. Washington was a team expected to not only compete for a division title, but to challenge for a World Series championship, only to watch those dreams fizzle away this summer.
  • Rizzo: Harper 'in our plans' for future
    The situation was always going to be awkward, with so much uncertainty surrounding whether this would truly be goodbye. Bryce Harper did his best to not treat it like farewell, insisting at every turn that no one knew whether Sunday's 12-0 loss to the Rockies was his final game in a Nationals uniform, so he treated it like just another game.
  • Strasburg, Nats play spoiler in rout of Rockies
    Washington did its part to ensure the final day of the regular season will be an exciting one in the National League. The Nats beat the Rockies, 12-2, snapping their eight-game winning streak in front of a sold-out crowd Saturday night at Coors Field and dropping them into a tie with the Dodgers atop the NL West. Along with the NL Central between the Cubs and Brewers, two division titles will be up for grabs for Game 162 on Sunday.
  • Soto (22) ties Bryce for 2nd in HRs by teenager
    Juan Soto moved up another spot in the record books as he nears the end of one of the best seasons ever by a teenager. Soto launched a solo home run in the fifth inning of Saturday's 12-2 victory at Coors Field, his 22nd home run of the season, matching Bryce Harper for the second-most homers by a teenager in MLB history.
  • Zimmerman (back) out for final 2 games of '18
    The Nationals have shut down first baseman Ryan Zimmerman for the final two games of the season, deciding there was no reason for him to play and risk further injury while battling a sore back. Zimmerman said Friday that his back injury is not serious and if playoff implications were on the line this weekend, he would be able to play.
  • Presidents race Premier League mascots
    Presidents race Premier League mascots
  • Harper jersey among MLB's best sellers
    Many of the names on the list of top jersey sales are perhaps usual suspects -- young stars on the rise, whose personalities and performances have resonated among a wide swath of fans, reflecting MLB's strategy of marketing its young, promising talent.
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