2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
82-80, 2nd in NL East
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8d

Marlins trade reliever Barraclough to Nats

Kyle Barraclough, who was 15-12 with 11 saves and a 3.21 ERA in four seasons with the Marlins, has been traded to the Nationals for international slot money.

Harper on future: 'I'm not afraid of change' (1:08)
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18d

Rockies' Blackmon hits for cycle in win over Nats

Charlie Blackmon completed a cycle and went 4-for-5 as the Rockies beat the Nationals and set themselves up for Game 163 on Monday against the Dodgers in Los Angeles.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

The Nationals decided not to pitch Max Scherzer today and the Rockies have reaped the benefits with a 7-0 lead. David Dahl continued his hot September with his ninth home run in 23 games -- after entering the month with seven home runs in 53 games.

20d

Freeland, Dahl help Rockies clinch playoff berth

The National League West-leading Colorado Rockies locked up a playoff berth for the second straight season, beating the Washington Nationals 5-2 on Friday night for their eighth win in a row behind a resilient start from Kyle Freeland.

A-Rod calls out Phillies as Harper landing spot (1:11)
Ryan Howard: Bryce Harper is better than Mike Trout (1:12)
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21dSam Miller

This MLB season was weird. Really weird.

Every baseball season has its surprises. But this year's plot twists were, well, particularly surprising. Just ask Jacob deGrom. And Max Muncy. And the Baltimore Orioles. And ...

22d

'My city': Harper 0 for 4 in possibly last home Nats game

More than 3 1/2 hours before the start of what many expect to be his last game at Nationals Park as a member of the Washington Nationals, Bryce Harper stood at his locker and let his eyes linger on that familiar white jersey with the curly red "W" on...

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

In what could be Bryce Harper's final home game at Nats Park, his would-be replacement is doing his best to steal the show. Top outfield prospect Victor Robles is 4-for-4 with a homer and five RBI. Harper, meanwhile, is hitless in four trips with a pair of whiffs.

Harper cherishing potential final home game in Washington (1:28)
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22dEddie Matz

Harper cherishes possible last Nats home game

Free agent-to-be Bryce Harper called it "crazy" knowing Wednesday's game against the Marlins could have been his final home contest in Washington.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Bryce Harper, who was in full uniform 3.5 hours before first pitch: "It's definitely crazy walking in today and knowing this could be my last game at Nats Park in my white jersey....I knew I wanted to get here and put the uni on right away, and just cherish that moment,"

Scherzer on 300 K's: 'It was something I dreamed of' (0:48)
0:26

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Max Scherzer talks about getting his 300th strikeout.

23d

Scherzer gets to 300 Ks, fans 10 in Nats' 9-4 win over Miami

Max Scherzer became the 17th pitcher since 1900 to strike out 300 batters in a season, reaching that milestone by fanning 10 in seven innings Tuesday night during the Washington Nationals' otherwise meaningless 9-4 victory over the Miami Marlins.

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23dEddie Matz

Scherzer joins elite company with 300th strikeout

Nationals ace Max Scherzer recorded his 300th strikeout of the season Tuesday night, becoming the 17th pitcher since 1900 and the fifth since 2000 to reach the milestone.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs7718th
Batting Average.2549th
On Base Percentage.3352nd
Slugging Percentage.41910th
Earned Run Average4.0415th
Quality Starts83Tied-13th
WHIP1.2510th
BAA.24211th