5/3/2016 | Papelbon: Blown save 'boils down' to execution
Nationals closer Jonathan Papelbon didn't mince words when asked why he blew his second save of the season in a 7-6 loss to the Royals at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday night.
5/3/2016 | Baker: Veteran righty Arroyo trying sidearm
Nationals right-hander Bronson Arroyo continues to have right shoulder issues, according to manager Dusty Baker.
5/3/2016 | Harper: A lot to learn from Negro Leaguers
Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is considered a sports-history aficionado, and on Wednesday, he went to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City to be presented with the museum's Josh Gibson and Oscar Charleston Legacy Awards for being the National League home run leader and NL MVP Award winner last season.
5/3/2016 | Strasburg set to take on champs in KC finale
The Nationals and Royals wrap up their series on Wednesday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium, with Washington right-hander Stephen Strasburg facing K.C. righty Kris Medlen.
5/3/2016 | Harper's UA pact reportedly largest for MLBer
Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is sticking with Under Armour for the foreseeable future. The company announced Tuesday it has signed Harper, the reigning National League Most Valuable Player Award winner, to a multiyear endorsement extension. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but ESPN reported the extension was believed to be for 10 years and the largest endorsement deal for a baseball player in history.
5/3/2016 | Pipeline preview: Royals' Dozier, Braves' Sims highlight Minors' slate
After homering in three of his past four games, Hunter Dozier joins Atlanta's Lucas Sims as top prospects in action on Tuesday.
5/3/2016 | Nationals' bullpen makes statement in KC
The Nationals' bullpen has been dominant, entering Tuesday's action with a 2.49 ERA and 73 strikeouts in 72 2/3 innings. The fact was never more evident than on Monday night, when the unit showed how dominating it can be against a team that has been to two straight World Series thanks to its powerful stable of endgame relievers.
5/3/2016 | Roark looks to lead Nats to 5th straight win in KC
The Nationals and Royals play the second game of a three-game series on Tuesday night. Washington has won four straight games, while Kansas City is looking for its second win in its last eight.