By RICK FREEMAN NEW YORK (AP) -- Ross Detwiler pitched five scoreless innings and the Washington Nationals beat New York 6-2 Tuesday, handing the Mets their first loss of the season on the same n
From Comcast SportsNetNEW YORK (AP) -- The season is off to an unexpected start for the New York Mets.
Demoted John Lannan's request for a trade may be falling on deaf ears by a Nationals franchise not intent on shipping the starting pitcher and team leader in wins last season.
By winning 80 games in 2011, the Washington Nationals got close to the playoffs, but not quite close enough.
CHICAGO -- Left-hander John Lannan, surprisingly demoted to Class AAA yesterday, has informed Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo he wants to be traded.