Ex-Reds star Rijo indicted in D.R.

Ex-Reds star Rijo indicted in D.R.

SAN PEDRO, Dominican Republic, July 30 (UPI) -- Former Cincinnati Reds all-star pitcher Jose Rijo has been indicted on charges of laundering money for an alleged drug trafficker, prosecutors said Monday.
Bowden quits as GM of Nationals

Bowden quits as GM of Nationals

VIERA, Fla., March 1 (UPI) -- Washington Nationals General Manager Jim Bowden resigned Sunday, saying he didn't want to be a distraction to the team.

Nationals fire Jose Rijo

VIERA, Fla., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals have fired Jose Rijo, special assistant to general manager Jim Bowden, after an embarrassing report about prospect Esmailyn Gonzalez.

Nationals dump three veterans

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- The struggling Washington Nationals have waived veterans Paul LoDuca, Felipe Lopez and Johnny Estrada in the midst of a nine-game losing streak.

Nationals drop pitcher John Patterson

VIERA, Fla., March 21 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals have released veteran starting pitcher John Patterson.

Acta gets contract extended by Washington

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals Friday gave Manager Manny Acta a one-year contract extension through the 2009 season.

Dmitri Young signs big new deal

NEW YORK, July 28 (UPI) -- Washington Nationals first baseman Dmitri Young Saturday inked a two-year contract extension worth $10 million.

Nationals get Langerhans from Oakland

WASHINGTON, May 3 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals have acquired outfielder Ryan Langerhans in a trade with the Oakland Athletics for outfielder Chris Snelling.

Girardi withdraws Nationals application

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Joe Girardi, the former manager of the Florida Marlins, has withdrawn his application to become the next manager of the Washington Nationals. Considered to be a favorite for the position, Girardi said he decided not to seek the Nationals job after weighin

Frank Robinson to be canned in Washington

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Frank Robinson will not return in 2007 as manager of the Washington Nationals.

Season likely over for Nats Jose Guillen

WASHINGTON, July 21 (UPI) -- Outfielder Jose Guillen of the Washington Nationals has been placed on the 15-day disabled list because of an elbow injury which could end his season. The Nationals said on their Web site that Guillen would have the elbow examined by noted orthopedic surg

Bowden to remain Nationals' GM

WASHINGTON, July 1 (UPI) -- The new ownership group of the Washington Nationals will retain General Manager Jim Bowden when the purchase of the team is completed.

Washington's Guzman done for 2006

WASHINGTON, May 6 (UPI) -- Washington Nationals shortstop Cristian Guzman will undergo season-ending surgery on his right shoulder.

Nationals lock up Johnson

WASHINGTON, March 11 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals agreed Saturday to terms on a three-year contract extension with first baseman Nick Johnson, locking him up through the 2009 season.

Bowden gets new contract from Nationals

WASHINGTON, March 9 (UPI) -- Washington Nationals vice president and general manager Jim Bowden Thursday signed a contract extension through the 2006 season.

Nationals may lose Guillen to wrist injury

VIERA, Fla., March 3 (UPI) -- Washington Nationals outfielder Jose Guillen likely will miss three months because of a damaged tendon in his left wrist.

Sammy Sosa says 'no' to Nationals

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Free agent outfielder Sammy Sosa Wednesday rejected a contract offer from the Washington Nationals.

Nationals sign Matt LeCroy

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals, looking for a spark off their bench, have signed free agent first baseman/catcher Matthew LeCroy to a one-year contract.

Mike Stanton re-signs with Nationals

WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals re-signed free-agent left-handed reliever Mike Stanton to a one-year contract.

Nationals sign Marlon Anderson

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Outfielder Marlon Anderson Friday signed a two-year contract with the Washington Nationals.

Nationals retain Jim Bowden

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Jim Bowden has received a contract extension through April 2006 as vice president and general manager of the Washington Nationals.

Nationals put Ryan Church on the DL

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals Thursday placed outfielder Ryan Church on the 15-day disabled list because of a fracture of his right big toe.

Nationals buy Halama from New Orleans

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals Thursday bought the contract of pitcher John Halama from Triple-A New Orleans.

Jeffrey Hammonds hangs up his spikes

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- Veteran Washington Nationals outfielder Jeffrey Hammonds has decided to retire.

Nationals dump Ohka, get Spivey

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals have traded pitcher Tomo Ohka to the Milwaukee Brewers for second baseman Junior Spivey.
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