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Nationals shut out Braves, reclaim NL East lead

...6-2) allowed five hits with three strikeouts and one walk."He controlled the strike zone," Nationals manager Matt Williams said of Fister, who allowed two hits in the first inning but just three over his final seven. "He wants to stay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-21/nationals-shut-out-brave
Braves fall to Washington 4-1

...strikeout in the ninth.With Washington leading 3-0, the first two Braves reached against Roark in the sixth. Manager Matt Williams visited the mound but left Roark in to face Jason Heyward. Roark got Heyward on a fly to right, but Justin Upton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/braves/2014-06-22
Nationals salvage series split against Braves

...some."With Washington leading 3-0, the first two Braves reached against Roark (7-4) in the sixth. Manager Matt Williams visited the mound but left Roark in to face Jason Heyward. Roark got Heyward on a fly to right, but Justin Upton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-22/nationals-salvage-series
Baseball fans get thrills after months of chills

...when 26 major league teams opened their seasons and seemed to make the outdoors feel a little warmer.Washington's Matt Williams and Detroit's Brad Ausmus won in their big league debuts as managers.They weren't the only inaugurals.There...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-31/baseball-fans-get-thrill
Freddie Freeman leads Atlanta Braves past Washington Nationals

...disabled list before the game with a concussion."It is what it is. Nobody is going to feel sorry for us," manager Matt Williams said. "You've got to play."B.J. Upton had two hits, including his first homer, and Dan Uggla drove in two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-12/freddie-freeman-leads-at
Starters dazzle for Braves, Nationals

...in the Braves' two-run sixth because of back spasms."He's pretty locked up right now," Nationals manager Matt Williams said. "He said he felt it on the first batter and that it got progressively worse." STARTING TIME: Zimmer mann...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-06/starters-dazzle-braves-n
Brad Ausmus has Tigers back atop AL Central

...Detroit is experiencing the most success early.The Seattle Mariners (Lloyd McClendon) and Washington Nationals (Matt Williams) are each a game above .500 under their new skippers. Meanwhile, Bryan Price and the Cincinnati Reds (17-19...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-12/brad-ausmus-has-tigers-b
Pitcher Julio Teheran leads Braves past Nationals

...since he was placed on the 15-day disabled list on March 29. "Through exercise he feels pretty good," manager Matt Williams said. "The test is going to be throwing and extending in a controlled environment." . Illness is going around both...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-05/pitcher-julio-teheran-le
Miguel Cabrera, Tigers come to terms on new 10-year deal

...will be examined by team physician Dr. Wiemi Douoguih today in Washington."It certainly is a setback," manager Matt Williams said. DIAMONDBACKS: Assigned top pitching prospect Archie Bradley to their minor league camp. The hard-throwing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-27/miguel-cabrera-tigers-co
Justin Upton, Freddie Freeman power Atlanta Braves past Washington Nationals

...2 for 5 with three RBI. ... Nate McLouth was supposed to start in CF and bat second for Washington, but manager Matt Williams said he tweaked his left knee while shagging flyballs during batting practice and was held out. ... Nationals LF...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-13/justin-upton-freddie-fre