Astros pitcher Bud Norris throws against the Nationals. (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Astros Hit 3 Triples In 1st Inning, Beat Nats 11-4

The Houston Astros set a franchise record by hitting three triples in a five-run first inning, backing starter Bud Norris with a season-high 17 hits on the way to an 11-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.


Nationals Park (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Astros-Nationals Preview

Superb pitching from their rotation is a big reason the Washington Nationals are tied for the most wins in the majors.


Wilson Ramos of the Nationals hits a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning to drive in the winning run against the Astros. (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Nationals Score 2 In The 8th, Rally Past Houston

Jayson Werth drew a bases-loaded walk and Wilson Ramos hit a sacrifice fly as the Washington Nationals rallied in the eighth inning and beat the Houston Astros 3-2 Wednesday night for their third straight win.


Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez throws against the Astros. (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Gonzalez Beats Astros 1-0 For First Win With Nats

Gio Gonzalez dominated over seven innings and had to wait out a nervous ninth with Brad Lidge on the mound before his first win with the Washington Nationals was secure.


Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Astros-Nationals Preview

After a shaky debut, the Washington Nationals’ Gio Gonzalez seemed far more comfortable in his most recent start.


Stephen Strasburg of the Nationals pitches against the Astros. (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Strasburg Throws 6 In Nats’ 6-3 Win Over Astros

Stephen Strasburg pitched six innings for his second win of the season, to lead the Washington Nationals to a 6-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday.


credit CHRISTIAN PETERSEN/Getty Images

Video: Bryce Harper Ejected

Watch the best prospect in Major League Baseball get thrown out of a game

SportsRadio 610–08/11/2011

(credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Altuve Gets First Big League Hit

Jose Altuve, one of the few Astros prospects to get excited about, made his major league debut in Tuesday’s game against the Washington Nationals.


AZ Fall League: Mesa v Scottsdale

Video: Is Bryce Harper’s Kiss A Big Deal?

J&R discuss the controversial moment from the National’s first round pick from last year.