Ross Detwiler

Ross Detwiler #48 of the Washington Nationals pitches against the Chicago Cubs at Nationals Park on September 3, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Nats’ Win Over Cubs Gives Washington Its 1st Winning Year

Ross Detwiler allowed four hits in seven shutout innings and Adam LaRoche homered Monday, giving the Washington Nationals their first winning season with a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

09/03/2012

Reed Johnson (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Johnson Homers, Gets 4 Hits As Cubs Beat Nationals

Reed Johnson, Alfonso Soriano and Geovany Soto each homered Wednesday night and the Chicago Cubs kept up their power surge in a 4-2 win over the Washington Nationals.

08/10/2011

Chicago Cubs Manager Mike Quade talks to reporters before the game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on July 5, 2011 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Baker’s Wild Error Helps Nationals Top Cubs 3-2

If second base were located somewhere on the fringe of the outfield grass behind the shortstop, Jeff Baker’s throw would have been on target. The Chicago Cubs wish they could invoke lots of similar “ifs” this season.

07/05/2011