GM: Nationals Negotiated With Bud Black, Dusty Baker SimultaneouslyWashington hired Baker, but not before drama surrounding negotiations with Black.
Nationals Hire Dusty Baker As New ManagerMLB avoided what would have been its first start to a season since 1988 with zero black managers.
Bryant Gets 3 Hits As Cubs Hand Nationals 8th Loss In 10 gamesChris Coghlan and Starlin Castro each had two hits and two RBIs.
Cubs Win 4-2 As Hammel Stays Undefeated Against NationalsDexter Fowler had two hits and scored twice, and Hammel allowed just one run in eight-plus innings.
Nationals Hold Off Cubs, 7-5Tsuyoshi Wada allowed five runs in 3 2/3 innings.
Preview: Cubs-NationalsTsuyoshi Wada opposes Tanner Roark tonight at Nationals Park.
Watch: David Ross' Pickoff At 1st Bails Cubs Out Of Trouble, Seals WinThat was a well-timed throw from Ross.
Arrieta Solid As Cubs Defeat Nationals, 2-1Jake Arrieta allowed one run in six innings of work.
Preview: Cubs-NationalsJake Arrieta opposes Gio Gonzalez tonight at Nationals Park.
Levine: Max Scherzer Outduels Jon LesterBoth starting pitchers were magnificent Wednesday night in Washington's 3-0 win.
Harper, Scherzer Power Nationals Past CubsBryce Harper hit his 18th home run, and Max Scherzer struck out a season-high 13 to outduel Jon Lester.
Preview: Nationals-CubsMax Scherzer opposes Jon Lester tonight at Wrigley Field.