Tom Koehler outpitched Stephen Strasburg, Giancarlo Stanton homered and the revitalized Miami Marlins earned their fourth win in a row Saturday by beating the slumping Washington Nationals 8-0.
It’s a baseball tradition unlike any other. For years, rookie relievers have been forced to wear children’s backpacks to the (...)
Nearly all of the Washington Nationals’ losses this season have been cast in the same mold: a strong start, missed offensive chances, shaky defense and unreliable relief pitching. The Nationals lost to the Miami Marlins, 3-2, Friday night in the first game of a 10-game road trip exclusively against NL East opponents because they could not break that trend. Read full article >>
Martin Prado broke a tie with an eighth-inning single, and four pitchers combined on a six-hitter to help the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 Friday night.
The game was still close Thursday when the Washington Nationals tripped on themselves. They trailed the St. Louis Cardinals by only one run in the eighth inning, but one ugly sequence put the game out of reach in a 4-1 loss.Read full article >>
Michael Wacha got the best of Max Scherzer in a pitcher's duel, Matt Adams singled in the tiebreaking run in the sixth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 Thursday for their fourth straight series wi...
We aren't even one-quarter of the way into the Major League Baseball season, yet there are players already struggling. Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Ryan Braun, New York Yankees right fielder Carlos Beltran and Washington Nationals...Show More Summary
Former UCLA pitcher Matt Grace made his major league debut Wednesday night for the Washington Nationals. The left-hander pitched a scoreless seventh inning in the Nationals' 7-5 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.
Entering this season, the Washington Nationals had faith they could overcome the changes to their bullpen because of young arms such as Blake Treinen. The big right-hander throws fastballs in the high 90s that sink, a lot, and the Nationals...Show More Summary
Kolten Wong homered and drove in the tiebreaking run with a double in the eighth inning to lift the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-5 victory over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night.
Yunel Escobar is different from his Washington Nationals teammates. In his native Cuba, baseball is played with a lot of emotion and style. And even after eight years of playing baseball in the United States, Escobar has adapted some to the more sterile style of play here but not completely. Show More Summary
The Washington Nationals will be going for their fifth victory in six games Wednesday after snapping a five-game winning streak by the St. Louis Cardinals with a 2-1 win in 10 innings Tuesday. The Nationals are finally starting to play...Show More Summary
For eight innings Tuesday, the Washington Nationals invited the St. Louis Cardinals to beat them. They left pitches over the plate and walked batters. Starter Gio Gonzalez allowed 12 Cardinals to reach base but somehow fired six scoreless innings. Show More Summary
Yunel Escobar homered to left with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning, then celebrated with a head-first slide into home plate, lifting the Washington Nationals to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.
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Before the Washington Nationals’ season began, concerns about the bullpen abounded, and the first two weeks of the season have done little to assuage those fears. Nationals relievers have a 2.27 ERA through 13 games, which ranked sixth in the major leagues entering Monday. Show More Summary
Monday, April 20 Baltimore Orioles at Boston Red Sox (MLBN 11 am) Local Broadcast New York Yankees at Detroit Tigers (ESPN 7 pm) Dave O’Brien, Aaron Boone, Mark Mulder Tuesday, April 21 St. Louis Cardinals at Washington Nationals (MLBN...Show More Summary
It's the game you love to hate with the team you probably picked to win the 2015 World Series: It's time to play a round of Patience or Panic with the sub-.500 Washington Nationals. Major League Baseball just wrapped up its second week...Show More Summary
Stephen Strasburg allowed a run in 7 1-3 innings and the Washington Nationals used a three-run fifth inning for a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
Odubel Herrera had three hits and scored twice, Aaron Harang pitched six innings and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped a six-game losing streak with a 5-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday.