Nationals top Astros in Game 7 to win 1st World Series title

U.S. 10/30/19, 23:05

Almost out of contention in May, champs in October. Howie Kendrick, Anthony Rendon and the Washington Nationals completed their amazing comeback journey — fittingly with one final, late rally on the road. In Game 7 of the World Series, no less. Washington Nationals' Howie Kendrick hits a two-run home run during the seventh ...

Corbin pitches shutout in Nationals 5-0 win over Marlins

Baseball 05/25/19, 17:49

Patrick Corbin pitched a four-hit shutout, Yan Gomes hit a three-run double in the fourth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 5-0 on Saturday.Corbin (5-2) faced the minimum through five innings while allowing two singles. The left-hander retired 10 straight batters from the end of the second ...

Soto, Adams homer in 8th inning, Nats beat Marlins 12-10

Baseball 05/24/19, 22:26

Juan Soto and Matt Adams hit back-to-back home runs in the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals snapped a five-game losing streak by rallying for a 12-10 win over the Miami Marlins on Friday night.Soto's three-run blast off Marlins reliever Tayron Guerrero was his eighth homer of the season and ...

Nats GM says manager Martinez safe for now despite struggles

Sports 05/24/19, 17:29

Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo says second-year manager Dave Martinez's job is safe for now despite Washington's sluggish start to the season.The Nationals have lost five straight and entered Friday at 19-31, better than only the Miami Marlins, Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles.Rizzo says there is blame to go ...

Mets snap 5-game skid with 5-3 win over Nationals

Baseball 05/20/19, 21:41

Amed Rosario and Pete Alonso homered in the first inning as the New York Mets, after learning embattled manager Mickey Callaway is staying around, broke out of their offensive funk a bit to beat the Washington Nationals 5-3 on Monday night.Carlos Gómez cracked an RBI double off the wall for ...

Rizzo homers, Cubs hold off Nationals’ rally for 6-5 win

Baseball 05/19/19, 21:41

Anthony Rizzo homered, Albert Almora Jr. had three hits and the Chicago Cubs held off the Washington Nationals for a 6-5 victory Sunday night.Chicago led 6-1 before Washington closed to within a run on a three-run homer by Anthony Rendon in the sixth inning and a solo home run by ...

Corbin Ks 11, Robles homers as Nationals beat Mets 5-1

Baseball 05/15/19, 20:50

Patrick Corbin struck out 11 in eight strong innings and Victor Robles homered to help the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 5-1 on Wednesday night.Anthony Rendon had three hits for Washington (17-25), which had lost seven of 10. He had two doubles and a single, scored twice and ...

Yelich hits 16th HR, Brewers top Nats 7-3 for 6th win in row

Baseball 05/08/19, 16:10

Christian Yelich hit his major leading-leading 16th home run and the Milwaukee Brewers won their sixth straight game, beating the Washington Nationals 7-3 on Wednesday.The Nationals lost all three at Miller Park, marking the first time they've been swept this season, and have dropped four in a row overall.Washington loaded ...

Leading off: Reds deal with odd delays, Rendon miffed

Sports 05/07/19, 23:15

A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday:WHAT NOW?The Cincinnati Reds have had two straight games delayed at the start because of unusual circumstances.A technician climbs the left field lighting structure at the Oakland Coliseum in attempt to fix extinguished lights prior to the baseball game between the Cincinnati ...

Cain, Brewers top Nationals 6-0; Rendon ejected in return

Baseball 05/07/19, 22:09

Lorenzo Cain's three-run double with two outs in the seventh inning broke a scoreless tie and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Washington Nationals 6-0 Tuesday night for their fifth straight win.Nationals star Anthony Rendon had a rough and frustrating return to the lineup after missing 14 games because of a ...

Eflin strong again, Hoskins drives in 2 as Phils beat Nats

Baseball 05/05/19, 16:25

Zach Eflin pitched seven strong innings and Rhys Hoskins drove in a pair of runs to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.Cesar Hernandez added two doubles for the NL East-leading Phillies, who have won six of nine.Kurt Suzuki homered for the third ...

Suzuki, Robles homer in 8th to lead Nationals past Phillies

Baseball 05/04/19, 22:27

Kurt Suzuki and Victor Robles hit consecutive home runs in the eighth inning to rally the Washington Nationals to a 10-8 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.It was just the third win in the last 10 for the Nationals, whose injuries continued to pile up.Already without Ryan Zimmerman ...

Nationals place Juan Soto on 10-day IL with back spasms

Sports 05/04/19, 18:53

The Washington Nationals have placed left fielder Juan Soto on the 10-day injured list due to back spasms.The 20-year-old Soto missed three straight games entering Saturday's contest against the Philadelphia Phillies. The team made the move, retroactive to May 1, when Soto didn't improve enough to play Saturday. He is ...

Nationals 3B Anthony Rendon to IL after missing 7 of 8 games

Baseball 04/30/19, 13:42

Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon is finally heading to the injured list with a bruised left elbow after sitting out seven of Washington's past eight games.Rendon joins two other members of the team's starting infield on the IL: first baseman Ryan Zimmerman and shortstop Trea Turner.Lefty reliever Dan Jennings' contract ...

Strasburg Ks 11 in 8 innings as Nationals beat Marlins 5-0

Baseball 04/21/19, 15:04

Stephen Strasburg dominated his favorite foil Sunday, striking out 11 and allowing two hits in eight innings to help the Washington Nationals avert a series sweep by beating Miami 5-0.Ryan Zimmerman hit two solo home runs, and Brian Dozier also had a solo homer.Strasburg (2-1) improved to 18-7 in 32 ...

Granderson homers, Marlins tag Scherzer in 9-3 win over Nats

Baseball 04/20/19, 21:11

Curtis Granderson homered and the Miami Marlins busted out at the plate after changing hitting coaches, roughing up ace Max Scherzer in beating the Washington Nationals 9-3 on Saturday night to win a series for the first time this season.Brian Anderson doubled twice and the Marlins finished with 11 hits ...

Marlins end 4-game skid, scratch out win over Nationals, 3-2

Baseball 04/19/19, 21:07

The Miami Marlins' runs came home on an error, a walk and a hit batsman, helping them break a four-game losing streak by beating the Washington Nationals 3-2 Friday.Miami, last in the majors in runs, totaled just six hits and went 1 for 10 with runners in scoring position. But ...

Martin hits RBI double in 9th, Pirates stop Nationals 4-3

Baseball 04/14/19, 15:40

Rookie Jason Martin hit a tiebreaking double in the top of the ninth inning against Washington's shaky bullpen, then Felipe Vázquez escaped a bases-loaded jam Sunday to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 4-3 win over the Nationals.The Pirates took two of three and won a series at Nationals Park for ...

Eaton, Kendrick homer in 8th, Nats rally past Pirates 3-2

Baseball 04/13/19, 17:54

Adam Eaton and Howie Kendrick homered on consecutive pitches in the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals rallied past the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Saturday.After Richard Rodriguez (0-1) retired the first two batters in the eighth, Eaton tied it with his first home run of the season. Kendrick then connected ...

Moran hits pinch-hit, 3-run homer as Pirates top Nats 6-3

Baseball 04/12/19, 21:58

Colin Moran had a pinch-hit, three-run homer in the 10th inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates scored five runs off Washington's struggling bullpen in a 6-3 victory over the Nationals on Friday night.Moran's homer to right center off Justin Miller was his second as a pinch hitter in 34 at-bats. He ...

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