Twins shelve Pineda with knee tendinitis, promote Smeltzer

Sports 05/28/19, 10:48

The Minnesota Twins have placed pitcher Michael Pineda on the 10-day injured list with right knee tendinitis and promoted Devin Smeltzer to take his place in the rotation.The move was made Tuesday, with Smeltzer scheduled to make his major league debut against Milwaukee. Pineda struck out six Brewers in six ...

Kendrick homers, drives in 3 as Nats beat Marlins again, 9-6

Baseball 05/26/19, 16:36

Howie Kendrick hit his eighth homer, drove in three runs and finished with three hits as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 9-6 on Sunday.Brian Dozier doubled in two during Washington's four-run rally with two outs in Caleb Smith's third and final inning, his shortest outing of the year.The ...

Ryu carries no-hitter into 8th, Dodgers blank Nationals 6-0

Sports 05/12/19, 18:18

Hyun-Jin Ryu took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, Corey Seager hit a grand slam and the Los Angeles Dodgers blanked the Washington Nationals 6-0 on Sunday to split a four-game series that featured three shutouts.Nationals newcomer Gerardo Parra, who hit a grand slam Saturday night, played spoiler at Dodger ...

Dodgers’ Ryu pitching no-hitter thru 6 innings vs Nationals

Sports 05/12/19, 17:01

Hyun-Jin Ryu of the Los Angeles Dodgers is pitching a no-hitter through six innings against the Washington Nationals. Ryu has struck out six and thrown 90 pitches Sunday at Dodger Stadium. Washington's only baserunner came with one out in the fourth when Brian Dozier walked. In 2014, Ryu took a no-hitter into ...

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 ...

Arenado homers for 1,000th hit, Rockies rally past Nats 7-5

Baseball 04/22/19, 23:06

Nolan Arenado hit a tiebreaking homer for his 1,000th career hit and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Washington Nationals 7-5 Monday night.Arenado also doubled twice and drove in two to help the Rockies win for the seventh time in eight games. He is the ninth Rockies player to ...

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 ...

Hellickson, Adams, Rendon help Nationals rout Phillies 15-1

Baseball 04/10/19, 21:56

Jeremy Hellickson pitched three-hit ball over six innings, Matt Adams drove in four runs and the Washington Nationals routed the Philadelphia Phillies 15-1 on Wednesday night.One night after wasting a five-run lead in a 10-6 loss in 10 innings, the Phillies were flat. Bryce Harper was 0 for 2 with ...

Soto’s 3-run shot in 10th lifts Nationals over Phillies 10-6

Baseball 04/09/19, 22:07

Juan Soto hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning and the Washington Nationals rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 10-6 on Tuesday night.Bryce Harper crushed a three-run homer off former teammate Stephen Strasburg, but Victor Robles tied it at 6 on a solo shot off ...

Hoskins hits 2 solo homers, Phillies beat Nationals 4-3

Baseball 04/08/19, 20:47

Rhys Hoskins hit two solo homers, Odubel Herrera hit a two-run shot and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Monday night.Kurt Suzuki and Brian Dozier went deep for the Nationals.Bryce Harper was 0 for 3 with a walk in his third game against his former team but ...

Nationals SS Turner heads to 10-day IL with broken finger

Baseball 04/03/19, 11:29

Starting shortstop Trea Turner has been put on the 10-day injured list by the Washington Nationals with a broken right index finger.Wilmer Difo took Turner's spot in the infield for Washington's game against the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday. Second baseman Brian Dozier was moved up to bat in Turner's No. ...

Nationals OF Victor Robles, 21, gets his turn to turn heads

Baseball 03/25/19, 17:30

Every team has a "next big thing" in the minors, waiting for the chance to dazzle in the majors, and Washington Nationals fans have been hearing about Victor Robles for years.He's an outfielder whose speed fuels his offense and defense. He's shown power, too. "Toolsy" is the way new Nationals ...

National League West capsules

Baseball 03/22/19, 14:04

Capsules of National League West teams, listed in order of finish last year:___Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu delivers in the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)2018: 92-71, first place, lost to Boston ...

source: 2B Dozier, Nationals agree to $9M, 1-year deal

Sports 01/10/19, 13:27

Brian Dozier found his latest team — and the Washington Nationals found a temporary solution at second base.The free agent infielder and the Nationals agreed to a $9 million, one-year contract, subject to the successful completion of a physical exam, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press ...

Dodgers win Late, Late Late Show, cut Red Sox lead to 2-1

Baseball 10/27/18, 09:06

Brian Dozier swung bananas from a rope over the dugout railing. How appropriate. The longest game in World Series was bananas. Twenty-three players on each team, including nine pitchers. Los Angeles Dodgers' Max Muncy celebrates with Los Angeles Dodgers third base coach Chris Woodward after his walk off home run during the 18th ...

Vazquez for Leon only batting order change for Game 2

Baseball 10/24/18, 17:13

The Red Sox made one change to their starting batting order after beating the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series opener, inserting Christian Vazquez at catcher for Game 2 in place of Sandy Leon.Boston manager Alex Cora dropped the catcher's spot one slot to ninth on Wednesday night, raising ...

Brewers, Dodgers tied after 9 innings in NLCS Game 4

Baseball 10/17/18, 01:13

The Milwaukee Brewers and Los Angeles Dodgers are tied 1-1 after nine innings in Game 4 of the NL Championship Series.With the Brewers leading 2-1 in the best-of-seven series, the defending NL champion Dodgers went ahead when Brian Dozier singled home a run in the first inning off Gio Gonzalez.Milwaukee, ...

Chacin, Brewers’ bullpen blank Dodgers 4-0 for 2-1 NLCS lead

Baseball 10/15/18, 23:26

Jhoulys Chacin combined with four relievers on a five-hitter, Orlando Arcia hit a two-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 on Monday to take a 2-1 lead in the NL Championship Series.Milwaukee Brewers' Orlando Arcia celebrates his two-run home run with Erik Kratz (15) during ...

Vizcaino, Braves stop Dodgers 6-5, cut NLDS deficit to 2-1

Baseball 10/08/18, 00:02

Reliever Arodys Vizcaino escaped his own jam in a nervy ninth inning and the Atlanta Braves held off the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5 Sunday night, cutting their deficit in the NL Division Series to 2-1.Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler (21) watches the grand-slam homer hit by Atlanta Braves' ...

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