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 ...

Sánchez sparkles as Nationals pound Gausman, Braves 14-4

Baseball 05/29/19, 21:44

Aníbal Sánchez allowed one hit in six scoreless innings, Howie Kendrick hit a three-run double and the Washington Nationals withstood a grand slam by rookie Austin Riley to beat the Atlanta Braves 14-4 on Wednesday night.Sánchez (1-6) made a triumphant return to Atlanta, where he thrived in 2018, to earn ...

Strasburg strikes out 11, Nationals hold off Braves 5-4

Baseball 05/28/19, 21:52

Stephen Strasburg matched his season high with 11 strikeouts in seven innings and the Washington Nationals took the lead on three straight walks to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Tuesday night.Howie Kendrick had three hits, including his ninth homer, and scored two runs for Washington. Trea Turner also had ...

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 ...

Gómez HR sinks Nats after Martinez ejection, Mets sweep

Sports 05/23/19, 14:22

Carlos Gómez lost his shoe during an early dash, then hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the eighth inning that helped the New York Mets overcome a Nationals comeback that started after Washington manager Dave Martinez's heated ejection for a 6-4 victory Thursday and a four-game sweep.Gómez bolted around the ...

Nats manager Martinez fires hat, kicks dirt, ejected vs Mets

Sports 05/23/19, 13:49

Washington manager Dave Martinez was ejected in the eighth inning of a game against the New York Mets and didn't leave until making quite a scene.Plate umpire Bruce Dreckman rang up Washington's Howie Kendrick for a strikeout as he tried to check his swing Thursday, then tossed the veteran player. ...

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 ...

Parra lifts Nats to 7-6 win over Mets; Conforto, McNeil hurt

Baseball 05/16/19, 16:00

Gerardo Parra hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the fifth and Sean Doolittle stopped the New York Mets' ninth-inning rally by striking out Keon Broxton with the bases loaded, giving the Washington Nationals a 7-6 win on Thursday.Michael Conforto hit a tying, three-run homer in the third inning but left ...

Corbin shuts down Dodgers again in Nationals’ 6-0 victory

Baseball 05/10/19, 01:04

Patrick Corbin shut down the Los Angeles Dodgers' powerful lineup again, pitching the Washington Nationals to a 6-0 victory Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series.Corbin fired seven smooth innings and Howie Kendrick hit a three-run homer in the first as the Nationals ended a four-game slide and ...

Corbin, Robles lead Nationals to 6-3 win over Rockies

Baseball 04/23/19, 23:17

Patrick Corbin pitched six strong innings, Victor Robles hit a three-run double, and the Washington Nationals beat the Colorado Rockies 6-3 on Tuesday night.Corbin (2-0) gave up three runs — two earned — and five hits, and had a key base hit in Washington's four-run third inning. He struck out ...

Nationals hit 4 HRs in 9-6 victory over Giants

Baseball 04/17/19, 21:21

Juan Soto and Howie Kendrick hit first-inning home runs, Matt Adams and Kurt Suzuki connected in the seventh, and the Washington Nationals beat the San Francisco Giants 9-6 on Wednesday night.Soto's two-run drive, Kendrick's solo shot and an RBI single by Adam Eaton put Washington ahead 4-0 against Jeff Samardzija ...

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 ...

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 ...

Robertson walks in game-ending run as Phils lose to Nats 9-8

Baseball 04/03/19, 16:19

David Robertson forced home the game-ending run with a ninth-inning walk to Jake Noll, a rookie without a hit in his two previous major league at-bats, and the Nationals beat the previously unbeaten Phillies 9-8 Wednesday as Washington's fans again booed Bryce Harper.Noll was a non-roster invitee to spring training ...

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. ...

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