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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Parra hits grand slam as Nationals rally to beat Dodgers 5-2

Baseball 05/11/19, 23:19

Gerardo Parra's grand slam in the eighth inning helped the Washington Nationals rally for a 5-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.Parra — signed by the Nationals on Thursday after being designated for assignment by San Francisco last week — hit a fastball by Dylan Floro on ...

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 ...

Mikolas, Cardinals down Nationals 5-1 for 5th win in row

Baseball 05/01/19, 21:15

Miles Mikolas outpitched Max Scherzer, Marcell Ozuna had three hits and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 5-1 Wednesday night for their fifth straight win.José Martínez drove in two runs for the Cardinals, who have won 10 of 11.Washington has lost the first three games of the series ...

Adams’ 11th-inning homer gives Nats 7-6 win over Padres

Sports 04/28/19, 16:59

Matt Adams homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Padres 7-6 on Sunday, avoiding their first series sweep at home against San Diego since 2008.Adams, who was hitless in his first five at-bats, hit a 1-1 fastball from Matt Wisler (1-1) deep into the stands ...

Tapia’s 3-run double sparks Rockies over Nats, 9-5

Baseball 04/24/19, 17:15

Raimel Tapia had two doubles and drove in three runs to back a solid outing from German Marquez, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Washington Nationals 9-5 on Wednesday. Charlie Blackmon homered and Trevor Story extended his hitting streak to 13 games with a double and a triple. Nolan Arenado had ...

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 ...

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 ...

Nats CF Taylor could miss ‘significant’ time with knee, hip

Baseball 03/15/19, 17:32

Washington Nationals outfielder Michael A. Taylor will be sidelined with a sprained left knee and sprained left hip, leaving the club thin at that position with opening day less than two weeks away."I think he's going to miss a significant amount of time," manager Dave Martinez said Friday.Taylor favored his ...

Surprise star as teen, Soto helps Nats move on after Harper

Baseball 03/14/19, 14:52

It might seem as if Juan Soto has a big hole to fill in the Washington Nationals' lineup, what with Bryce Harper gone.Soto is not the sort to worry about that type of thing, though. Last season's surprise runner-up as NL Rookie of the Year at age 19, he's carefree ...

With win over All-Stars, Japan builds for 2020 Olympic gold

Baseball 11/16/18, 02:18

Coming off a strong showing against a team of Major League Baseball All-Stars, Japan manager Atsunori Inaba has every reason to be confident about his team's chances of winning a gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Japan won the six-game exhibition series 5-1 against an MLB squad featuring National League ...

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