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' ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

Weaver solid as Diamondbacks power past Rockies 9-2

Baseball 05/04/19, 22:25

Luke Weaver pitched seven strong innings, Nick Ahmed and Carson Kelly hit back-to-back home runs in a three-run second and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 9-2 on Saturday night for their ninth win in 11 games.David Peralta also ...

Washington Nationals fire pitching coach Derek Lilliquist

Sports 05/02/19, 21:43

The Washington Nationals have fired pitching coach Derek Lilliquist.Minor league pitching coordinator Paul Menhart has been promoted to replace Lilliquist. General manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement Thursday, moments after the Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 in a ...

Cardinals score 6 in 5th inning to beat Nationals 6-3

Baseball 04/29/19, 21:38

Harrison Bader homered to spark a six-run fifth inning as the surging St. Louis Cardinals rallied past Patrick Corbin and the Washington Nationals 6-3 on Monday night in the opener of a four-game series.Marcell Ozuna put the Cardinals ahead 4-3 ...

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 ...

Corbin earns 1st win with Nationals, beats Giants 4-2

Hockey 04/18/19, 15:05

Patrick Corbin took a one-hitter into the eighth inning to earn his first win with Washington, Wilmer Difo homered and the Nationals beat the punchless San Francisco Giants 4-2 Thursday.Signed to a $140 million, six-year contract in December after pitching ...

Leading off: Corbin debuts with Nats, Harper in the swing

Sports 03/30/19, 19:29

A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday:$140 MILLION MANPatrick Corbin begins earning the $140 million contract he signed with the Nationals, making his first start for his new team against the visiting Mets. The 29-year-old lefty was considered ...

After veteran salaries drop, baseball players want change

Baseball 02/20/19, 16:18

While Manny Machado agreed to a pending $300 million, 10-year contract with San Diego and Bryce Harper is likely to top Giancarlo Stanton's record $325 million, 13-year deal, many less-than-superstar veterans have been routed on the free-agent market.Of the 111 ...

Diamondbacks prepare for life without Goldschmidt

Baseball 02/08/19, 13:29

For the first time in years, the Arizona Diamondbacks begin spring training without Paul Goldschmidt as the quiet, powerful anchor of the team.A.J. Pollock and Patrick Corbin won't be there, either.Times are changing for the Diamondbacks, who have significant holes ...

source: Nationals, Hellickson agree to $1.3M for 2019

Sports 02/06/19, 18:29

Right-hander Jeremy Hellickson and the Washington Nationals have agreed in principle to a $1.3 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the deal ...

Nationals again boost rotation, agree to deal with Sanchez

Sports 12/27/18, 15:49

The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with right-hander Anibal Sanchez.The deal, announced Thursday by the Nationals, includes a team option for 2021.The 34-year-old Sanchez will add depth to Washington's new-look rotation after boosting his appeal ...

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