World Series champ Nationals take celebration to White House

Basketball 11/04/19, 16:03

President Donald Trump on Monday, Nov. 4,  honored the World Series champion Washington Nationals at the White House. Eighteen of the 25 players on Washington's World Series roster were in attendance, including World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg, who opted out of the final four years of his contract but could re-sign ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mets stun Doolittle, Nationals in 8th for 6-1 win

Baseball 05/22/19, 21:28

Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead, three-run double off Washington closer Sean Doolittle, Rajai Davis capped the six-run eighth inning with a three-run homer in his first at-bat for the Mets and New York rallied to beat the Nationals 6-1 Wednesday night.Max Scherzer stranded seven runners in six shutout innings, and ...

Maddon, Cubs drop protest over Doolittle’s delivery

Baseball 05/19/19, 17:19

The Chicago Cubs have dropped their protest over the pitching delivery of Washington reliever Sean Doolittle.Cubs manager Joe Maddon made the announcement before Sunday night's game against the Nationals.Maddon came out twice in the ninth inning of a 5-2 loss Saturday night to complain to plate umpire San Holbrook about ...

Maddon protests loss vs Nats over Doolittle’s delivery

Sports 05/18/19, 21:44

Cubs manager Joe Maddon protested Chicago's 5-2 loss to the Nationals on Saturday night after twice coming out to complain about Washington closer Sean Doolittle's delivery.After eight solid innings by Stephen Strasburg, Doolittle pitched the ninth for his eighth save in nine chances, but Maddon thought he was using an ...

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

Baseball 05/17/19, 01:49

The Washington Nationals survived a dramatic ninth inning to secure their first series win in a month.Gerardo Parra hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the fifth and Sean Doolittle stopped the New York Mets' late rally by striking out Keon Broxton with the bases loaded for the final out of ...

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 ...

Strasburg fastest to 1,500 Ks, Nationals beat Cardinals 2-1

Sports 05/02/19, 21:13

Stephen Strasburg reached 1,500 strikeouts in fewer innings than any pitcher in major league history, and the Washington Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 after a long rain delay Thursday to salvage the finale of a four-game series.Despite the strong performance by Strasburg, the Nationals (13-17) fired pitching coach ...

Renfroe, Hosmer homer as Padres edge Nationals 4-3

Baseball 04/26/19, 21:32

Hunter Renfroe hit a tiebreaking solo drive in the ninth inning, and the San Diego Padres topped Washington 4-3 on Friday night after Carter Kieboom went deep for the Nationals in his major league debut.Renfroe, who entered as a defensive replacement in the eighth inning, drove Sean Doolittle's 1-2 pitch ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Strasburg, Nats win 4-0 to ruin home opener for weary Mets

Baseball 04/04/19, 15:35

Stephen Strasburg outpitched Noah Syndergaard, rookie Victor Robles homered for Washington's only hit until the ninth inning and the Nationals beat the drowsy Mets 4-0 to spoil New York's home opener Thursday.Wilmer Difo drove in two runs, and Washington's struggling bullpen shined after Strasburg (1-0) struck out nine in 6 ...

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 ...

Turner hits 2 HRs as Nationals beat Mets 6-5 for 1st win

Baseball 03/31/19, 16:20

Trea Turner homered twice, including a game-ending solo shot in the ninth inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 6-5 on Sunday for their first win of the season.Turner earlier hit a three-run homer and also scored in the fifth to put Washington up 4-1. The Nationals ...

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 ...

New Nats RHP Rosenthal considered early return from surgery

Baseball 11/05/18, 13:49

Trevor Rosenthal's comeback from his 2017 Tommy John surgery went so well, the Washington Nationals newest reliever says he considered trying to get back to the majors last season."The whole process has been very smooth. No hiccups. I felt really good the whole time. Almost too good," Rosenthal said Monday ...

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