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 ...

Nats blow another lead behind Scherzer, Marlins win 3-2

Sports 05/27/19, 17:00

This time, the Nationals beleaguered bullpen wasn't alone in blowing yet another lead.José Ureña pitched seven solid innings, Washington again fell apart late behind ace Max Scherzer and the Miami Marlins beat the Nationals 3-2 Sunday to avoid a four-game sweep.After Scherzer went six innings and left leading 2-1, Tanner ...

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 ...

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 ...

Nationals 3B Anthony Rendon to IL after missing 7 of 8 games

Baseball 04/30/19, 13:42

Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon is finally heading to the injured list with a bruised left elbow after sitting out seven of Washington's past eight games.Rendon joins two other members of the team's starting infield on the IL: first baseman Ryan Zimmerman and shortstop Trea Turner.Lefty reliever Dan Jennings' contract ...

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. ...

Leading off: Awaiting word on Turner, Lindor; Pillar in SF

Baseball 04/02/19, 21:55

A look at what's a happening around the majors Wednesday:FINGERS CROSSEDThe Nationals are awaiting word on shortstop Trea Turner's injured finger. Turner was hit by a pitch on the index finger of his right hand while squaring to bunt Tuesday. He was examined briefly on the field by a trainer ...

Nationals SS Trea Turner leaves game with finger injury

Sports 04/02/19, 19:21

Nationals shortstop Trea Turner has left a game against Philadelphia after being hit in the index finger with a pitch.Batting in the first inning, Turner squared to bunt against Phillies pitcher Zach Elfin. The fastball hit a finger on his right hand, which was wrapped around the bat.Turner was examined ...

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 ...

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