New York Mets (70-68, fourth in the NL East) vs. Washington Nationals (78-59, second in the NL East)
Washington; Wednesday, 1 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: Zack Wheeler (9-7, 4.41...
Washington Nationals (68-56, second in the NL East) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (51-73, fifth in the NL Central)
Milwaukee Brewers (64-59, third in the NL Central) vs. Washington Nationals (66-56, second in the NL East)
WASHINGTON (AP) — After witnessing two dozen runs and multiple comebacks over nine innings, Milwaukee manager Craig Counsell knew he had never seen something quite like the Brewers' game against...
MIAMI (AP) — Javy Guerra kept closer Kyle Barraclough's struggles from costing Miami a victory Monday night.
Guerra cleaned up a ninth-inning mess created by Barraclough, getting Yadier Molina to hit into a double play to end the Marlins' 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.
"It was important to be ready," Guerra said. "I think overall I went in there prepared and got the right results. It went well."
MIAMI (AP) — Outfielder-first baseman Scott Van Slyke has signed a minor league contract with the Miami Marlins after spending the past six seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Right-handed pitchers Jumbo Diaz, Javy Guerra and Tyler Cloyd and left-hander Mike Kickham also signed minor league deals with the Marlins. All five players received invitations to spring training.
Van Slyke batted .122 in 29 games last year. He's a career .242 hitter with 29 homers.