Washington opens 3-game series at home against Braves
Atlanta Braves (91-57, first in the NL East) vs. Washington Nationals (81-64, second in the NL East)
Washington; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Mike Soroka (11-4, 2.67...
Syndergaard strikes out 10 as Mets handle Nationals, 7-3
WASHINGTON (AP) — Noah Syndergaard struck out 10 while allowing three hits over seven shutout innings, Jeff McNeil hit a two-run homer, and the New York Mets shrugged off a challenging travel...
Rendon 2-run single in 9th lifts Nationals past Marlins 7-6
WASHINGTON (AP) — Anthony Rendon helped the Washington Nationals win the kind of game they tended to lose earlier in the season.
Rendon lined a two-run single with one out in the ninth...
Turner, Nationals beat Cubs 7-2 for 4th straight win
CHICAGO (AP) — Trea Turner's renewed focus on the little things is producing big results.
Turner reached base four times and scored twice, Yan Gomes and Howie Kendrick each drove in two runs...
Nationals continue onslaught with 4 HRs, pound Pirates 13-0
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Nationals are on a hot streak at the plate that defies explanation.
"If anyone knew the answer to that, they could write a book and make millions of dollars," Adam...
Rendon’s RBI double lifts Nationals to 2-1 win over Brewers
WASHINGTON (AP) — With hits hard to come by, the Washington Nationals turned to the reliable Anthony Rendon yet again.
Rendon hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the eighth inning, and the...
Wood scheduled to start for Cincinnati against Washington
Cincinnati Reds (56-61, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Washington Nationals (63-55, second in the NL East)
Doolittle gets through latest adventure, Nats edge Reds 7-6
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals closer Sean Doolittle added to his career high by getting his 27th save Monday night — and there are more than 1½ months still to go in the...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Washington Nationals are back to doing all the little things that make them winners: scoring early, starting pitchers working deep into games and then turning the ball...
Washington Nationals (58-53, third in the NL East) vs. San Francisco Giants (56-56, third in the NL West)
Colorado Rockies (47-53, fourth in the NL West) vs. Washington Nationals (53-46, second in the NL East)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trea Turner knows better than most what it takes to hit for a cycle. The key, he says, is quite a bit of good luck.
Turner hit his second career cycle, Stephen Strasburg...
Washington Nationals (52-45, second in the NL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (59-41, first in the NL East)
Atlanta; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Joe Ross (0-1, 11.05...
Sánchez, Adams pace Nationals past Braves, 5-3
ATLANTA (AP) — Nationals closer Sean Doolittle knew his team couldn't afford to falter in the late innings for the second straight night.
Kansas City Royals (29-59, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Washington Nationals (45-41, second in the AL East)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Patrick Corbin wanted to pitch one day after the death of his close friend. In doing so he honored Tyler Skaggs and lifted his Washington Nationals teammates.
MIAMI (AP) — Another productive sixth inning helped the Washington Nationals reach a notable point of their season.
A night after they scored three runs in the sixth to build a lead and...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies reliever Pat Neshek has left an appearance against the Washington Nationals with an apparent injury.
Neshek exited with a 2-0 count on Trea Turner in...
Philadelphia Phillies (39-32, second in the NL East) vs. Washington Nationals (33-38, fourth in the NL East)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Zack Greinke doesn't think much about no-hitters.
He was in the minority Thursday night when he took a bid into the seventh inning as the Arizona Diamondbacks cruised to a...
Turner homers again as Nationals beat White Sox 12-1
CHICAGO (AP) — Trea Turner's big game got overshadowed a bit by another scary moment involving a fan hit by a foul ball.
Turner homered in the second straight game, Anibal Sanchez pitched...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — With four swings in the span of seven pitches, the Washington Nationals put on a stunning power display that made major league history.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trea Turner saved the Washington Nationals after another bullpen meltdown.
Turner homered with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Nationals beat the Chicago White Sox...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Home plate umpire Mike Everitt left a game between the Chicago White Sox and Washington Nationals after being struck in the chest by a pitch Tuesday night.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Washington Nationals are in obvious need of a momentum-changing win as they approach the end of May. Much closer to last place than first in the NL East.
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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...
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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.
Chicago Cubs (26-16, first in the NL Central) vs. Washington Nationals (18-26, fourth in the NL East)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Shortstop Trea Turner has been activated from the 10-day injured list by the Washington Nationals, who placed starting pitcher Anibal Sánchez on the IL a day after he strained...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A comeback rally soothed some of the pain of more injuries for the Washington Nationals.
Kurt Suzuki and Victor Robles hit consecutive home runs in the eighth inning to...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — 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...
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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.
Nationals Carter Kieboom for big league debut
WASHINGTON (AP) — Carter Kieboom's rapid rise through the Washington Nationals' minor league system is complete, and perhaps no one is more amazed than the infielder himself.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Starting shortstop Trea Turner has been put on the 10-day injured list by the Washington Nationals with a broken right index finger.
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Nationals shortstop Trea Turner will be out indefinitely after breaking his right index finger while trying to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals shortstop Trea Turner will be out indefinitely after breaking his right index finger while trying to bunt.
Standing at the plate in the first inning Tuesday night...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Still striving for their first win of the season, the Washington Nationals blew a three-run lead in the eighth inning and were locked in a tie game when Trea Turner came to the...
Nationals’ Martinez wants Trea Turner to run more
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Trea Turner led the National League in stolen bases last season, and Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez wants him to run even more.
Ozuna plays field for 1st time since shoulder surgery
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Marcell Ozuna's surgically repaired right shoulder was given a quick test.
Ozuna played the outfield for the first time since arthroscopic shoulder surgery last Oct. 30....
Nationals avoid arbitration with Rendon, Turner
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals avoided arbitration with two star infielders, reaching an $18.8 million deal with Anthony Rendon and a $3,725,000 agreement with Trea Turner.
The one-year deals Friday with Rendon and Turner left only two Washington players still eligible for arbitration. Outfielder Michael A. Taylor asked for $3.5 million, and the team offered $3.25 million. Reliever Kyle Barraclough asked for $2 million, and the team offered $1,725,000.
Nationals, eliminated from playoff contention, beat Mets 6-0
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals turned in one of their best performances on the day the meaningful portion of their season ended.
Rookie Austin Voth and four relievers combined on a one-hitter, and the Nationals beat the New York Mets 6-0 on Saturday, hours after they were eliminated from playoff contention.
"It stings," manager Dave Martinez said. "But we've still got seven more games. ... These guys don't quit. They came out ready to play today."
Strasburg fans 11, Nationals top Marlins 4-2
MIAMI (AP) — Stephen Strasburg matched his season-high with 11 strikeouts and Bryce Harper tied a season high with five walks as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 4-2 Tuesday night.
Anthony Rendon drove in two runs for the Nationals (77-75), who moved to within 6 ½ games of the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves, who lost 8-1 to St. Louis.
Strasburg (9-7) pitched six innings and allowed two runs and five hits with two walks. At one point, he struck out six consecutive batters.
Nats balk in a run, blow 4-run lead vs Marlins in 8-5 loss
MIAMI (AP) — Wander Suero was trying to pick a runner off first base when he let another stroll into home.
Suero balked in a run while the Washington Nationals blew a four-run lead, and the Miami Marlins rallied for an 8-5 victory Monday night.
Scherzer, Harper help Nats sweep rainy doubleheader vs Cubs
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals outlasted the weather and the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night — and early Sunday.
Bryce Harper hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning and the Nationals rallied past the Cubs 6-5 to sweep a doubleheader delayed more than 3½ hours by rain.
Max Scherzer pitched a complete game and Washington took advantage of the sloppy Cubs for a 10-3 victory in the opener. By the end of a long night, Chicago's lead in the NL Central was down to 2½ games over Milwaukee.
Soto ’s 2-run single in 8th helps Nationals beat Brewers 5-4
WASHINGTON (AP) — Juan Soto had another big hit in his impressive rookie season, though it came long after most of the Nationals Park crowd had gone home.
Soto's two-run single highlighted a four-run eighth inning and the Washington Nationals rallied past the Milwaukee Brewers for a 5-4 win in a game that was delayed 1 hour, 57 minutes by rain in the top of the eighth and ended well past midnight.
Nats end 32-inning scoring drought, then romp past Mets 15-0
NEW YORK (AP) — Trea Turner touched the plate, then turned to his teammates on the bench.
"We did it, boys," he told them.
Turner set off a lively dugout celebration after scoring a run that ended Washington's 32-inning scoreless drought and the Nationals broke loose in a huge way, hammering the New York Mets 15-0 Sunday.
"I think everybody knew it was coming," slugger Bryce Harper said.
Scherzer fans 10, Nationals cruise to 10-4 win over Reds
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Nationals eye a late-season charge, Max Scherzer is doing his part.
The three-time Cy Young Award winner struck out 10 in six innings for his fifth win in as many starts on Thursday night, helping Washington to a 10-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.
Scherzer (15-5) also singled in a run off Tyler Mahle (7-9) during a six-run second as the Nationals won their third straight and sixth of eight. He's batting .292, almost 100 points above his career average.
NEW YORK (AP) — At 13, Charlie Fish in Cincinnati has just been given the parental go-ahead to use social media for the first time. He's also a competitive golfer, avid "SportsCenter" watcher and well aware of the attention received by offensive tweets posted years ago by some Major League Baseball players, some when they were teenagers themselves.
But is he old enough and mature enough to put all of those things together?
Bryce Boost: Nats thrilled Harper set to provide playoff pop
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Bryce Harper slipped on a rain-slicked first base and tumbled awkwardly to the ground in apparent agony back in August, many members of the Washington Nationals feared the worst.
"Watching that live ..." pitcher Gio Gonzalez said, shaking his head as his voice trailed off at the thought of it. "Seemed serious. Devastating."