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MLB struggling to find next Dusty Baker, Dave Roberts

Nov. 10, 2022 22:02 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When the Houston Astros wildly celebrated in the dugout Saturday with manager Dusty Baker after he finally broke through to win a World Series, the scene was notable for several reasons. Baker had been close so often, going to the postseason 11 prior times and the...

Nationals face plenty of uncertainty after 107-loss season

Oct. 06, 2022 17:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — General manager Mike Rizzo knew this was going to be a tough season for the Washington Nationals. So did manager Dave Martinez. The players, too. And it was — to the tune of a majors-worst and Nationals-record 107 losses. Compound that with the departure of star...

Mets prep for playoffs with 9-2 rout of Nationals

Oct. 06, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After wrapping up a 101-win season with an easy romp, the New York Mets know their next challenge will be much tougher. Francisco Lindor and the Mets geared up for the playoffs with a 9-2 rout of the Washington Nationals on Wednesday, completing a fantastic regular...

Nationals' Stephen Strasburg's status for 2023 'a mystery'

Oct. 04, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Strasburg's status for 2023 is up in the air after a series of injuries that limited him to one start this season, Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said Tuesday. “It's still a little bit of a mystery,” Rizzo said about the 2019 World...

Phillies top Nats, cut magic number to 1 in NL wild-card bid

Oct. 02, 2022 18:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — J.T. Realmuto's Phillies now need just one more victory — or one more loss by the Milwaukee Brewers — to end Philadelphia's 11-year postseason drought. And the three-time All-Star catcher in his ninth season in the big leagues finally wants a taste of the...

Hoskins homers, Phillies end skid in 5-1 win over Nationals

Sep. 30, 2022 23:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rhys Hoskins hit his 30th home run, Bailey Falter pitched six scoreless innings and the Philadelphia Phillies stayed in position for a National League wild-card spot with a 5-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday in the opener of a planned day-night doubleheader. ...

Elder shuts out Nationals 8-0; Braves within 1 game of Mets

Sep. 26, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Elder threw a six-hit shutout for his first career complete game, and the Atlanta Braves defeated Washington 8-0 Monday night to close within one game of the first-place New York Mets in the NL East and hand the Nationals their 100th loss of the season. Matt...

Marlins lose to Nats 6-1 after saying Mattingly won't return

Sep. 25, 2022 18:31 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Aníbal Sánchez threw five scoreless innings and the Washington Nationals beat Miami 6-1 Sunday, hours after the Marlins announced manager Don Mattingly won’t be back next season. The Marlins are 63-90 in Mattingly’s seventh year, and he is the team’s all-time...

Don Mattingly won't be back as Marlins manager in 2023

Sep. 25, 2022 17:46 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Don Mattingly wants what's best for the Miami Marlins, what's best for him and what's best for his family. And he decided that means it's time to move on. Mattingly will not be back as manager of the Marlins next season, announcing Sunday that he and...

Alcantara strikes out 11, Marlins beat Nationals 4-1

Sep. 24, 2022 21:57 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Sandy Alcantara struck out 11 in eight dominant innings and the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 Saturday night. Bryan De La Cruz had his first career four-hit game with a homer, two doubles and a single for Miami. The 27-year-old...