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Braves fall to Nationals 3-2 on Abrams' walk-off hit in 10th

Sep. 28, 2022 23:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — CJ Abrams' third hit of the game drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th Wednesday night to give the Washington Nationals a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves, who fell into second place in the NL East. The Braves (97-59) dropped a game behind the New...

Meneses' 8th-inning HR snaps Braves' 5-game winning streak

Sep. 21, 2022 17:38 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Brian Snitker wants the Atlanta Braves to pay closer attention when they're running the bases. A fifth straight postseason awaits the defending World Series champions, and the Atlanta manager knows the team can't afford to make mistakes on the basepaths. ...

Thomas hits 1 of 4 homers in Nationals' 5-3 win over Marlins

Sep. 17, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dave Martinez's Washington Nationals haven't won much in 2022. And when they have won, it has not been via deep shots: They entered Saturday last in the majors with a 50-94 record — and last in the NL with just 122 homers. The manager's club did things...

Meneses hits inside-the-park homer, Nats beat Marlins 5-4

Sep. 16, 2022 23:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joey Meneses hit an inside-the-park home run, Ildemaro Vargas had a go-ahead double in the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 5-4 on Friday night. Washington snapped a five-game losing streak, beating Miami at home for the...

Bohm's HR helps Phils beat Nats after 3 1/2-hour rain delay

Sep. 11, 2022 21:07 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper had posted on Instagram a photoshopped picture of him dressed in an Eagles baseball jersey and batting helmet with the caption “Go Birds.” Good news for Harper, he didn’t have to miss the game. Thanks to a franchise-worst rain...

Wainwright, Molina tie battery record in Cards' loss to Nats

Sep. 08, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yadier Molina homered twice on a day he paired with St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright to tie the major league record of 324 starts by a battery in an 11-6 loss to the Washington Nationals on Thursday. Alex Call had four hits and five RBIs for Washington,...

Sánchez earns first win since 2020, Nationals beat A's 5-1

Aug. 31, 2022 22:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Aníbal Sánchez earned his first victory in nearly two years, Luke Voit hit a two-run home run and the Washington Nationals beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Wednesday night. Dermis Garcia homered for the second straight game for Oakland, which had its three-game...

Corbin ends Nats' starting pitcher wins drought, beats Reds

Aug. 28, 2022 17:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Major league losses leader Patrick Corbin ended Washington’s record 43-game drought without a starting pitcher earning a victory as the Nationals beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 Sunday. Corbin (5-17) allowed one earned run and four hits in six innings while...

Kirby starts with record 24 straight strikes; Nats top M's

Aug. 24, 2022 20:29 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Mariners right-hander George Kirby set a major league record by throwing 24 straight strikes to start the game and fellow Seattle rookie Julio Rodriguez reached a new level, but Ildemaro Vargas hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning that lifted the Washington Nationals to a 3-1...

Hader melts down in 9th, gives Nationals 6-3 win over Padres

Aug. 20, 2022 02:36 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Victor Robles scored the go-ahead run on Josh Hader's wild two-base throwing error and rookie Alex Call followed with his first career home run, a two-run shot, as the Washington Nationals stunned the San Diego Padres 6-3 on Friday night. It was the second...