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Nationals closer Finnegan becomes the ninth All-Star replacement and the 39th first-time selection

Jul. 15, 2024 17:45 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Washington Nationals closer Kyle Finnegan was named Monday as a replacement on the National League All-Star team for St. Louis Cardinals closer Ryan Helsley. Finnegan is the fourth replacement that has been named for the NL roster, while there have been five...

Willy Adames hits homer, drives in 4 runs as Brewers beat Nationals 9-3

Jul. 14, 2024 17:51 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Willy Adames had a homer and four RBIs, Garrett Mitchell homered for the first time in more than a year and the Milwaukee Brewers avoided a series sweep with a 9-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday. Adames hit his 15th homer off Amos Willingham with...

Royals add bullpen depth, acquiring Hunter Harvey in trade with Nationals

Jul. 14, 2024 13:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Kansas City Royals added some bullpen depth in their quest for a playoff run Saturday night, acquiring right-hander Hunter Harvey from the Washington Nationals for a minor-league infielder and their competitive balance pick in Sunday night’s draft. The...

CJ Abrams' late home run caps Nationals' 6-5 comeback over Brewers

Jul. 13, 2024 20:33 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — CJ Abrams hit a go-ahead, two run home run in the ninth inning for the Washington Nationals, who won consecutive games for the first time since July 4 with a 6-5 victory over the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday. Left-hander Mitchell Parker...

Rutledge makes first start of the season, Nationals beat the Brewers to end 5-game losing streak

Jul. 13, 2024 13:42 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jackson Rutledge struck out six in his first major league start of the season, Jesse Winker hit his 11th home run and the Washington Nationals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Friday night to end a five-game losing streak. Rutledge, Washington’s first-round pick...

Washington Nationals release third baseman Nick Senzel

Jul. 12, 2024 11:23 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals have placed third baseman Nick Senzel on unconditional waivers. The Nationals announced the move on Friday. Senzel had signed a one-year, $2 million contract in December. The team had designated him for assignment on July 6 hoping to trade...

Nimmo hits bases-clearing double to spark 5-run fifth as Mets beat slumping Nationals 7-0

Jul. 11, 2024 23:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon Nimmo hit a bases-clearing double to spark a five-run fifth inning, David Peterson threw six scoreless innings and the New York Mets moved into playoff position with a 7-0 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday, completing a three-game sweep. J.D....

Jose Iglesias' latest big hit lifts Mets to 6-2 win over Nationals

Jul. 10, 2024 23:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Iglesias had three more hits, including a two-run single that snapped a sixth-inning tie and vaulted the New York Mets over the Washington Nationals 6-2 on Wednesday night. Brandon Nimmo homered for a career-best third straight game and Mark Vientos hit a tying...

Quintana throws another gem, Nimmo and Lindor power Mets to 7-5 win over Nationals

Jul. 09, 2024 23:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Quintana permitted one hit over seven shutout innings, Brandon Nimmo and Francisco Lindor both homered and drove in three runs, and the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 7-5 on Tuesday night. Harrison Bader had three hits and scored twice from the...

Goldschmidt and Burleson go deep to back Mikolas as Cardinals blank Nationals 6-0

Jul. 09, 2024 00:03 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt and Alec Burleson homered, Miles Mikolas pitched into the seventh inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 6-0 on Monday. Burleson drove in three runs for the Cardinals, who took three of four games in the series and have...