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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...

Acuña homers twice, Braves beat Nationals 8-2 to tie for 1st

Sep. 27, 2022 23:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. hit a pair of solo home runs and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 8-2 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win, moving them into a first-place tie in the NL East with the New York Mets. Orlando Arcia also homered and Michael...

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...

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...

Garrett throws 6 strong innings, Marlins beat Nationals 5-2

Sep. 23, 2022 22:30 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Braxton Garrett pitched six effective innings in his first major league start in a month, and the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 5-2 on Friday night. Garrett allowed one run — Lane Thomas’ leadoff homer in the first — and five hits. The left-hander...

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. ...

Wright wins 19th, Riley and Rosario homer, Braves beat Nats

Sep. 19, 2022 23:53 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Kyle Wright didn't exactly feel sluggish, just not quite on top of his game. Even so, his performance, which Wright said was just “OK," was good enough to move him closer to 20 wins. “The more times I can go out there and pitch as long as I can,...

Alcantara's 5th complete game lifts Marlins over Nats 3-1

Sep. 18, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sandy Alcantara pitched his major league-leading fifth complete game, a seven-hitter that led the Miami Marlins over the Washington Nationals 3-1 on Sunday to avoid a series sweep. Alcantara (13-8) struck out seven and walked one, throwing 103 pitches. His 2.37...

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...