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The Baltimore Orioles celebrate a baseball game victory over the Washington Nationals in Washington, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Even Davis gets 2 hits as O's total 19 in 11-0 win at Nats

Aug. 7, 2020 9:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even Chris Davis got in on the act for the suddenly slugging Orioles, doubling his season total by collecting two of Baltimore’s 19 hits and raising his average from .087 to .143 in an 11-0 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night. It was the biggest margin of victory...

Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich tosses his bat as he walks back to the dugout after striking out looking against Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Robbie Erlin during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, July 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

LEADING OFF: Yelich, Springer slumping, Blue Jays wandering

Jul. 31, 2020 2:35 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: SLOW STARTS Two-time defending NL batting champion Christian Yelich has a long way to go if he wants a three-peat. The Milwaukee star is 1 for 27 to start the season, an .037 average that’s worst among qualified hitters. Yelich also has struck out...

The Toronto Blue Jays' logo is displayed on the scoreboard during the middle of the eighth inning of the team's baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Washington. The Blue Jays are the home team in the game. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

4-run 10th for Nats spoils Blue Jays' 'home opener' in DC

Jul. 29, 2020 10:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Playing as the “visiting” team in their own stadium against the can't-play-at-home Blue Jays, Dave Martinez's Washington Nationals didn't even get the benefit of a boost from fake “cheering” by nonexistent “spectators” — those were reserved...

Washington Nationals' Trea Turner, left, is out as he tries to steal second base against Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Santiago Espinal (5) during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Washington. The Blue Jays won 5-1. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

2 more HRs, 3 unearned runs help Blue Jays drop Nats to 1-4

Jul. 28, 2020 10:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Series champion Washington Nationals are 1-4 after losing three games in a row. Normally? Not a big deal. Matters more in a 60-game, pandemic-shortened season. Missing slugger Juan Soto, they've scored a grand total of four runs during the skid, including a 5-1 loss to the Blue...

Washington Nationals' Trea Turner jumps into the arms of a teammate after his solo home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Nationals Park, Sunday, July 26, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Hands to yourself: Complying with protocols proves difficult

Jul. 28, 2020 6:20 PM EDT

From players ignoring prohibitions on handshakes, high-fives and hugs, to some sitting noticeably closer than six feet apart in dugouts during games, the recently launched baseball season has provided ample evidence old habits are hard to shake, even when the changes are meant to mitigate the risk of spreading...

Washington Nationals' Emilio Bonifacio, left, plays his trumpet in the supplemental dugout as Andrew Stevenson yawns during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Nationals Park, Sunday, July 26, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Yanks don't let Nats toot own horn, beat 2019 champions 3-2

Jul. 26, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gleyber Torres helped the New York Yankees prevent the Washington Nationals from tooting their own horn. Yes, the reigning World Series champs had an actual, honest-to-goodness trumpet in their dugout Sunday. Alas, their bullpen blew a lead, so the Nationals never got the chance to jazz...

Washington Nationals left fielder Michael A. Taylor, left, center fielder Victor Robles, and left fielder Adam Eaton celebrate while socially distant after a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Nationals Park, Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Minus Strasburg, Nats top Yanks 9-2 on Robles' 3 hits, 4 RBI

Jul. 26, 2020 12:06 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wearing a red muscle shirt with a drawing of a gold trumpet — this year’s answer to the “Baby Shark” phenomenon of 2019 — Washington Nationals center fielder Victor Robles sat down for his postgame video conference and announced, “Hi,...

People watch from balconies of a building across the street during an exhibition baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park, Saturday, July 18, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Fans see 1st Nats exho from balcony; Harper HRs off Scherzer

Jul. 18, 2020 9:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Max Scherzer and the reigning champion Washington Nationals hosted baseball’s first exhibition game in more than four months Saturday, a handful of fans watched from afar -- really far, seated on a high-rise building’s glass balconies beyond left field. Nationals owner...

Washington Nationals' Juan Soto avoids an inside pitch during a baseball intrasquad game at Nationals Park, Thursday, July 16, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

'Welcome back': Nats get Soto, Kendrick in camp after delay

Jul. 16, 2020 9:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Juan Soto and Howie Kendrick found pictures of themselves and a “Welcome back” message waiting in the home clubhouse at Nationals Park when they finally joined the World Series champions for “summer camp” and played in an intrasquad scrimmage Thursday night....

FILE - In this March 12, 2020, file photo, Washington Nationals' Juan Soto waits for a pitch from the New York Yankees during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Baseball begins Thursday, July 23, 2020, with the New York Yankees at Washington Nationals. Juan Soto and Washington open their title defense after winning the World Series for the first time in franchise history. Gerrit Cole is hoping to lead New York to its 28th championship after the ace right-hander signed a blockbuster deal with the Yankees in free agency. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Astros at Dodgers, 'Field of Dreams' highlight MLB schedule

Jul. 13, 2020 3:03 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — At long last, baseball is ready to go after opening day was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. With a myriad of potential problems circling a 60-game schedule, the whole season is truly a day-to-day proposition. With that in mind, here are a handful of dates to mark on the calendar. Just...