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Alcides Escobar re-signs with Washington Nationals for 2022

Oct. 05, 2021 16:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shortstop Alcides Escobar agreed to a one-year, $1 million contract on Tuesday to stay with the Washington Nationals next season. Escobar, who will turn 35 in December, batted .288 with 21 doubles, two triples, four homers and 28 RBIs in 75 games with...

Red Sox beat Nats, move into 2nd spot in AL wild-card chase

Oct. 02, 2021 01:43 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Staggered down the stretch in their push for a postseason spot, the Boston Red Sox used two mighty punches to gain ground in the AL playoff chase. Hunter Renfroe and Bobby Dalbec hit back-to-back homers during a four-run sixth inning and the Red Sox...

Freeland, Story propel Rockies to 3-1 win over Nationals

Sep. 29, 2021 01:40 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story is sure of one thing if his homer Tuesday night winds up as his last at Coors Field for the Colorado Rockies. “That was a good one,” Story cracked. Story lined a long, long solo homer with his days in Denver possibly...

Gray gets 2nd major league win, Nationals beat Rockies 5-4

Sep. 28, 2021 01:29 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Josiah Gray pitched into the sixth inning to earn his second career win, and the Washington Nationals beat the Colorado Rockies 5-4 on Monday night. Luis García hit a two-run single and Alcides Escobar had three hits for the Nationals. ...

Reds beat Nationals 8-7 in 11 but fall further behind Cards

Sep. 25, 2021 00:36 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Aristides Aquino drove in TJ Friedl with a game-ending single off the glove of second baseman Luis Garcia, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Washington Nationals 8-7 in 11 innings Friday night. Aquino’s sharp one-hopper off Mason Thompson (1-2)...

Josh Rogers allows 1 run to lead Nationals over Marlins 7-1

Sep. 21, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Josh Rogers pitched 7 2/3 innings of one-run ball and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 7-1 Tuesday night. Rogers (2-0) scattered five hits, struck out four and walked two in his longest outing since joining the club Sept. 4. ...

Marlins' Chisholm HRs twice, scores on wild pitch in 10th

Sep. 21, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jazz Chisholm Jr. homered twice before scoring from third on a wild pitch in the 10th inning and the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 8-7 Monday night. After Dylan Floro (6-6) pitched a scoreless top of the 10th, Chisholm took his place at second...

Rockies score 2 in 9th, beat Nats 9-8 for 4th straight win

Sep. 18, 2021 00:18 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elías Díaz hit a tying homer and Brendan Rodgers had an RBI single as the Colorado Rockies rallied in the ninth inning to beat the Washington Nationals 9-8 Friday night. In the series opener between two teams out of the playoff race, the Rockies...

Sanchez homers twice, Marlins rally past Nationals 8-6

Sep. 15, 2021 18:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jesus Sanchez's second two-run homer of the day capped a four-run ninth inning, and the Miami Marlins rallied past the Washington Nationals 8-6 on Wednesday. After an RBI single by Miguel Rojas and fielder's-choice groundout by Bryan De La Cruz tied...

Albies, Duvall go deep in Braves' 8-5 win over Nationals

Sep. 08, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Ozzie Albies hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer off Ryne Harper in the seventh inning, Adam Duvall took Paolo Espino deep with an early three-run shot, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 8-5 on Tuesday night. Albies, who had four RBIs and...