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Today in History: July 20, Armstrong and Aldrin on the moon

Jul. 20, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, July 20, the 201st day of 2022. There are 164 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon...

Wright ties majors wins lead as Braves defeat Nationals, 5-4

Jul. 14, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Wright tied for the major league lead with his 11th victory and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 5-4 Thursday in the opener of a four-game series. Michael Harris II, Matt Olson and Dansby Swanson homered for Atlanta, which has won five of its...

Bell big for Nationals in return home in a 2-1 win at Texas

Jun. 25, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Josh Bell was already feeling good at the plate, and it felt really nice to keep hitting in his return home to Texas. Bell hit a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning, and also had a triple and double while scoring Washington's only other run, as the...

Hays hits for cycle to help Orioles beat Nationals 7-0

Jun. 23, 2022 00:17 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Four at-bats, four hits, one unforgettable cycle in just six innings of work. “Beyond unbelievable. An epic night,” Baltimore manager Brandon Hyde said after Austin Hays became the sixth player in Orioles history to hit for the cycle. Hays...

LEADING OFF: Braves go for 14th straight, Flaherty returns

Jun. 15, 2022 03:03 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around baseball today: ___ HOME AWAY FROM HOME Dansby Swanson and the Braves go for their 14th straight victory when they wrap up a series at Washington. The longest winning streak in the majors this season is Atlanta’s best...

Braves hit five homers, beat Nats 10-4 for 13th straight win

Jun. 14, 2022 23:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Harris II and Travis d’Arnaud each had three hits and homered for the second straight game, and the Atlanta Braves connected five times in their 13th straight win, 10-4 over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night. Atlanta hit back-to-back homers for...

Nats' Stephen Strasburg has rib injury, will see specialist

Jun. 14, 2022 18:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg was placed on the 15-day injured list with a stress reaction of the ribs, the team announced Tuesday. Strasburg has made one start this season, his first since he had surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome last...

LEADING OFF: Yanks' Donaldson to serve ban, Strasburg out

Jun. 14, 2022 02:12 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around baseball today: ___ STILL SUSPENDED Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson will serve a one-game suspension for a remark to White Sox star Tim Anderson about Jackie Robinson when New York opens a home series against Tampa...

Albies breaks foot, but Braves beat Nats for 12th straight

Jun. 14, 2022 01:15 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dansby Swanson and the Atlanta Braves won their 12th straight game Monday night, beating the Washington Nationals 9-5 despite losing All-Star second baseman Ozzie Albies to a broken left foot. Swanson hit one of Atlanta's season-high five homers and drove in four...

Nationals' Strasburg heading back to IL after 1 start

Jun. 13, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg is headed back to the injured list after feeling discomfort following a bullpen session. Strasburg has made one start this season, his first since he had surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome last summer. ...