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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer (31) throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Scherzer exits; Porcello gets 150th win, Mets top Soto, Nats

Aug. 5, 2020 9:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer is the type who is going to try to play if he possibly can, even on a tweaked right hamstring that prevents him from driving his lower body into his pitches. So the three-time Cy Young Award winner gave it a shot Wednesday night for the Washington Nationals against the New...

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer (31) throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Nats ace Scherzer leaves start vs Mets after just 1 inning

Aug. 5, 2020 6:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer left his start for the Nationals against the New York Mets after just one inning Wednesday night. Washington did not immediately announce why Scherzer was taken out of the game after merely 27 pitches. He was replaced in the top of the second...

Washington Nationals' Starlin Castro (14) celebrates with Adam Eaton (2) after both scored on a double by Kurt Suzuki during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Taylor, Suzuki lift Nats past Jays 6-4 before 4-day break

Jul. 30, 2020 8:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Starlin Castro is coming off a four-hit game. His Washington Nationals finally have their first consecutive wins of the season. So much for momentum, though. That's because now the Nationals — and their opponents Thursday, the Toronto Blue Jays — need to take four days off,...

Home plate umpire Joe West (22) is tended to by a Washington Nationals trainer after he was injured during the first inning of a baseball game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Nationals, Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Umpire Joe West misses 2 innings after getting hit by bat

Jul. 30, 2020 6:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Home plate umpire Joe West left in the bottom of the first inning of Thursday's game between the Washington Nationals and the Toronto Blue Jays but eventually returned after getting bloodied when he was hit in the head by Bo Bichette's flying bat. The 67-year-old West, who is the senior...

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' Howie Kendrick (47) is greeted with

Nats OF Soto awaits DC clearance to return after COVID test

Jul. 29, 2020 3:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals outfielder Juan Soto was still waiting on Wednesday to be cleared to play by the city government after getting the OK from Major League Baseball to return from the COVID-19 injured list. Manager Dave Martinez said the Nationals hope their 21-year-old slugger will be...

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,...

FILE - In this July 20, 2020 file photo, Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg delivers a pitch to the Baltimore Orioles during an exhibition baseball game in Baltimore.  Strasburg has been scratched from what was supposed to be his first start of the season for the Washington Nationals because of a nerve issue with his right hand. Nationals manager Dave Martinez announced the news about four hours before the scheduled first pitch against the visiting New York Yankees on Saturday, July 25.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Series MVP Strasburg misses 1st start with hand nerve issue

Jul. 25, 2020 4:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg was scratched from what was supposed to be his first start of the season for the Washington Nationals on Saturday night because of a nerve issue with his right hand. Nationals manager Dave Martinez announced about four hours before the scheduled first...

Washington Nationals' Howie Kendrick (47) is greeted with

Nats star Juan Soto positive for COVID-19, out for opener

Jul. 23, 2020 4:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Highlighting the pitfalls of beginning the baseball season amid a pandemic, Washington Nationals slugger Juan Soto tested positive for COVID-19 and was put on the injured list Thursday, hours before the 2019 World Series champions were scheduled to face the New York Yankees on opening...

FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2020, file photo, Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg laughs during spring training baseball practice in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

'4 Horses' still key for World Series champion Nationals

Jul. 14, 2020 3:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For all of the opt-outs and rule-change oddities, the spring training interruption and social distancing, Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez figures his team’s bid for a rare repeat World Series championship during this pandemic-affected season might very well come down to...