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For whom the Bell tolls: Nats' Josh Bell is top trade target

Jul. 28, 2022 12:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dave Martinez writes Josh Bell's name on the Washington Nationals lineup card virtually every single game this season and plans to keep doing so. “I look at it like that every day until something else happens,” Martinez said. Something could...

Alcantara pitches 9 scoreless, Marlins beat Nats in 10

Jun. 08, 2022 23:27 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Sandy Alcantara pitched nine scoreless innings, Jesús Aguilar hit a game-ending single in the 10th inning and the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 2-1 Wednesday night. Alcantara extended his scoreless string to 18 innings and has completed at least eight...

Canha has 4 of Mets' 17 hits to rout Nats, 5th win in row

May. 31, 2022 23:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets don't talk much about home runs. “We preach in our meetings just to not try to do too much and chip away,” Mark Canha said, adding “that's what's fun, getting hits.” Add this one to a growing list of joy rides in Flushing. ...

Nationals RHP Joe Ross to have Tommy John surgery

May. 31, 2022 18:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nationals right-hander Joe Ross will have season-ending Tommy John surgery, clouding his future with Washington in his final year under contract. Washington manager Dave Martinez said Tuesday that Ross had opted for the surgery. The 29-year-old starter has been out...

Marte, Plummer power Mets to 13-5 blowout against Nationals

May. 31, 2022 00:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Starling Marte and Nick Plummer each homered and finished with four RBIs as the New York Mets rode an early offensive outburst to a 13-5 rout of the Washington Nationals on Monday night. The top three batters in the Mets’ order — Luis Guillorme, Marte and...

Corbin ends 10-start winless streak, Nats beat Rockies 7-3

May. 26, 2022 23:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Patrick Corbin ended a 10-start winless streak, allowing three runs over 6 1/3 innings to lead the Washington Nationals over the Colorado Rockies 7-3 on Thursday night. Corbin (1-7) has not won since last Sept. 23 at Cincinnati in his next-to-last start of the...

Nationals end skid against Dodgers, win 1-0 in series finale

May. 25, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Erick Fedde and three relievers combined on a six-hitter, César Hernández had an RBI single and the Washington Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 1-0 Wednesday to avoid a series sweep. Washington snapped a nine-game skid against Los Angeles. The Nationals...

Nats win 8-2; Brewers' Peralta exits with shoulder tightness

May. 23, 2022 14:55 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The slumping Washington Nationals hitters are heading home with a confidence boost while the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers begin their longest trip of the season without one of their All-Star pitchers available. Lane Thomas hit two RBI doubles and the...

Lauer, Brewers beat Nationals 7-0 despite triple play

May. 21, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Lauer feared his bid to keep the Washington Nationals scoreless was in jeopardy as soon as Lane Thomas hit the ball. Good defense and equally good fortune kept the shutout intact and extended the Nationals’ frustrations. The Brewers were...

Season over for Nats' Kieboom; Strasburg, Ross make progress

May. 20, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Washington Nationals infielder Carter Kieboom will undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery to address the elbow issue that landed him on the injured list in March. Manager Dave Martinez said before the Nationals’ Friday night game at Milwaukee that Kieboom will...