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After rekindling career, d’Arnaud lands big deal with Braves

Nov. 25, 2019 7:35 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Travis d’Arnaud’s career appeared to be winding down. He missed nearly an entire season after blowing out his elbow. He was cut by the New York Mets and dumped by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Now, he’s back on track. At age 30, d’Arnaud has a prosperous new lease on...

Trump honors World Series champion Nationals at White House

Nov. 5, 2019 4:55 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump mostly stuck to sports Monday while honoring the World Series champion Washington Nationals, who had a handful of players skip the White House visit. Amid an impeachment inquiry on Capitol Hill and Washington feting its first Major League Baseball champion since...

The Latest: Nats beat Astros 6-2 to win first World Series

Oct. 30, 2019 11:52 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 7 of the World Series (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Howie Kendrick and Anthony Rendon homered in the seventh inning as the Washington Nationals overcame a two-run deficit and rocked the Houston Astros 6-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 to claim the first World Series title in...

Suzuki scratched from Nats lineup for World Series Game 7

Oct. 30, 2019 5:36 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Nationals catcher Kurt Suzuki has been scratched from Washington's starting lineup for the deciding Game 7 of the World Series against the Houston Astros. Suzuki missed the last three games while dealing with a hip flexor strain. The 36-year-old, who homered in Game 2, was initially listed...

The Latest: Nats beat Astros 7-2, force Game 7

Oct. 29, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 6 of the World Series (all times local): 10:47 p.m. Stephen Strasburg gutted through without his best fastball to throw five-hit ball for 8 1/3 innings Tuesday night, and now it's on to Game 7 in the first World Series ever in which the visiting team won each of the first...

Suzuki out of Nats lineup again vs. Astros in World Series

Oct. 29, 2019 4:40 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Washington catcher Kurt Suzuki is out of the Nationals lineup again for Game 6 of the World Series. Suzuki missed the past two games because of a hip flexor strain, and after a travel day still wasn't in the lineup Tuesday night against the Houston Astros and Justin Verlander. The Nationals...

With each pitch at Series, call gets louder for robot umps

Oct. 29, 2019 4:32 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — From the box seats to the far reaches of the bleachers, all 40,000 umpires in the stands at Nationals Park were sure they could tell: Gerrit Cole's fastball to Victor Robles missed the strike zone. By at least an inch, clearly. That's not how Lance Barksdale saw it. He rung up Robles on...

Nationals still uncertain on Scherzer status after injection

Oct. 28, 2019 2:11 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals remain unsure about the health of pitcher Max Scherzer and catcher Kurt Suzuki heading into Game 6 of the World Series against Houston. Scherzer was scratched from his Game 5 start Sunday night because of nerve irritation near his neck and had a cortisone shot....

Aced out: Scherzer scratched, Nats fall behind Astros 3-2

Oct. 28, 2019 12:53 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer walked stiffly into the interview room, a bandage on the back of the Washington star pitcher's neck telegraphing trouble. He had hoped to beat the Astros for the second time this week, to give the Nationals a 3-2 World Series lead heading back to Houston. Instead, he had to...

Nationals fans get empty feeling after 3 straight losses

Oct. 28, 2019 12:35 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals fans hoped to celebrate a championship with the home team this weekend at the first World Series in Washington since 1933. Instead, the red-clad, towel-waving faithful watched the teetering Nationals absorb three straight defeats by a collective 19-3 score. Following a 7-1...