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Marte hits 3-run HR in eighth, Pirates top Nationals 4-1

Aug. 20, 2019 11:37 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — After having little success in his first three times up, Starling Marte came up in the eighth inning with two men on base and the score tied. This time, Stephen Strasburg wasn't on the mound and Marte took advantage. Marte hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer off reliever Daniel Hudson and...

Nationals continue onslaught with 4 HRs, pound Pirates 13-0

Aug. 19, 2019 11:47 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Nationals are on a hot streak at the plate that defies explanation. "If anyone knew the answer to that, they could write a book and make millions of dollars," Adam Eaton said. The onslaught continued Monday night when Asdrúbal Cabrera hit the last of Washington's four home runs...

Thames' HR in 14th, Yelich's 2 help Brewers beat Nats 15-14

Aug. 18, 2019 1:56 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After witnessing two dozen runs and multiple comebacks over nine innings, Milwaukee manager Craig Counsell knew he had never seen something quite like the Brewers' game against the Washington Nationals. He couldn't have guessed there would be another five innings of back-and-forth...

Rendon's RBI double lifts Nationals to 2-1 win over Brewers

Aug. 16, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — With hits hard to come by, the Washington Nationals turned to the reliable Anthony Rendon yet again. Rendon hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the eighth inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 Friday night in the opener of a three-game series between National...

Dozier's piggyback homer, Ross' start help Nats top Reds 3-1

Aug. 13, 2019 11:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After missing three starts because of a stomach bug, Brian Dozier felt good enough to return to the Washington Nationals' lineup, good enough to eat a postgame plate of pasta, good enough to homer — and good enough to celebrate that solo shot with a dugout piggyback ride. After...

Santana homers in bottom of 9th, Indians top Red Sox 6-5

Aug. 13, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Santana homered leading off the ninth inning to send the Cleveland Indians to a 6-5 win over the fast-fading Boston Red Sox on Monday night and back into first-place in the AL Central. After the Red Sox tied it in the top of the inning, Santana connected on a 2-2 pitch from Marcus...

Doolittle gets through latest adventure, Nats edge Reds 7-6

Aug. 12, 2019 11:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals closer Sean Doolittle added to his career high by getting his 27th save Monday night — and there are more than 1½ months still to go in the season. He's already easily eclipsed his total for number of games finished in a year, too. After pitching for the...

Mets rally for 4 in 9th, rock Nats 7-6 for 7th win in row

Aug. 10, 2019 12:58 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conforto celebrating with his jersey ripped off. Dominic Smith joining the party on his scooter. A crowd that kept cheering long after the last swing. Hard to believe for a team that seemed cooked only a month ago, but the New York Mets and their fans are feeling like serious...

Diamondbacks hit 5 HRs in a 18-7 rout of Nats, Strasburg

Aug. 4, 2019 1:24 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona seems to have Stephen Strasburg's number this season. The Diamondbacks hit three of their five home runs off Strasburg in an 18-7 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday night while knocking him around for the second time this season. They have seven homers and 15 runs...

Donaldson's HR lifts Braves over Nationals 5-4 in 10 innings

Jul. 31, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Josh Donaldson gave the Atlanta Braves a little more breathing room in the National League East. Donaldson homered against Sean Doolittle in the top of the 10th inning, and the Braves pulled out a 5-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday to take two of three in the series...