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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...

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...

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...

Cabrera stings Mets, Nats hold on to end NY's streak, 7-4

Aug. 11, 2019 7:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nationals closer Sean Doolittle became a favorite at Citi Field after blowing a three-run lead Friday night. Mets fans cheered the All-Star closer when he went to the bullpen Saturday, and on Sunday, they clapped and hollered when his name was announced to pitch the ninth. "The fans, they...

Nats' Soto leaves game, day to day after spraining ankle

Aug. 11, 2019 5:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Soto has been diagnosed with a right ankle sprain after being pulled from the Washington Nationals' 7-4 victory over the New York Mets on Sunday. The 20-year-old star came out of the game after turning his ankle running the bases in the seventh inning. Soto went first-to-third on...

Mets work more magic, rally past Nats 4-3 for 8th win in row

Aug. 10, 2019 11:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As Mets rookie Luis Guillorme stepped in to lead off the eighth inning, teammate J.D. Davis was in the clubhouse, studying video of Washington's struggling bullpen. He had just queued up tape of Daniel Hudson — a hard-throwing righty warming in the bullpen — when he heard a...

Strasburg fires gem for MLB-best 14th win, Nats rout Dodgers

Jul. 29, 2019 2:10 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg was too tough, even for the top team in the majors. The Washington ace tossed seven masterful innings Sunday to win his seventh consecutive start, leading the Nationals to an 11-4 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers. "Everything about him this year has been amazing," manager...

Turner's late homer helps Dodgers beat Nationals 4-2

Jul. 27, 2019 12:57 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Coming into their series with Washington fresh from an off day, the Los Angeles Dodgers wanted to get into the Nationals' bullpen early. Everything seemed to be going according to plan after Washington starter Aníbal Sánchez needed 31 pitches to get through a shaky first inning,...

Scherzer so-so in return as Nats fall to Rockies 8-7

Jul. 25, 2019 9:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Max Scherzer on a pitch count and Washington's bullpen worn out from a doubleheader, manager Dave Martinez had a plan for how to get his staff through a game against the struggling Colorado Rockies. Then the Nationals rallied to take the lead, and Martinez's best option was Fernando...

Corbin, Nationals beat Rockies 2-0 to sweep doubleheader

Jul. 25, 2019 12:51 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's little slowing down the Washington Nationals of late. Not a doubleheader, not a rain delay. And on Wednesday, not the Colorado Rockies. Patrick Corbin pitched six shutout innings for his first victory in nearly a month, and the Washington Nationals completed a day-night...