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Braves clinch playoff spot behind Acuña Jr.

Sep. 14, 2019 9:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Atlanta Braves celebrated another playoff berth with heavy hearts. Ronald Acuña Jr. ignited the decisive four-run rally with the go-ahead, two-run double in the seventh inning, as the NL East leading Braves wrapped up a playoff berth with a 10-1 victory over the Washington...

Scherzer goes over 200 Ks as Nationals beat Orioles 8-4

Aug. 28, 2019 11:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer took another step toward returning to All-Star form, reached another milestone and helped the Washington Nationals get back on track in their pursuit of a playoff berth. Scherzer struck out eight to notch 200 for an eighth straight season, Kurt Suzuki homered and drove in...

Phillies pound out 17 hits, rout Pirates 12-3

Aug. 28, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — J.T. Realmuto had three hits, including a homer and a triple, Corey Dickerson also went deep and the Philadelphia Phillies got 17 hits in a 12-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night. Cesar Hernandez contributed three hits and three RBIs. Rhys Hoskins doubled, tripled...

Turner, Nationals beat Cubs 7-2 for 4th straight win

Aug. 25, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Trea Turner's renewed focus on the little things is producing big results. Turner reached base four times and scored twice, Yan Gomes and Howie Kendrick each drove in two runs and the surging Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 7-2 on Saturday. Turner got Washington off to a quick...

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...

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...

Parra homers against former team, Nationals top Giants 4-1

Aug. 7, 2019 8:27 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Barely three months since he was let go, Gerardo Parra came back to haunt his former team. Parra hit a three-run homer, Joe Ross pitched six shutout innings of three-hit ball and the Washington Nationals completed a three-game sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-1 victory on...

Marte, Jones lead Diamondbacks over Nationals 7-5

Aug. 4, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Ketel Marte, an All-Star for the first time in his career, continues to put on a show for Diamondbacks fans. His inside-the-park home run was part of a three-hit Sunday afternoon as Arizona beat the Washington Nationals 7-5. Adam Jones had a season-high four RBIs, including a tiebreaking...

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...