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The Late Show: World Series games taking almost 4 hours

Oct. 27, 2019 1:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Snacking on chicken at a picnic table near section 402, decked out in his curly W cap and pullover, Bob Batwinis hoped to see a lot at Game 4 of the World Series. Exciting plays. A Washington win. And maybe, just maybe, on this evening at Nationals Park, the final out sometime before...

Urquidy, Bregman lead Astros over Nats 8-1 to tie Series 2-2

Oct. 27, 2019 3:09 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Not bad for a TBA. Unheralded rookie José Urquidy outpitched all those big-name aces who preceded him, quieting Washington's bats and the Nationals Park crowd, too. Alex Bregman busted out of his slump with a go-ahead single in the first inning and a grand slam in the seventh, and...

Corbin among many problems for Nats as Series lead vanishes

Oct. 27, 2019 1:18 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Patrick Corbin didn't immediately turn and watch the homer he served up to Houston's Robinson Chirinos in Game 4 of the World Series. Instead, before eventually spinning around and tugging at the red brim of his cap, the Nationals lefty kept staring straight ahead toward home plate, where...

Slumping Astros star Bregman breaks loose, slams Nationals

Oct. 27, 2019 1:18 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — By the time Alex Bregman took nearly 30 seconds to circle the bases, then engaged in a series of animated high-fives, pats, hugs and personalized handshakes between the plate and the dugout, it was pretty clear. See ya, slump. Bregman broke loose Saturday night, putting the Houston Astros...

Soto's struggles typify Nats offensive drought in Series

Oct. 27, 2019 1:02 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two games into the World Series, Juan Soto was knocking the ball all over the park and the Washington Nationals were gleefully pounding the Houston Astros. Soto hasn't had a hit since, and the Nationals have lost all the momentum they garnered in Houston. In helping Washington to 5-4 and...

The Latest: Astros pound Nats 8-1, even World Series 2-2

Oct. 26, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 4 of the World Series (all times local): 11:57 p.m. Houston and Washington are all even in a World Series that has been one big road show. Alex Bregman busted out of his slump with a go-ahead single in the first inning and grand slam in the seventh, and the resurgent...

The Latest: Astros cut their deficit to 2-1

Oct. 26, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 3 of the World Series (all times local): 12:10 a.m. José Altuve doubled twice and scored both times, Zack Greinke repeatedly worked out of trouble, and the Houston Astros showed they were not going to go quietly, beating the Nationals 4-1 to cut their deficit to...

World Series: How the Nationals and Astros match up

Oct. 21, 2019 10:01 PM EDT

A position-by-position look at the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros going into the World Series, starting Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park: ___ First Base: Nationals: Ryan Zimmerman. The longtime face of the franchise, Zimmerman was Washington's first draft pick in 2005 after the team moved to the...

Los Viejos -- The Old Guys -- help Nationals make Series

Oct. 21, 2019 4:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — NL MVP candidate Anthony Rendon surveyed his teammates scattered around the Nationals Park diamond, whoopin' it up after clinching a World Series berth. There were starting pitchers Max Scherzer and Aníbal Sánchez, each 35 — and each responsible for taking a no-hit bid...