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Donaldson, Albies homer again, Braves win 9th straight

Sep. 8, 2019 2:07 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Brian McCann helped Houston win the World Series in 2017. He feels the same vibe with the streaking Atlanta Braves. "I think this series just showed we're a complete team," the veteran catcher said. "We can beat you in any phase of the game. We can beat you with speed. We can beat you with...

Syndergaard strikes out 10 as Mets handle Nationals, 7-3

Sep. 2, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Noah Syndergaard had far too much time to dwell on allowing 10 runs in his last start. One thought, in particular, continued to surface. "I wanted to make sure that never happened again," the New York Mets right-hander said. There was never a hint it would Monday as Syndergaard pitched...

Syndergaard strikes out 10 as Mets handle Nationals, 7-3

Sep. 2, 2019 4:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Noah Syndergaard struck out 10 while allowing three hits over seven shutout innings, Jeff McNeil hit a two-run homer, and the New York Mets shrugged off a challenging travel turnaround to defeat the Washington Nationals 7-3 on Monday. New York, which entered the day four games behind the...

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...

Brooks, Orioles stymie hot-hitting Nationals in 2-0 victory

Aug. 27, 2019 11:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals had gotten quite used to banging around the baseball and circling the bases, so they were understandably startled when their bats were rendered useless by Aaron Brooks and the Baltimore bullpen. Brooks pitched a gem against the torrid-hitting Nationals, throwing...

Corbin pitches 8 scoreless, Nationals beat Pirates 11-1

Aug. 21, 2019 11:37 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Patrick Corbin gave the Nationals another stellar outing in his first season in Washington. Corbin, signed to a six-year, $140 million deal last winter, pitched eight scoreless innings to remain unbeaten in more than two months, and Asdrúbal Cabrera had a three-run home run in a...

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...

Kurt Suzuki hits two-run homer to lead Nationals past Giants

Aug. 7, 2019 1:39 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Washington Nationals are back to doing all the little things that make them winners: scoring early, starting pitchers working deep into games and then turning the ball over to a now even-better, deeper bullpen. Kurt Suzuki hit a two-run homer and RBI single during a three-hit...

Nationals bring back Asdrubal Cabrera to add infield depth

Aug. 6, 2019 8:39 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Switch-hitting infielder Asdrubal Cabrera reached agreement on a one-year contract Tuesday for a second stint with the Washington Nationals, and manager Dave Martinez told him to be ready for multiple roles. The 33-year-old Cabrera was released Saturday by the Texas Rangers as they...

Nats back Fedde's first win in 8 starts, beat Giants 4-0

Aug. 6, 2019 1:35 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pitching the way he did Monday night made it that much easier for Erick Fedde to forget how poorly it went his last time out. Fedde tossed six strong innings to win for the first time in eight starts and Anthony Rendon's early run-scoring single held up as the Washington Nationals beat...