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Nationals score 6 runs in 10th, beat Marlins 10-4

Sep. 21, 2019 11:59 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Kurt Suzuki made the most of his first at-bat following a lengthy absence. Suzuki's pinch-hit, bases-clearing double capped a six-run, 10th inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 10-4 Saturday night. The Nationals catcher has been sidelined because of an elbow injury since...

LEADING OFF: Astros on verge of clinch, Cards baffling Cubs

Sep. 21, 2019 2:37 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: TEXAS ONE-STEP The Astros can clinch a third straight AL West title with a win over the Angels or a loss by Oakland. Houston has won six straight games and is already assured a postseason spot, and it's getting shortstop Carlos Correa in the swing of things at...

LEADING OFF: Astros on verge of clinch, Cards baffling Cubs

Sep. 21, 2019 1:01 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: TEXAS ONE-STEP The Astros can clinch a third straight AL West title with a win over the Angels or a loss by Oakland. Houston has won six straight games and is already assured a postseason spot, and it's getting shortstop Carlos Correa in the swing of things...

Kenrick, Corbin power Nationals to 6-2 win over Cardinals

Sep. 18, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Howie Kendrick just missed the cycle but he will take the win instead for the Washington Nationals. Kendrick finished a double shy of hitting for a cycle, Patrick Corbin pitched six strong innings, and the Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-2 Tuesday night. Kendrick flew out in his...

Ozuna's 4 RBIs, throw to plate lift Cards over Nats 4-2

Sep. 17, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dakota Hudson is a big fan of Marcell Ozuna's arm. Ozuna drove in four runs and threw out a runner at home plate from left field, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over the Washington Nationals 4-2 on Monday night. "That's the second one he's had for me this year," Hudson said of Ozuna's...

Sánchez blanks Braves, Nationals salvage series finale 7-0

Sep. 15, 2019 8:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Aníbal Sánchez has seen enough in 14 years in the majors to know when his team needs a lift. He provided one Sunday, pitching seven sharp innings to help the Washington Nationals prevent a three-game sweep and beat the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves 7-0. "I think that's what we...

Zimmerman, Strasburg lead Nationals past Twins 6-2

Sep. 12, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Washington Nationals relied on a couple of old standbys for an important victory toward their postseason push. The Minnesota Twins, thinned out for the moment by a long list of injuries, could use someone healthy players to lean on. Ryan Zimmerman homered and drove in three runs in...

Berriós pitches Twins past Nationals 5-0

Sep. 10, 2019 11:59 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins badly needed their ace back. José Berriós delivered a brilliant outing befitting his two-time All-Star status. Berriós surrendered only two singles over seven innings in his best start in six weeks, Mitch Garver hit the tiebreaking two-run homer in the...

Fried's dominating performance leads Braves past Nats 4-2

Sep. 5, 2019 11:34 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Fried knew his night was about done. So, with the final pitch of the most dominating performance of his big league career, he unleashed a 96 mph fastball. "Just leave it all out there," Fried said. "If he got me, he got me." No worries. Juan Soto swung and missed. Strike three. Fried...

LEADING OFF: Strasburg vs Braves, Lorenzen does it all

Sep. 5, 2019 3:31 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: STRAS TEST Stephen Strasburg (16-5, 3.47 ERA) starts as Washington begins a four-game series at NL East-leading Atlanta. Strasburg is 4-1 with a 3.21 ERA in five career starts at SunTrust Park. Max Fried (15-4, 4.09) pitches for the Braves, who have won six...