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Lester gets 1st win for Nats, Lindor 5 RBIs as Mets split

Jun. 19, 2021 21:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jon Lester pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning to gain his first win for Washington, Kyle Schwarber backed him with four RBIs on a pair of home runs and the Nationals beat the New York Mets 6-2 Saturday to split a day-night doubleheader. ...

Gomes' single leads Nationals to walk-off win against Mets

Jun. 18, 2021 23:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yan Gomes hit a game-ending single in the ninth inning, Erick Fedde extended his scoreless streak to 20 innings and the Washington Nationals two-hit the first-place New York Mets in a 1-0 victory Friday night. Juan Soto opened the ninth with a walk on...

Schwarber hits 2 HRs, Ross dominant as Nats beat Giants 5-0

Jun. 13, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Schwarber became the sixth player in the history of the Washington Nationals and Montreal Expos franchise to homer in both the first and second innings, driving in four runs in a 5-0 win over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. Joe Ross allowed...

Fedde back from COVID-19 list, Nats-Giants split DH

Jun. 12, 2021 23:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — LaMonte Wade Jr. led off the eighth inning with an RBI single that broke a scoreless tie and the San Francisco Giants held on to beat the Washington Nationals 2-1 Saturday to earn a split in the day-night doubleheader. In the opener, Erick Fedde...

Harper's single in return ends slump, lifts Phils over Nats

Jun. 05, 2021 20:23 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper hit a run-scoring single that stopped an 0-for-18 skid in his return from the injured list, Andrew McCutchen hit a three-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 5-2 on Saturday. Harper was in right field and...

Scherzer outduels Wheeler, Soto homers, Nats beat Phils 2-1

Jun. 04, 2021 23:05 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alex Avila cleanly picked a pitch in the dirt with the tying run on second base and no outs in the bottom of the ninth, saw pinch-runner Travis Jankowski hung up between second and third and ran all the way out to tag him near shortstop. Avila's...

Acuña hits 16th HR, ties for MLB lead as Braves beat Nats

May. 31, 2021 21:37 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. hit his 16th home run to tie for the big league homer lead and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 5-3 on Monday. Acuña went deep to match Toronto’s Vladimir Guerrero Jr., San Diego’s Fernando...

Woodruff tops Scherzer, García homers as Brewers sweep Nats

May. 30, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brandon Woodruff outpitched Max Scherzer, Avisaíl García homered again and the Milwaukee Brewers blanked the Washington Nationals 3-0 Sunday. “It was one big swing for us,” Milwaukee manager Craig Counsell said. The Brewers...

Reds beat Nats 3-0 after Washington wins suspended game 5-3

May. 27, 2021 22:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sonny Gray pitched six innings of two-hit ball and the Cincinnati Reds defeated the Nationals 3-0 in seven innings on Thursday night for a split after Washington won 5-3 in the completion of a suspended game. Trea Turner and Josh Bell hit run-scoring...

Nationals, Reds suspended in fourth, to resume Thursday

May. 27, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wednesday night's game between the Cincinnati Reds and Washington Nationals was suspended in the middle of the fourth inning following a rain delay that lasted for more than three hours. Play will resume Thursday afternoon with Washington holding a 3-0...