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Hoerner, Cubs top power-hitting rookie Meneses, Nationals

Aug. 10, 2022 18:40 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Nico Hoerner homered to ignite a four-run rally in the seventh inning that sent the Chicago Cubs over power-hitting rookie Joey Meneses and the Washington Nationals 4-2 Wednesday. Hoerner’s seventh home run ended a shutout bid by Nationals starter Josiah Gray and...

Thompson, Velázquez, Morel power Cubs past Nationals 6-3

Aug. 09, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Keegan Thompson pitched six effective innings, rookies Nelson Velázquez and Christopher Morel homered in the third inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 6-3 Monday night. Thompson (9-5) didn’t walk a batter for the second time in three starts...

Gibson perfect thru 6, Schwarber's HR lifts Phils over Nats

Aug. 05, 2022 23:08 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Gibson retired his first 18 batters and pitched one-run ball over eight innings, Kyle Schwarber hit his NL-leading 34th homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 Friday night. Rhys Hoskins, J.T. Realmuto, Nick Castellanos and...

Syndergaard, Phillies beat Nationals in rain-shortened game

Aug. 04, 2022 23:38 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Noah Syndergaard won his Phillies debut despite giving up four runs, Alec Bohm hit a three-run home run and Philadelphia won a rain-shortened, five-inning game 5-4 over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night. Rhys Hoskins also went deep, helping secure a...

Mets win 7th in a row; Soto homers in possible Nats swansong

Aug. 02, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pete Alonso and Francisco Lindor homered, Max Scherzer defeated his former team, and the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 7-3 Monday night for their seventh consecutive victory on the eve of ace Jacob deGrom’s season debut. Washington slugger Juan...

Paul DeJong homers again after promotion, Cards top Nats

Jul. 31, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul DeJong homered for the second straight day after ending a minor league demotion, Andre Pallante pitched into the ninth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 5-0 Sunday. Corey Dickerson also homered for the Cardinals, who broke the...

Bell hits 3-run HR to rally Nationals past Cardinals 7-6

Jul. 31, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — If Josh Bell’s days are indeed numbered in Washington in his second season as a member of the struggling Nationals, he gave the home fans one last moment to celebrate. Bell hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning and the Nationals rallied to beat the St....

Dodgers strike early, avoid sweep with 7-1 win over Nats

Jul. 27, 2022 19:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Washington Nationals' hopes of pulling off one of the most improbable series sweeps in recent baseball history pretty much evaporated in the first inning. After a two-day stumble, the Dodgers are back on track — and they're getting healthier, too. ...

Nats beat NL West-leading Dodgers for 2nd straight night

Jul. 27, 2022 02:57 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luis Garcia hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning and the last-place Washington Nationals rallied past the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-3 Tuesday night for their second straight win against the NL West leaders. Garcia’s shot into the right-field seats with two outs...

Future Dodger? Juan Soto, lowly Nats cool off LA in 4-1 win

Jul. 26, 2022 02:20 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers fans made their feelings known as Juan Soto stepped into the batter's box, just in case the Washington Nationals star didn't get their message at the All-Star Game. “Future Dodger!” the crowd of 48,647 chanted. They heartily applauded Soto...