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CJ Abrams' late home run caps Nationals' 6-5 comeback over Brewers

Jul. 13, 2024 20:33 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — CJ Abrams hit a go-ahead, two run home run in the ninth inning for the Washington Nationals, who won consecutive games for the first time since July 4 with a 6-5 victory over the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday. Left-hander Mitchell Parker...

Rutledge makes first start of the season, Nationals beat the Brewers to end 5-game losing streak

Jul. 13, 2024 13:42 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jackson Rutledge struck out six in his first major league start of the season, Jesse Winker hit his 11th home run and the Washington Nationals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Friday night to end a five-game losing streak. Rutledge, Washington’s first-round pick...

Nationals rally in the ninth behind hits by Thomas, Meneses and beat the Rockies 2-1

Jun. 23, 2024 18:53 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Lane Thomas doubled in the tying run and Joey Meneses singled to drive in the go-ahead run as the Washington Nationals rallied in the ninth inning to beat the Colorado Rockies 2-1 on Sunday, taking the three-game series 2-1. Down 1-0 heading into the top of the ninth...

Garcia, Millas slug homers as Nationals pound out 19 hits in an 11-5 win over the Rockies

Jun. 22, 2024 01:05 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Luis Garcia Jr. hit three-run homer in a five-run third inning, Drew Millas had a home run among his three hits and the Washington National pounded out a season-high 19 hits in an 11-5 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night. Ezequiel Tovar, Hunter Goodman,...

CJ Abrams doubles and homers as Nationals beat Tigers 7-5 for 5th straight win

Jun. 12, 2024 22:13 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — CJ Abrams hit a double and a home run and the Washington Nationals beat the Detroit Tigers 7-5 on Wednesday night for their first five-game winning streak in three years. Jake Irvin (5-5) gave up gave up one run on six hits in six innings. Washington...

Keibert Ruiz homers in 7-run 4th inning as the Nationals beat the Braves 8-5

Jun. 09, 2024 18:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Keibert Ruiz homered as part of a seven-run fourth inning and the Washington Nationals defeated the Atlanta Braves 8-5 on Sunday, spoiling the major league debut of Hurston Waldrep. CJ Abrams drove in three runs for Washington, which won the last three of four...

Pete Alonso and Harrison Bader homer to back David Peterson as the Mets beat the Nationals 6-3

Jun. 04, 2024 22:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pete Alonso hit a 446-foot homer, Harrison Bader launched a two-run shot and the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 6-3 on Tuesday night. David Peterson worked efficiently into the seventh inning in his second start this season for the Mets, who have won...

Joey Meneses, Jake Irvin help Nationals end Guardians' nine-game home winning streak, 5-2

Jun. 02, 2024 17:11 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Joey Meneses’ two-run double keyed a four-run second and Jake Irvin pitched six strong innings to lead the Washington Nationals to a 5-2 victory over the Cleveland Guardians on Sunday. Meneses’ double to deep center field opened the scoring against Carlos...

Williams, Nationals hold down weak-hitting Braves 3-1 for rare 4-game series win

May. 30, 2024 22:54 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Trevor Williams combined with four relievers on a five-hitter and Washington beat Atlanta 3-1 on Thursday night for the Nationals' first four-game series win over the Braves since 2016. Williams (5-0) gave up only four hits and one run in 5 2/3 innings. It marked the...

Thomas hits 3-run homer, Nationals beat Braves 7-2 to spoil Schwellenbach's debut

May. 30, 2024 08:48 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Lane Thomas hit a three-run home run and the Washington Nationals beat Atlanta 7-2 on Wednesday night to spoil Braves right-hander Spencer Schwellenbach's major league debut. Schwellenbach (0-1), who had never pitched above Double-A, lasted five innings, giving up...