Latest Gerardo Parra News

Dozier's piggyback homer, Ross' start help Nats top Reds 3-1

Aug. 13, 2019 11:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After missing three starts because of a stomach bug, Brian Dozier felt good enough to return to the Washington Nationals' lineup, good enough to eat a postgame plate of pasta, good enough to homer — and good enough to celebrate that solo shot with a dugout piggyback ride. After...

Parra homers against former team, Nationals top Giants 4-1

Aug. 7, 2019 8:27 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Barely three months since he was let go, Gerardo Parra came back to haunt his former team. Parra hit a three-run homer, Joe Ross pitched six shutout innings of three-hit ball and the Washington Nationals completed a three-game sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-1 victory on...

Marte, Jones lead Diamondbacks over Nationals 7-5

Aug. 4, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Ketel Marte, an All-Star for the first time in his career, continues to put on a show for Diamondbacks fans. His inside-the-park home run was part of a three-hit Sunday afternoon as Arizona beat the Washington Nationals 7-5. Adam Jones had a season-high four RBIs, including a tiebreaking...

Diamondbacks hit 5 HRs in a 18-7 rout of Nats, Strasburg

Aug. 4, 2019 1:24 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona seems to have Stephen Strasburg's number this season. The Diamondbacks hit three of their five home runs off Strasburg in an 18-7 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday night while knocking him around for the second time this season. They have seven homers and 15 runs...

Donaldson's HR lifts Braves over Nationals 5-4 in 10 innings

Jul. 31, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Josh Donaldson gave the Atlanta Braves a little more breathing room in the National League East. Donaldson homered against Sean Doolittle in the top of the 10th inning, and the Braves pulled out a 5-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday to take two of three in the series...

Strasburg fires gem for MLB-best 14th win, Nats rout Dodgers

Jul. 29, 2019 2:10 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg was too tough, even for the top team in the majors. The Washington ace tossed seven masterful innings Sunday to win his seventh consecutive start, leading the Nationals to an 11-4 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers. "Everything about him this year has been amazing," manager...

Turner's late homer helps Dodgers beat Nationals 4-2

Jul. 27, 2019 12:57 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Coming into their series with Washington fresh from an off day, the Los Angeles Dodgers wanted to get into the Nationals' bullpen early. Everything seemed to be going according to plan after Washington starter Aníbal Sánchez needed 31 pitches to get through a shaky first inning,...

Scherzer so-so in return as Nats fall to Rockies 8-7

Jul. 25, 2019 9:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Max Scherzer on a pitch count and Washington's bullpen worn out from a doubleheader, manager Dave Martinez had a plan for how to get his staff through a game against the struggling Colorado Rockies. Then the Nationals rallied to take the lead, and Martinez's best option was Fernando...

Corbin, Nationals beat Rockies 2-0 to sweep doubleheader

Jul. 25, 2019 12:51 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's little slowing down the Washington Nationals of late. Not a doubleheader, not a rain delay. And on Wednesday, not the Colorado Rockies. Patrick Corbin pitched six shutout innings for his first victory in nearly a month, and the Washington Nationals completed a day-night...

Rockies' Gray exits after 4 innings with calf injury

Jul. 24, 2019 3:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Colorado Rockies pitcher Jon Gray has been pulled from a game after four innings with a left calf injury. The right-hander started the opener of a doubleheader Wednesday against the Washington Nationals. He walked five and allowed a run before leaving to be evaluated. Gray allowed a...