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Doolittle gets through latest adventure, Nats edge Reds 7-6

Aug. 12, 2019 11:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals closer Sean Doolittle added to his career high by getting his 27th save Monday night — and there are more than 1½ months still to go in the season. He's already easily eclipsed his total for number of games finished in a year, too. After pitching for the...

Cabrera stings Mets, Nats hold on to end NY's streak, 7-4

Aug. 11, 2019 7:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nationals closer Sean Doolittle became a favorite at Citi Field after blowing a three-run lead Friday night. Mets fans cheered the All-Star closer when he went to the bullpen Saturday, and on Sunday, they clapped and hollered when his name was announced to pitch the ninth. "The fans, they...

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...

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...

Nationals' bullpen collapse gives Orioles 9-2 victory

Jul. 18, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — After watching starter Erick Fedde dominate the Baltimore Orioles for six innings, the last thing Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez wanted to do was turn to his ineffective bullpen to finish the game. Unfortunately, Martinez had no choice. And, not surprisingly, a one-run lead...

Soto's homer in 9th lifts Nationals over Phillies 4-3

Jul. 13, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Juan Soto walked up to the plate expecting to see a splitter and he hammered the first one he saw. Soto hit a go-ahead two-run homer off closer Hector Neris with two outs in the ninth and the Washington Nationals rallied for a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night. "I...

Strasburg shuts down Phillies again, Nationals win 4-0

Jul. 12, 2019 9:55 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A four-day break didn't slow down the streaking Washington Nationals. Stephen Strasburg struck out six in six innings, Victor Robles hit a two-run single and the Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-0 Friday night. Strasburg (11-4) allowed seven hits and walked one, continuing his...

Turner drives in winning run, Nationals beat Marlins 3-2

Jul. 3, 2019 12:44 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Patrick Corbin wanted to pitch one day after the death of his close friend. In doing so he honored Tyler Skaggs and lifted his Washington Nationals teammates. Corbin pitched seven strong innings on an emotional night, Trea Turner doubled home the winning run in the ninth and the Nationals...

Soto, Robles HR as Nats beat Marlins to complete sweep

Jun. 27, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Another productive sixth inning helped the Washington Nationals reach a notable point of their season. A night after they scored three runs in the sixth to build a lead and eventually defeat the Miami Marlins, the Nationals did it again Thursday. Victor Robles and Matt Adams homered against...