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Red Sox rally in 9th, on brink of clinching wild-card berth

Oct. 03, 2021 01:56 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Christian Vázquez tripled home the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning and the Boston Red Sox moved to the brink of a postseason berth with a 5-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday. Boston is tied with the Yankees for the top AL wild card...

Red Sox beat Nats, move into 2nd spot in AL wild-card chase

Oct. 02, 2021 01:43 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Staggered down the stretch in their push for a postseason spot, the Boston Red Sox used two mighty punches to gain ground in the AL playoff chase. Hunter Renfroe and Bobby Dalbec hit back-to-back homers during a four-run sixth inning and the Red Sox...

Josh Rogers allows 1 run to lead Nationals over Marlins 7-1

Sep. 21, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Josh Rogers pitched 7 2/3 innings of one-run ball and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 7-1 Tuesday night. Rogers (2-0) scattered five hits, struck out four and walked two in his longest outing since joining the club Sept. 4. ...

Alcantara takes no-hitter into 7th, Marlins blank Nats 3-0

Sep. 13, 2021 23:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sandy Alcantara allowed one hit over eight sparkling innings and the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-0 on Monday night. With two outs in the seventh, Josh Bell lined a single off the base of the right-field fence to end Alcantara's no-hit...

Soto's go-ahead homer sends Nationals past Braves, 4-2

Sep. 09, 2021 00:17 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Juan Soto and Freddie Freeman showed goodwill after each star was hit by a pitch in the first two games of the Washington-Atlanta series. And then Soto had the final word with a big swing. The slugger crushed a go-ahead homer in the...

Albies, Duvall go deep in Braves' 8-5 win over Nationals

Sep. 08, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Ozzie Albies hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer off Ryne Harper in the seventh inning, Adam Duvall took Paolo Espino deep with an early three-run shot, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 8-5 on Tuesday night. Albies, who had four RBIs and...

Báez 4 for 4, Pillar slam, Mets hit 4 HRs to beat Nats 13-6

Sep. 05, 2021 17:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Javier Báez went 4 for 4 with a home run, Kevin Pillar hit a grand slam that capped a game-sealing, six-run ninth inning, and the New York Mets withstood another rally from the Washington Nationals to earn a 13-6 victory Sunday. Francisco Lindor and...