| Jun 28, 2014
| 1:44 PM
“Let’s play two” is more than a familiar refrain by Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks.
The Cubs and Nationals will play a doubleheader Saturday. It is the first scheduled doubleheader for the Cubs since July 4, 1983, against the...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 9:07 PM
Dallas Beeler, who made his major league debut in the first game of Saturday's split doubleheader at Wrigley Field, eventually may represent a significant part of the Cubs' future.
In contrast, Jeff Samardzija, the starter in the second game, may become...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:46 PM
All games on WGN-AM 720.
Season series: Tied 2-2.
Friday: 10:05 a.m., WGN-9.
RH Jason Hammel (7-5, 2.98) vs. RH Tanner Roark (7-5, 2.98).
Saturday: 3:05 p.m., CSN.
RH Jeff Samardzija (2-7, 2.83) vs. LH Gio Gonzalez (5-4, 3.93).
| May 7, 2014
| 3:09 PM
It started off like it would be a wild game, filled with the unexpected. Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg and the Dodgers’ undefeated Dan Haren were all over the plate.
Both pitchers gave up a pair of first-inning runs. Command was a...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 10:11 PM
KEY MOMENT: Raul Ibanez's three-run triple in the eighth inning was the decisive blow, but it would not have been possible if not for Erick Aybar's clutch two-out, run-scoring hit to right field that pulled the Angels even, 1-1, and Chris Iannetta's...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:00 PM
AT THE PLATE: The Angels scored twice in the sixth to take a 2-1 lead when Mike Trout walked, Albert Pujols hit a run-scoring double and Erick Aybar hit a run-scoring single. David Freese ended an 0-for-14 skid when he doubled to left-center and later...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:57 PM
WASHINGTON — The Angels were three outs away from their first series sweep in the nation's capital since 1962, their first winning record in 386 days and a highly anticipated Amtrak train ride to New York City when closer Ernesto Frieri drove them...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 10:16 AM
Shawn Pleffner, 24, took a lead off second base at the minor-league complex of the Washington Nationals at Viera, Fla., on a 72-degree day.
The former Arundel High School standout was among a group of four top minor-league prospects working on leads...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Nate McLouth, who spent two months of the 2012 season and all of last year with the Orioles, signed a two-year deal last week with the Washington Nationals worth a guaranteed $10.75 million with an option for a third year.
McLouth will make $5 million...
| May 15, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Zack Greinke did his job, even a tad more. Then the rest of the Dodgers did just enough of theirs to emerge with a 3-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night before a Dodger Stadium crowd of 36,721.
Greinke, making his first start...
| May 28, 2013
| 7:03 PM
Kevin Gausman’s second start didn’t go as planned.
The 22-year-old right-hander, who recalled from Double-A last week, was pulled after four innings, trailing 7-3 to the Washington Nationals.
He gave up seven runs on eight hits,...