| Sep 13, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Bryce Harper went 3-for-4 with a mammoth two-run homer and red-hot Anthony Rendon had four hits as visiting Washington reduced its magic number for clinching the National League East to six games with a 10-3 victory over the Mets on Saturday.
| Sep 7, 2014
| 2:25 PM
By Harvey Valentine, The Sports Xchange
WASHINGTON —Adam LaRoche hit a pair of solo home runs and Gio Gonzalez pitched six solid innings as the Washington Nationals defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Sunday, salvaging the finale of the three-...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:00 PM
PHOENIX — Explaining how a natural introvert such as himself could flash Mickey Mouse ears in front of more than 50,000 screaming fans, Adrian Gonzalez looked around the Dodgers' locker room.
"It's the clubhouse," he said. "It's the city, it's the...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 6:54 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Javier Baez was heading toward third in the sixth inning of Sunday's All-Star Futures Game after hitting a two-run, opposite-field home run on a first-pitch curve.
"You've got to save those for the season," third baseman Kris...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:23 AM
The unfamiliar and unwanted chill in the Florida air will soon subside, and that means one thing -- it's time for spring training baseball in the Sunshine State.
Pitchers and catchers begin reporting for Grapefruit League teams in the second week of...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 5:33 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Heading into the final game before the All-Star break, the Phillies hoped to shake off Saturday night's extra-inning loss and win their sixth game in seven attempts.
To achieve that, Philadelphia would need starter Kyle Kendrick...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:11 PM
With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals.
The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 8:58 PM
WASHINGTON -- Right-hander Darren O’Day has made 176 appearances in three seasons with the Orioles.
He has never tossed as many pitches as he did Monday night.
O’Day threw 34 pitches (22 strikes) through two innings in the Orioles’...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:00 AM
WASHINGTON -- Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams has seen Buck Showalter make bold late-game decisions before.
The Orioles manager, who was the Arizona Diamondbacks’ skipper and coached Williams there from 1998-2000, once made one of the...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:28 AM
The Orioles and Nationals gave local fans a good opening game and, dare I say it, might have played a game worthy of an actual rivalry Monday night. Here are the highlights in the Coffee Companion, where we recap the previous day's sports headlines.
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:21 PM
Washington Nationals outfielder Nate McLouth said he was sitting on the bench at Nationals Park on Monday night, and a weird feeling took over.
His new team was playing against his old team. And though that has happened before for McLouth — he has...