| May 22, 2015
| 5:20 AM
Talk about logging a little offseason work.
Penn State football star Anthony Zettel went home to West Branch, Mich., and "tackled" a dead tree, knocking it over. The video of it is a web sensation with everyone, it appears, except Nittany Lions coach...
| May 20, 2015
| 6:55 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Cleanup hitter Bryce Harper and manager Matt Williams were both ejected in the third inning Wednesday night, but the Washington Nationals came back to beat the New York Yankees 3-2 on Denard Span's tiebreaking RBI single in the seventh....
| May 21, 2015
| 1:58 AM
Bryce Harper is not known for hiding his thoughts, and so he certainly did not shy away from sharing what was on his mind after getting ejected from a game for the second time in seven days.
He was incredulous.
He was upset.
And the two-time reigning...
| May 20, 2015
| 7:00 PM
Let the chocolate syrup flow.
As the Washington Nationals have set aside a slow start and entered Wednesday in a tie atop the NL East, they developed an unusual way to celebrate their mounting collection of comeback victories: Starting pitcher Max...
| May 20, 2015
Ryan Zimmerman's career-long knack for game-ending homers trumped Andrew Miller's season-long ability to avoid allowing opponents to score.
Zimmerman's two-run shot off the right-field foul pole with two outs in the 10th inning off Yankees closer Miller,...
| May 19, 2015
| 7:44 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ryan Zimmerman's two-run shot with two outs in the 10th inning off Yankees closer Andrew Miller, who hadn't allowed a run this season, lifted the Washington Nationals to an 8-6 comeback victory over AL East-leading New York on...
| May 18, 2015
SAN DIEGO (AP) — With runners on the corners and one out in the seventh, with a shutout still on the line, Max Scherzer put an exclamation mark on his brilliant start.
Scherzer notched his 10th and 11th strikeouts to get out of the jam and the...
| May 6, 2015
| 2:17 PM
Tom Koehler says it doesn't matter who the opposing pitcher is when he takes the mound for the Marlins.
So he wasn't fixated on facing the Nationals' $210 million right-hander, Max Scherzer, in the matinee series finale Wednesday at Nationals Park....
| May 5, 2015
| 6:19 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Yunel Escobar had a career-high five hits, the last a tiebreaking, two-run single in the eighth inning, and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 6-4 Monday night.
Washington trailed 4-2 before sending...
| May 3, 2015
| 8:17 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Weekend series against Washington and its stingy starting rotation. Wrong time for the New York Mets to hit a serious slump at the plate.
Doug Fister pitched the Nationals to their second straight 1-0 win at Citi Field on Sunday,...
| May 2, 2015
| 6:21 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Gio Gonzalez chuckled when asked to explain his success at Citi Field.
"It's New York. It's a beautiful city. It's got great food," he said.
Gonzalez struck out nine in seven crisp innings on one of his favorite mounds,...