| Jun 19, 2015
| 7:50 PM
WASHINGTON The Pirates avoided one 22-year-old Washington Nationals phenom Friday night and ran smack into another. Bryce Harper sat with an injured hamstring, but rookie right-hander Joe Ross, making his third big-league start, spun a gem in a 4-1 win at...
| May 25, 2015
| 5:28 PM
The thinnest margin for error gave the Cubs a reference point for how they can climb closer to the Nationals.
Despite a respectable pitching effort by left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada against one of the National League's most formidable lineups, the Cubs...
| Jun 10, 2015
| 5:02 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Denard Span decided during warmpus that the tightness in his back was tolerable and he would give playing a shot.
He felt a whole lot better when he was running out the go-ahead, infield single in the 11th inning.
| Jun 10, 2015
| 2:24 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Denard Span had a run-scoring infield hit with two outs in the 11th inning, and the Washington Nationals snapped the New York Yankees' seven-game winning streak with a 5-4 victory Wednesday.
After the game, Yankees manager Joe...
| Jun 10, 2015
| 7:33 PM
The New York Yankees' dominant bullpen took a big hit when the team announced closer Andrew Miller has a left forearm strain and will be placed on the 15-day disabled list.
Manager Joe Girardi revealed the injury Wednesday after a 5-4, 11-inning loss...
| Jun 9, 2015
| 8:05 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka outpitched Max Scherzer, Stephen Drew hit two solo home runs and the New York Yankees beat the Washington Nationals 6-1 Tuesday night for their seventh straight victory.
A two-out throwing error by shortstop Ian...
| Jun 8, 2015
| 6:12 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams says he isn't panicking.
After the Cubs handed his Nationals a 6-3 defeat on Sunday - Washington's eighth loss in 10 games - Williams ruminated on the peaks and valleys of a baseball...
| Jun 7, 2015
| 6:05 PM
If you've ever wondered why the Nationals have blown past the Phillies to become the best team in the National League East, you need look no further than the draft.
It is proof that tanking can work even in a sport with as many moving parts as baseball....
| Jun 5, 2015
| 8:43 PM
Anthony Rizzo's two home runs and another from Miguel Montero on Friday night weren't enough as the Cubs lost to the Nationals 7-5 in Washington. Danny Espinosa tagged Tsuyoshi Wada for a three-run homer in the second inning.
At the plate...
| May 31, 2015
| 8:09 PM
The Washington Nationals' game Sunday against the Cincinnati Reds was fairly well decided by the time Denard Span left it in the eighth inning. If it were closer, Nationals manager Matt Williams said, Span would not have left at all. But the center...
| May 26, 2015
| 7:53 PM
The Cubs transformed a one-run deficit into a 3-2 victory Tuesday night, thanks to Kris Bryant's game-tying home run in the eighth and Addison Russell's double to right with two outs in the ninth. The game was delayed by 15 minutes at the...