| May 26, 2015
| 7:33 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Addison Russell hit a game-ending RBI double in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the surging Washington Nationals 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Chris Coghlan started the winning rally with a one-out single against Matt Grace (2-...
| May 26, 2015
| 8:26 AM
After the Cubs lost a well-played, 2-1 game Monday against the Nationals, manager Joe Maddon said his feeling was “we’re as good as anybody we’ve played so far.”
Apologies to John Wayne, but that's bold talk for a four-eyed...
| May 16, 2015
| 1:16 AM
Joseph "Nana" Gyau, who played for several teams in Baltimore and Washington during the dawning of U.S. pro soccer and became the patriarch of a soccer-playing family with deep local roots, died Thursday in his native Ghana. He was 78. The cause of...
| May 5, 2015
| 8:02 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mat Latos and four relievers combined on a three-hitter, and the Miami Marlins beat Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals 2-1 Tuesday night.
Strasburg (2-3) left for a pinch hitter in the third inning after allowing...
| 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,...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 9:02 AM
It is barely two weeks into the season, and the team that employs the best pitcher on the planet and sports a world-record payroll suddenly faces a crisis in its starting rotation.
Brandon McCarthy will miss the rest of the season because of a torn...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 7:17 PM
Brandon McCarthy will miss the rest of the season because of a torn elbow ligament, throwing the Dodgers’ starting rotation into disarray.
McCarthy said he anticipates undergoing Tommy John surgery. That would put him on course to return around...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 8:54 PM
Former UCLA pitcher Matt Grace made his major league debut Wednesday night for the Washington Nationals. The left-hander pitched a scoreless seventh inning in the Nationals' 7-5 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.
Grace replaced Doug Fister to start the...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 7:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Doug Fister pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Yunel Escobar and Michael A. Taylor each hit a homer, and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Thursday night.
Ryan Zimmerman added a two-run...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 7:25 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Travis d'Arnaud homered after assuming David Wright's spot in the lineup, Lucas Duda also went deep and the New York Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 6-1 Wednesday night for a three-game sweep in their first home series this...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 3:45 PM
BOSTON (AP) — The questions about Boston's starting rotation have surfaced already.
Wade Miley became the second straight starter to struggle, allowing seven runs in just 2 1-3 innings in his Fenway Park debut. Washington's 10-5 win Wednesday...