| May 25, 2015
| 4:07 PM
Kris Bryant usually doesn't show much emotion, but the Cubs rookie third baseman made a point of letting home plate umpire Ryan Blakney know Monday that he was struck by a pitch Blakney originally ruled Bryant swung at for a third strike.
| 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 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...
| May 24, 2015
| 2:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper drove in two runs, Gio Gonzalez outpitched Aaron Harang and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 Sunday for their eighth straight series win.
Harper gave the Nationals a 2-1 lead with a run-...
| May 23, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper hit another home run and Max Scherzer had another dominant outing to help the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night for their sixth straight win.
Harper's homer, his 11th in 14...
| May 21, 2015
| 6:59 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — There's rarely a dull moment when it comes to Bryce Harper.
Been that way pretty much ever since the Washington Nationals brought him to the majors at age 19.
He'll hit six home runs in a span of three games. He'll get ejected...
| 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 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,...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 5:30 AM
Former Maryland men's basketball star Dez Wells often played well before big crowds. During his three seasons with the Terps, Wells brought fans at Xfinity Center to their feet to cheer his dunks and quieted fans on the road as he carried the Terps to...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 7:48 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jordan Zimmermann didn't quite pick up where he left off in 2014, when he threw a no-hitter to close the regular season, but he only allowed one run in six innings Wednesday night, and Ryan Zimmerman's two-run homer and pair of...