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  • Albert Pujols, Raul Ibanez help Angels beat Nationals, 4-2

    WASHINGTON — On a night that was supposed to be a showcase for the transcendent talents of two of baseball's brightest young stars — Angels center fielder Mike Trout, 22, and Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper, 21 — two old...
  • Angels defeat Nationals, 7-2

    Angels defeat Nationals, 7-2
    AT THE PLATE: J.B. Shuck led off the game with a double to left field and Mike Trout reached on an error ahead of Albert Pujols' three-run home run. Howie Kendrick, who had two hits, doubled to right-center field in the first and scored on Chris Iannetta'...
  • Game 1: Cubs' Beeler impressive in 3-0 loss to Nationals

    Game 1: Cubs' Beeler impressive in 3-0 loss to Nationals
    “Let’s play two” is more than a familiar refrain by Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks. The Cubs and Nationals will play a doubleheader Saturday. It is the first scheduled doubleheader for the Cubs since July 4, 1983, against the...
  • Nationals' Matt Williams involved in car wreck during radio interview

    Matt Williams is a true professional. The Washington Nationals manager was doing his weekly radio spot early Wednesday morning on "The Sports Junkies" show on 106.7 The Fan while driving to Nationals Park, where his team plays the Dodgers at 10 a.m. PDT...
  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw, Angels' Mike Trout are MLB All-Stars

    Dodgers fans can talk about what might be. Angels fans can talk about what might have been. When the rosters for Major League Baseball's All-Star game were announced Saturday afternoon, the National League team included Dodgers left-hander Clayton...
  • It's a successful return for Zack Greinke in Dodgers' 3-1 victory

    It's a successful return for Zack Greinke in Dodgers' 3-1 victory
    Zack Greinke did his job, even a tad more. Then the rest of the Dodgers did just enough of theirs to emerge with a 3-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night before a Dodger Stadium crowd of 36,721. Greinke, making his first start...
  • Flaherty's confidence at the plate coming back

    Flaherty's confidence at the plate coming back
    Through the first two months of the Orioles' season, second baseman Ryan Flaherty's reputation hinged much more on his glove than his bat. In 30 games, Flaherty was perfect in the field. At the plate, though, he struggled, starting the year 0-for-17...
  • Injury problem a lingering issue for Nationals

    They had no game Monday, but it was hardly a day off for the Washington Nationals. At Nationals Park, Bryce Harper took his latest step back to the lineup with a workout. Starting pitcher Dan Haren planned to receive an MRI on his stiff right shoulder....
  • Positivity, preparation make Nationals' Suzuki a leader

    George Horton ran a college baseball powerhouse at Cal State-Fullerton, the kind of program that had no place for someone like Kurt Suzuki. Horton had never seen or heard of Suzuki before a scout pal mentioned the high schooler in Hawaii. "We didn't...
  • Watch two Marlins slide into third base at the same time

    Watch two Marlins slide into third base at the same time
    Your browser does not support iframes. In a scene that pretty much sums up their entire, miserable season, two Miami Marlins slid into third base at the same time during their 4-3 loss to the Washington Nationals on Wednesday. With runners at the...
  • Knorr is Nats' in-house candidate to replace departing Johnson

    Sometimes, Randy Knorr sits in his room, all alone, and laughs. Late at night, he sits on his balcony overlooking Nationals Park. In the mornings, he leaves his apartment and thinks to himself, "Oh, my God. I get to go to that stadium to work." He works...