| Apr 18, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer pitched eight strong innings to get his first win with the Nationals and Bryce Harper hit a three-run homer as Washington beat the reeling Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Friday night.
Danny Espinosa also homered and...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 10:12 AM
Scott Boras, the high-profile sports agent who has represented such Major League Baseball stars as Alex Rodriguez and Jered Weaver, has put a home in Newport Coast on the market for $3.525 million.
The Mediterranean-style home, built in 2004, has raised...
| 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 12, 2015
| 3:32 PM
PHILADELPHIA — For the second time in less than 24 hours, the Philadelphia Phillies and Washington Nationals played 10 innings at Citizens Bank Park.
Sunday's result, however, was different.
Instead of the Phillies walking off in the 10th like...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 10:28 AM
Manager Ryne Sandberg announced Thursday that Sunday’s starting pitcher against Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals would be Sean O’Sullivan, but a roster move to make room for the right-hander wouldn’t be made until after...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 3:15 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Detroit pitcher Alfredo Simon showed off his slowest stuff in another sharp outing.
Simon tossed three scoreless innings, Daniel Fields, J.D. Martinez and Steven Moya hit homers and the Detroit Tigers beat the...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 5:38 PM
The end of the college basketball season, and the fact you can probably see your mailbox again, are the clearest signs baseball season is upon us. The Red Sox, Yankees and Mets got it going with Monday afternoon games and sadly have only 161 games left to...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 3:18 PM
Max Scherzer took a no-hitter into the sixth inning of his Washington debut but was unable to overcome two costly errors by shortstop Ian Desmond, and the New York Mets beat the Nationals 3-1 in their season opener Monday.
Bartolo Colon pitched six...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 11:08 AM
AL Central: Indians
AL East: Orioles
AL West: Angels
AL wild-card winners: Mariners, Tigers.
AL champion: Orioles
NL Central: Cardinals
NL East: Nationals
NL West: Dodgers
NL wild-card winners: Padres,...
| Apr 5, 2015
They were already the best team in the NL East, but going out and signing Max Scherzer makes them almost untouchable until at least October. Scherzer will join baseball's best rotation, which posted an MLB-low 3.04 ERA in 2014 and...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 6:52 PM
2014: 96-66, first place. Last year in playoffs: 2014.
The Nationals had the best record in the NL last year and won the division for the second time in three years, but they still have not won a postseason...