| May 24, 2015
| 6:38 PM
PHOENIX — Certain games and opponents are used as measuring sticks.
This week's six-game homestand represents another chance for the Cubs to validate their status as postseason contenders.
Following a 4-3 loss to the Diamondbacks on Sunday,...
| May 24, 2015
| 5:56 PM
All games on WBBM-AM 780.
Season series: First meeting. Nationals 4-3 in 2014.
Monday: 1:20 p.m., WGN-9.
RH Tanner Roark (0-2, 2.66) vs. LH Tsuyoshi Wada (0-0, 3.86).
Tuesday: 6:05 p.m., CSN.
RH Jordan Zimmermann (4-2, 3.52) vs. RH Kyle...
| 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 22, 2015
| 8:07 AM
It’s not even June, but the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner and the Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw faced off for the third time already on Thursday at AT&T Park.
The Giants won for the third time, as Bumgarner outpitched Kershaw and homered off...
| 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 15, 2015
| 7:11 PM
Final arguments are scheduled Monday in New York City in a court dispute between the Orioles and Washington Nationals over the division of tens of millions of dollars in rights fees from the regional sports network televising both teams' games.
| May 11, 2015
| 9:07 AM
It may be only May 11, but already it looks like wild card or bust for the Cubs and White Sox.
The Cubs open a homestand against the Mets and Pirates trailing first-place St. Louis by 6 1/2 games, while the White Sox begin a road trip to Milwaukee and...
| May 9, 2015
| 7:46 PM
Nine wins. Seven saves. Only 44 innings. How's that for efficiency?
Let me introduce you to Zac Ryan. The Rambling Wreck from Georgia Tech is making waves in the Atlantic Coast Conference with league-leading numbers.
"That's pretty remarkable," said...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 2:24 PM
Sunday marks the first time this season the Phillies need to use their fifth starter and they finally announced who will toe the rubber.
Right-hander Sean O’Sullivan will get the start opposite the Washington Nationals’ Max Scherzer....
| May 6, 2015
| 2:17 PM
Tom Koehler says it doesn't matter who the opposing pitcher is when he takes the mound for the Marlins.
So he wasn't fixated on facing the Nationals' $210 million right-hander, Max Scherzer, in the matinee series finale Wednesday at Nationals Park....
| 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...