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  • Braves place Freeman on 15-day DL with wrist injury

    WASHINGTON The wrist injury that Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman seemed certain a few days ago would not land him on the disabled list, has done precisely that. Freeman was placed on the 15-day DL Tuesday retroactive to June 18 with a right-wrist...
  • Scherzer loses perfect game in 9th, throws no-hitter vs Bucs

    Just one strike from a perfect game, Max Scherzer saw it slip away with a misplaced slider. Or, some thought, a misplaced elbow. Scherzer lost his bid in agonizing fashion, plunking a batter with two outs in the ninth inning before finishing off a no-...
  • Nats' Max Scherzer nearly perfect, still gets no-hitter

    Nats' Max Scherzer nearly perfect, still gets no-hitter
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer pitched a no-hitter and came agonizingly close to a perfect game, hitting a batter with two outs in the ninth inning Saturday in the Washington Nationals' 6-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Scherzer was masterful...
  • Nationals' Harper back in lineup Saturday after leg injury

    Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper is back in Washington's lineup on Saturday, two days after suffering a mild left-hamstring strain. Harper, who ranks in the top three in the NL with a .344 average, 22 homers and 53 RBIs, slipped on damp grass in...
  • In baseball, buying American can be cheaper

    In baseball, buying American can be cheaper
    Dansby Swanson, selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks with the top pick in last week's baseball draft, is 21. The signing bonus recommended for Swanson by Major League Baseball: $8.6 million. Yoan Moncada was 19 when the Boston Red Sox signed the Cuban...
  • Nationals end Pirates' 8-game streak

    Nationals end Pirates' 8-game streak
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Ross struck out 11 in his third major league start, and the Washington Nationals beat A.J. Burnett and the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 on Friday night to end their eight-game winning streak. The 22-year-old Ross (2-1) allowed...
  • Nationals OF Harper strains hamstring, exits in loss to Rays

    As Nationals star Bryce Harper took an awkward tumble in the wet outfield Thursday night, he felt something few associate with the brawny slugger: Fear. Harper might have escaped a serious injury, straining his left hamstring while making a throw in...
  • Nationals get bats cranking

    Nationals get bats cranking
    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bryce Harper says taking a 95 mph fastball off his right knee was no fun. Everything else about the Washington Nationals' performance Saturday gave him a reason to smile. Yunel Escobar and Wilson Ramos hit two-run homers and...
  • Scherzer throws 1-hitter and fans 16, Nationals beat Brewers

    The way Max Scherzer was pitching, the Milwaukee Brewers were going to need a bit of luck to even manage getting anyone on base. They got it — barely. Scherzer struck out a Nationals-record 16 and threw a one-hitter, losing his perfect-game bid on...
  • Former Terps guard Lexie Brown to transfer to Duke

    Former Terps guard Lexie Brown to transfer to Duke
    Former Maryland guard Lexie Brown has transferred to Duke. The rising junior will sit out this season under NCAA transfer rules and will have two years of eligibility remaining beginning with the 2016-17 season. Brown was an Associated Press third-team...
  • LEADING OFF: Price for 3rd complete game; Murphy 1st win

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ COMPLETE SUCCESS David Price has a shot at becoming the first Tigers starter to throw three straight complete games since Jack Morris did it 25 years ago. Price, coming off a shutout of...