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  • Scherzer Loses Perfect Game On Final Out, Still Throws No-Hitter

    WASHINGTON — 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 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...
  • Scherzer just misses perfect game, still no-hits Pirates in Nationals' 6-0 win

    WASHINGTON Max Scherzer wasn't perfect Saturday afternoon. He was one pitch away. The Washington Nationals ace plunked pinch-hitter Jose Tabata with a two-strike, two-out slider in the ninth, ending his bid for a perfect game, but still closed out his...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 6/20 log (updated Saturday PM)

    6 a.m.    Tennis: Men’s Halle, men’s London and women’s Birmingham tournaments.--Tennis Ch. 8 a.m.    Motor sports: Formula One qualifying (in Spielberg, Austria).--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and...
  • Nationals' Scherzer pitching perfect game thru 8 vs Pirates

    Nationals ace Max Scherzer is pitching a perfect game through eight innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Nationals Park. Scherzer has struck out 10 and thrown 92 pitches Saturday. He also hit a single in the third, and the Nationals lead 6-0. The...
  • LEADING OFF: Old-Timers' Day in Bronx; Scherzer seeks encore

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ NOSTALGIA It is Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium, with Hall of Famers Yogi Berra, Wade Boggs, Whitey Ford, Goose Gossage, Rickey Henderson, Reggie Jackson and Joe Torre among those...
  • 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 sore, but avoids disabled list for now

    Bryce Harper's strained left hamstring kept him out of Friday's game against Pittsburgh, which came as no surprise after his nasty spill in the outfield less than 24 hours earlier. The real question is: How many more games will he miss? Nationals...
  • Rookie right-hander Ross helps Nationals halt Pirates' winning streak at 8

    WASHINGTON The Pirates avoided one 22-year-old Washington Nationals phenom Friday night and ran smack into another. Bryce Harper sat with an injured hamstring, but rookie right-hander Joe Ross, making his third big-league start, spun a gem in a 4-1 win at...
  • 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 OF Harper hurts leg making throw in loss to Rays

    Nationals OF Harper hurts leg making throw in loss to Rays
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington star Bryce Harper exited early after hurting his left leg while taking an awkward tumble making a throw, and the Nationals lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Thursday night. There was no announcement by the Nationals...