| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:56 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Washington Nationals took advantage of a two-run throwing error by San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner to break a scoreless tie in the seventh inning en route to a series-extending, 4-1 victory Monday afternoon.
| Oct 7, 2014
| 9:38 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Joe Panik scored on a wild pitch to break a seventh-inning tie, and the San Francisco Giants edged the Washington Nationals 3-2 Tuesday to grab a spot in the National League Championship Series.
The Giants, a wild-card entrant in the...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 8:52 PM
The Miami Marlins hung around the playoff picture after losing their ace Jose Fernandez in May and when their biggest bat, Giancarlo Stanton, was lost last week.
And after a 3-2 loss to the Nationals officially eliminated Miami from the postseason,...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 2:31 PM
MIAMI As far as the Marlins have come in 2014, the just completed four-game series against the National League East champion Nationals was a humbling reminder of how far they have to go.
The Nationals behind seven dominating innings from Stephen...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 4:55 PM
El jugador de béisbol de secundaria, Yorvis Torrealba, conoce de cerca el valor de la libertad.
Hace cinco años, Yorvis, hijo de un jugador de las grandes ligas de béisbol, fue secuestrado en su tierra natal, Venezuela, y mantenido como rehén a cambio...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 11:08 PM
Sandy Koufax made a rare visit to Dodger Stadium on Tuesday and you couldn't blame him if he felt as if he was looking into a mirror. Because there on the mound was Koufax's real-life doppelganger, Clayton Kershaw.
Sure, it's become a well-worn theme to...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 3:00 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- When Washington Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann headed to the bullpen to warm up for his start Sunday, bullpen coach Matt LeCroy did not notice anything different about the mild-mannered right-hander from tiny Auburndale, Wisc....
| Sep 28, 2014
| 3:56 PM
WASHINGTON The Marlins' relievers reveled as they watched the ball head their way, anticipating it would find grass and roll toward them. What happened instead silenced the visitors' bullpen and prompted the rest of Nationals Park to erupt in appreciation...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 5:25 PM
WASHINGTON -- There was much made over the first postseason start for Washington Nationals pitcherStephen Strasburg, who was shut down in 2012 because of an innings limit and did not appear in the playoffs that season.
But Joe Panik, a rookie who was...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:09 PM
It started off like it would be a wild game, filled with the unexpected. Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg and the Dodgers’ undefeated Dan Haren were all over the plate.
Both pitchers gave up a pair of first-inning runs. Command was a...
| May 8, 2014
KEY MOMENT: After a rough first inning, Dan Haren retired nine of the next 10 batters to keep the Dodgers in the game. But that came undone in the fifth when three of the first four batters reached base ahead of a bases-loaded sacrifice fly by Wilson...