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  • Phillies snap 6-game skid, defeat Nationals 5-3

    Phillies snap 6-game skid, defeat Nationals 5-3
    WASHINGTON — Odubel Herrera had three hits and scored twice, Aaron Harang pitched six innings and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped a six-game losing streak with a 5-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday. Freddy Galvis had two RBI...
  • Scherzer, Harper power Nationals to 7-2 win over Phillies

    Scherzer, Harper power Nationals to 7-2 win over Phillies
    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...
  • Fister solid into 7th, Nationals defeat Phillies 5-2

    Fister solid into 7th, Nationals defeat Phillies 5-2
    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...
  • Hamels struggles in Phillies' 5-2 loss to Nationals

    WASHINGTON The first pitch Cole Hamels delivered at Nationals Park on Thursday night ended up as a souvenir. Former Braves, Jays, Rays and A's castoff Yunel Escobar jumped on a fastball and deposited in the small section of red seats to the left of...
  • Red Sox capitalize on poor fielding, top Nationals 8-7

    Red Sox capitalize on poor fielding, top Nationals 8-7
    BOSTON (AP) — Two errors by pitcher Blake Treinen allowed Boston to erase a seventh-inning deficit, and the Red Sox won 8-7 on Tuesday night as the Washington Nationals struggled in the field for the second straight game. Boston went ahead with...
  • Betts, Ortiz Homer As Red Sox Win Home Opener 9-4 Over Nats

    Betts, Ortiz Homer As Red Sox Win Home Opener 9-4 Over Nats
    BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts took away a two-run homer with a leaping catch. He stole two bases on the same pitch. Then he hit a three-run homer. All in the first two innings. Boston's athletic, young leadoff hitter and center fielder thrilled the...
  • Phillies fall to Nationals in 10 innings, 4-3

    PHILADELPHIA Ryan Howard dropped his helmet onto the field. He peeled off his batting gloves and peered into the dugout. That would be it. Howard's day was finished Sunday after striking out four times in a 4-3, 10-inning loss to Washington. The Phillies...
  • Herrera's first career hit lifts Phillies over Nationals

    Herrera's first career hit lifts Phillies over Nationals
    PHILADELPHIA — Odubel Herrera doubled home the winning run in the 10th inning with his first major league hit, lifting the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-2 comeback win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday night. Carlos Ruiz led off the...
  • Four-run seventh, Jerome Williams' solid outing leads Phillies past Nationals

    Four-run seventh, Jerome Williams' solid outing leads Phillies past Nationals
    PHILADELPHIA — Before Friday night's game with the Washington Nationals, manager Ryne Sandberg said one key would be for the Phillies' offense to pick up runs early, allowing starter Jerome Williams to work on getting ground balls and maybe making...
  • Colon Goes Six Innings And Mets Beat Nationals 3-1

    Colon Goes Six Innings And Mets Beat Nationals 3-1
    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...
  • Marlins' Cosart: 'Never have, never will bet on baseball'

    Marlins' Cosart: 'Never have, never will bet on baseball'
    Jarred Cosart pitched with authority Wednesday in his final spring start, and afterward was just as assertive in discussing the gambling investigation that has cast uncertainty on his future with the Miami Marlins. “I told all these guys, never...