Jacob deGrom turned in a record 23rd consecutive quality start, lowered his ERA to 1.77 and boosted his record to .500 as he bids to earn the NL Cy Young Award, allowing one run in seven innings to help the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals...
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Jose Lobaton hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly against his former team in the 12th inning and the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 5-4 on Thursday night.
Stephen Strasburg matched his season-high with 11 strikeouts and Bryce Harper tied a career-high with five walks as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 4-2 Tuesday night.
Nationals reliever Wander Suero balked in a run while Washington blew a four-run lead, and the Miami Marlins rallied for an 8-5 victory Monday night.
While the Rockies, Dodgers and Cardinals battle for two playoff spots, we have a new team at the top of the heap.
Bryce Harper and Anthony Rendon hit two-run homers, 19-year-old rookie Juan Soto added an RBI single in the ninth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 6-4 on Sunday.
The Nationals outfielder's three-steal Saturday was his latest bid to one-up rival Ronald Acuna Jr.'s hot bat for the Braves.
Pitcher Jeremy Hellickson may miss the rest of the season for the Washington Nationals after reinjuring his right wrist while batting in the fourth inning Saturday. Hellickson was making his first start since injuring his wrist on Aug. 15.
Rookie Juan Soto, 19, became the youngest player to steal three bases in a game, helping the Nationals stop the Braves' six-game winning streak with a 7-1 victory.
Nats manager Dave Martinez was critical of plate umpire Laz Diaz for his confrontation with Bryce Harper, saying umpires are "supposed to uphold the peace on the baseball field."
Ronald Acuna Jr. went 4 for 5, had two RBI and scored the tiebreaking run in the fourth inning to help the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves win their season-best sixth straight game with a 10-5 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.
Buster breaks down Thursday's action, including a bit of everything from Javier Baez and Manny Machado flexing his muscles.
Javier Baez delivered the go-ahead run with a bunt single in the 10th inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Thursday in a makeup of a game postponed earlier in the week.
Stephen Strasburg threw seven impressive innings, Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman and Juan Soto homered and the Washington Nationals beat the freefalling Philadelphia Phillies 5-1 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.
For the first time since the luxury tax was implemented in 2003, the New York Yankees are on pace to remain under the $197 million threshold. The Boston Red Sox and Washington Nationals are the only teams on track to pay the tax this year.
Spencer Kieboom hit his first major league home run after losing a tooth earlier in the day, Erick Fedde pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the fading Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 on Tuesday in the first game of...
Spencer Kieboom appeared to spit out a tooth before he hit his first major league home run, Erick Fedde pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the fading Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 on Tuesday in the first game of a...
The game between the Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies scheduled for Monday night was postponed because of rain. It was rescheduled as part of a traditional doubleheader Tuesday starting at 3:05 p.m.
Boston should reach 100 wins this week, but after the defending world champs cut them down to size, all bets are off.
The Cubs have been in a tough stretch of scheduled games, and it will continue with Sunday's game against the Nats rescheduled for Thursday.
Sunday's game between the Chicago Cubs and the Washington Nationals was postponed because of rain and rescheduled for Thursday at 4:05 p.m.
Max Scherzer pitched a complete game and the Washington Nationals took advantage of the sloppy Chicago Cubs in a 10-3 victory in the opener of a doubleheader Sunday.
A day after waiting through a lengthy rain delay that led to a postponement against the host Washington Nationals, Cubs manager Joe Maddon still isn't sure why Friday night's game wasn't played.