— Max Scherzer struck out nine in six innings to move up to No. 21 on the career Ks leaderboard, and Alex Avila drove in the game's lone run with one of his two doubles, helping the Washington Nationals edge the St. Louis Cardinals 1-0 on a windy...
— Washington's Yan Gomes drew a four-pitch walk from Giovanny Gallegos to force in the go-ahead run in an odd eighth inning that also featured St. Louis deploying a five-man infield, and the Nationals came back to edge the Cardinals 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Washington Nationals outfielder Juan Soto was placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained left shoulder, the team announced Tuesday.
— Paul DeJong hit two of the Cardinals' five homers, including a grand slam, Tommy Edman and Paul Goldschmidt went deep back-to-back and St. Louis offered Jack Flaherty his...
— Madison Bumgarner had his best outing of the season, allowing a run over five innings as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Washington 5-2 Sunday after Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg was a late scratch.
Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg has been placed on the 10-day IL with right shoulder inflammation. Strasburg was roughed up for seven earned runs in his last start.
— Yan Gomes homered, drove in two runs and became the first major league catcher to throw out Tim Locastro on a steal attempt after 29 consecutive swipes to start his career, helping the Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 for their first...
— Kyle Schwarber hit a game-ending homer in the ninth inning, helping the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 1-0 on Friday night after Max Scherzer passed Cy Young on baseball's career strikeouts list.
— Andrew Young delivered a grand slam for his first hit of the season to cap Arizona's 10-run outburst in just two innings against Washington starter Patrick Corbin, and the...
The Dodgers remain a clear No. 1 at the top -- but there is plenty of movement after that.
— Joe Ross pitched six sharp innings and the Washington Nationals threw their first regular-season shutout at Busch Stadium, blanking the St. Louis Cardinals 6-0 Wednesday.
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— Kyle Schwarber doubled in a run in his delayed Nationals debut, Andrew Stevenson had a pinch-hit homer and Washington beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2 Monday night.
The Nationals roster is nearly whole again after Kyle Schwarber, Josh Bell and Josh Harrison were reinstated Monday.
The Wizards and Capitals will have about 2,100 spectators in attendance when the teams first welcome fans back to Capital One Arena later this month. The Nats will see an increase of allowed fans from 5,000 to 10,000.
— Clayton Kershaw pitched six innings of five-hit ball to win an outstanding duel with Max Scherzer, and the Los Angeles Dodgers swept three games from the Washington Nationals with a 3-0 victory Sunday.
Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer
Clayton Kershaw and Max Scherzer combined today: 12 innings, 1 run, 8 hits, 1 walk, 11 strikeouts, 24 swings and misses, 176 pitches ... 69 years on Planet Earth.
— Chris Taylor hit a three-run homer and Zach McKinstry made big plays with his bat and glove as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Washington Nationals 9-5 Saturday night.
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— Justin Turner homered in the sixth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated their World Series ring ceremony day with a 1-0 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday.
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