Patrick Corbin took a one-hitter into the eighth inning to earn his first win with Washington, and the Nationals beat the punchless San Francisco Giants 4-2 Thursday in the deciding matchup of a three-game series.
Rookie Jason Martin hit a tiebreaking double in the top of the ninth inning against Washington’s shaky bullpen, then Felipe Vázquez escaped a bases-loaded jam Sunday to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 4-3 win over the Nationals.
Kurt Suzuki and Brian Dozier went deep for the Nationals, but Rhys Hoskins hit two solo homers and Odubel Herrera hit a two-run shot to propel the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 win on Monday night.
Trevor Rosenthal is the first pitcher since 1995 to fail to retire any of the first nine batters he faced in a season, but Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez plans to use the struggling reliever in “lower pressure situations” until the former All-Star closer has some success.
Max Scherzer got his first win, Anthony Rendon hit a three-run homer and the Washington National were helped by 12 walks in a 12-9 win over the New York Mets on Sunday.
A pinpoint Stephen Strasburg outpitched Noah Syndergaard, rookie Victor Robles homered for Washington’s only hit until the ninth inning and the Nationals beat the drowsy Mets 4-0 on Thursday.
Starting shortstop Trea Turner has been put on the 10-day injured list by the Washington Nationals with a broken right index finger.
Trea Turner homered twice, including a game-ending solo shot in the ninth inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 6-5 on Sunday for their first win of the season.
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On My Take, Clinton Yates wonders what will happen when Bryce Harper comes back to face the Washington Nationals, his old team.
With less than two weeks to go until opening day, the Nationals held open auditions Monday for national anthem performers.
Left-handed reliever Tony Sipp has passed his physical and signed a one-year contract with the Washington Nationals that guarantees him $1.25 million and includes a mutual option for 2020.
Nonchalantly, Washington manager Dave Martinez made official on Monday what most already assumed — ace Max Scherzer will be the first to get the ball for the Nationals, setting up a marquee matchup March 28 at Nationals Park between Scherzer and Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets.
On My Take, Clinton Yates shares his views on the Bryce Harper deal.
It’s never ideal to lose a six-time All Star and former league MVP, but the Washington Nationals have constructed their club in a manner to minimize Bryce Harper’s departure. Here’s the take from WTOP’s Dave Preston.
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