washington nationals

Ross Sharp in Return, Nats Explode in 10-1 Win Over Mariners
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Ross was at his best on Tuesday night, when even his worst might have done the job for the Washington Nationals.
Ross (2-0) allowed one run over a career high-tying eight innings in his return from the minors, Anthony Rendon homered twice and drove in five runs, and the Na…
Utley’s Single Lifts Dodgers Over Nats 6-5 to Force Game 5
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chase Utley singled home the tiebreaking run with two outs in the eighth inning after the Dodgers' bullpen faltered in relief of Clayton Kershaw, and Los Angeles avoided elimination with a 6-5 victory over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday that forced a deciding Game …
Nationals Beat Dodgers 8-3 to Take 2-1 Lead in NLDS
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Rendon and Jayson Werth homered, and the Washington Nationals moved within one victory of winning a postseason series for the first time, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-3 Monday for a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five NL playoff.
...
2 Baseball Players Sue Al-Jazeera Over Documentary on Drugs
Two Major League Baseball players have filed defamation lawsuits against Al-Jazeera America over statements made in a documentary about performance-enhancing drugs in sports.
Ryan Zimmerman of the Washington Nationals and Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies filed the suits Tuesday in U.S. D...
Washington Nationals Hire Dusty Baker as Their Next Manager
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals say they have hired Dusty Baker as their manager.
The team announced the move on Tuesday, nearly a month after firing Matt Williams.
Baker's hiring means that Major League Baseball will avoid having zero black managers for the first time since the …
Nationals Fires Matt Williams as Manager
WASHINGTON (AP) — Skipper Matt Williams and his coaching staff have been dismissed by the Washington Nationals after two seasons, one year after he was named NL Manager of the Year. Williams guided the Nats to the NL East title in 2014, and the ballclub was the favorite to win the World Series…
Washington Nationals Star Players Fight in Dugout
WASHINGTON (AP) — NL MVP front-runner Bryce Harper and Nationals closer Jonathan Papelbon got into a fight a day after Washington was eliminated from playoff contention, tangling in the dugout during the eighth inning of yesterday's 12-5 loss to last-place Philadelphia...