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2019 Schedule
71-57, 2nd in NL East
Soto mashes 29th dinger of the year (0:19)
Eaton goes deep to right in the 1st (0:17)
Robles steals flyball from Soto (0:28)
Scherzer coughs up HR, K's 4 in return from IL (0:36)
Rendon celebrates HR with balance beam fun in dugout (0:40)
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Judge sides with Nationals in Orioles TV dispute

A judge has confirmed an arbitration decision from baseball executives ordering the Nationals to be paid $296.8 million by the cable network they jointly own with the Orioles for their television rights from 2012-16.


Corbin pitches 8 scoreless, Nationals beat Pirates 11-1

Patrick Corbin pitched eight scoreless innings to remain unbeaten in more than two months, and Asdrubal Cabrera's three-run home run capped a six-run third as the Washington Nationals rolled to an 11-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday...

Cabrera's 3-run HR highlights 6-run 3rd for Nationals (0:55)
John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports

Nats' Strickland injured in weight room mishap

Nationals reliever Hunter Strickland is likely to avoid the injured list after being struck in the face by a barbell before Tuesday's game at PNC Park, manager Dave Martinez said.

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4dDavid Schoenfield

The top home run achievement ever for all 30 MLB teams

With balls flying out of stadiums at a record pace, we look at each franchise's all-time greatest long ball moments, from David Ortiz and Ken Griffey Jr. to B.J. Upton and Mike Hampton.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

As the Astros debuted safety netting extensions Mon., the Braves announced plans via Twitter to extend netting by the end of Sept. Since a toddler's May 29 head injuries at Houston on a foul liner, 3 teams — the Astros, Chisox & Nationals — have installed new netting, and 7 — the Blue Jays, Braves, Dodgers, Orioles, Pirates, Rangers & Royals — have publicly committed to it, totaling 1/3 of MLB's 30 teams.


Cabrera, bullpen lead Nationals to 13-0 rout of Pirates

Asdrubal Cabrera hit the last of Washington's four home runs and drove in five runs, and three relievers combined for 6 2/3 innings of one-hit ball as the Nationals thumped the Pittsburgh Pirates 13-0 on Monday night.

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Scherzer (back) expects to return Thursday

Nationals ace Max Scherzer expects to return to Washington's rotation Thursday after missing nearly four weeks with a rhomboid strain, declaring himself "ready to pitch."

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Nats closer Doolittle goes to IL after blown save

The Nationals have placed closer Sean Doolittle on the 10-day injured list with right knee tendinitis. The move comes a day after he blew a save in Washington's 14-inning lost to the Brewers.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Suddenly, the Nationals bullpen looks like the stable one. Thanks to three scoreless frames from the retooled relief corps (and a pair of RBI doubles from Anthony Rendon), Washington eked out a 2-1 win over the Brewers.

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7dEddie Matz

Cautious Nats won't start Scherzer over weekend

Despite speculation that Max Scherzer might return this weekend, including optimism from the pitcher himself, the Nationals have decided to "be smart" and play it safe with their ace.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2646th
On Base Percentage.3434th
Slugging Percentage.4558th
Earned Run Average4.3612th
Quality Starts0Tied-25th