Danny Espinosa's three-run homer run accounted for the Nationals' only runs of the game and was not enough as Washington fell 4-3 to the Miami Marlins on Monday night
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Phillies' Hector Neris: Picks up fourth loss Sunday
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies manager Pete Mackanin still isn't sure why reliable reliever Hector Neris didn't throw his best pitch in a big spot.
Manager: Don Mattingly (1st season) Record: 74-75 Last 10 games: 6-4 Who to watch: C J.T. Realmuto (.312), 3B Martin Prado (.311 with 70 RBIs), ...
The Miami Marlins are running out of time to climb back into the race for a wild card spot.
The Miami Marlins are back at home to take on the Washington Nationals.
Wei-Yin Chen is coming off the DL to start on Monday for the first time since July, so how did he pitch before the injury?
Right-hander improves to 6-0 in first start since signing extension.
Stephen Strasburg remained undefeated and struck out seven over six innings in his first start since signing a long-term contract and the Washington Nationals defeated the Miami Marlins 6-4 in the opener of Saturday's day-night doubleheader.
The Miami Marlins jumped ahead early but could not hold off the Washington Nationals as the fell 6-4.
The Washington Nationals superstar will serve out his sentence in the Nationals' second game against the Miami Marlins Saturday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) Bryce Harper hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the seventh inning, sending the Washington Nationals over the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Friday night.
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Harper hits tiebreaking homer, Nationals beat Marlins 5-3
Although the weather may again cause some changes for the Miami Marlins and Washington Nationals, at least this time the temperature will be suitable for baseball.
The Nationals are selling a “Strikeouts Are Sexy” T-shirt to commemorate Max Scherzer’s 20 K game.
The Giants’ ace twice struck out 14 hitters, his career high. Another six, and he’d know what it’s like to be the Nationals’ Scherzer, whose 20 strikeouts in nine innings against Detroit Wednesday were matched by only three others in the game’s history. When Roger Clemens (1986 and 1996), Kerry Wood (1998) and Randy Johnson (1997) got their 20 K’s, the day’s best pitchers were supposed to go nine innings, not held back by pitch counts or specialized relievers. [...] when realizing repertoires have been expanded and strikeouts were darn near embarrassments back in the day -- Joe DiMaggio had 13 in 622 plate appearances in 1941 - perhaps it’s not so odd. Feller was the only pitcher from 1885 to 1958 to reach 18. [...] it was done 21 times including eight in the 1990s, just three in the 2000s. [...] starters rarely go nine innings anymore and therefore don’t get many opportunities for 20 strikeouts. [...] when Scherzer struck
The Miami Marlins bullpen surrendered a lead again as Bryce Harper’s home run in the seventh fueled the Nationals to a victory.
Seventh-inning blast is the difference as Washington also gets pinch-hit HRs from Drew, Heisey.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Miami reliever Kyle Barraclough went right at Washington slugger Bryce Harper with the game on the line.