Four months ago, Robinson was unsure if he’d even make Washington’s roster. On Friday, in his 29th start of the season, he hit the go-ahead two-run home run in a 2-1 victory over the Giants.
A 30-year-old rookie who was a longshot to even make the roster five months ago, Robinson hit the go-ahead two-run home rune in the seventh inning Friday. Washington beat San Francisco, 2-1.
Green, who signed a three-year contract with the Red Wings on Thursday, will be joining a team steeped in a tradition of winning and success. It’ll be up to him to see how much he wants to pursue it.
A day after picking up unrestricted free agent Justin Williams, formerly of the Kings, the Capitals traded Troy Brouwer, minor-league goaltender Pheonix Copley and a future draft pick to the Blues for Oshie.
The 20-year-old pitched seven no-hit innings Wednesday, the latest benchmark in a period of marked improvement, and is set to appear in the Futures Game later this month.
Thibault became the team’s most successful coach over the weekend when he won his 39th game, and in two-plus seasons has turned the Mystics from cellar-dweller into an Eastern Conference contender.
Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.
Williams, a three-time winner of the Stanley Cup, signed a two-year contract late Wednesday night, choosing the Capitals after weighing his role with the team, the comfort of his family and his chances of winning another title.
Nadal, a two-time champion, is making another early exit from Wimbledon, after losing in the second round to a 102nd-ranked qualifier who played the match of his life.
Pierce, who opted out of his contract with the Wizards last week, has a chance to return to his native Los Angeles and finish his career with the Clippers and Doc Rivers, his former coach.
Neal, the executive producer for Fox Sports’ telecast of the Women’s World Cup, spoke about his network’s coverage of the event, his interest in the game and balancing patriotism with journalistic objectivity.
Green signed a contract with the Red Wings on Thursday, bringing to an end a 10-year tenure with the Capitals that began when the team chose him in the first round of the draft in 2004.