Strasburg struck out a season-high nine batters in seven innings to lead the Washington Nationals to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in the first game of a doubleheader on Sunday.
An emotional Ryne Sandberg resigned as Phillies manager in his third season as Philadelphia struggles with the worst record in the major leagues.
A little more than three weeks after making his season debut, Rendon was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday, this time with what the team said is a strained left quadriceps muscle.
Four months ago, the idea that Robinson would become a fixture on a major league roster was improbable at best. Now, he’s emerged as an important piece for Washington.
Fister threw seven scoreless innings, continuing a torrid stretch for Washington starters. The Nationals won, 7-0, and swept the Braves.
Harper came down with a cramp in his right leg Wednesday night, while Rendon has been playing with soreness in his left quadriceps muscle.
Baseball history was made in Northern California when the sport’s first active professional player to come out as gay pitched a shutout before an enthusiastic crowd that seemed more impressed with his performance than his role as a pioneer.
Pavin Smith hit a home run and had three RBI and Brandon Waddell picked up the win over seven innings as Virginia capped off a surprising postseason run with a 4-2 national championship victory.
Desmond hit a sacrifice fly with one out in the 11th inning to lead Washington past Atlanta, 2-1.
After a stellar start by Jordan Zimmermann and a blown save by Drew Storen, Desmond drove in the deciding run with one out in the 11th inning. The Nationals beat the Braves, 2-1.
After a brief and rocky stint in New York, Carpenter is back in the National League East with the Nationals and close to his hometown in West Virginia.
In Stephen Strasburg’s return, the Nationals seized an early lead and never looked back, defeating the Braves, 3-1. Strasburg pitched five scoreless innings, and Anthony Rendon finished 4-for-4.