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Philadelphia Phillies' Kyle Schwarber (12) celebrates his two-run home run with Yairo Munoz, right, during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Thursday, June 16, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Schwarber hits 2 homers as Phils thump Nats, 12th win in 14

- Associated Press

Kyle Schwarber homered twice, Zack Wheeler won his third consecutive start, and the Philadelphia Phillies routed the Washington Nationals 10-1 in the opener of a five-game series on Thursday night.

Atlanta Braves' William Contreras, center, celebrates in the dugout after he scored on a single by Michael Harris II during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Wednesday, June 15, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Riley homers twice, Braves win 14th straight, 8-2 over Nats

- Associated Press

Austin Riley homered twice, rookie Spencer Strider allowed one hit over 5 2/3 innings, and the Atlanta Braves won their 14th straight game, 8-2 over the last-place Washington Nationals on Wednesday night.

Atlanta Braves' Michael Harris II heads home to score on a home run during the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the Washington Nationals on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)

Braves hit five homers, beat Nationals for 13th straight win

- Associated Press

Michael Harris II and Travis d'Arnaud each had three hits and homered for the second straight game, and the Atlanta Braves connected five times in their 13th straight win, 10-4 over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night.