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Washington Nationals' Kyle Schwarber celebrates his home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Sunday, June 20, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Schwarber's three-homer day carries Nationals to win against Mets

- The Washington Times

Josh Harrison and Josh Bell stood up in the first row of the dugout, waving their arms in the air, calling for the 30,371 fans at Nationals Park to reach an even higher decibel. And when those cheers continued -- the loudest ones heard at this stadium since the 2019 World Series -- Kyle Schwarber emerged from the dugout.

FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2019, file photo, fans gesture the baby shark as Washington Nationals' Gerardo Parra bats during the sixth inning of Game 3 of the baseball World Series against the Houston Astros, in Washington. Creators of the viral video “Baby Shark,” whose “doo doo doo” song was played at the World Series in October, are developing a version in Navajo. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Parra, aka 'Baby Shark,' back with Nationals

- The Washington Times

Nationals manager Dave Martinez said Parra's been swinging the bat well in the minors and the team needed another outfielder, so the veteran was called up.

Washington Nationals' Erick Fedde delivers a pitch during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the New York Mets, Friday, June 18, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Gomes' single leads Nationals to walk-off win against Mets

Associated Press

Yan Gomes hit a game-ending single in the ninth inning, Erick Fedde extended his scoreless streak to 20 innings and the Washington Nationals two-hit the first-place New York Mets in a 1-0 victory Friday night.

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Friday, June 11, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Scherzer throwing again after leaving game Friday

- The Washington Times

The Washington Nationals saw Max Scherzer suffer a groin tweak that forced him to exit his start Friday after 12 pitches. But neither Scherzer nor manager Dave Martinez think the right-hander will be out of action long. Scherzer threw from flat ground ahead of Sunday's series finale against the San Francisco Giants, and he's scheduled to throw a bullpen Monday.

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Erick Fedde delivers a pitch during the fourth inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the San Francisco Giants, Saturday, June 12, 2021, in Washington. This game is a makeup of a postponed game from Thursday. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Fedde back from COVID-19 list as Nationals, Giants split doubleheader

- Associated Press

LaMonte Wade Jr. led off the eighth inning with an RBI single that broke a scoreless tie and the San Francisco Giants held on to beat the Washington Nationals 2-1 Saturday to earn a split in the day-night doubleheader. In the opener, Erick Fedde returned after nearly a month on the COVID-19 injured list and pitched five sharp innings that led the Nationals to a 2-0 win.

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer, center, stands on the mound as a trainer comes to check on him during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Friday, June 11, 2021, in Washington. Scherzer left the game with an injury. Nationals shortstop Trea Turner is at center left. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Scherzer hurt, Giants beat Nationals behind Posey, DeSclafani

- Associated Press

Washington ace Max Scherzer left after just 12 pitches with an apparent lower body injury, Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants beat the Nationals 1-0 on Friday night on Anthony DeSclafani's career-best two-hitter.

Tampa Bay Rays' Tyler Glasnow pitches to the Washington Nationals during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Glasnow has 11 Ks in 7 innings, Rays beat Nationals

- Associated Press

Tyler Glasnow struck out 11 over seven strong innings and the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays beat the Washington Nationals 3-1 on Tuesday night for their 20th win in 24 games.