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All-Star catcher Wilson Ramos left the Washington Nationals' 14-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night with an apparent right knee injury that could be a major blow to the NL East cha
Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer
Tonight's mathletics equation at Nats Park goes something like this: (Arizona + Bad weather + Clinched + Debate + Early in week + Football) = (Ghastly crowd) Or in simplest form...(A + B + C + D + E + F) = G
Lineup: Diamondbacks (64-91) at Nationals (91-64)
- 1. Jean Segura, 2B (R)
- 2. Jake Lamb, 3B (L)
- 3. Paul Goldschmidt, 1B (R)
- 4. Welington Castillo, C (R)
- 5. Brandon Drury, LF (R)
- 6. Yasmany Tomas, RF (R)
- 7. Chris Owings, SS (R)
- 8. Mitch Haniger, CF (R)
- 9. Archie Bradley, RHP
D-backs hold steady in Power Rankings
The season can't end soon enough for the Diamondbacks, who lost five of their six games last week. At least Paul Goldschmidt provided come excitement with three long home runs in two games in San Diego. Week 25 Power Rankings
Whether or not the Diamondbacks decide to overhaul their front office, manager Chip Hale might be dismissed.
Hyun Soo Kim hit his fifth home run, a two-run shot in the second inning, and the Baltimore Orioles completed a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks with a 2-1 victory Sunday.
Trey Mancini hit his third homer in nine major league at-bats, Mark Trumbo connected for his league-leading 45th homer and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-1 on Saturday.
An MRI to the shoulder of Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke showed no structural damage.
Mark Trumbo led off the 12th inning with his major league-leading 44th homer, and the Baltimore Orioles rallied from a late two-run deficit to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 on Friday night.
Right-hander Zack Greinke did not travel with Arizona for its series against Baltimore and was scheduled to have an MRI on his ailing shoulder Friday, according to a report.
La Russa is uncertain about his own future with the Diamondbacks and doesn't see himself staying if ownership decides to replace GM Dave Stewart.
Goldy joins Gonzalez on exclusive list
With his solo homer in the first inning on Wednesday, Paul Goldschmidt joined Luis Gonzalez as the only players to drive in at least 500 runs in D-backs history, ESPN Stats & Info notes.
Twice is nice for Paul Goldschmidt
Goldy went deep twice against the Padres on Wednesday to bring his season total to 23 homers. His two blasts were nearly identical, as his second shot measured just two feet farther than his first, per ESPN's Home Run Tracker.
Wednesday's longest home runs
Career home run No. 100 was an absolute blast for Evan Gattis, leading the way in the majors on Wednesday at 441 feet. Corey Dickerson hit the longest of the Rays' four third-inning homers off AL Cy Young candidate Masahiro Tanaka.
Paul Goldschmidt homered twice, including a go-ahead, two-run shot in the sixth inning, and Zack Greinke pitched six strong innings to lead Arizona to a 3-2 victory over San Diego on Wednesday.
Adam Rosales homered and drove in four runs, and rookie Ryan Schimpf scored three times to lead the San Diego Padres to a 5-2 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
Better Late Than Never for Drury
Brandon Drury has been below average and below expectations at the plate this season ... at least up until about a month ago. Thanks in part to an altered stance, he's now hitting the ball harder. Inside the 'Zona
Greinke won't discuss delivery change
Zack Greinke has been tight-lipped about the pause over the rubber he added to his delivery after his rough outing against the Dodgers. Pitching coach Mike Butcher said Greinke was “getting a little quick” and decided the pause was a way to “stay back a little bit,” writes Nick Piecoro. Arizona Republic
Clayton Richard was sharp for six-plus innings and Wil Myers homered as the San Diego Padres defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 on Monday night.
Drury, Rodriguez share NL weekly honors
The D-backs' Brandon Drury and the Pirates' Sean Rodriguez have been named the National League Co-Players of the Week for the period ending Sept. 18. Drury led the NL with a .500 batting average (14-for-28) in seven games and ended his week with a walk-off RBI on Sunday.
D-backs hold steady in Power Rankings
All eyes are on Shelby Miller as he continues to struggle in Arizona. The right-hander has allowed 14 earned runs in 20 2/3 innings in his four starts since coming back to the majors, with his latest loss coming Saturday. Week 24 Power Rankings
Sunday's longest home runs
Carlos Correa's first homer since Aug. 26 and 20th of the season was a no-doubter, traveling 448 feet to pace the competition on Sunday. Justin Upton and Alex Gordon also eclipsed 440 feet, while Mark Trumbo's blast was No. 43 on the year.
On Base Percentage.32017th
Earned Run Average5.1530th
Diamondbacks @ Nationals
Nationals Park - Tue 9/27