Howie Kendrick hit his eighth homer, drove in three runs and finished with three hits as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 9-6 on Sunday.
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Patrick Corbin pitched a four-hit shutout, Yan Gomes hit a three-run double in the fourth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 5-0 on Saturday.
Playoff hopefuls square off when the Braves play the Cardinals and the Indians meet the Rays. Who has the upper hand? And what else are we looking forward to?
Juan Soto and Matt Adams hit back-to-back home runs in the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals snapped a five-game losing streak by rallying for a 12-10 win over the Miami Marlins on Friday night.
Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said the team won't be making managerial decisions with a third of the season gone, adding that "everyone's got their part in [the team's struggles]."
Buster & Karl Ravech discuss the most desirable HR Derby field, the Nationals' struggles and more (12:20). Plus, Jake Kaplan on the Astros (32:00) and Bob Kendrick of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum on the recovery of the museum after last summer's vandalism (39:21).
Washington manager Dave Martinez was ejected in the eighth inning of a game against the New York Mets and didn't leave until he had made quite a scene.
Carlos Gomez lost his shoe during an early dash, then hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the eighth inning that helped the New York Mets overcome a Nationals comeback that started after Washington manager Dave Martinez's heated ejection for a 6-4...
Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead, three-run double off Washington closer Sean Doolittle, Rajai Davis capped the six-run eighth inning with a three-run homer in his first at-bat for the Mets and New York rallied to beat the Nationals 6-1 Wednesday night.
Pete Alonso hit a long tying home run in the eighth inning, Amed Rosario had a winning infield single with two outs in the ninth and the New York Mets rallied from deficits three times to beat the Washington Nationals 6-5 Tuesday night.
The Dodgers and Astros have been running neck-and-neck, but they're being threatened by rivals with staying power.
A camera caught Mets third baseman Todd Frazier and Nationals outfielder Adam Eaton jawing at each other from a distance in a heated exchange between innings Monday night before each was led away.
Amed Rosario and Pete Alonso homered in the first inning as the New York Mets, after learning embattled manager Mickey Callaway is staying around, broke out of their offensive funk a bit to beat the Washington Nationals 5-3 on Monday night.
Before hearing from Kris Bryant (38:25) and Kyle Hendricks (43:15), Buster & David Schoenfield discuss the mess with the Mets, the Astros' climb, "Buster's" Presidents' Race win, Anthony Rendon's impact on this season and much more (15:24). Plus, Cap Talk with Todd Radom and the weekly uniform quiz (49:04).
Anthony Rizzo homered, Albert Almora Jr. had three hits and the Chicago Cubs held off the Washington Nationals for a 6-5 victory Sunday night.
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A very patriotic grip for Anthony Rizzo in celebration of Armed Forces Day.
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VIDEO: 20-year-old outfielder Juan Soto working with Nationals' hitting coach Kevin Long on his swing and stance, using a belt around his waist to help control and positioning at the plate.
Despite Joe Maddon's arguments during the Cubs-Nationals game Saturday, Chicago will not move ahead with an official protest.
Both teams entered the season with big expectations but sputtered early on. Chicago has turned it around. Washington? Not so much.