2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
0-0, 5th in NL East
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Long reunites with Harper as Phils' hitting coach

Kevin Long, who spent the past four seasons with the Washington Nationals, is the new hitting coach for the Philadelphia Phillies, replacing Joe Dillon, who was fired on the final day of the regular season.

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Ohtani, Harper among finalists for Aaron Award

Shohei Ohtani, the favorite for American League MVP, is the first player who also pitches ever nominated as a finalist for the Hank Aaron Award, which is given to the best offensive player in each league.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Juan Soto and the Nationals' hitting coach, Kevin Long, are seated in the first row directly behind home plate at Dodger Stadium this afternoon. Soto is wearing a Trea Turner jersey. Long is wearing a Max Scherzer jersey.


Reds rout Nationals 9-2 to keep slim playoff hopes alive

— Tyler Stephenson and Nick Castellanos hit consecutive home runs, Kyle Farmer broke open the game with a grand slam and the Cincinnati Reds kept alive their slim playoff hopes by routing the Washington Nationals 9-2 Sunday.


Soto homers twice, boosts average to .325, Nats beat Reds

— National League batting leader Juan Soto homered in consecutive innings, and the Washington Nationals pushed the Cincinnati Reds further from playoff contention with a 3-2 win Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series.

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average4.8024th
Quality Starts50Tied-13th
Batting Average.2584th
On Base Percentage.3372nd
Slugging Percentage.41711th