Strasburg, Nats sweep Phils in 5-game series, hold WC lead

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg was dominant in his final regular-season start and the Washington Nationals held their lead in the NL wild-card chase, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 on Thur...

Turner's late blast helps Dodgers beat Nationals 4-2

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justin Turner hit a two-out, three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 on Friday night to open a three-game series. ...

Diamondbacks hit 4 HRs off Strasburg, beat Nationals 10-3

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ketel Marte hit two of Arizona's four solo homers off Stephen Strasburg and the Diamondbacks beat the Washington Nationals 10-3 on Saturday. Marte homered on the fi...

Soto, Adams homer in 8th inning, Nats beat Marlins 12-10

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 Mar...

Nats GM says manager Martinez safe for now despite struggles

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo says second-year manager Dave Martinez's job is safe for now despite Washington's sluggish start to the season. The Nationals h...

Cardinals score 6 in 5th inning to beat Nationals 6-3

WASHINGTON (AP) — Harrison Bader homered to spark a six-run fifth inning as the surging St. Louis Cardinals rallied past Patrick Corbin and the Washington Nationals 6-3 on Monday night in the opener o...

Padres use 6-run 10th to beat Nats 8-3, win 5th straight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Greg Garcia hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in a six-run 10th inning, and the San Diego Padres beat the Washington Nationals 8-3 on Saturday to extend their winning streak to five. ...

Eaton, Kendrick homer in 8th, Nats rally past Pirates 3-2

WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam Eaton and Howie Kendrick homered on consecutive pitches in the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals rallied past the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Saturday. ...

Gobert, Mitchell lead Utah in 116-95 rout of Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rudy Gobert had 14 points and 14 rebounds, Donovan Mitchell scored 19 and the Utah Jazz won their fourth straight by beating the Washington Wizards 116-95 on Monday night. ...

Redskins full of uncertainty after injury-riddled season

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins' constantly changing personnel reminded cornerback Josh Norman of a game show. "It's like watching 'Jeopardy,'" Norman said as players cle...

Neymar gets goal, yellow card for diving as Brazil romps 5-0

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Neymar converted a penalty kick for the second straight game, assisted on three goals and was given a yellow card for diving as Brazil routed El Salvador 5-0 on Tuesday night in a...

Cubs come back to beat Nationals 6-4 in 10 innings

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pinch-hitter David Bote had an RBI double and scored in the 10th inning as the Chicago Cubs came back to beat the Washington Nationals 6-4 on Thursday night in the opener of a four-g...

Reynolds has 2 HRs, 10 RBIs, Nationals rout Marlins 18-4

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Reynolds homered twice and drove in a career-high 10 runs, Max Scherzer won for the first time since June 5, and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 18-4 on Saturday...

Dodgers beat Nationals 7-2 to complete 3-game sweep

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kike Hernandez and Yasiel Puig each hit two-run homers, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. Hern...

Diamondbacks beat Nationals 4-3 on bases-loaded walk

WASHINGTON (AP) — David Peralta connected twice in his first multihomer game and Nick Ahmed scored the winning run on a bases-loaded walk in the 10th inning, sending the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-3 ...