Washington Nationals

FILE - In this July 4, 2014, file photo, Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper bats during a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs at Nationals Park in Washington. A foul-mouthed fan was ejected for heckling Harper in Atlanta, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Fan heckling Harper in Atlanta ejected by umpire

Umpire Tim Welke heard a foul-mouthed fan heckling Bryce Harper and decided it was time for the man to go. Welke took off his mask, pointed to the fan and ejected him from Turner Field […]

09/17/2014

Washington Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera (3) hits a two-run home run during the 14th inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LaRoche delivers late, Nats top Dodgers 8-5 in 14

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adam LaRoche came off the bench in the ninth inning and drove in five runs, including a tying homer and a go-ahead grounder in the 14th that sent the Washington Nationals […]

09/03/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to the plate during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Kershaw wins 17th as Dodgers beat Nationals 4-1

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even the red-hot Washington Nationals offense proved no match for Clayton Kershaw. Kershaw pitched eight strong innings for his major league leading 17th win and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the […]

09/03/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws against the Colorado Rockies during first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Top hurlers take mound as Dodgers host Nats

(AP) — There’s a top-notch pitching match-up on tap in Los Angeles tonight where the Dodgers entertain Washington in a meeting of National League division leaders. Clayton Kershaw takes a 16-3 mark and 1.73 ERA […]

09/02/2014

Washington Nationals Asdrubal Cabrera, left, celebrates teammate Denard Span's (2) two run home run allowing them both to score in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)

Homer-happy Nationals beat Dodgers 6-4

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gio Gonzalez picked a good time to earn his first victory for Washington in the second half, coming against a talented Dodgers lineup the Nationals could see in the postseason. Backed […]

09/01/2014

San Francisco Giants' Joe Panik, center, is congratulated by teammates Pablo Sandoval, left, and Michael Morse after hitting a three-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Nationals’ 10-game win streak ends, Giants romp

  WASHINGTON (AP) — As the deficit grew from two to four to eight, even the Washington Nationals — who grew so accustomed to comeback, last-at-bat heroics during their 10-game winning streak — had to […]

08/22/2014

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