Bryce Harper Snaps Bat, But Still Hits Long Home RunIn a startling display, Nationals slugger Bryce Harper shattered his bat into two pieces, yet still hit a long home run Monday night in an 8-6 win over the Mets.
Cubs Top Nationals 9-8 In Game 5, Advance To NLCSThe Chicago Cubs win whenever they need to, with whatever it takes, even a seven-out save by Wade Davis to preserve a shrinking lead and a "Did that really happen?" four-run inning against Washington's Max Scherzer in a thriller of a Game 5.
Strasburg, Nationals Beat Cubs 5-0, Force NLDS To Game 5Strasburg shook off an illness and pitched seven dominant innings, Michael A. Taylor hit a late grand slam and the Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-0 on Wednesday to send their NL Division Series to a decisive Game 5.
NLDS Game 4 Rained Out, Cubs & Nationals Set To Play Wednesday The showers came a little late, but the rain that soaked Wrigley Field and washed out Game 4 of the NL Division Series followed Tuesday's forecast pretty closely.
Gonzalez Game 2, Scherzer Game 3 For Nats; Harper Bats 2ndTwo-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer is scheduled to pitch Game 3 of Washington's NL Division Series against the Chicago Cubs.
Cubs' Hendricks To Start Game 1 Of NLDS Against NationalsKyle Hendricks will start the playoff opener for the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs.
Signs Point To Strasburg Over Scherzer For Game 1 Of NLDSNationals right-hander Max Scherzer says he definitely plans to pitch in the NL Division Series against the Chicago Cubs
Kahn: Will The Nationals Win In October?The Washington Nationals have had plenty of success in recent years—just not in the playoffs.
Nationals Win NL East & Clinch Playoff SpotThe Nationals beat the Phillies by a score of 3-2 on Sunday. A little while later, Washington clinched its fourth NL East title in six seasons when the Braves beat the Marlins in Atlanta.
Sale & Scherzer To Start MLB All-Star GameRed Sox ace Chris Sale will be the starting pitcher at Tuesday night's MLB All-Star Game for the American League, while Washington's Max Scherzer will open for the National League.
Rangers Beat Nationals 5-1 To Sweep Weekend SeriesThe Texas Rangers beat the Washington Nationals 5-1 on Sunday for a sweep of their weekend series.
Chirinos' 3-Run HR In 11th Lifts Rangers Past Nationals 6-3Robinson Chirinos nearly put Texas ahead during a ninth-inning rally that tied it, then hit a three-run homer in the 11th that sent the Rangers over the Washington Nationals 6-3 on Saturday.