Denard Span made a diving catch in deep center field with two runners on base for the final out, and the Washington Nationals held off the San Francisco Giants 6-5 Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory.
Adam LaRoche hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning to help lift the Washington Nationals to a 4-2 win over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday.
The eyes of America are indeed on the Bronx these days where a certain slugger will make his home debut tonight at Yankee Stadium.
Justin Upton led off the eighth inning with a tiebreaking homer, and the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves extended their winning streak to a season-high 11 games by beating the fading Washington Nationals 3-2 Monday night.
Alex Rodriguez figures to have a one-of-a-kind day on Monday. He’ll receive a lengthy suspension from baseball and then head to the ballpark to play for the New York Yankees for the first time this season.
The harshest penalty was reserved for Rodriguez, a three-time Most Valuable Player and baseball’s highest-paid star.
Fernando Abad entered a tight game and in a short span of three batters everything went downhill for the Washington Nationals.
Major League Baseball is threatening to kick A-Rod out of the game for life unless he agrees not to fight a lengthy suspension for his role in the sport’s latest drug scandal, according to a person familiar with the discussions.
Alex Avila and Torii Hunter hit homers in a five-run second inning and the Detroit Tigers scored five more runs in the fourth inning of an 11-1 rout of the Washington Nationals on Wednesday.
Alex Avila hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the sixth inning off Stephen Strasburg and the Detroit Tigers beat the Washington Nationals 5-1 Tuesday night.