Addison Russell hit a game-ending RBI double in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the surging Washington Nationals 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Wilson Ramos hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth, Tanner Roark pitched five effective innings and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Monday.
Ryan Zimmerman’s two-run shot with two outs in the 10th inning off Yankees closer Andrew Miller, who hadn’t allowed a run this season, lifted the Washington Nationals to an 8-6 comeback victory over AL East-leading New York on Tuesday night.
Stephen Strasburg rebounded from a rough start to beat his hometown San Diego Padres for the fourth straight time, and Bryce Harper and Danny Espinosa hit three-run homers to power Washington to a 10-5 victory Sunday.
Bryce Harper stood at the plate with one more unexpected chance to keep his home-run streak going.
Gio Gonzalez chuckled when asked to explain his success at Citi Field.
It was unpleasant on the field and tense in the dugout Saturday for the slumping Washington Nationals.
The Washington Nationals sure don’t look like the NL East favorite.
A new study by Forbes Magazine shows that Nationals fans are among the most loyal in baseball, and showing greater fidelity as time goes on.
Everyday players Jayson Werth, Anthony Rendon and Denard Span, fourth outfielder Nate McLouth and eighth-inning setup man Casey Janssen are among six players put on the 15-day disabled list by the Washington Nationals.