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Recap: Washington vs. Pittsburgh

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - An intense Max Scherzer bounced off the rubber after every strike over the last few innings, emphatically snatching the ball back from Wilson Ramos. It was quite an encore. It was nearly perfect. Scherzer followed a 16-strikeout, one-hit shutout with a no-hitter on Saturday afternoon as the Washington Nationals blanked the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-0...

Recap: Washington vs. Tampa Bay

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Archer was not sharp, but his bullpen picked him up in the Tampa Bay Rays' 5-3 win over the Washington Nationals Thursday. Tampa Bay's ace entered the game with a minuscule 0.51 ERA in five road starts, but the Nationals got to him early, and Archer (8-4) finished with three runs allowed on eight hits and two walks in five innings. After Archer...

Bryce Harper leaves game with apparent leg injury

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Star Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper left Thursday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays with an apparent left leg injury. In the sixth inning, Harper fielded a ground ball and prepared to throw home. As he was releasing the ball, his legs appeared to get tangled up, and he tumbled to the ground. His throw was wild and landed in the third-base...

Recap: Washington vs. Tampa Bay

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - On Sept. 28, 2014, Steven Souza Jr.'s diving catch preserved Jordan Zimmermann's no-hitter on the final day of the regular season. In their first meeting since then, Souza homered off his former teammate. Souza and Curt Casali hit solo home runs in the fifth, and the Tampa Bay Rays received four solid innings from Matt Andriese in a 5-0 win over the...

Recap: Tampa Bay vs. Washington

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Washington Nationals hit four home runs and received strong pitching from Tanner Roark in their 16-4 rout of the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday. Clint Robinson's home run started a six-run second inning, Bryce Harper's 22nd long ball of the season led off a four-run fifth, and Wilson Ramos added insurance runs with home runs in the eighth and ninth...

Recap: Tampa Bay vs. Washington

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Erasmo Ramirez threw six scoreless innings and Logan Forsythe drove in two runs with three hits in the Tampa Bay Rays' 6-1 win over the Washington Nationals. Ramirez (6-2) struck out four and scattered five hits and three walks in six innings before three Tampa relievers held onto the lead. Washington had the bases loaded with one out in the ninth,...

Recap: Milwaukee vs. Washington

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Max Scherzer flirted with a perfect game and ended with a one-hit shutout in the Washington Nationals' 4-0 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday. Scherzer (7-5) allowed a hit to Carlos Gomez leading off the seventh inning, spoiling his attempt at a perfect game. Gomez hit a blooper to shallow right field that fell just beyond the reach of second baseman...

Nats place RHP Barrett on DL

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Washington Nationals placed reliever Aaron Barrett on the 15-day disabled list Friday with a right biceps strain. The 27-year-old righty left Thursday's game against Milwaukee in the eighth inning. After recording two outs and allowing an RBI single, he pitched two balls to Hernan Perez before exiting the game with a trainer. Barrett leads...

Recap: Milwaukee vs. Washington

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Aramis Ramirez doubled three times and drove in five runs to power the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-4 win over the Washington Nationals in the second of a four-game set at Miller Park on Friday night. Gerardo Parra finished 3-for-4 with a walk and scored two runs and Adam Lind knocked in a run while collecting three hits for the Brewers, who posted their...

Nationals acquire reliever Carpenter from Yankees

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Washington Nationals acquired right- handed reliever David Carpenter from the New York Yankees on Thursday in exchange for minor league infielder Tony Renda. Carpenter was designated for assignment by the Yankees on June 3 after posting a 4.82 ERA in 22 appearances out of the bullpen. The five-year major league veteran has a career 3.73 ERA in 210...