Doug Fister pitched seven shutout innings and the Washington Nationals took advantage of Madison Bumgarner’s one off-target throw, staving off elimination in the NL Division Series with a 4-1 win against the San Francisco Giants on Monday.
The nine-member Academic Decathlon team from Granada Hills Charter High School Sunday was named winner of the 2013 California competition, for the third year in a row.
Matt Kemp scored a phantom run early, then hit a go-ahead homer in the ninth inning — right after Washington rallied with a six-run eighth — and the struggling Los Angeles Dodgers grabbed a 7-6 victory Wednesday night for a doubleheader split that prevented the Nationals from sewing up a playoff berth.
Harvard-Westlake High School in Studio City was at the center of the baseball world on Monday, as two players were selected in the top-16 of Major League Baseball’s amateur draft.
Chris Capuano struck out nine while combining with two relievers on a four-hitter, James Loney drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single and the Los Angeles Dodgers completed a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals with a 2-0 victory on Sunday.
Clayton Kershaw won his 10th straight decision, Andre Ethier hit a two-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Friday night in a matchup of the top two teams in the National League.
The Washington Nationals are set to promote the first overall pick from the 2010 amateur draft, Bryce Harper.
The start of the Washington Nationals’ game against the Arizona Diamondbacks has been delayed by 20 minutes because of the earthquake that rattled the East Coast.
Davey Johnson has been hired as manager of the Washington Nationals, three days after Jim Riggleman stunned the team by resigning.