A too-good-to-be-true day for the Los Angeles Dodgers turned out to be just that. They completed a sweep of the Washington Nationals on Sunday with a 9-2 win that kept them a half-game out of first place in the NL West.
Zack Greinke (2-0) threw 83 pitches, struck out four, and gave up a single run through 5.1 innings of work in his return to the mound as the Dodgers beat the Nationals 3-1 to win their second consecutive series.
Clayton Kershaw struck out Danny Espinosa to lead off the game to record his 1,000th career strikeout — and that only set the tone for his ensuing performance.
Jordan Zimmermann won his NL and major league-leading seventh game, Ryan Zimmerman drove in three runs and the Washington Nationals defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-2 on Monday night after losing Bryce Harper in a violent collision with the wall in right field.
The future will only get brighter for Bryce Harper, who has a good chance to develop into a perennial All-Star and MVP candidate.
A person familiar with the talks tells The Associated Press that free agent pitcher Dan Haren and the Washington Nationals are close to completing a one-year deal for $13 million.
Former Texas, Philadelphia and Cleveland manager Pat Corrales has been hired as a special assistant to Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti.
The Washington Nationals brought postseason baseball back to the nation’s capital for the first time since 1933, earning a playoff spot Thursday night with a 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Tuesday’s game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Washington Nationals has been postponed due to inclement weather.
Matt Kemp homered leading off the 10th inning, spoiling Bryce Harper’s major league debut and lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday night.
The Los Angeles Dodgers and Washington Nationals have not scheduled a makeup date for the final game of the three game series that was rained out on Thursday afternoon.
Tony Gwynn hit a tiebreaking double in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 7-4 in the first game of a doubleheader on Thursday.
Stephen Strasburg allowed two hits over five shutout innings Tuesday night in his first major league start since undergoing Tommy John surgery, but the bullpen blew the lead as the Washington Nationals lost 7-3 to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Stephen Strasburg was fantastic in his return from Tommy John surgery, pitching five scoreless innings against the Dodgers.
Chad Billingsley overcame a shaky first inning to pitch seven innings of two-hit ball, Aaron Miles drove in two runs and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 3-1 on Sunday in the rubber game of their series.