Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
Stephen Strasburg recovered from another rough first inning to pitch into the eighth, Wilson Ramos produced a go-ahead sacrifice fly in his first game since opening day, and the Washington Nationals edged the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Wednesday.
Kershaw’s first 2014 start on American soil was an anticipated sight for sore eyes, striking out nine over seven shutout innings as the Dodgers beat the Nationals 8-3 Tuesday night.
The Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday reinstated ace Clayton Kershaw from the 15-day disabled list.
Greinke, who was undefeated in his previous 13 starts against National League opponents, dating back to May, 2011, took the loss as the Washington Nationals kept the Dodger bats quiet on Monday night, 4-0.
Raul Ibanez delivered a tiebreaking three-run double as a pinch hitter in the eighth inning on a night that Mike Trout and Bryce Harper went a combined 2 for 8 with zero runs or RBIs in their first matchup as opponents, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 Monday.
Anthony Rendon has settled in at second base for the Nationals. But his job isn’t safe yet.
An exclusive excerpt from John Feinstein’s book, “Where Nobody Knows Your Name,” which chronicles the lives of those trying to reach Major League Baseball.
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.