Soto, Nats End 8-Game Skid, Rout Virus-Ravaged Giants 14-4Juan Soto homered and the Washington Nationals pounded out a season-high 22 hits, ending an eight-game losing streak by beating the virus-ravaged San Francisco Giants 14-4 Friday night.
Pederson Homers Twice In Giants' 12-3 Rout Of NationalsJoc Pederson homered twice, doubled, and drove in three runs to help the San Francisco Giants rout the Washington Nationals 12-3 on Sunday for the series sweep. Pederson moved to the leadoff spot after Mike Yastrzemski was placed on the COVID-19 list Sunday morning. He hit a home run to lead off the game and again leading off the seventh inning, and went 3 for 3.
Nats Angered By Kapler's Late Aggression In Giants' 7-1 WinA six-run lead in the ninth inning wasn't enough for Giants manager Gabe Kapler, and the Nationals took exception. With two outs in the top of the ninth on Friday night and San Francisco ahead 7-1, the Giants' Thairo Estrada took off on an 0-1 pitch and Brandon Crawford blooped a single over Washington shortstop Alcides Escobar, who grabbed the ball and threw out Estrada at the plate.
Gausman, Casali Power Giants To Sweep Of NationalsKevin Gausman worked six-plus innings of one-run ball and Curt Casali hit a three-run homer as the San Francisco Giants beat the Washington Nationals 3-1 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.
Crawford Homers, Giants Assured MLB's Top Record At BreakAll-Star Brandon Crawford had three hits, including his 18th home run, and the San Francisco Giants ensured themselves the best record in baseball at the break by thumping the Washington Nationals 10-4 on Saturday.
Schwarber Hits 2 HRs, Ross Dominant As Nats Beat Giants 5-0San Francisco entered with 13 wins in its previous 16 road games but had three runs and 17 hits in the series.
Giants-Nationals Split Saturday DoubleheaderLaMonte Wade Jr. led off the eighth inning with an RBI single that broke a scoreless tie and the San Francisco Giants held on to beat the Washington Nationals 2-1 Saturday to earn a split in the day-night doubleheader.
Scherzer Hurt, Giants Beat Nats 1-0 Behind Posey, DeSclafaniWashington ace Max Scherzer left after just 12 pitches with a groin injury, Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants beat the Nationals 1-0 on Friday night on Anthony DeSclafani’s career-best two-hitter.
Baseball Report: Astros Lead Nationals In World Series Going Into Game 6The World Series moves to Game 6 in Houston, where the Astros, coming off of three strong wins, look to clinch over the Nationals.
Baseball Report: Strong Pitching To Dominate Astros, Nationals World SeriesThe 2019 World Series features the AL champion Houston Astros and the NL champion Washington Nationals in a historic pitching matchup.
Nationals Trades A Surprise In Midst Of Playoff ChaseNationals GM Mike Rizzo waved the white flag Tuesday by trading two of the team's veteran players, despite still being firmly in the playoff race.
Scherzer Putting Together MVP-Type Season For NationalsIf Max Scherzer continues to perform like he has through the first few months of the season, it will be hard to argue against him taking home his first National League MVP Award.
Crawford Homers As Giants Beat Scherzer, Nationals 2-0Brandon Crawford did something on Sunday that few hitters have done this season. He got the best of Max Scherzer.
Kahn: Will The Nationals Win In October?The Washington Nationals have had plenty of success in recent years—just not in the playoffs.
5 Things: It's Clinching Time Across MLB!Four teams snagged playoff berths last week in baseball action, securing their postseason spots with plenty of games left on the schedule. Now, that's the way to do it!