Max Scherzer outdueled Clayton Kershaw in a matchup between three-time Cy Young Award winners, with Bryce Harper leading a two-run first inning to give the Nationals' ace a lead he would not relinquish. Scherzer held the Dodgers to one run on four hits with nine strikeouts over six innings, while Kershaw went seven, allowing four runs on nine hits. (více...)
Wire Taps: Martinez keeping ship steady; Turner walking more
(PŘEDEVČÍREM 20. 4. 2018, 17:28:01, Federal Baseball)
Catch up on the last 24 hours while we all wait for late night Nationals baseball from Los Angeles.
Dave Martinez is calmly steering Nationals through choppy early-season watersMartinez preaches about tomorrow â€” but when tomorrow comes, he tries to shake things up if they didn't work the day before. (Also, it seems that Bryce Harper really likes him? (více...)
MLB rumors: Yankees stealing Clayton Kershaw from Dodgers in free agency?
(PŘEDEVČÍREM 20. 4. 2018, 14:49:01, nj.com)
Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw could opt-out of his contract after 2018, giving the Yankees another star to bid on in free agency. The 2018 class will also feature Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado and Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper. (více...)
Trea Turner heating up as Nats head to LA to take on Dodgers...
(19. 4. 2018, 22:07:02, Federal Baseball)
Trea Turner has been taking his walks early this season, and now his bat is starting to heat up too as the Nationals head to LA for a three-game set with the Dodgers.
Though heâ€™s one of several Nationals who is off to a slow start at the plate this season, Trea Turner appears to be heating up over the last week.
In the first two games of Washingtonâ€™s three-game set with the New York Mets in Citi Field, the 24-year-old infielder went 5 for 9 with two doubles and a walk, his 15th of the season, which was tied for third in the majors in walks. (Bryce Harper led all MLB hitters with 23 going into last nightâ€™s game, and added a 24th) (více...)
MLB free agency rumors: Yankees have new competition for Orioles' Manny Machado
(19. 4. 2018, 19:14:02, nj.com)
Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado will hit free agency after the 2018 season. Will Yankees GM Brian Cashman try to sign him and/or Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper? Both players could command contracts in excess of $400 million. (více...)