Category: Washington Nationals

Vogelbach’s Slam, Alonso’s HR Send Mets Past Nationals 9–5

WASHINGTON—Daniel Vogelbach hit a grand slam and Pete Alonso connected for his 28th homer, helping the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 9–5 on Wednesday. New York won for the eighth time in nine games and opened a 3½-game lead over second-place Atlanta in the NL East. The teams begin a four-day, five-game series…


Mets Win 7Th in a Row; Soto Homers in Possible Nats Swansong

WASHINGTON—Pete Alonso and Francisco Lindor homered, Max Scherzer defeated his former team, and the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 7–3 Monday night for their seventh consecutive victory on the eve of ace Jacob deGrom’s season debut. Washington slugger Juan Soto homered off Scherzer in what could be his final game with the Nationals….


Dodgers Strike Early, Avoid Sweep With 7–1 Win Over Nats

LOS ANGELES—The Washington Nationals’ hopes of pulling off one of the most improbable series sweeps in recent baseball history pretty much evaporated in the first inning. After a two-day stumble, the Dodgers are back on track—and they’re getting healthier, too. Hanser Alberto had a two-run double during the Dodgers’ six-run first inning, and Los Angeles…


Future Dodger? Juan Soto, Lowly Nats Cool Off LA in 4–1 Win

Los Angeles—Juan Soto’s RBI triple capped a four-run fifth inning and the lowly Washington Nationals defeated the NL West-leading Dodgers 4–1 on Monday night, snapping Los Angeles’ 11-game home winning streak. The Nationals (33–65) brought the worst record in the majors into Dodger Stadium, where they won for the first time since the 2019 NL…


Mariners Push Win Streak to 9 in Opener vs. Nationals

Eugenio Suarez socked a three-run homer in the first inning and the visiting Seattle Mariners extended their winning streak to nine with a 6–4 victory against the Washington Nationals in the first game of a doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon. Jesse Winker, Adam Frazier and Cal Raleigh also homered for the Mariners, who last won nine…


Nationals Handle Phillies to Avoid 5-Game Sweep

Juan Soto and Maikel Franco hit home runs, Jackson Tetreault pitched seven strong innings for his first career win and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9–3 on Sunday to salvage the finale of the rare five-game series. Tetreault (1–1), making his second major league start, allowed three unearned runs on six hits as…


Dodgers’ Tyler Anderson Crushes Nationals in 10–1 Win

Los Angeles Dodgers (28–13) starter, Tyler Anderson, pitched eight shutout innings, as the team won against the Washington Nationals (14–29) by ten runs at Nationals Park to maintain a half game lead in the National League West. Anderson improved to 5–0 on the season since signing with the Dodgers on March 18 on a one-year…


Angels Rally Late Over Nationals With Heroics From Ohtani, Rendon

The Los Angeles Angels won the last game of their three-game series over the Washington Nationals, 5-4, with a late rally led by Shohei Ohtani and Anthony Rendon at home to keep a half game lead in the AL West Division on Sunday. With little offense on the day, the Angels were down 4–2 ahead…


Baseball Scout Fired for Refusing CCP Virus Vax on Religious Grounds Sues Washington Nationals

A former scout for the Washington Nationals is suing the Major League Baseball (MLB) team in federal court for firing him in August 2021 when he refused on religious grounds to receive the vaccine for COVID-19, also known as the CCP virus. Bernard “Benny” Gallo of Carlsbad, California, argues that his constitutional rights were violated…


Baseball Scout Fired for Refusing COVID-19 Vaccine on Religious Grounds Sues Washington Nationals

A former scout for the Washington Nationals is suing the Major League Baseball (MLB) team in federal court for firing him in August 2021 when he refused on religious grounds to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Bernard “Benny” Gallo of Carlsbad, California, has said that his constitutional rights were violated by the team and that the…