Stories tagged: national league
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 8:43 p.m.
Scherzer carries no-hit bid into 7th inning, Nationals beat Cardinals 3-1 for 2-0 NLCS lead.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 10:46 p.m.
ST. LOUIS – It turns out Washington’s Big Three is a Big Four. Don’t forget about Anibal Sanchez.
Wed., Oct. 9, 2019, 6:04 p.m.
The St. Louis Cardinals scored 10 runs for the biggest first inning in postseason history and dealt the Atlanta Braves another playoff heartbreak with a 13-1 rout in decisive Game …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019, 10:01 p.m.
Walker Buehler allowed one hit over six scoreless innings, Max Muncy drove in three runs and the Los Angeles Dodgers capitalized on mistakes to beat the Washington Nationals 6-0 in …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019, 9:07 p.m.
Juan Soto gets key eighth-inning single as Nationals rally past Brewers 4-3 in NL wild-card game.
UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019, 9:36 p.m.
Justin Verlander, Shane Bieber and the American League pitchers plugged power back into the mound.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 6:34 p.m.
With all the high-priced talent on the Los Angeles Dodgers’ roster, Max Muncy had to find a way to stand out. He’s done it with his bat, coming from the …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018, 7:26 p.m.
The Los Angeles Dodgers’ celebration at Atlanta’s SunTrust Park on Monday was as much about checking off a box as it was what they had accomplished. They expected to advance …
Sun., Oct. 7, 2018, 10:14 p.m.
Reliever Arodys Vizcaino escaped his own jam in a nervy ninth inning and the Atlanta Braves held off the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5 Sunday night, cutting their deficit in the …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 10:17 p.m.
What a day for Walker Buehler. The rookie with the preternatural calm pitched the Los Angeles Dodgers to a record sixth consecutive National League West title. Buehler tossed one-hit ball …
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 9:38 p.m.
Major League Baseball wants a broad discussion with players about rule changes to combat decreased offense and longer games. That initiative is likely to be met by a testy union …
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 10:29 p.m.
Houston teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer homered on consecutive pitches from the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Ross Stripling to start the 10th inning, part of a record 10 long balls …
Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 6:36 p.m.
The Diamondbacks and Rockies share a spring training facility and played each other 19 times this season. They know each other very well.
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 9:33 p.m.
Leave it to little-used, light-hitting Jose Lobaton to change the complexion of the Washington Nationals’ N.L. Division Series with one big swing.
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 6:20 p.m.
Bright lights, big city, ol’ country hardball.
Tue., July 12, 2016, 10:20 p.m.
Eric Hosmer stood in the middle of the field, holding up a trophy. He hopes to do it again with the Kansas City Royals this fall.
Sat., March 26, 2016, 9:28 p.m.
National League East
Sat., March 26, 2016, 8:16 p.m.
National League West
Thu., Nov. 19, 2015, 6:18 p.m.
Bryce Harper became the youngest unanimous MVP winner in baseball history, capturing the National League award during a season in which his Washington Nationals missed the playoffs.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 6, 2015, 9:27 p.m.
The Chicago Cubs mirror their National League wild-card opponents, the Pittsburgh Pirates, in numerous ways.
Tue., Oct. 8, 2013
LOS ANGELES – Juan Uribe hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning after Clayton Kershaw started on short rest for the Dodgers in a 4-3 victory over the …
Mon., Oct. 7, 2013, 10:33 p.m.
Juan Uribe hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 to advance to the NLCS for the first time …
Mon., Oct. 7, 2013
PITTSBURGH – Pedro Alvarez and the Pirates kept that Jolly Roger flapping high above Pittsburgh. Alvarez hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Pirates beat the St. …
Sat., Oct. 5, 2013
ST. LOUIS – Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates played a game of role reversal and pulled even with the St. Louis Cardinals. The hard-throwing rookie gave up two hits …
Sat., Oct. 5, 2013
ATLANTA – Flashing plenty of fire and some nifty defense, the Atlanta Braves recaptured their Turner Field swagger. Now, they’re headed to Dodger Stadium with the N.L. division series tied. …
Fri., Oct. 4, 2013
ST. LOUIS – Clint Hurdle waited patiently for the double-play ball that never materialized. When the Pittsburgh Pirates’ manager finally made his slow walk to the mound to take the …
Fri., Oct. 4, 2013
ATLANTA – Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers opened the playoffs looking intent on ending that quarter-century drought since their last World Series championship. For the Atlanta Braves, another …
Fri., Oct. 12, 2012
CINCINNATI – Not just any comeback would get San Francisco back to playing for a pennant. It would take one of Giant proportions. Buster Posey believed it could happen. Even …
Mon., Oct. 8, 2012
Rookies in the postseason, the Washington Nationals played like poised veterans. The Nationals escaped a bases-loaded jam in the seventh inning, Tyler Moore blooped a two-out, two-run single in the …
Fri., Oct. 14, 2011
ST. LOUIS – Power pitching often dominates in the postseason. Soft tosses by Randy Wolf got the Milwaukee Brewers back to even in the N.L. championship series. The 35-year-old lefty …