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The shutdown that shook baseball paid off for Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals. It just took seven seasons.
Former Great Falls Voyager pitcher Daniel Hudson threw the final pitch of game 7 of the 2019 World Series, but before he was dishing strikes in the MLB, he helped the Voyagers to a Pioneer League title back in 2008.
Howie Kendrick and Anthony Rendon homered in the seventh inning as the Washington Nationals overcame a two-run deficit, rocking the Houston Astros 6-2 on Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series to win the first title in franchise history.
Stephen Strasburg pitched into the ninth inning, Anthony Rendon had five RBIs and the Washington Nationals beat the Houston Astros 7-2 to force the World Series to a deciding Game 7.
There will be a matchup of former Cy Young winners who were first-round draft picks if there is a Game 7 in the World Series. Zack vs. Mad Max.
Max Scherzer is all warmed up. The Washington ace put aside his recent injury woes for a little light tossing in left field Tuesday, a day before he hopes to start for the Nationals in Game 7 of the World Series.
Washington catcher Kurt Suzuki is out of the Nationals lineup again for Game 6 of the World Series.
From the box seats to the far reaches of the bleachers, all 40,000 umpires in the stands at Nationals Park were sure they could tell: Gerrit Cole’s fastball to Victor Robles missed the strike zone. By at least an inch, clearly.
This is the first time the road team has won the first five games since 1996, when the Braves rocked the New York Yankees by a combined 16-1 in two games to spurt ahead on the road, lost the final three games played at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, then were beaten in Game 6 in the Bronx.
Justin Verlander has an 0-5 career record in the World Series but he gets a chance to make everyone forget about all of that when he starts Game 6 for the Houston Astros against the Washington Nationals.
President Donald Trump drew loud jeers from the hometown crowd at the World Series on Sunday night, straining the unifying power of the Washington Nationals and their quest for the capital's first title in almost a century.
The Houston Astros handed the ball to Gerrit Cole, and he gave them a firm grip on the World Series. Minus ailing ace Max Scherzer, the Nationals were no match in this Washington wipeout.
Two games into the World Series, Juan Soto was knocking the ball all over the park and the Washington Nationals were gleefully pounding the Houston Astros.
Jose Urquidy outpitched all those big-name aces who preceded him, the unheralded Houston rookie quieting Washington’s bats and the Nationals Park crowd, too.
If there was one positive facet about the Washington Nationals’ first loss in well over a week, it was that they had a fresh bullpen for their next attempt to take control of the World Series.
Houston’s Gerrit Cole heads into his World Series rematch against the Washington Nationals and Max Scherzer in Game 5 on Sunday in an unfamiliar position.
Nationals catcher Kurt Suzuki was out of the starting lineup for Game 4 of the World Series on Saturday night after injuring his right hip flexor.
WASHINGTON – After Robinson Chirinos yanked a line drive off the foul pole in left field to give the Houston Astros a 4-1 lead in Game 3 of the World Series against the Washington Nationals, he huddled with his 12-year-old son, David, in the clubhouse. “I came inside and he was waiting for me, like, ‘Give me a hug, nice job, good swing,“’ Chirinos said. “Stuff like that, you can’t put into words. There’s some memories you’re going to remember forever. So I thank God and the Houston organization to allow me to do that.”
The World Series finally showed up back in Washington after 86 years... and sparked by Jose Altuve, the Houston Astros finally showed up in this World Series.
Juan Soto celebrated his 21st birthday with about 40,000 of his closest friends. Great place for a party, too – Nationals Park for Game 3 of the World Series.