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UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019, 9:11 p.m.

Washington Nationals one win from World Series after blasting Cardinals 8-1

Stephen Strasburg took his turn silencing the Cardinals’ struggling bats, Nationals postseason star Howie Kendrick doubled three times and drove in three more runs, and Washington moved one win from …


MLB roundup: Stephen Strasburg wins 7th straight start, Nats beat Dodgers 11-4

Stephen Strasburg tossed seven masterful innings to win his seventh consecutive start, leading the Washington Nationals to an 11-4 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday.


MLB roundup: Stephen Strasburg immaculate as surging Nationals beat Marlins 3-1

Washington has won seven of its last eight and is 25-10 since May 24. The Nationals improved to 44-41, the first time they’ve been three games over .500 this season.


UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019, 10:46 p.m.

MLB roundup: Stephen Strasburg earns 100th win, Nationals beat White Sox 9-5

Stephen Strasburg earned his 100th career victory, Anthony Rendon homered and drove in five runs and the Washington Nationals rallied past the Chicago White Sox 9-5 on Tuesday in Washington. …


Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg becomes fastest to 1,500 career strikeouts

Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg reached 1,500 strikeouts in fewer innings pitched than any player in major league history during the Washington’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Strasburg got opposing …


Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg headed to DL with shoulder inflammation

Washington pitcher Stephen Strasburg will go on the disabled list with right shoulder inflammation, manager Dave Martinez said after the Nationals’ 7-5 victory over San Francisco on Saturday.


MLB Notebook: Nationals to place Stephen Strasburg on DL, call up top prospect

One day after expressing hope Stephen Strasburg would make his next start, the Washington Nationals will place the right-hander on the 10-day disabled list.


Baseball capsules: Stephen Strasburg strikes out career-best 15 for Washington Nationals

Stephen Strasburg struck out a career-high 15 while allowing three hits over seven innings to lead the Washington Nationals over the visiting San Diego Padres 3-0 on Saturday.


It’s a stretch: Nats’ Stephen Strasburg may ditch windup

Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg may emulate closers and pitch only from the stretch this season in an effort to maintain more consistent mechanics.


MLB notebook: Dodgers pull Rich Hill after 7 perfect innings

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill was removed after throwing seven perfect innings against the Miami Marlins in a 5-0 victory on Saturday night in Miami.


MLB Notes: Dodgers hand Nats’ Stephen Strasburg first loss of season

Strasburg struck out 10, but allowed six runs and seven hits including two home runs and the Washington Nationals lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-3 on Thursday.


Baseball Notes: Nationals announce $175M, 7-year deal with Strasburg

A day after Stephen Strasburg deflected questions about a new contract, the Washington Nationals announced that they had, indeed, agreed to a seven-year deal with the right-hander that starts next …


Baseball notebook: Marlins’ Conley looking forward to rematch with Brewers

Marlins left-hander Adam Conley is always eager to throw his next pitch. He works fast and jokes he wishes he could take the mound every four days like the old-timers …


Braves may demote B.J.

Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez says he has considered asking center fielder B.J. Upton to work out his struggles in a minor league assignment. Upton, signed to the biggest contract …


Chad: Don’t bench Strasburg

I really don’t need an entire column to explain that the Washington Nationals shutting down Stephen Strasburg before season’s end is the dumbest decision in contemporary times since Decca Records …


Nationals move closer to shutting down Strasburg

Stephen Strasburg has “probably” two or three starts remaining before he’s done for the season, and he can no longer claim he wasn’t told it was coming. Nationals manager Davey …


Baseball Notebook: Crown fits Kershaw

One Triple Crown down, one to go. Clayton Kershaw all but clinched the National League pitching Triple Crown with his 21st victory but Matt Kemp suffered a major setback in …


Nationals set Strasburg’s first start of 2011

Washington manager Davey Johnson confirmed plans for Stephen Strasburg to make his first 2011 start for the Nationals on Tuesday. Strasburg will start for Double-A Harrisburg on Thursday. It is …


MLB suspends Jacobs for positive HGH test

Mike Jacobs became the first player suspended by Major League Baseball for a positive HGH test under the sport’s minor league drug testing procedures. The 30-year-old minor league first baseman, …


Washington Nationals pitcher Strasburg is back

Stephen Strasburg was on target and up to speed. Twenty-five strikes. Only six balls. Upper 90s on the radar gun. If Sunday’s rehabilitation start was any indication, the Washington Nationals …