Trea Turner hit two homers, including his first career grand slam, and drove in eight runs to help the Washington Nationals rally from a nine-run deficit and defeat the Miami Marlins and end a five-game losing streak.
Dusty Baker was officially introduced as the new manager of the Washington Nationals on Thursday morning. He said this will be his final managerial job and he's looking to check off the final box on his bucket list -- a world title as manager.
Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth will undergo surgery on the acromioclavicular joint in his right shoulder on Friday and will require two to three months of rehabilitation, which could put the veteran's availability for Opening Day in jeopardy.
For the second time in three games against the Washington Nationals, Orioles manager Buck Showalter chose to intentionally walk slumping Nats outfielder Bryce Harper to take his chances against the rest of Washington¿s batting order.
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones, who has been involved in various charity initiatives in Baltimore and his hometown of San Diego, Calif., has been named the club¿s nominee for this year's Roberto Clemente Award.
With Major League Baseball's trade deadline Wednesday at 4 p.m., Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo does not see the next two days as an opportunity to blow up a struggling team or a chance to spark a late-season push.
Major league sluggers, when they¿re locked in, can make the game look effortless. And they tend to keep their game-face firmly in place as they trot around the bases after even the most titanic home runs. But nobody does nonchalance like Chris Davis.
Jason Hammel tied a season high for the club with eight strong innings and the Orioles beat the Washington Nationals, 6-2, before a sold-out (and bi-partisan) announced crowd of 41,260 at Nationals Park.
The monster inning, the one that has haunted Jake Arrieta for much of this season, lurked on Sunday afternoon. But the Orioles pitcher survived the trouble and may have turned a corner mentally three starts after his brief demotion tot he bullpen.
With the Orioles' offense struggling to produce runs, Jason Hammel again took his team on his shoulders by delivering a masterful start against a Washington Nationals team that owns the second-best record in the NL.