Scherzer to Storen to Papelbon as Nats prevail

Max Scherzer scattered three hits over seven innings, Jonathan Papelbon got his first save for Washington with a perfect ninth inning and the Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Thursday.

Dodgers-Marlins-Braves trade official

The three-way trade is headlined by the Dodgers acquiring SP Alex Wood (via Atlanta), SP Mat Latos and OF Michael Morse (both via Miami); the Braves receiving Cuban INF prospect Hector Olivera (via L.A.); and the Marlins getting 3 prospects.

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Dodgers acquire Latos, Wood in 13-player trade

The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired pitcher Alex Wood from the Atlanta Braves in addition to the Miami Marlins' Mat Latos in a three-way trade that took 24 hours to get squared away.


Don't lose your head!

Christian Yelich had a bit of trouble keeping his helmet on after hitting a single in the first inning against the Nationals. Miami trails 1-0 in the fourth inning. Follow live

Marlins cause a stink (1:49)

Harper powers Nats past Marlins

Bryce Harper slammed a three-run homer and a solo shot to lift the visiting Nationals to a 7-2 win over the Marlins. Harper now leads the NL in HRs with 29 after his eighth career multi-homer game. Box score


Harper homers ... again

Bryce Harper wasn't done after his sixth-inning, three-run homer. The Nationals RF crushed a solo shot to right field in the eighth to record his eighth career multi-HR game and NL-leading 29th homer. The Nats lead 6-2. Follow live

Harper hammers homer, Nats back on top

Bryce Harper blasted his 28th homer of the season -- a three-run shot on a 1-2 pitch with two outs -- and the Nats regained the lead in the fifth against the Marlins 5-2. Harper's homer moves him into sole possession of first in the NL. Giancarlo Stanton and Todd Frazier are tied for second with 27. Follow live

Marlins play flatulence noises in Nats' BP

The decision to play flatulence noises from the loudspeakers appears to be payback for the Nationals playing slow jams during visitor's batting practice at Nationals Park. But the Nats didn't seem to be distracted in BP as they just took a 2-1 lead in the fourth behind a Ian Desmond triple and a Michael Taylor sac fly. Follow live

Latos may be better than you think

Mat Latos got off to a terrible start this season, but since coming off the disabled list in June, he has been much better, allowing less than a baserunner per inning.

Mat Latos gives Dodgers rotation protection (2:37)
Dodgers deal for Latos (0:25)

Marlins Should Re-Think Prado

The Marlins possess one of the most highly-coveted available infield pieces in Martin Prado. Although Miami has stated that it doesn't want to move Prado, it might be in the team's best interest to deal him now while he tops the market. Olney: Under pressure (Insider)

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Dodgers get Mat Latos from Marlins

The Dodgers acquired the RHP along with 1B Michael Morse in exchange for three minor league pitchers, according to multiple reports. Los Angeles also gets the No. 34 pick in next year's draft. Latos has a 4.48 ERA this season.


Marlins beat Nats, end losing skid

In his first game back from the DL, Marlins 2B Dee Gordon went 2-for-3 with a triple in the 4-1 win over the Nationals. Jose Fernandez got the win and improved to 4-0 on the season. Box score

Marlins grab lead on Nationals

Miami sent 8 batters to the plate in the 6th, scratching out 2 runs to take a 3-1 lead on Washington. Martin Prado and J.T. Realmuto provided the RBIs in the inning. Follow live

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Marlins activate Gordon; Alvarez out for season

The Marlins activated All-Star second baseman Dee Gordon from the disabled list on Tuesday, the same day the team announced that Henderson Alvarez had season-ending shoulder surgery.

Tulo the fix to Jays' playoff woes?

The Blue Jays are hoping Troy Tulowitzki will help them go to the playoffs for the first time since winning the 1993 World Series. Toronto enters the Tuesday 7 games back in the AL East.

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Marlins activate Dee Gordon from DL

Miami's 2B, who had been sidelined since July 11 with a thumb injury, will bat leadoff against the Nationals on Tuesday. Gordon is batting .338 this season with 33 stolen bases.

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25510th
On Base Percentage.30623rd
Slugging Percentage.37724th
Earned Run Average3.7014th
Quality Starts5810th


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