Lucas Duda homered twice and hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning after newcomer Yoenis Cespedes was walked intentionally, leading the New York Mets to a come-from-behind 3-2 victory ov
Duda gives Mets lead over Nationals
Lucas Duda's streak of 8 straight hits being HRs has come to an end. However, that next hit was an 8th-inning RBI double that scored Curtis Granderson and give New York a 3-2 lead. Follow live
Desmond gives Nats early lead
Washington got to Jacob deGrom in the first inning, capped off by Ian Desmond's 2-run single for the early edge at Citi Field in Yoenis Cespedes' Mets debut. Follow live
Cespedes makes debut at Citi Field
On the heels of Wilmer Flores' 12th-inning, walk-off homer on Friday, slugger Yoenis Cespedes joins the Mets' lineup for a matchup with the Nationals. New York is 2 games back of Washington in the NL East. Follow live
Nationals couldn’t trade for a healthy roster
Washington couldn’t trade for the one thing the team needed: its current players to get healthy. Trading for Jonathan Papelbon lands the Nats outside of the top 10 in Dan Szymborski’s rankings. Trade deadline rankings (Insider)
Zack Greinke threw an eight-inning no-hitter to every Angel not named Kole Calhoun or Mike Trout in the Dodgers' 5-3 victory on Friday night.
The way the Mets and Nationals pitched, this felt like a September game. A couple of at-bats made for a great ending. We break down the key moments.
New fan favorite Wilmer Flores hit a leadoff homer in the 12th inning to give the New York Mets a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night in the opener of a pivotal series betwe
Final: Mets 2, Nationals 1
Wilmer Flores thought he was traded to the Brewers Wednesday night. The Mets are happy he's still at Citi Field after he hit a walk-off homer in the 12th to beat the Nationals. Box score
Bryce Harper ejected in the 11th
The Nationals' RF, who went 0-for-5 on the night, was tossed after arguing a 3rd strike call. Dan Uggla replaced Harper for Washington. The Mets are up to bat in the bottom of the 11th with a chance to tie. Follow live
Storen owners in trouble after Papelbon trade
Drew Storen entered Friday as fantasy’s No. 3 relief pitcher on the Player Rater, but that should change since Jonathan Papelbon was added to the Nationals roster. Deadline fantasy winners, losers (Insider)
NL East showdown begins
The Nationals start a three-game series in New York tonight, looking to extend their three-game lead over the Mets in the NL East. New York stole the show at the trade deadline by getting OF Yoenis Cespedes.
Eric Karabell examines the trades that helped fantasy owners this week, and those that did not.
Teams such as the Blue Jays and Royals fulfilled their short- and long-term goals -- while others, such as the Padres, Red Sox and seemingly all of the NL Central, stood pat.
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.
Papelbon gets first Nationals save
Newly-acquired closer Jonathan Papelbon worked a 1-2-3 ninth today vs. the Marlins, to notch his 18th save of the season, but first with Washington. Former closer Drew Storen worked the eighth inning.
Zim's HR, Scherzer's arm get Nats win
Ryan Zimmerman accounted for the game's only run with his first HR since May 19, and Max Scherzer turned in seven shutout innings as the Nationals beat Miami 1-0.
Max Scherzer dominates Marlins
Scherzer made it through 7 shutout innings (6 K's) and the Nationals lead 1-0 after 8. New Washington closer Jonathan Papelbon could get his first save opportunity with the team today. Follow live
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
Harper breaks streak with a bang
A nine-game homerless streak for Bryce Harper seems like an eternity these days. All is right with the universe again after Harper belted two towering shots against the Marlins on Wednesday, Schoenfield: Wednesday's Top 5
Bryce Harper leads NL in home runs
The Nats star hit 2 HRs to overtake Giancarlo Stanton for the NL lead. It's the 8th career multi-HR game for Harper, tied for the 5th-most in MLB history by a player before his 23rd birthday. Harper turns 23 in October.
Bryce Harper blasted two home runs into the upper deck and drove in four for the Nationals in a 7-2 win over the Marlins on Wednesday night.
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Earned Run Average3.569th
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