Cincinnati reliever Aroldis Chapman threw the 62 fastest pitches in the big leagues this season, according to Major League Baseball new Statcast computer system.
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Miami's Dee Gordon edged Washington's Bryce Harper for the NL batting title, one of many season-ending statistical awards solidified Sunday across the majors.
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Reed Johnson's dangerous sneeze
Johnson gets extra credit for getting hurt while he's already hurt. Johnson went on the DL with a foot injury. He wound up with a sore rib after getting hit by a pitch while on his rehab assignment. Then, he sneezed and broke said sore rib. Amazingly, Johnson's injury isn't No. 1 on this list. Injuries of the year
Jacob deGrom looked especially sharp in his abbreviated playoff tuneup, and the NL East champion New York Mets finally scored on Curtis Granderson's eighth-inning homer to beat the Washington Nat
Mets edge Nationals to earn 90th win
Curtis Granderson hit a solo homer in the 8th and seven New York pitchers combined for a two-hitter with 14 strikeouts in a season-ending 1-0 victory. Box score
Nationals manager won't 'twist in wind'
With speculation Matt Williams could be fired following Washington's disappointing season, GM Mike Rizzo said the team will decide on the manager's future quickly. "Any decision we make, we're going to be decisive and make decisions sooner rather than later about personnel, both on the field, off the field and in the front office."
Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo says a decision about Matt Williams' future with the team will be made soon.
Mets working on combined no-hitter
One day after being no-hit by Max Scherzer, New York is working on one of its own vs. the Nationals. Jacob deGrom took care of the first four innings then Bartolo Colon and Logan Verrett got the Mets through the sixth. Follow live
Bryce Harper vs. Dee Gordon
Harper and Gordon are both batting .331 batting. That puts them tied for the NL's batting average leader. Harper takes on the Mets' Jacob deGrom and Gordon faces the Phillies' David Buchanan on Sunday. Who walks away victorious? Five things to watch
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Marlins manager Dan Jennings said he'll be keeping a close watch on NL batting race today. Dee Gordon begins the day at .3306 -- a sliver behind Nationals Bryce Harper, who's at .3307.
Jim Bowden previews a Washington Nationals offseason that could see much change, including a changing of the guard in the rotation and at shortstop.
Max Scherzer's historic no-hitter
Scherzer's second no-hitter of the season saw 17 strikeouts, including nine in a row. His Game Score was one of the highest ever for a nine-inning game. Saturday's Top 5
Max Scherzer's game score of 104 is the second best of all time for a nine-inning game.
Stats show that Max Scherzer's no-hitter against the Mets was among the best performances of the live-ball era.
Scherzer and Ramos, the unhittable duo
Wilson Ramos became the ninth catcher since 1900 to catch two no-hitters in the same season, and the first since Carlos Ruiz in 2010 (including playoffs). Wilson caught Scherzer's first no-no of the season June 20 vs. the Pirates.
Max Scherzer pitched his second no-hitter this season, striking out a team-record 17, and nine in a row, while leading the Nationals over the NL East champion Mets for a doubleheader sweep.
Scherzer throws 2nd no-hitter of season
Nationals RHP Max Scherzer struck out 17 vs. the Mets to become the first pitcher to toss two no-hitters in a regular season since Nolan Ryan in 1973. Scherzer is the first pitcher in MLB history to throw two no-nos without giving up a walk. Box score
Max Scherzer 3 outs away from no-hitter
The Nationals RHP has struck out seven in a row -- 15 on the night -- as the Nats lead 2-0. It'd be Scherzer's second no-hitter of the season; he tossed one June 20 vs. the Pirates. Follow live
Max Scherzer with no hits through 7
The RHP struck out the side in the seventh to bring his total to 12 as the Nats lead the Mets 2-0. Though Scherzer has allowed no walks, Yunel Escobar committed a throwing error in the sixth. Scherzer sits at 80 pitches. Follow live
Max Scherzer with no-hit bid through 6
The Nationals RHP has struck out nine Mets as the Nats lead 1-0 heading into the seventh. Yunel Escobar made a throwing error in the sixth to eliminate the perfect game. It's Scherzer's fourth no-hit bid of 6+ innings this year -- nobody else has more than 2. Follow live