Nationals use seven-run first to complete four-game sweep of the Cardinals

Nationals use seven-run first to complete four-game sweep of the Cardinals

WASHINGTON—It was merely the first inning, yet fans kept rising out of their seats to applaud or yell or twirl their red towels, to chant “Let’s go, Nats!” and “M-V-P!” and various players’ names, enjoying every moment of a seven-run outburst that would, eventually, propel their city to its first World Series appearance in 86 […]

OUCH! Nationals’ Max Scherzer breaks nose during batting practice

OUCH! Nationals’ Max Scherzer breaks nose during batting practice

Washington Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer broke his nose during batting practice Tuesday, and his status for his scheduled Wednesday start was uncertain, the team announced. Scherzer was injured while taking part in a bunting drill. A pitch deflected off his bat and hit him squarely in the face. The six-time All-Star and three-time Cy Young […]

Cubs edge Nationals in Game 5 thriller to continue repeat quest

Cubs edge Nationals in Game 5 thriller to continue repeat quest

The Chicago Cubs win whenever they need to, with whatever it takes, even a seven-out save by Wade Davis to preserve a shrinking lead and a “Did that really happen?” four-run inning against Washington’s Max Scherzer in a thriller of a Game 5. That wild, bat-around fifth inning Thursday night for Chicago included Addison Russell’s […]

Rosie MacLennan tops trampoline podium at nationals

Ontario’s Jacob Cranham takes men’s title CBC Sports Posted: Jul 15, 2017 8:18 PM ET Last Updated: Jul 15, 2017 9:26 PM ET Rosie MacLennan returned to the top of the trampoline podium Saturday at the Canadian gymnastics championships in Oshawa, Ont.  The defending Olympic champion from King City, Ont., finished with a total of 158.735 […]