In 11th Inning, Cubs Fall To Nats AgainAnthony Rendon homered and had four hits, including an RBI single in the 11th inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs on Sunday for their fifth straight victory.
Nats Beat, And Extend Wild-Card Lead Spot Over, CubsTrea Turner reached base four times and scored twice, Yan Gomes and Howie Kendrick each drove in two runs and the surging Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
Sánchez Pitches Into 9th, Slugging Nats Roll Past Cubs 9-3Chicago had won five in a row, but it was unable to overcome a shaky start by Jon Lester (10-9) and another rough performance at the plate.
Castillo, Jiménez Power White Sox To 7-5 Win Over NationalsWelington Castillo hit a grand slam and top rookie Eloy Jiménez homered at home for the first time, powering the Chicago White Sox to a 7-5 win over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night.
Turner Homers Again As Nationals Beat White Sox 12-1Trea Turner homered in the second straight game, Aníbal Sánchez pitched into the seventh and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago White Sox 12-1 on Monday night.
Nats Win Season-High 4th Straight, Beat White Sox 6-4
Strasburg Earns 100th Win As Nationals Rally Past White SoxStephen Strasburg didn't turn in a vintage performance. He still did enough — with plenty of help from the Washington Nationals' offense — to reach a career milestone.
Rizzo Homers, Cubs Hold Off Nationals' Rally For 6-5 Win
Nationals Trades A Surprise In Midst Of Playoff ChaseNationals GM Mike Rizzo waved the white flag Tuesday by trading two of the team's veteran players, despite still being firmly in the playoff race.
Nationals Trounce Cubs 9-4Anthony Rizzo got his 1,000th career hit for the Cubs.
Cubs Beat Nationals 3-2Kyle Hendricks gave up two runs and eight hits in six innings for Chicago. Steve Cishek (3-1) struck out the final two batters in the seventh.
Scherzer Putting Together MVP-Type Season For NationalsIf Max Scherzer continues to perform like he has through the first few months of the season, it will be hard to argue against him taking home his first National League MVP Award.
Cubs Lose Quality Control Coach Henry Blanco To NationalsBlanco will take over as the Nationals' bullpen coach under manager Davey Martinez.
New Nationals Manager Dave Martinez: 'We're Here To Win The World Series'"We've just got to get over the fact that we're not here just to win a playoff game," Martinez says.
Davey Martinez Reaches Agreement To Become Nationals' ManagerMartinez had served as Joe Maddon's bench coach for the past 10 seasons.