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WASHINGTON NATIONALS

Dodgers starter Yoshinobu Yamamoto pitches against the Nationals in Washington on Thursday. Yamamoto threw six scoreless innings in a 2-1 win.
BASEBALL / MLB
Apr 26, 2024
Yoshinobu Yamamoto leads Dodgers to sweep with six scoreless innings
Yamamoto, a right-hander in his first MLB season, gave up four hits and one walk and struck out seven while throwing 97 pitches.
Washington Nationals relief pitcher Dylan Floro during spring training workouts in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Sunday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Feb 20, 2024
Owners say MLB's Nationals no longer for sale
Under the tenure of the Lerner family, the Nationals have reached the playoffs five times.
Masataka Yoshida recorded two hits in the Red Sox's loss to the Nationals on Thursday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Aug 18, 2023
Masataka Yoshida records two hits in Red Sox's loss to against Nationals
Yoshida, a two-time batting champion in Japan's Pacific League, went 2-for-4 with a pair of opposite-field singles.
Phillies starter Michael Lorenzen is doused with water by teammate Alec Bohm after throwing a no-hitter against the Nationals in Philadelphia on Wednesday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Aug 10, 2023
Michael Lorenzen tosses no-hitter in home debut for Phillies
Lorenzen struck out five and walked four in a remarkable 124-pitch outing as the Phillies completed a 7-0 victory at Citizens Bank Park.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
May 24, 2023
Yu Darvish gets third win of season as Padres top Nationals
In other action, Chicago Cubs right fielder Seiya Suzuki went 1-for-4 with a walk and his sixth home run of the season.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Aug 19, 2022
Yu Darvish's solid night ends in loss as Nationals edge Padres
Darvish allowed three runs — all earned — on five hits. He struck out six with no walks in his 96-pitch effort.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Aug 3, 2022
Nationals deal star slugger Juan Soto to Padres at MLB trade deadline
Teams raced to make final roster moves for the last two months of the campaign, but the biggest was Juan Soto and Josh Bell boosting the Padres' dreams of a first World Series title.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Jul 19, 2022
Juan Soto turns uses power to edge Julio Rodriguez in Home Run Derby win
He ended in walk-off fashion when he hit his 19th home run of the final round into the Dodger Stadium seats in right field.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Jul 19, 2022
Juan Soto on Nationals negotiations: 'Don't know what to trust'
The second-year All-Star called the leak of his decision to decline a 15-year, $440 million contract 'pretty frustrating,' but said his motivation for now was to concentrate on baseball.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
May 9, 2022
Shohei Ohtani helps power game-winning rally to keep Angels in first place
Ohtani tied the game with a two-run double and then scored the walk-off run on a single by Anthony Rendon.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Apr 2, 2021
MLB returns with COVID-19 still big part of picture
Not even the excitement of MLB opening day on Thursday could provide a break from COVID-19 as ballparks across the United States were left mostly empty while the game in Washington, D.C. between the Nationals and New York Mets was postponed after positive tests.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
May 24, 2020
Nationals players shoot down virtual World Series ring ceremony
The Washington Nationals said on Saturday they have altered plans for a virtual World Series championship ring ceremony amid the COVID-19 pandemic after players expressed a preference to receive the rings in person.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Feb 7, 2019
Giants latest team to join Bryce Harper sweepstakes
The latest team to join the Bryce Harper sweepstakes is the San Francisco Giants, according to a multiple reports on Wednesday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Dec 8, 2018
Nationals owner certain Bryce Harper won't be returning
If there were doubts about whether All-Star outfielder Bryce Harper would return to the Washington Nationals, team owner Mark Lerner on Friday didn't give fans any reason to be optimistic.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Nov 11, 2018
Nationals standout rookie Juan Soto relishes All-Star Series atmosphere
There are few experiences in baseball like seeing the fans at a Japanese game. The scene is more soccer than baseball as they cheer, sing songs and play instruments, with the tunes, rhythms and movements changing with each batter and situation.
Japan Times
SPORTS / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Oct 3, 2017
Questions abound as MLB postseason starts
Some burning questions (and answers) entering the 2017 MLB postseason.
Japan Times
SPORTS
Jan 22, 2017
Tomooka says young athletes should play different sports
The term "strength and conditioning" in sports is relatively unknown in Japan, and specialty coaches are often confused with athletic trainers, who are skilled in prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Sep 20, 2016
No-nonsense skipper Baker a good fit for title-contending Nationals
"Do you think you've ended up spoiling the teams you've managed previously?", MAS asked Dusty Baker, during a pregame chat with the Washington Nationals first-year skipper.
Japan Times
SPORTS / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
May 17, 2016
Murphy making immediate impact at plate for NL East-leading Nats
Murphy's Law (If anything can go wrong, it will) plagued the Washington Nationals throughout the entire 2015 campaign.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / BASEBALL BULLET-IN
Jul 18, 2015
Former Carp, Eagles manager Brown gets best of both worlds through scouting for Nationals
Washington Nationals director of Pacific Rim scouting Marty Brown just completed a second trip to Japan this season.

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