Nats sweep Cards to clinch 1st World Series trip
Washington leans on rotation arms to reach 'a beautiful place'
WASHINGTON -- Maybe it had to be this way, a reminder of the road they traveled.
That first playoff series seven years ago came against the Cardinals, a crushing loss in Game 5 that in retrospect foreshadowed what October would be like for years to come in D.C. All the
More work? No problem. Nats 'pen seals sweep
Rainey, Doolittle, Hudson combine for 4 scoreless innings in Gm 4 win
WASHINGTON -- Squinting through champagne-tinged goggles, Daniel Hudson saw vindication in the way it ended. Sean Doolittle did, too, standing amid a raucous on-field celebration at Nationals Park. Later at the postgame podium, Dave Martinez agreed. None will deny the numbers; all will contend they hardly matter now.
Every sweep in League Championship Series history
Nats just 2nd club to win pennant in 4 games then claim WS title
The Nationals completed a dominant sweep of the Cardinals in the National League Championship to advance to their first World Series in franchise history, where they defeated the Astros in seven games.
Washington’s NLCS sweep was in record territory for a litany of reasons, but overall history isn't necessarily on
As season ends, Waino not thinking future yet
Cardinals teammates hoping 38-year-old righty returns to club
WASHINGTON -- Shortly after his emergency five-out relief appearance ended, Adam Wainwright retreated to the visitors’ clubhouse at Nationals Park and went through his normal post-pitching routine. He was convinced the Cardinals’ season was not about to end, which meant he might have to pitch again.
As the Cardinals' lineup
Nats owner 'couldn’t imagine' big turnaround
Lerner wants Rendon to return, never lost faith in Martinez
WASHINGTON -- In the hours before Game 4 of the National League Championship Series, Mark Lerner, the Nationals’ managing principal owner, stood on the field and marveled at the reality of it all. The Nationals began the day one game away from clinching the National League pennant, something he never
'No concession speech' for Cardinals in DC
Offense held to seven hits, error-assisted run in Game 3
WASHINGTON -- The Cardinals do not have the odds on their side.
An 8-1 loss Monday to the Nationals in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series put the Cardinals on the brink of elimination -- one game from being swept and seeing their season end.
How'd hero Howie get here? It's been a journey
Resurgent Nats veteran one win away from first WS appearance
WASHINGTON -- When Howie Kendrick arrived as a bright-eyed 22-year-old on an Angels team that would dominate the American League West in the late 2000s, it felt like a matter of time. When he joined the Dodgers in the early stages of their National League West dominance, it felt the