Anthony Rendon

WASHINGTON | Nats’ Strasburg loses, beefs with Scherzer; Braves win 8-5

WASHINGTON — Stephen Strasburg was batted around by the Atlanta Braves, then engaged in a heated spat with Nationals ace Max Scherzer in the dugout during Washington’s 8-5 loss Friday night. It was unclear what prompted the exchange between the star pitchers in their first game after the All-Star break. The dispute occurred after Strasburg … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Nats’ Strasburg loses, beefs with Scherzer; Braves win 8-5

NEW YORK | Scherzer, HRs by Rendon, Harper lead Nationals over Mets 5-4

NEW YORK — Max Scherzer made a final pitch to start the All-Star Game on his own mound, Anthony Rendon hit two homers and Bryce Harper also connected, leading the Washington Nationals over the New York Mets 5-4 Thursday night. Washington won for just the sixth time in 17 games and nudged back over .500 … Continue reading NEW YORK | Scherzer, HRs by Rendon, Harper lead Nationals over Mets 5-4