Cardinals rookie Michael Wacha came within one out of pitching the third no-hitter of the Major League Baseball season in a 2-0 defeat of the Washington Nationals that moved St. Louis closer to a division title.
The New York Yankees are on the brink of missing the Major League Baseball playoffs for the second time in 19 years after a 7-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, who solidified their hold on an American League wild-card spot.
If Paul Krugman is right -- and he has a Nobel Prize that says he is -- then we should all be suspicious of the so-called Washington consensus. Which may tell you all you need to know about the Beltway’s bipartisan obsession with the Washington Nationals.
Washington Nationals leftfielder Bryce Harper hit a double and drove in a run in his Major League Baseball debut that was marred by Matt Kemp’s walk-off home run in the 10th inning that gave the Los Angeles Dodgers a 4-3 victory.
The Major League Baseball debut of No. 1 draft pick Stephen Strasburg has at least one Washington Nationals fan dreaming of a mythical pitcher with a 100 mile-an- hour fastball who can single-handedly win games.