Stephen Strasburg won his superstar pitching matchup with Jack Flaherty to give Washington a chance to advance as soon as Tuesday night at Nationals Park.

(Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post)

Lerner spoke with reporters ahead of Game 4 of the NLCS on Tuesday.

The Cardinals sat struggling leadoff hitter Dexter Fowler ahead of their first matchup against a left-handed starter in this series.

Washington needs to win one last battle — left-hander Patrick Corbin against right-hander Dakota Hudson — to secure the franchise’s first trip to baseball’s Fall Classic.


Washington’s primary color is red, but the team is riding a navy blue wave this postseason.

The veteran right-hander uses his curveball the most, and his fastball is the most important, but the change-up remains his most dominant pitch.

Veteran belts three doubles and pushes his playoff RBI total to nine in rout of Cardinals.

Stephen Strasburg won his superstar pitching matchup with Jack Flaherty to give Washington a chance to advance as soon as Tuesday night at Nationals Park.

As frustrating as more offensive ineptitude was for St. Louis, it was the defensive blunders that stung most for a team whose strength is stingy, fundamental play.

  • Perspective

A region’s fan base, waiting 15 years since baseball’s return and 86 since a D.C. team last appeared in the World Series, is embracing its moment.

  • Perspective

Washington is one win from an NLCS sweep and its team is a runaway train right now. Time to get off the tracks.

Gerardo Parra received a shipment of “Baby Shark” toys before the game.

Robles showed what the Nationals were missing, and even homered.

The Nationals will honor the WNBA champion Mystics as they did the Stanley Cup champion Capitals a year ago.

The right-handed hitter, usually reserved for left-handed pitchers, is mashing against everyone this postseason.

The 29-year-old third baseman and catalyst of the Nationals' offense has been swinging the same way since he was a kid.

  • Perspective

Through the first eight games of these playoffs, six of them wins, Washington’s starting pitchers are allowing a .150 batting average.

The 28-year-old's season seemed lost in early July, when he was back in the minor leagues, but he has contributed in ways big and small during this playoff run.

  • Perspective

Two wins from the World Series, Washington returns to Nationals Park.

Outfielder goes against his instincts, channels his inner George Constanza to produce two-run double to give Nats some breathing room to take 2-0 lead in NLCS.

A night after Aníbal Sánchez’s near-no-hitter, Scherzer pitched seven innings, giving up just one late hit, in Washington's 3-1 win in Game 2.

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