.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The ceremonial first pitch is a longstanding ritual in the baseball world. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Nationals)

  • Doug Emhoff threw the ceremonial first pitch of the game
  • Washington Nationals stated their reverence fot the moment
  •  The tradition dates back to the late 19th century

.Washington, DC, USA
Sanchez hit a two-run homer in the sixth for Miami's first runs. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Jesus Sanchez's second 2-run homer capped a 4-run ninth inning
  • Alcides Escobar had four hits and Josh Bell had three hits for Washington
  • Trevor Rogers allowed multiple baserunners in each of his four innings.

.Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Pittsburgh Pirates' Anthony Alford (6) runs the bases in front of Washington Nationals second basemen Luis Garcia. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • The Pittsburgh Pirates trailed 3-2 going into the 9th 
  • Washington Nationals' Bell Gamel hit his 26th home run of the season 
  • The home run was Bell's seventh in his last 18 games, part of a late-season surge

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  • MASN paid the Nationals for 2012-16 what the Orioles proposed: $197.5 million
  • Washington argued it should be paid $475 million
  • The court on September 2 granted the Orioles' motion for permission to appeal

.New York, NY, USA
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  • New York Mets trumped Washinton Nets to earn a 13-6 victory
  • Javier Baez hit his 28th home run of the season and went four for four
  • The Mets extended their winning streak to seven

.New York, NY, USA
New York Mets' Francisco Lindor celebrates his two-run home run. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • New York Mets trumped the Washington Nationals 11-9 on Saturday
  • Francisco Lindor hit a two-run home run in the ninth inning
  • The Mets had blown away a nine-run lead

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The Philadelphia Phillies have won the series 3-0. (Photo credit: AP)

  • The Philadelphia Phillies overcame a disappointing start from Aaron Nola
  • Philadelphia pulled within 1½ games of NL East leader Atlanta Hawks
  • Washington has lost five in a row and 21 of the last 27 games

Brandon Drury delivered a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning leading the New York Mets to victory (Photo Credit: Twitter/Mets)

  • Mets rallied from a pair of three-run deficits to defeat the Washington Nationals 8-7
  • Game two postponed with a storm approaching
  • New York is poised to play its 12th doubleheader of the year Thursday, with two more scheduled.

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Scenes during the chaos of Saturday night at the Washington Nationals park. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Washington Nationals and San Diego Padres returned to play Saturday's baseball game on Sunday
  • Fans also showed up for the game in small pockets
  • Three people were shot in the shooting outside the Nationals park on Saturday