Heading into play on Sunday, Michael A. Taylor had put up a .315/.351/.543 line in 24 games since taking over in center field for Adam Eaton. With three hits and two home runs in the first two games of the Nationals three-game set with the San Diego Padres, Michael A. Taylor improved to 29 for 92 (.315/.351/.543) with five doubles, two triples, four homers, five walks and 32 Ks in 24 games since he took over in center for Washington following Adam Eatons season-ending knee injury late last month. Taylor has hits in 19 of those 24 games, and he hit home runs in back-to-back games this weekend for the first time since 2015.
While some psychologists champion the merit of participation trophies in sports, baseball great Bryce Harper declared he is no fan of them.The Washington Nationals star told a group of youth baseball players on Saturday that awards for merely playing
MIAMI -- Mike Trout hit his major league-leading 16th homer, and the Los Angeles Angels reached the .500 mark for the 12th time this season by beating Miami 5-2 Saturday.Trout's first-inning homer into the beer garden in left field was estimated at 443