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2019 Schedule
91-71, 1st in NL Cent
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8dDavid Schoenfield

Cards' Shildt edges Counsell as top NL manager

In his first full season at the helm, Mike Shildt led St. Louis to the National League Central crown, and on Tuesday, he was named the league's manager of the year, edging Milwaukee's Craig Counsell.

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9d

Cardinals bring back Wainwright on 1-year deal

Free-agent pitcher Adam Wainwright, who is coming off his best season since 2014, will be back for a 15th season with the Cardinals after agreeing to a one-year deal.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

The HoF announced Mon. that 9 former players and pioneering union leader Marvin Miller are on its "Modern Baseball Era" (1970-87) ballot to be voted on 12/8 by a 16-member committee. Dwight Evans, Steve Garvey, Tommy John, Don Mattingly, Thurman Munson, Dale Murphy, Dave Parker, Ted Simmons and Lou Whitaker are the players. 75% of votes are required for election.

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17d

Rockies 3B Arenado wins 7th straight Gold Glove

Rockies star Nolan Arenado won his seventh straight Gold Glove Award on Sunday, moving him into sole possession of fourth place among third basemen. The Diamondbacks had four Gold Glove winners on their team this season.

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19d

Harrelson, Shannon among Frick Award finalists

Former big league players Ken Harrelson and Mike Shannon are among the eight finalists for the Ford Frick Award for excellence in baseball broadcasting, presented annually by the Hall of Fame.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

The 8 finalists for the HoF's 2020 Ford Frick excellence in baseball broadcasting award were announced Friday - Joe Castiglione, Jacques Doucet, Tom Hamilton, Ken Harrelson, Pat Hughes, Ned Martin, Mike Shannon & Dewayne Staats. More than 200 broadcasters were eligible for the award, to be announced Dec. 11 (awarded this & every 3rd year to team-specific announcers — the other 2 years' winners are "national voices" & "broadcast beginnings" historic figures).

36d

BBTN: Nats Advance, Cole Wins Again, Hembo Knows

The Nationals advance to the franchise's first World Series and Jon Sciambi joins Buster to discuss how Washington overcame a sub-par bullpen to "obliterate" the Cardinals and if they'll match up better with the Yankees or Astros (10:12). Plus, "Hembo Knows" (28:05), Josh Reddick calls out Yankees fans (33:04) and ESPN's Marly Rivera on New York's bullpen issues and struggles against Gerrit Cole last night (34:34).

0:18

Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

Nationals! World Series bound.

0:15

Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

The Nationals have advanced to the World Series.

36d

Wild-card Nationals head to World Series with sweep of Cards

Washington is heading to the World Series for the first time in 86 years after the wild-card Nationals used a seven-run first inning and Patrick Corbin's 12-strikeout performance to hold on and beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-4 Tuesday night for a...

Dan Mullen ESPN.com 

The 2019 National League champion Washington Nationals

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Nationals, 19-31 on May 23, are headed to the World Series. They are the fourth team in history to get there despite being 12 games under .500 at one point. And they did so in dominant fashion, never once trailing the Cardinals in this NLCS. The Nationals have now won 16 of their last 18 games. DC has its first World Series team since 1933.

Dan Mullen ESPN.com 

And exhale, Nationals fans. After Daniel Hudson worked his way out of an eighth-inning bases-loaded jam, Washington is three outs from the franchise's first World Series appearance.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs76419th
Batting Average.24523rd
On Base Percentage.32414th
Slugging Percentage.41523rd
Earned Run Average3.805th
Quality Starts0Tied-27th
WHIP0.212nd
BAA.1911st