Washington Nationals (41-41, third in the NL East) vs. Detroit Tigers (27-51, fourth in the NL Central)
Detroit; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Max Scherzer (7-5,...
Washington Nationals (25-33, fourth in the NL East) vs. Cincinnati Reds (27-31, fifth in the NL Central)
CINCINNATI (AP) — Tanner Roark's first career homer wasn't enough to get the win against his former Nationals teammates. Instead, it went to the other half of the first Tanner-for-Tanner trade in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — This time, the Nationals beleaguered bullpen wasn't alone in blowing yet another lead.
José Ureña pitched seven solid innings, Washington again fell apart late behind ace...
Washington Nationals (19-29, fourth in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (22-25, third in the NL East)
NEW YORK (AP) — With the Mets trailing by a run in the eighth inning, Pete Alonso drove a fastball from Tanner Rainey down the left-field line, well over the foul pole.
Morton to Rays and a Tanner-for-Tanner trade at meetings
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An All-Star starter to the relief-reliant Rays, a Tanner-for-Tanner trade and a Scott Boras sighting. Intrigue at the winter meetings, but not much impact.
Not yet, anyway.
Charlie Morton was the top name to switch teams Wednesday, joining Tampa Bay for a $30 million, two-year deal after going 15-3 with Houston last season. Reliever Jeurys Familia returned to the New York Mets after they traded him away and first baseman Justin Bour headed to the Los Angeles Angels.
The Latest: Free agent 1B Justin Bour headed to Angels
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Major League Baseball's winter meetings (all times local):
A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that free agent first baseman Justin Bour has reached agreement with the Los Angeles Angels.
The deal is pending a physical said the person, speaking on condition of anonymity because nothing had been finalized.
A trade of Tanners: Nats send Roark to Reds for Rainey
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tanner Roark figured he would be pitching in Washington's star-studded rotation next year alongside Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg and newcomer Patrick Corbin.
Instead, he found himself part of the majors' first Tanner-for-Tanner trade, headed to the rebuilding Reds. Cincinnati acquired him for fellow right-hander Tanner Rainey on Wednesday during the winter meetings.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Anthony DeSclafani gave the Cincinnati Reds seven strong innings Monday night.
Raisel Iglesias made sure they hung on in a tense ninth for a 7-5 win over the Cleveland Indians.
DeSclafani (4-1) allowed one run and Scott Schebler was 4 for 5 with a homer for Cincinnati, which took the opener of the team's annual battle for the Ohio Cup and sent the AL Central leaders to their third straight loss.
Cincinnati took a 7-1 lead into the ninth, but needed its closer to seal the win.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds traded right-hander Dylan Floro and a minor league pitcher to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday for two minor league pitchers.
The Reds also optioned utility player Brandon Dixon to Triple-A Louisville and recalled Tanner Rainey and Cody Reed from Louisville to bolster a depleted bullpen.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Left-hander Amir Garrett has been reinstated from the bereavement list by the Cincinnati Reds, who optioned right-hander Tanner Rainey to Louisville of the Triple-A International League.
Garrett went on the bereavement list on Thursday, and Rainey was promoted from Louisville on Friday but didn't pitch this weekend.
Reds manager Jim Riggleman said Garrett was able to rejoin the team Sunday became of the late-afternoon start against Miami.
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