CJ Abrams homers late as Nats hand Yankees 9th straight setback

CJ Abrams hit a tiebreaking homer with two outs in the eighth inning on Tuesday night as the visiting Washington Nationals recorded a 2-1 victory over the New York Yankees, who are on their first nine-game losing streak since September 1982. Abrams snapped a 1-1 tie by hitting a first-pitch changeup from Tommy Kahnle (1-2) off the right field foul pole. It was the shortstop’s 13th homer of the season. Carter Kieboom homered in the

Nats announce multi-year extension for Dave Martinez

The Washington Nationals officially agreed to terms with manager Dave Martinez on a multi-year contract extension on Tuesday. While the team did not reveal a specific number of seasons, The Athletic reported Monday that Martinez’s extension was for two years. The outlet also reported that he is receiving a club option for a third year. “Dave Martinez represents the Washington Nationals organization with class on and off the field, and we are thrilled that he