• Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado (28) celebrates his two-run home run with David Dahl (26) and Carlos Gonzalez (5) during the third inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Arenado homers among 4 hits to power Rockies past Nats, 5-3

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Nolan Arenado went 4 for 4, including his 35th home run and a triple, and drove in three runs as the Colorado Rockies beat the Washington Nationals 5-3 on Sunday.

  • Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws during the third inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Nationals Park Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Scherzer’s arm, Harper’s bat power Nats past Orioles 4-0

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer allowed two hits over eight innings and Bryce Harper’s two-run double helped the Washington Nationals avoid a four-game home-and-home sweep with a 4-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday night.