Major League Baseball

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants at Nationals Park, Friday, June 8, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 08, 2018 - 10:58 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: AILING ACES Star pitchers Stephen Strasburg, Masahiro Tanaka and Shohei Ohtani all had a rough start to the weekend. Strasburg had to exit after just two innings when Washington hosted the Giants because of tightness in his pitching shoulder...
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Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz, center, arrives with the team at Dulles International Airport in Sterling, Va., Friday, June 8, 2018, the day after defeating the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 08, 2018 - 7:07 pm
DULLES, Va. (AP) — Barry Trotz thought of mentors and friends Jack Button, Tommy Ebright, David Poile and Wayne Fleming when he lifted the Stanley Cup over his head. The Washington coach didn't think about his future, the same approach he has taken all season and playoffs. "I wasn't getting...
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President Donald Trump points towards the White House balcony when asked by a reporter about first lady Melania Trump, before leaving the White House in Washington, Friday, June 8, 2018, to attend the G7 Summit in Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
June 08, 2018 - 10:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Whichever team wins the NBA championship, President Donald Trump says he won't be inviting them to the White House. LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors have both said their teams have no interest in a visit. Trump told reporters...
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, of Russia, hoists the Stanley Cup after the Capitals defeated the Golden Knights in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 08, 2018 - 12:48 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Ovechkin put both hands to his head and screamed while he left the bench and skated into the thick of the Washington Capitals' joyous celebration. And right before Ovechkin hoisted the Stanley Cup, the Washington captain put both hands on his head again in a gesture of...
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Washington Capitals pose with the Stanley Cup after the Capitals defeated the Golden Knights 4-3 in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 08, 2018 - 12:33 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Ovechkin finally got to hoist the Stanley Cup and then he lifted the Conn Smythe Trophy as the MVP of the Stanley Cup Final. Fellow Russian linemate Evgeny Kuznetsov and goaltender Braden Holtby certainly did their part, too. In helping deliver the title Washington wanted for...
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Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly, left, celebrates his goal, in front of center Chandler Stephenson during the third period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals against the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 07, 2018 - 10:54 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Washington Capitals and the Vegas Golden Knights (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Washington has moved a big step toward its first Stanley Cup. Lars Eller scored with 7:37 left, giving the Capitals a 4-3 lead against the Vegas...
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Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, top center, flops as he tries to stop a shot during the second period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals against the Washington Capitals on Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 07, 2018 - 10:47 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Washington Capitals and the Vegas Golden Knights (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Devante Smith-Pelly has pulled Washington into a 3-3 tie with Vegas midway through the third period in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final. Brooks...
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Vegas Golden Knights left wing David Perron celebrates his goal during the second period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals against the Washington Capitals on Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 07, 2018 - 10:10 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Washington Capitals and the Vegas Golden Knights (all times local): 7:05 p.m. The Vegas Golden Knights are 20 minutes away from forcing Game 6 in the Stanley Cup Final. Vegas leads Washington 3-2 going into the third...
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Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, below, stops a shot as Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, of Russia, stands next to him during the first period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals on Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 07, 2018 - 9:08 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Washington Capitals and the Vegas Golden Knights (all times local): 6:05 p.m. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is defending the expansion draft that loaded first-year franchise Vegas with talent. The Golden Knights were the...
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, of Russia, warms up prior to Game 5 of the team's NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals against the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
June 07, 2018 - 8:22 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Washington Capitals and the Vegas Golden Knights (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Boys will be boys. Washington star Alex Ovechkin skated onto the Vegas side of the rink during pregame warmups, narrowly avoiding Marc-Andre...
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