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Nationals Look To Rebound In Arizona

The Washington Nationals (19-18) fell into third place in the NL-East after being solidly swept by the Oakland Athletics over the weekend. As they cling to their barely-over-.500 record, they prepare to face the Arizona Diamondbacks (15-25), which should be just the team to help them bounce back. The Diamondbacks are in last place in […]

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Roark Stellar, Soriano Blows Save In Oakland’s Walk-off Win Over Nats

The Washington Nationals’ (19-17) 4-3 loss to the Oakland Athletics (22-15) was almost a lot of things. It was almost Tanner Roark’s third win of the year after a lights-out performance. It was almost Rafael Soriano’s eighth save and 14th scoreless inning of the season. It was almost a win for the Nationals and a […]

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Fister Makes Season Debut As Nats Take On Athletics

The Washington Nationals (19-15) are piecing themselves back together. Though marquee players Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman remain on the disabled list, another marquee name will join the team to face the Oakland Athletics (20-15): Doug Fister. Fister was the highlight acquisition during the Nationals’ off-season, but has yet to throw a pitch for his […]

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LaRoche Stars In Nationals’ Comeback Win Over Astros

It looked like the Washington Nationals’ (15-12) never-ending affinity for stranding base runners was going to doom them again on Tuesday night, but Adam LaRoche broke the trend. Twice. LaRoche’s 2-for-5, two-RBI effort, combined with a quality outing by Gio Gonzalez and two stunning defensive plays, led the Nationals to a 4-3 win over the […]

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Nationals Head To Houston To Face AL’s Worst Team

The Washington Nationals (14-12) have the opportunity to close out April on a strong note. They will travel to Texas to play a two-game series against the Houston Astros (9-17), who finished 2013 with the worst record in baseball (51-111) and currently hold the worst record in the American League. Their low winning percentage is […]

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Nats Take On Offense-light Padres In Washington

For a team some baseball writers believe has not yet hit its stride, the Washington Nationals’ (12-10) meeting with one of the worst offenses in baseball, the San Diego Padres (10-12), could be the momentum boost they need. The two teams will play a four-game set in Washington, as the Nationals continue to strive toward […]

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Pujols Joins 500 Club as Nationals Fall To Angels

Taylor Jordan’s loss was for Albert Pujols’ gain. In the Washington Nationals’ (12-9) 7-2 loss to the Los Angeles Angels (10-10), Pujols took advantage of Jordan’s struggles as the Nats’ starting pitcher, and blasted his 499th and 500th career home runs out of Nationals Park, becoming the 26th hitter in MLB history to reach the […]

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Nats Faceoff With Angels Features Trout and Harper’s First Meeting

Though an interleague matchup between two teams that hardly ever meet usually wouldn’t normally be cause for national attention, the faceoff between the Washington Nationals (11-8) and the Los Angeles Angels (8-10) has garnered such attention because of the two phenoms it features. After more than two full years in the majors Mike Trout and […]

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Nats Win It In The Bottom Of The 9th With Help From Denard Span

The game was in line to become one of the Washington Nationals’ (11-8) biggest disappointments of the season. The Nats had outhit the St. Louis Cardinals (11-8) 11 to seven, but went 2-for-12 with runners in scoring position and left 17 men on base for the first time since 2011, when they also left 17 […]

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Harper Benched In Nationals’ Loss To Cardinals

Hindsight was definitely 20-20 on Saturday, as what-ifs abounded after the Washington Nationals’ (10-8) 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals (11-7). What if Anthony Rendon hadn’t made his first error of the season in the second inning, which ultimately led to St. Louis scoring three unearned runs? What if Bryce Harper hadn’t been pulled […]

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Nats Head Home To Face Reigning NL Champion Cardinals

As the Washington Nationals (9-6) exit a portion of the schedule that exclusively featured NL-East rivals, their first opponent will be their biggest non-division rival, the St. Louis Cardinals (9-6). The two teams will meet in Washington for a four-game series with identical records and second-place rankings in their respective divisions, but despite the apparently […]

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Nationals Look For Repeat Performance Against Marlins In Miami

As they play through a portion of their schedule that seems to be stuck on repeat, the Washington Nationals (7-5) will face the Miami Marlins (5-8) for the second time in one week, this time at Marlins Park. Last time, the Nationals swept the Marlins, and in this meeting both teams are coming off being […]

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Zimmerman Injured In Nats’ Loss To Braves

It started exciting, quickly turned ugly and ended disappointing. The Washington Nationals (7-4) lost for the fourth time in five meetings with the Atlanta Braves (7-4) on Saturday night, 6-3, spectacularly failing to capitalize on scoring opportunities. The Nats had chances to score in every inning with a total of 11 hits, but went a […]

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Nationals Prepare For Rematch With Rival Braves

Though their last meeting with the Atlanta Braves (5-4) didn’t go as they had hoped, the Washington Nationals (7-2) didn’t have to wait long for a rematch. Washington will face the Braves in their second weekend series in a row, this time in Atlanta. Between meetings with the Braves, the Nationals swept the Miami Marlins, […]

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Nats Continue Home Stand Against First-Place Marlins

The Washington Nationals (4-2) are preparing to face the Miami Marlins (5-2) from an unfamiliar position: below them in the standings. The Marlins, who managed to lose 100 games last season and finish with the worst record in the National League, are sitting atop the NL-East looking down on the Nationals and the Atlanta Braves, […]

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