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Asdrubal Cabrera drawing interest from multiple teams

Jul 19, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Cleveland Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera throws to first base during the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Asdrubal Cabrera, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Washington Nationals

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Washington Post

Tanner Roark pitches Nats back on track with 4-3 win

Scott Hairston came to the plate in the top of the eighth inning of a tie game on Wednesday with little pressure.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tanner Roark, Baseball Players, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Drew Storen, Brad Hand, Jayson Werth

Teddy Never Wins

Nationals Should Shop for Danny Espinosa's Replacement

Jul 28, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Washington Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa connects for a two run RBI single during the sixth inning against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Ballpark.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Danny Espinosa, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Adrian Beltre, Ryan Zimmerman, Anthony Rendon

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The State

Recap: Miami vs. Washington

Henderson Alvarez got the better of Stephen Strasburg, and Christian Yelich knocked in a crucial late run, as Miami topped Washington, 3-0, in the second game of a three-game series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Steve Cishek, Anthony Rendon, Bryce Harper, Danny Espinosa

The Washington Post

Jordan Zimmermann returns to form

Monday wasn't all together bad for the Nationals. Beyond Rafael Soriano's ninth-inning implosion and Jayson Werth's twisted ankle, the Nationals found solace in Jordan Zimmermann's return to form.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Jayson Werth, Adam LaRoche, Entertainment, Television

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Jeff Baker's walk-off hit caps Marlins' ninth-inning comeback

Are the Miami Marlins ready and able to make a statement that they will be a factor in the playoff race? With the trade deadline looming Thursday, that is what this three-game series against the first-place Nationals is about, a chance to show that right now matters.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Danny Espinosa, Jordan Zimmermann

Federal Baseball

Nationals trade rumors: Nats' potential infield targets - Jose Iglesias? Aaron Hill?

Boston Globe writer Nick Cafardo mentioned this weekend that scouts think the Detroit Tigers might consider dealing injured shortstop Jose Iglesias.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Danny Espinosa, Jose Iglesias, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Washington Nationals

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Rant Sports

MLB Power Hitters: Don't Forget About Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond

The Washington Nationals have one of the best power hitters in MLB , and he's only hitting for a .251 average.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jose Abreu

Red Reporter

Reds vs. Nationals, Game 3: Preview and Predictions

After wandering in the desert for over a week, the Cincinnati Reds came upon an oasis named Johnny Cueto on Saturday that snapped a seven game skid.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Johnny Cueto, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Adam LaRoche

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Washington Post

Williamsa s first 100 games

Early in spring training, on one of his first days on the job , Matt Williams herded his players into a cramped office in the bowels of Space Coast Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Danny Espinosa, Jayson Werth, Ryan Zimmerman

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Federal Baseball

Can Zach Walters make the Nationals change their plans for Ryan Zimmerman's DL stint?

From what they've said publicly so far in the last few days, the Washington Nationals plan on sticking with an infield featuring Danny Espinosa at second while Ryan Zimmerman's on the DL after injuring his hamstring.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Zimmerman, Baseball Players, Danny Espinosa, Zach Walters, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Jason Marquis

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

De La Rosa strikes out 11 as Rockies snap 7-game skid with 6-4 win over Nationals

Jorge De La Rosa struck out a season-high 11 as he pitched efficiently into the eighth inning and the wobbly Colorado bullpen held off Washington's late rally, helping the Rockies snap a seven-game skid with a 6-4 win over the Nationals on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jorge De La Rosa, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Jayson Werth, Anthony Rendon, Josh Rutledge

Teddy Never Wins

District Daily: Ryan Zimmerman, Doug Fister and Kevin Frandsen Injuries

Jul 22, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Washington Nationals left fielder Ryan Zimmerman reacts after getting injured running out a single in the sixth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Zimmerman, Baseball Players, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Colorado Rockies, Carlos Gonzalez

Colorado Rockies

De La Rosa looks to play stopper in finale vs. Nats

The Nationals right-hander surrendered four earned runs on seven hits, including two home runs, over seven innings in a home loss to the Brewers on Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jorge De La Rosa, Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball

Tue Jul 22, 2014

NewsOK.com

LaRoche's HR rallies Nationals past Rockies, 7-4.

It was the Nationals fourth straight win and increased their NL East Division lead to two games over Atlanta, which lost to Miami on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Rex Brothers

Federal Baseball

Nationals Trade Rumors: Nats in market for bullpen arm? Young shortstops?

FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal wrote earlier this month that his sources told him the Washington Nationals were in the market for organizational depth at short.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Danny Espinosa, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball

Teddy Never Wins

District Daily: Bryce Harper Sits, Rafael Soriano's Hyperbaric Chamber

Jul 6, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals relief pitcher Rafael Soriano pitches during the ninth inning against the Chicago Cubs at Nationals Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Jayson Werth, Adam LaRoche

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Desmond lifts Nationals to 7-2 win over Rockies

The 6-foot-8 Fister - all "elbows and knees" as Charlie Blackmon described him - allowed nine hits before being pulled with two outs in the sixth after running into trouble.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Charlie Blackmon, Bryce Harper, Danny Espinosa, Jordan Zimmermann, Wilson Ramos

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Recap: Colorado vs. Washington

Ian Desmond smacked a two-run homer to highlight a 5-for-5 night to go with three runs scored as the Washington Nationals defeated the Colorado Rockies, 7-2, in the opener of a three-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Danny Espinosa, Wilson Ramos, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Ryan Zimmerman

BleacherReport

4 Bold Predictions for Seattle Mariners at the 2014 Trade Deadline

In contention for the playoffs for the first time in several years, the Seattle Mariners should be plenty active before the MLB trade deadline on July 31. The Mariners enter Monday with a 1.5-game lead in the race for the second American League Wild Card spot, but are still a flawed team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Seattle Mariners, David Price, Baseball Players, Ben Zobrist, Michael Saunders

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