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6 hrs ago | Teddy Never Wins

Bryce Harper Benched: A Questionable Decision Blown Out Of Proportion

Apr 13, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper runs to first on a double in the sixth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Danny Espinosa, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Lance Lynn, Anthony Rendon

Sat Apr 19, 2014

SFGate

Ex-Stanford catcher Castro says his Astros are progressing

This is a 2012 photo of Scott Cousins of the Miami Marlins baseball team. This image reflects the Marlins active roster as of Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, when this image was taken.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Castro, Baseball Players, Scott Cousins, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, American League, Brett Myers

St. Louis Cardinals

Lynn looks to get Cards back on track vs. Nats

With their win on Friday, the Nationals were able to snap an eight-game losing streak to the Cardinals, whose run of success started with that stunning victory in Game 5 of the 2012 National League Division Series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Lance Lynn, National League, Major League Baseball, Matt Adams, Yadier Molina

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Drew Storena s strong start, crucial two outs in win over the Cardinals

Storen, who came in after the struggling Tyler Clippard worked himself into a jam, has enjoyed a strong start to the season, allowing just one run thus far.

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Related Topix: Sports, Allen Craig, Baseball Players, Tyler Clippard, Matt Holliday, Adam LaRoche, Entertainment

The Winnipeg Free Press

Yadier Molina's error, Michael Wacha's wild pitch help Gio...

Washington's Ian Desmond took a substantial lead off third base in the seventh inning of a tie game, wondering whether St. Louis pitcher Michael Wacha might leave a changeup in the dirt.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Yadier Molina, Michael Wacha, Danny Espinosa, Jordan Zimmermann, Drew Storen

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Wacha vs. Gonzalez sets stage for pitching duel

Adam Wainwright's Thursday performance was perhaps the best of the season thus far, and Friday's encore promises two pitchers that could challenge it.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Adam Wainwright, Stephen Strasburg, Lance Lynn, Johnny Cueto

The Oregonian

Cardinals continue domination of Nationals with 8-0 win, plus more NL scores

Adam Wainwright pitched his fourth career two-hitter and seventh shutout. He chipped in at the plate with a double and single, and St. Louis benefited from four errors in beating Washington for the eighth straight time dating to Game 5 of the 2012 NL division series.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Baseball Players, Adam Wainwright, Adam LaRoche, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Hyun-Jin Ryu

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Nationals make 4 errors in 8-0 loss to Cardinals

The next hitter's swinging bunt was grabbed by pitcher Taylor Jordan, but he could not manage to get the ball out of his glove.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Danny Espinosa, Taylor Jordan, Adam Wainwright, Jayson Werth, Adam LaRoche

Rant Sports

Washington Nationals Are Not Playing Like A Championship Team

They say that offense sells tickets, but defense wins championships. If that's the case, then the Washington Nationals won't be winning any championships any time soon.

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

Bradenton.com

Miami Marlins' Tom Koehler doing his part amid the losing

The Marlins can point to errors , a shoddy bullpen and inconsistent starting pitching as reasons why they've dropped nine of their past 10 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brad Hand, Baseball Players, Hanley Ramirez

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Cards all over Nationals early, lead 3-0

The Washington Nationals are having trouble in the first inning in 2014. Coming into the game, Nats pitchers had an ERA of 10.80 and opponents were hitting .369 in the first.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, Kolten Wong, Taylor Jordan

Fish Stripes

Fish Bites: Marlins Start Strong, Finish Poorly on Wednesday Against Nats

A pair of defensive miscues by the Miami Marlins led to a game-tying home 3-run homer by Jayson Werth in the sixth inning that turned the Washington Nationals fortunes around against Marlins ace Jose Fernandez on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brad Hand, Jayson Werth, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Rex Brothers, Florida Marlins

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Washington Post

Werth, Walters rescue Nationals

The Washington Nationals put themselves in a position Wednesday night that has become all too familiar during the early stages of this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Jayson Werth, Tanner Roark, Zach Walters

The Washington Post

Steven Souza Jr. gets first major league hit, Zach Walters hits first homer

Because of injuries, the Nationals have four rookies on the roster, and in the past week alone, two have made their major league debuts.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Zach Walters, Steven Souza, Bryce Harper, Tyler Moore, Ryan Zimmerman

Teddy Never Wins

District Daily: Nationals News 4/16

Nationals center fielder Denard Span continues to make progress in his recovery from a concussion and eyes a return on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Wilson Ramos, Baseball Players, Sandy Leon

Examiner.com

Marlins win on Jackie Robinson Day

There is no better day for the Miami Marlins to end their eight-game losing streak than Jackie Robinson day on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Steve Cishek, Derek Jeter, Ivan Rodriguez

Tue Apr 15, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Marlins snap 8-game skid by beating Nationals 11-2

Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton follows through on a three-run home run during the first inning of the MLB National League baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Miami.

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Related Topix: Sports, Stephen Strasburg, Washington Nationals, National League, Major League Baseball

National Public Radio

Benches Clear In Nationals-Marlins Game

Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond and Miami Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia got into a heated, nose-to-nose conversation at home plate, prompting both benches to clear during the fourth inning.

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

The Washington Post

Benches clear in Nationals-Marlins game after Ian Desmond, Jarrod Saltalamacchia jaw at each other

With the Marlins leading 6-0 in the fourth inning, the benches cleared after Ian Desmond and catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia jawed at each other at home plate.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jayson Werth, World News

The Washington Post

Nationals hope to improve early defensive miscues

One of Manager Matt Williams' points of emphasis this spring was defense. When he was an infield and third base coach with the Arizona Diamondbacks last season, they committed the fourth-fewest errors in baseball and two players won Gold Gloves.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Ryan Zimmerman, Nate McLouth, Entertainment

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