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25 min ago | Yanks Go Yard

It's Tanaka Time in the Bronx

Apr 16, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka pitches against the Chicago Cubs during the third inning at Yankee Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, New York Yankees, Masahiro Tanaka, Baseball Players, Dean Anna, Brett Gardner

5 hrs ago | Rant Sports

Washington Nationals' 5 Biggest Concerns Thus Far

We're halfway through the first month of the MLB season, and the Washington Nationals currently sit second in the NL East just 1.5 games back of the Atlanta Braves.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Wilson Ramos, Washington Nationals, Atlanta Braves

10 hrs ago | MSNBC

And That Happened: Tuesday's scores and highlights

Pirates 8, Reds 7 ; Reds 7, Pirates 5 : The first game was the completion of Monday's suspended game with all the homers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Leake, Baseball Players, Casey McGehee, Kevin Kouzmanoff, Shelby Miller, Mark Ellis

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bradenton.com

Nationals lose to Marlins, 11-2

So he hollered at Miami Marlins pitcher Tom Koehler and spat toward the mound. Catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia stepped toward Desmond, and a nose-to-nose exchange commenced.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ian Desmond, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball

The Washington Post

Nationals lose to Marlins, 11-2

Home plate umpire Marty Foster, center, separates Washington Nationals' Ian Desmond, left, from Miami Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, right, during the fourth inning of the MLB National League baseball game, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Miami.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ian Desmond, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, National League

The Jackson Sun

Giancarlo Stanton, Marlins pound Stephen Strasburg in rout

Giancarlo Stanton tied a career high with five RBI, including a three-run homer off Stephen Strasburg, and the Miami Marlins broke an eight-game losing streak by beating the Washington Nationals 11-2 Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Ian Desmond

The Washington Post

Why Sandy Leon is playing over Jose Lobaton

For the fourth time in six games, Sandy Leon and not Jose Lobaton is starting behind the plate.

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

BleacherReport

Miami Marlins' Biggest Early Season Surprises and Disappointments

One week the Miami Marlins act like world-beaters and some think they might just have the goods to unseat the Atlanta Braves as the National League East champs.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, National League East, Atlanta Braves, Baseball Players, Washington Nationals

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Nats hand Marlins 8th straight loss, 9-2

Jordan Zimmermann bounced back from the shortest start of his career to pitch seven innings and lead the Washington Nationals to a 9-2 win over the Miami Marlins, who endured their eighth loss in a row.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brad Hand, Steve Cishek, Jordan Zimmermann, Bryce Harper, Danny Espinosa

Bucs Dugout

How much has service time affected recent Rookie of the Year awards?

This morning, Rob Biertempfel tweeted that a scout told him that Gregory Polanco is good enough to win the Rookie of the Year award this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Gregory Polanco, Baseball Players, Yasiel Puig, Andrew McCutchen, Tommy Hanson, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball

Teddy Never Wins

Nationals Review, Sweeps Week

The past week was a mixed bag for the Nationals. Gio Gonzalez and Stephen Strasburg both pitched well against the Marlins, helping the Nats to reclaim the NL East lead against the surprising Marlins.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Craig Stammen, Jayson Werth, Ian Desmond

Rant Sports

How Have Atlanta Braves Continued To Dominate Washington Nationals?

Ah, yes. After a weekend series sweep against the Washington Nationals , it is clear that the Atlanta Braves own their NL East rival.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Washington Nationals, Ramiro Pena, Andrelton Simmons

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Mariano Rivera Jr. To Play For Laconia Muskrats This Summer

Mariano Rivera Jr., a 20-year-old sophomore at Iona College in New Rochelle, NY, will be playing for the Laconia Muskrats of the New England Collegiate Baseball League this summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mariano Rivera, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Brian Wilson

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Washington Nationals

Zimmermann, Hand square off to open series in Miami

After being swept by the Braves, the Nationals travel to Miami to face the Marlins for a three-game series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Danny Espinosa, Jordan Zimmermann, Ryan Zimmerman, Anthony Rendon

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Ohio.com

Indians report: Is Danny Salazar too infatuated with strikeouts?

CHICAGO: To say Indians manager Terry Francona and pitching coach Mickey Callaway were unimpressed with Danny Salazar's historical performance against the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night wouldn't be strong enough.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Danny Salazar, Chris Sale, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox

Sporting News

Nationals broadcasters let cliches, homerism get in way

When we're not at the game, we're watching on TV, and broadcasters shape the way that we see baseball.

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

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Preview: Nationals at Braves

The Washington Nationals are 1-2 against the Atlanta Braves this season and 6-0 against everybody else.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Washington Nationals

SFGate

Abreu homers twice again to lift White Sox over Indians

Apr 10, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws during the fourth inning against the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jose Abreu

ArcaMax Publishing

Marlins lose fourth in row as Nationals sweep

It was a breezy day at Nationals Park on Thursday, especially at home plate. That's where Marlins hitters whiffed 17 times to match a team record in their 7-1 loss to Washington.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Arquimedes Caminero, Mike Dunn, Bryce Harper, Ian Desmond, Aaron Barrett

NorthJersey.com

MLB roundup: Stephen Strasburg brings 'A' game

Washington's Stephen Strasburg retired 14 consecutive Marlins in one stretch and finished with 12 strikeouts to give his taxed bullpen some recovery time.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ian Desmond, Jayson Werth, Jordan Zimmermann, Carlos Gomez, Pedro Alvarez

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