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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
For the fourth time in six games, Sandy Leon and not Jose Lobaton is starting behind the plate.
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.
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.
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.
Ah, yes. After a weekend series sweep against the Washington Nationals , it is clear that the Atlanta Braves own their NL East rival.
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.
When we're not at the game, we're watching on TV, and broadcasters shape the way that we see baseball.
The Washington Nationals are 1-2 against the Atlanta Braves this season and 6-0 against everybody else.
Apr 10, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws during the fourth inning against the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park.
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.