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Breaking down the Nats' win streak
Winning streaks in baseball require a perfect combination of clutch hitting, favorable scheduling and a nice serving of cluster luck.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Nationals are starting their three best pitchers against the Giants
You might have an idea where this is going. The Tigers traded Doug Fister in a fit of arrogance over the winter.
Strasburg armed and ready for stretch run
Two years ago this month, word started spreading that the Nationals were going to shut down Stephen Strasburg for the season.
Scorching Nationals Finally Reach NL-Best Potential in 10-Game Win Streak
In the immediate aftermath of Thursday evening's team-record-tying 10th straight victory , it's apparent that the Washington Nationals are finally living up to their potential and putting the rest of the National League , if not all of baseball, on notice.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Washington Nationals Need SP Stephen Strasburg To Produce On The Road
At home, where he is clearly more comfortable, Strasburg has a win-loss record of 8-2 and is recording a 2.30 earned run average.
The Arizona Republic
: Diamondbacks look to avoid sweep vs. Nationals
Gio Gonzalez goes for Washington. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1oUYs98 Aug 20, 2014: Diamondbacks center fielder Ender Inciarte is unable to reach a double hit by Washington Nationals second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera during the sixth inning at Nationals Park.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
And That Happened: Tuesday's scores and highlights
Tigers 8, Rays 6 : All tied into the 11th when the Tigers scored three, the first of which came on a bases-loaded walk.
MLB Notebook: Iwakuma follows King's lead
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The Arizona Republic
Nats' Williams: Speaker of the Clubhouse
Nationals' Matt Williams: Speaker of the Clubhouse There's no baseball gridlock in Washington during former D-Backs icon's 1st year as manager.
Teddy Never Wins
District Daily: Stephen Strasburg's Career-High, Nate McLouth Out for Season
Stephen Strasburg fanned four D-backs batters over eight innings Tuesday night at Nationals Park, tied for his lowest strikeout total since the beginning of July.
DFS: Top FanDuel Plays For Tuesday August 19th
Stephen Strasburg , Washington Nationals , $9,700 - A lot of decent pitching options tonight, but it is hard to fade Strasburg at home against the Diamondbacks .
The Willits News
MLB: Angels beat Red Sox; Nationals win eighth straight
Angels 4, Red Sox 3: Chris Iannetta hit his second double of the game, a tiebreaking drive in the ninth inning off Boston closer Koji Uehara, to lift Los Angeles.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Anderson, Diamondbacks destroyed by Nationals for fourth loss in a row: By The Numbers
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The Washington Post
Nationals win 8th straight, beat Diamondbacks 8-1
After three straight walk-offs, the Washington Nationals went for a cakewalk instead, scoring six runs in the third inning Tuesday night as they ran their winning streak to eight games with an 8-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Nationals' Tuesday night lineup: Jose Lobaton catching Stephen Strasburg again
Washington Nationals' right-hander Stephen Strasburg and backup backstop Jose Lobaton teamed up last week in New York and shut the Mets down over Strasburg's seven innings on the mound.
Schwei's Mets Notebook: The Mets Can't Hit, No Days Rest And More
The New York Mets ended their homestand with a whimper, dropping the final two games of their four-game set with the Chicago Cubs.
Anderson tasked with cooling off red-hot Nationals
Stephen Strasburg has had two of his best starts of the season this month, but he has also had one of his worst.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
LaRoche homer lifts Nats over DBacks 5-4 in 11
LaRoche sent a 3-1 pitch from Will Harris off the wall in the back of the Nationals bullpen and was mobbed by his teammates at home plate.
Series Preview #43, @ Washington Nationals
Following Wednesday's hectic extra-inning doubleheader in Cleveland , the Diamondbacks traveled east and stumbled in losing three of four against the Marlins .
The Arizona Republic
: D-Backs open series at Nationals
Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1oJAX2S Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Vidal Nuno delivers in the first inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Cleveland.