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Wainwright shows versatility in two-hitter for victory over Nationals

The Washington Nationals, so slipshod and disinterested defensively throughout Thursday night, could have played a pristine game befitting their hype as a fashionable favorite and it still wouldn't have been enough.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Danny Espinosa, Jon Jay, Matt Carpenter, Tony Cruz, Matt Holliday

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Roto Authority Fantasy Baseball

Stock Watch: For You with Quick Trigger Fingers

This one is for you, everyone who's been just itching to send out a flurry of trade offers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Adam LaRoche, Baseball Players, Anthony Rendon

Federal Baseball

Nationals' Doug Fister takes another step, throws two innings in extended spring training

Washington Nationals' starter Doug Fister, who has yet to make his debut with the Nats, took another step today as he works his way back from a right lat strain.

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Related Topix: Sports, Doug Fister, Jordan Zimmermann

Viva El Birdos

Cardinals at Nationals series preview 4/17-4/20

The Nationals and Cardinals enter the series with identical 9-6 records. However, Nats fans are likely a little more concerned with their team's start than the record might indicate: Washington is 8-1 against the sub-par Mets and Marlins, and 1-5 against their real competition in the division, the Atlanta Braves.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Matt Carpenter, Lance Lynn, Danny Espinosa, Wilson Ramos

Washingtonian.com

From Veteran Ryan Zimmerman to Rookie Zach Walters: The Washington Nationalsa 2014 Walk-Up Playlist

Fans of the HBO hit series Game of Thrones who also happen to be fans of the Nationals' Jayson Werth have noticed this season that the Thrones theme plays when the ace slugger walks up to bat.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Zimmerman, Baseball Players, Zach Walters, Bryce Harper, Jayson Werth

Wed Apr 16, 2014

BleacherReport

Why Stephen Strasburg Is Being Passed Up by MLB's Other Young Aces

Once the next big thing in pitching, has Stephen Strasburg been bypassed by a number of his exciting, young brethren? was The Next Big Thing in Pitching? The way the Washington Nationals right-hander is throwing these days, it's getting harder and harder to recall such a time, even though it wasn't all that long ago.

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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

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

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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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

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