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2 hrs ago | Rant Sports

Washington Nationals Will Be Forced To Find Spot For Ryan Zimmerman When Healthy

Due to a grade-three hamstring injury, Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman has now missed more than 30 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Ryan Zimmerman, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Washington Nationals, Anthony Rendon

6 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

Cosart pitching with a chip on the shouldera since Astros dealt him to Marlins

"Chip on the shoulder, obviously," Cosart said, according to the Sun-Sentinel, a Florida newspaper.

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9 hrs ago | ABC News

Ackley Homers, 4 RBIs Sent Mariners Over Nationals

Dustin Ackley homered and drove in four runs and the Seattle Mariners averted a three-game sweep, overcoming a pair of home runs by Bryce Harper to beat the Washington Nationals 5-3 Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Yoervis Medina, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Charlie Furbush, Bryce Harper, Seattle Mariners

13 hrs ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Recap: Nationals 3, Mariners 1

SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Nationals 3, Mariners 1 Nationals 3, Mariners 1: Stephen Strasburg struck out eight in 7 2/3 innings and Jayson Werth hit a two-run homer as visiting Washington defeated Seattle for the second straight night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Dustin Ackley, Kyle Seager, Jayson Werth, Anthony Rendon

16 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Miami Marlins

After taking Friday's opener, 5-2, the Braves were blanked by a 4-0 score Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Atlanta Braves, Jason Heyward, Baseball Players, Alex Wood, Jarred Cosart

Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

Challenged sluggers could decide playoff races

Two sluggers with lingering questions. A catcher returning from injury. A pitcher headed for a big payday, and baseball's most famous panda.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, National League, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, National League Central, Yadier Molina, American League Central

Yesterday | Detroit Free Press

John Lowe's Past Time: '73 Mets, '74 O's,...

August evaporates, September arrives, and so much of the season is gone. There can't be time for a sputtering team to make a U-turn and surge into the postseason, can there? Such a feat would be Ruthian, wouldn't it? Yet with the Baltimore Orioles several games in front in the American League East, how many of their fans remember what happened in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, American League, American League East, Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, American League West, National League Central

Sat Aug 30, 2014

New York Daily News

Bartolo Colon shelled as Mets make 90 wins mathematically impossible

If Saturday night was a final audition for contenders looking to trade for pitching, Bartolo Colon seems even more likely to remain a Met the rest of this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Cody Asche

NorthJersey.com

Mets dream of 90-win season over in 7-2 loss to Phillies

The spring training challenge by general manager Sandy Alderson, which he said was to change the mind-set in Flushing, is now just a symbol of yet another lost season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, David Wright

The Hartford Courant

Williams, Howard help Phillies top Mets

Right-hander Jerome Williams continued his renaissance with Philadelphia by carrying a one-hitter into the seventh inning Saturday night and the Phillies busted out for five runs in the sixth inning of a 7-2 win over the New York Mets at Citi Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Justin De Fratus, Carlos Ruiz, Soccer Players, Ryan Howard

Rant Sports

OF Denard Span Best Washington Nationals' Hitter In August

The Washington Nationals continue to win and remain atop the NL East. Much of that success is due to great hitting from a select few players in the Nats' lineup.

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Teddy Never Wins

Strasburg Takes the Mound as Nationals Go for Series Win

Aug 24, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg pitches against the San Francisco Giants at Nationals Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Washington Nationals, San Francisco Giants, Felix Hernandez

Albany Times Union

Gift runs lift the

AUGUST 29: Grady Sizemore #24 of the Philadelphia Phillies commits a seventh inning two-run error on a ball hit by Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets at Citi Field on August 29, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Grady Sizemore, Baseball Players, Philadelphia Phillies, Juan Lagares, Jordany Valdespin, New York Mets

The Good Phight

The Phillies' long and epic history of opposing players stealing home

As you watched Eric Campbell of the Mets steal home last night , your reaction was undoubtedly a dismissive wave of the hand and an unimpressed sputtering of, "Please, it's been done!" If anything, Eric Campbell's was the least thrilling of all the stealings of home in the Phillies' history.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Eric Campbell, Bryce Harper, Cole Hamels, Philadelphia Phillies

Seattle Mariners

Elias hopes to give Mariners boost in Wild Card race

After maintaining a six-game lead in the National League East Friday night with a series-opening win against the Mariners fueled by six home runs, the Nationals will send right-hander Stephen Strasburg to the mound for Saturday night's rematch at Safeco Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Roenis Elias, Ryan Zimmerman, Erasmo Ramirez, Michael Saunders

Ananova

MLB: Nationals sink Seattle

National League East leaders the Washington Nationals hit six home runs, four of them off Felix Hernandez, in an 8-3 MLB win over the Seattle Mariners.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, National League, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Wilson Ramos, Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Game 133, Nationals at Mariners

King Felix vs. Jordan Zimmermann, 7:10pm Wild Card Odds - Fangraphs.com: 46.4% Baseballprospectus.com: 42.4% The M's kick off a series against the NL East leading Nationals tonight, a contest between the teams that lead their respective leagues in ERA.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, National League, Major League Baseball, Hisashi Iwakuma, Bartolo Colon, James Paxton, Derek Holland

Fri Aug 29, 2014

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Braves 5, Marlins 2

Upton - who has seven homers and 28 RBIs this month - finished 2-for-4 as the Braves moved within one game of San Francisco for the final National League wild-card spot and within 5 1 2 games of NL East leader Washington.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Chris Hatcher, Jason Heyward, Andrelton Simmons

Times Herald-Record

Mets call up Herrera, top prospect and youngest player in majors

A big season in the minors put Dilson Herrera on deck as Daniel Murphy's potential replacement at second base someday.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Daniel Murphy, Vic Black

Talking Chop

The Next 20 Days Could be the most influential of all...

Atlanta Braves - 18 games: vs. MIA , vs. PHI , @ MIA , @ WAS , @ TEX , vs. WAS Washington Nationals - 19 games: @ SEA , @ LAD , vs. PHI , vs. ATL , @ NYM , @ ATl St. Louis Cardinals - 20 games: vs. CHC , vs. PIT , @ MIL , @ CIN , vs. COL , vs. MIL * San Francisco Giants - 18 games: vs. MIL , @ COL , @ DET , vs. ARI , vs. LAD , @ ARI Pittsburgh ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Washington Nationals, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, St. Louis Cardinals, San Francisco Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates

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