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1 hr ago | The Jersey Journal

Marlon Byrd homers, Phillies beat Nationals again

Marlon Byrd hit a tiebreaking home run in the sixth inning, Roberto Hernandez pitched eight strong innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 2-1 Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Nationals, Cody Asche

6 hrs ago | Federal Baseball

Phillies 10-4 over Nationals: Cliff Lee injured, Gio Gonzalez ineffective in D.C.

Both Cliff Lee and Gio Gonzalez were out early in the series opener in Washington, D.C., as the Philadelphia Phillies jumped out to a 5-0 lead early and held on for a 10-4 win over the Nationals in the nation's capital.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, Carlos Ruiz, Soccer Players, Bryce Harper, Danny Espinosa, Wilson Ramos

10 hrs ago | Rant Sports

NL East Rivals Atlanta Braves, Washington Nationals Try To Outdo One Another At Trade Deadline

While the Miami Marlins have made an attempt to charge up the NL East standings in recent weeks, the division is really a two-horse race between the Atlanta Braves and the Washington Nationals .

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Atlanta Braves, Washington Nationals, Emilio Bonifacio, Baseball Players, James Russell, Tommy La Stella

14 hrs ago | Marlin Maniac

Marlins Way: Did Miami Really Get Hosed?

Jul 31, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond argues with home plate umpire Mike Winters during the eighth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Marlins Ballpark.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Zack Cozart, Baseball Players, Cincinnati Reds, Washington Nationals, Houston Astros, Jarred Cosart

18 hrs ago | Rant Sports

New York Mets Season Can be Determined Over the Next Seven Games

The verdict on the New York Mets 2014 season may be very well determined over the course of their next two series.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Lucas Duda, Madison Bumgarner, Washington Nationals

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Another gem by Clayton Kershaw helps Dodgers to 2-1 victory and sweep of Braves

The Dodgers' Yasiel Puig scores past Braves catcher Evan Gattis on a double by Adrian Gonzalez in the first inning Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Clayton Kershaw, Freddie Freeman, National League West, Baseball Players, Dee Gordon, Evan Gattis

Bellingham Herald

Dodgers beat Braves 2-1 on Kershaw's 9-hitter

When he didn't get it, the Dodgers' ace finished off the Braves on his own. He scattered nine hits and struck out nine while tying his career-best winning streak of 10 games in a 2-1 victory Thursday night that completed Los Angeles' three-game sweep of Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Clayton Kershaw, A.J. Ellis

The News Journal

Phillies have only themselves to blame for failure

Phillies have only themselves to blame for failure Kevin Tresolini weighs in on the lack of trade-deadline deals Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1rUPGsW Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee, once thought to be trade bait, throws in the first inning Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, Ryan Howard, Antonio Bastardo, Cole Hamels, Jimmy Rollins

The Washington Post

What the Nationals are missing without Ryan Zimmerman in the lineup

In the 53 games with Nationals slugger Ryan Zimmerman in the lineup this season, Washington has a 34-19 record.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Ryan Zimmerman, Baseball Players, Danny Espinosa, Zach Walters, Jayson Werth, Ian Desmond

ESPN

Nationals acquire SS Cabrera from Indians

If Asdrubal Cabrera plays second base for the Nationals, the team will look for him to improve what has been a weakness for the Nats this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Asdrubal Cabrera, Ryan Zimmerman, Ian Desmond

Fish Stripes

The Miami Marlins and the difficult road to contention

The Marlins are impressing with a number of exciting victories over the Washington Nationals and six straight wins overall.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Washington Nationals, Florida Marlins

The Washington Post

How the Nationals can pull ahead in the NL East

The Nationals and the Braves have been fighting for the NL East lead all season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jimmy Rollins, Juan Lagares

NorthJersey.com

Mets rout Phillies, 11-2, to win series

Lucas Duda watches his eight-inning, two-run home run off Phillies relief pitcher Phillipe Aumont head into the upper deck on Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Rant Sports

Expect the New York Mets to Stand Pat at the Trade Deadline

MLB 's non-waiver trade deadline is less than 24 hours away, and things are about to heat up.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, New York Mets, Daniel Murphy, Carlos Gonzalez, Troy Tulowitzki

Philly.com

Phillies hit trade deadline with few options

If Ruben Amaro Jr. was still on the fence about being a buyer or seller, then Trade Deadline Eve should have helped sway the thinking of the Phillies general manager.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, New York Mets, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, Hunter Pence, Roy Oswalt

NJ.com

Grading Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr.'s past trade deadlines

The pressure is on Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. to start fixing his mess of a franchise before baseball's July 31 trade deadline comes and goes Thursday at 3 p.m. The Phillies, last in the NL East and headed for a third consecutive season of no playoffs after winning their division every year from 2007-11, have a lot of available ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee, Antonio Bastardo, Ben Francisco, Carlos Carrasco

Bradenton.com

Atlanta Braves

The Los Angeles Dodgers are taking full advantage of the current woes of the San Francisco Giants and will shoot for a fifth straight win Wednesday in the middle test of a three-game set with the Atlanta Braves.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League West, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Anthony Varvaro, Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers

Rant Sports

Washington Nationals Rumors: Eyes are On Boston Red Sox Relievers

The Washington Nationals reportedly had a scout in attendance to watch the Boston Red Sox play the Tampa Bay Rays in Tampa Bay last weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, American League, American League East, Tampa Bay Rays, Baseball Players, Andrew Miller

Rant Sports

Lucas Duda Proving To Be New York Mets' Future At First Base

Coming into the 2014 season there was a big question mark at first base for the New York Mets .

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Related Topix: Sports, Ike Davis, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, National League, Major League Baseball, New York Mets, Pittsburgh Pirates, Milwaukee Brewers

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Nationals blanked by Alvarez, Marlins

Even though Washington Nationals were on the wrong end of the result, it was a positive outing for Stephen Strasburg.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Brad Hand, Steve Cishek, Anthony Rendon, Ryan Zimmerman

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