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Outfielder Nate Schierholtz has joined the Nationals for Saturday afternoon's match-up against the Giants, getting the call-up from Triple-A Syracuse, per CSN Washington's Mark Zuckerman .
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Robinson Cano said that when he was asked to play in a five-game All-Star Series against Japan's national team this coming November, he didn't need to think twice.
As the deficit grew from two to four to eight, even the Washington Nationals - who grew so accustomed to comeback, last-at-bat heroics during their 10-game winning streak - had to admit that their good thing was coming to an end.
The Nationals fell 10-3 to the San Francisco Giants on Friday night, ending a streak that tied a franchise record and included seven one-run victories, five come-from-behind wins and five walk-offs.
Two years ago this month, word started spreading that the Nationals were going to shut down Stephen Strasburg for the season.
The Philadelphia Phillies are on pace to miss the playoffs for the third consecutive season.
Denard Span scored from second on third baseman Jordan Pacheco's throwing error in the ninth inning, and the Washington Nationals stretched their winning streak to 10 games with a 1-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday.
Scoring eight runs is great. Scoring eight runs AND pitching a shutout is just double-fun.
The only intrigue for the crowd of 20,243 at Great American Ball Park was whether Skip Schumaker could get the Braves out.
Justin Upton extended his hitting streak to 12 games with a bases-loaded single during Atlanta's decisive third inning, and the Braves extended their offensive resurgence with an 8-0 victory over the fading Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night.
Their latest walk-off win, 1-0 over the D-backs on Thursday, capped a four-game sweep at Nationals Park and gave the club 10 straight victories.
When it comes to keeping fans on the edge of their seats until the final out, nobody has done it better than the Marlins over the past 21 years.
The march toward 100 losses for the Texas Rangers is plowing ahead, and there appears to be no practical way to keep them from hitting triple-digits.
Roark went seven innings in each of his five starts and surrendered more than one run only once in July.
So here's a tip: If they can follow ace student Drew Storen with the No. 2 pencil, consider them October favorites.
The Washington Nationals won their ninth straight game when pinch-hitter Anthony Rendon singled home Bryce Harper in the ninth inning Wednesday night for a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 10:19 am
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