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3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Recap: Washington vs. San Diego

Washington, DC - Xavier Nady's RBI single in the 12th inning lifted the San Diego Padres to a 4-3 win over the Washington Nationals in the opener of a four-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Everth Cabrera, Bryce Harper, Craig Stammen, Jordan Zimmermann

7 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Pineda not only pitcher in majors to try pine tar

New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda is hardly the first major leaguer to head to the mound hoping to get away with using pine tar to aid his grip.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Drew Storen

7 hrs ago | The State

Pineda not only pitcher in majors to try pine tar

In this April 23, 2014 photo taken from video and provided by ESPN, home plate umpire Gerry Davis touches the neck of New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda in the second inning of the Yankees' baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Baseball Players, Drew Storen

12 hrs ago | CBS Local

Study Shows Geographical Divide Between Nationals And Orioles Fans

It's a question that's been debated since professional baseball returned to the nation's capital in 2005: Where's the geographical divide between Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles fans? We now have the unofficial answer, thanks to a new study of baseball fandom conducted by The New York Times .

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baltimore Orioles

16 hrs ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Preview: Padres at Nationals

The San Diego Padres have boasted one of the top pitching staffs in the majors so far this season, but they'll have to face an offense riding a wave of momentum when they open a four-game road series against the Washington Nationals on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Michael Morse, San Diego Padres

20 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

'Never too late to right the ship': With majors' most...

As part of rookie manager Matt Williams' emphasis on defence, the Washington Nationals regularly schedule extra infield practice for their backups.

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Yesterday | Federal Baseball

Nationals' skipper Matt Williams talks about the Nats' bullpen

Matt Williams has spent a good deal of time talking about his bullpen in the last couple days and he shared his thoughts on Nationals' relievers Tyler Clippard, Drew Storen, Rafael Soriano and Aaron Barrett in interviews this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Drew Storen, Tyler Clippard, Aaron Barrett, Major League Baseball

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The State

LaRoche caps Nats comeback for 5-4 win over Angels

Los Angeles led 4-1 entering the ninth, and closer Ernesto Frieri went in, seeking his third save.

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Related Topix: Sports, Adam LaRoche, Baseball Players, Bryce Harper, Jordan Zimmermann, Major League Baseball, Mike Trout, Ernesto Frieri

The Miami Herald

As errors, losses mount, Nationals get extra work

As part of rookie manager Matt Williams' emphasis on defense, the Washington Nationals regularly schedule extra infield practice for their backups.

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Jordan on wrong end of history in Nats' loss to Halos

Nationals manager Matt Williams must be wondering what he has to do to get a victory these days.

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The Kansas City Star

Pujols 1st to hit HRs No. 499, 500 in same game

The former bowling alley and ice rink closed five years ago. Johnson County taxpayers now own it, but some are fuming about that, noting that the $3.6 million the county spent to purchase and stabilize the facility over the last 30 months could have been used to address other public needs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Eric Hosmer, Alcides Escobar, Billy Butler, Major League Baseball

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Nats team up with EPA, Coca-Cola for Earth Day

The Nationals teamed up with the Environmental Protection Agency and Coca-Cola to celebrate Earth Day at Nationals Park on Tuesday, when they hosted the Angels.

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Related Topix: Sports, Aaron Barrett, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

Northern Michigan News

NL Capsules

Albert Pujols became the first major leaguer to hit his 499th and 500th homers in the same game, driving in five runs to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Albert Pujols, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Taylor Jordan, Steve Cishek, Alex Wood, Casey McGehee

Tue Apr 22, 2014

KCTV5

Pujols' 500th HR helps Angels beat Nationals 7-2

The Angels first baseman became the first major leaguer to hit his 499th and 500th homers in the same game, driving in five runs to help Los Angeles beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Taylor Jordan, Tyler Skaggs, Anthony Rendon, Doug Fister

WTVF Nashville

Pujols' 500th HR Helps Angels Beat Nationals 7-2

The Angels first baseman became the first major leaguer to hit his 499th and 500th homers in the same game, driving in five runs to help Los Angeles beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Taylor Jordan, Tyler Skaggs, Anthony Rendon, Doug Fister

BleacherReport

Albert Pujols Smashes 500th Career Home Run vs. Washington Nationals

The future Hall of Famer joined the 500-home-run club with his pair of blasts, crossing yet another achievement off the list and becoming the 26th player in history to accomplish the feat, as the Los Angeles Angels Twitter feed noted: He's Done it! @PujolsFive is now one of the 26 sluggers in MLB history to hit 500 career home runs!!!!!! #RoadTo500 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Taylor Jordan

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Albert Pujols hits 500th HR of major league career

Surveillance cameras at San Jose International Airport successfully captured the teenager on the tarmac, climbing up the landing gear of a jet.

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The Post-Standard

Syracuse Chiefs lose Aaron Barrett to Washington; Xavier Cedeno returns to bullpen

The Washington Nationals on Monday recalled right-handed reliever Aaron Barrett from Syracuse and optioned left-handed reliever Xavier Cedeno to the Chiefs.

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Washington Nationals

Clippard's struggles undo Roark's bid for win

One would have thought that manager Matt Williams would have brought in left-hander to face Ibanez, but Williams says Clippard is his eighth-inning reliever and added that Clippard has a good track record against lefties.

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Federal Baseball

Game 20 WPA: Disappointing. Nats 2, LAAAT&SF 4

The Nats lose to an old nemesis after doing everything possible not to win. Tanner Roark battles offensive indifference and a ridiculously bad/biased strike zone, but a bad bullpen performance assisted by poor defense ultimately doom the Nats.

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