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9 hrs ago | Washington Nationals

Nationals extend affiliation with Class A Auburn

The Nationals on Thursday announced the signing of a two-year player development contract extension through the 2016 season with the Auburn Doubledays of the short-season Class A New York-Penn League.

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Related Topix: New York, Sports, Major League Baseball

13 hrs ago | Washington Nationals

Williams reflects on stellar August, eyes strong finish

It has been a great month of August for the Nationals. They enter Friday's game against the Mariners with a 17-9 record during the month.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Wilson Ramos, Ryan Zimmerman, Major League Baseball

17 hrs ago | Federal Baseball

Washington Nationals piling up minor league awards: Steven Souza,...

Washington Nationals' GM Mike Rizzo talked to 106.7 the FAN in D.C.'s Grant Paulsen and Danny Rouhier on Wednesday about the big season at all levels of the Nats' minor league system.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Steven Souza, Soccer Players, Rafael

17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Nationals face strong arms on West Coast trip

Baseball's schedule is unrelenting. After capping one of the most memorable stretches in team history, the Washington Nationals were swept in Philadelphia by a last-place division foe.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, American League, Major League Baseball, National League West, National League, Seattle Mariners, Los Angeles Dodgers

18 hrs ago | CBS News

Little League teams party like pros after series

Philadelphia's Taney Dragons had talent on all levels, including 13-year-old Mo'ne Davis , the star pitcher and the first Little Leaguer to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated.

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Related Topix: Little League, Sports, Major League Baseball, Philadelphia Phillies

Yesterday | The Washington Post

Winning=fans for Royals? Not so fast, Ned Yost

When the Washington Nationals were on the rise, attendance wasn't always stellar at Nationals Park - even for Stephen Strasburg's starts.

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Related Topix: Sports, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Kevin Appier, Alex Gordon, Derek Jeter

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Grady Sizemore powers Phillies to sweep over Nats

Grady Sizemore powers Phillies to sweep over Nats The last-place Phillies went 7-2 on their best homestand this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Philadelphia Phillies, Baseball Players, Jimmy Rollins, Kyle Kendrick

Washington Nationals

Asdrubal makes smooth transition to NL

Since donning a Nationals uniform, Asdrubal Cabrera has had to make two significant adjustments: playing in the National League and playing second base.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Asdrubal Cabrera, American League, Adam LaRoche

Washington Nationals

Severino, Rivero among Nats' AFL-bound prospects

The Arizona Fall League announced its preliminary rosters for the 2014 season on Tuesday, and seven players in the Nationals' organization will head west to compete in the six-week league that begins its season on Tuesday, Oct. 7. "Approximately 60 percent of our players will reach the Major Leagues," AFL director Steve Cobb said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tanner Roark, Baseball Players, Steven Souza, Major League Baseball

Washington Nationals

Phils score go-ahead run after winning challenge

The Phillies won their second challenge of Tuesday's night's 4-3 victory over the Nationals in the eighth inning, which led to the go-ahead run scoring.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ian Desmond, Jimmy Rollins, Carlos Ruiz, Major League Baseball

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Cleveland.com

Zach Walters takes aim at light tower, powers Cleveland Indians past...

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Indians played the Chicago White Sox in the opener of a three-game series Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nick Hagadone, Baseball Players, Zach Walters, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Asdrubal Cabrera

Federal Baseball

Game 131 WPA: Jobbed. Nats 3, (Umps + FF) 4

Quality is not enough: Gio Gonzalez gives up 3 runs in 6 IP with 4 Ks and a walk.

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CBS Local

Gonzalez Extends Winless Streak In Nats 4-3 Loss to Phillies

AUGUST 26: Starter Gio Gonzalez #47 of the Washington Nationals delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on August 26, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddy Galvis, Baseball Players, Danny Espinosa, Wilson Ramos, Major League Baseball, Philadelphia Phillies, Carlos Ruiz

Federal Baseball

Nationals' Tuesday night lineup: Asdrubal Cabrera back, Bryce Harper, Adam LaRoche sit

Washington Nationals' second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera is back in the lineup tonight for the second game of three with the Philadelphia Phillies, but Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche are sitting out against Cole Hamels.

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Related Topix: Sports, Adam LaRoche, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Philadelphia Phillies, Cole Hamels

The Japan Times

Burnett ends winless skid

Burnett struck out 12 in seven innings and Cody Asche and Carlos Ruiz homered to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Carlos Ruiz, Cody Asche, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Wilson Ramos, Anthony Rendon

The Washington Post

Nationals lead NL playoff contenders

Monday night in Philadelphia, the Washington Nationals played their 130th game of the season , not an apparent milepost in the six-month slog to the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Bryce Harper, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Wily Peralta

Gazette.net

Interest in Nationals, Orioles grows as both lead divisions

Baseball fans Alberto Gomez and William Villatoro, both of Silver Spring, watch the pre-game show before the broadcast of a Washington Nationals baseball game at McGinty's Public House in Silver Spring on Friday.

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WKYT

Rick Eckstein named UK assistant coach

Rick Eckstein, the hitting coach for the Washington Nationals for five seasons and most recently the player information coach for the Los Angeles Angels, has been hired as Kentucky's new assistant coach, it was announced by UK head coach Gary Henderson on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, American League

Washington Nationals

Rivero, Skole star in Double-A Harrisburg's win

Left-hander Felipe Rivero threw six scoreless innings and infielder Matt Skole scored or drove in all five runs Monday for Double-A Harrisburg, leading the Senators to a 5-3 victory at New Hampshire.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Felipe Rivero, Major League Baseball

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Morning Call

Amaro talks waiver deals, September callups before Phillies top Nationals

The Phillies are all but eliminated from playoff contention with a little over a month to play but the rest of the season could still prove to be an interesting period for the club.

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Related Topix: Sports, Domonic Brown, Carlos Ruiz, Soccer Players, Major League Baseball, Cole Hamels

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