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3 hrs ago | Rant Sports

5 Reasons Washington Nationals Should Be Favored To Win World Series

All of the high expectations for the 2013 season came crashing down around the Washington Nationals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Wilson Ramos, Major League Baseball, Tanner Roark, Ryan Zimmerman

3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Mariners squander chances in 3-1 loss to Nationals

Stephen Strasburg pitched into the eighth inning, Jayson Werth hit his second home run in two nights and Seattle lost 3-1 to the Washington Nationals to drop the first two games of the series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Wilson Ramos, Dustin Ackley, Kyle Seager, Jayson Werth, Major League Baseball

7 hrs ago | 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, National League East, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, San Francisco Giants, Felix Hernandez

14 hrs ago | Federal Baseball

Game 133 WPA: The King is dead. Long live the Nats! DC 8, SEA 2

As of old: Jordan Zimmermann gives up 2 runs in 6 IP, fanning 8 and walking one.

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Related Topix: Sports, Anthony Rendon, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

18 hrs ago | Washington Nationals

Nats ink two-year extention with Class A Hagerstown

The Nationals announced the signing of a two-year player development contract extension with the Hagerstown Suns of the Class A South Atlantic League through the 2016 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Ryan Zimmerman, Major League Baseball

21 hrs ago | Tomahawk Take

The Atlanta Braves Playoff Chase: Weekly Status Update

Aug 25, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Washington Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth reaches for baseball hit off the wall for a double by Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard in the fourth inning at Citizens Bank Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Jayson Werth, Baseball Players, Philadelphia Phillies, Ryan Howard, National League, National League Central

Yesterday | Federal Baseball

Would you re-sign Adam LaRoche?

As has been much discussed, Adam LaRoche is up for a third year option at the end of this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Fri Aug 29, 2014

SLAM! Sports

MLB Notebook: Rockies' De La Rosa blocked on waivers

Colorado Rockies pitcher Jorge De La Rosa delivers a pitch during the first inning against the Washington Nationals at Coors Field on Jul 23, 2014; Denver, CO, USA.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jorge De La Rosa, Baseball Players, Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball, National League, National League Central, Tony Cruz, Yadier Molina

Federal Baseball

Nationals' outfielder Denard "Second-Half" Span doing it again

A 36-game on-base streak that started in the first half and just kept going. A .369/.420/.456 line in 39 games in the second half.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

The Miami Herald

Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies completed a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals and won for the fourth straight time with Wednesday's 8-4 triumph, as Jimmy Rollins, Marlon Byrd and Grady Sizemore all homered to back six decent innings from Kyle Kendrick.

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Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jimmy Rollins, Kyle Kendrick, Ryan Howard, David Buchanan

The Miami Herald

Washington Nationals

Seattle enters this series after dropping two of three to the worst team in baseball, the Texas Rangers.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners

Federal Baseball

Nationals remain at even keel during winning and losing streaks...

The Washington Nationals headed to Seattle to start a three-game streak with the Mariners tonight having dropped three straight to the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, Colorado Rockies

Thu Aug 28, 2014

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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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

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

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

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

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

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