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3 hrs ago | USA Today

Breaking down wild NL pennant race

With a six-game lead in the National League East, the Washington Nationals are sitting pretty - at least compared to other NL hopefuls.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, Wily Peralta, Carlos Gomez

7 hrs ago | Federal Baseball

Wire Taps: Nationals drop series finale in Seattle head to LA for three with Dodgers

After dropping three straight to the Philadelphia Phillies to start their nine-game, three-city road trip, the Washington Nationals took two of three from the Seattle Mariners.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Dustin Ackley, Seattle Mariners

11 hrs ago | Washington Nationals

After leaving Nats, Young hits stride in Seattle

Right-hander Chris Young started Spring Training with the Nationals, but they released him toward the end of the Grapefruit League season before signing with the Mariners.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jayson Werth, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Rant Sports

Washington Nationals Are Missing OF Bryce Harper's Offensive Production

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is a two-time All-Star. While he is still just 21-years-old, the young outfielder has a lot to live up to.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Jayson Werth

Rant Sports

Washington Nationals Will Be Forced To Find Spot For Ryan Zimmerman When Healthy

Due to a grade-three hamstring injury, Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman has now missed more than 30 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Ryan Zimmerman, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, National League East, Anthony Rendon

Laguna Niguel News

On deck: Nationals at Dodgers, Monday, 5 p.m. SNLA

Washington Nationals starter Starter Gio Gonzalez has seen both his WHIP and opponents' batting average go up this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Major League Baseball, Doug Fister, Hyun-Jin Ryu

Los Angeles Dodgers

Haren likely to have next start pushed back

Dan Haren is still listed as the Dodgers' probable starting pitcher for Wednesday's game against the Washington Nationals, but there are indications it will instead be rookie right-hander Carlos Frias.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Baseball Players, Juan Uribe, Los Angeles Dodgers

BoSox Injection

8/31 MLB Power Rankings; Angels create separation

The Angels have won nine of 12. They are operating on all cylinders, much like Oakland was before the All-Star break.

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Related Topix: Sports, Albert Pujols, Baseball Players, Stephen Strasburg, Major League Baseball, Doug Fister, Tanner Roark, Oakland Athletics

NJ.com

Phillies' 2015 roster could be impacted by September play

Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro pauses while speaking during a media availability before a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Washington.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Philadelphia Phillies, Cody Asche, Jimmy Rollins

Washington Nationals

Roark looking to help Nationals earn Seattle sweep

Normally, Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma would be the perfect man to end what has been a tough homestand on the right note.

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Related Topix: Sports, Hisashi Iwakuma, Major League Baseball

Greenwich Citizen

Challenged sluggers could decide playoff races

ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, AUG. 30-31 - FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Josh Hamilton tosses his bat after being called out on strikes against the Texas Rangers in the first inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Angels, Josh Hamilton, Baseball Players, National League, National League East, Bryce Harper

Sat Aug 30, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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