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Desmond's homer breaks tie in 7th, lifts Nats

Desmond's homer breaks tie in 7th, lifts Nats

ESPN.com Updated Apr 6
Ian Desmond led off the seventh inning with a home run -- the only run of the game scored on a hit -- and the Washington Nationals and their makeshift lineup avoided a sweep Sunday with a 2-1 win over the Atlanta Braves.
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    Nationals Avoid Sweep

    Apr 6
    Ian Desmond led off the seventh inning with a home run in the Nationals' 2-1 win over the Braves.

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  • Clayton's mailbag -- DeSean Jackson deal shows NFC East health

    Apr 6
    The fact that the Redskins could afford DeSean Jackson is a sign that the NFC East is trending upward, writes John Clayton.