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Nats inch closer to clinching postseason spot

Nats inch closer to clinching postseason spot

ESPN.com Updated Sep 19, 2012
Nearing their first playoff berth since arriving in Washington, the Nationals scratched out a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the opening game of a doubleheader Wednesday, supporting Jordan Zimmermann's six innings of one-run pitching.
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  • Nats' Espinosa, Morse to play first game of DH

    Nats' Espinosa, Morse to play first game of DH

    ESPN.com MLB.com Sep 19, 2012
    Washington Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa and first baseman Michael Morse, who both recently have battled minor injuries, are in the starting lineup for the first game of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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  • Nats 3B Zimmerman may get shoulder surgery

    Nats 3B Zimmerman may get shoulder surgery

    ESPN.com Sep 19, 2012
    Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman planned to get a cortisone shot for his right shoulder before Washington's doubleheader against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday.
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  • Jansen excited for first action since heart trouble

    Jansen excited for first action since heart trouble

    MLB.com Sep 19, 2012
    With a doubleheader on Wednesday at Nationals Park, Kenley Jansen was available for his first action since Aug. 27, when the Dodgers closer experienced an irregular heartbeat during a game in Colorado.
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  • Dodgers cautious as Kershaw resumes throwing

    Dodgers cautious as Kershaw resumes throwing

    MLB.com Sep 19, 2012
    One day after Clayton Kershaw's visit with a hip specialist yielded no new information, the Dodgers continued to not rule anything out regarding their young ace.
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  • Video - SweetSpot: Best and Worst Managers of 2012 04:31

    SweetSpot: Best and Worst Managers of 2012

    Sep 19
    David Schoenfield and Eric Karabell on the best and worst managers of 2012.
  • Video - Highlight Of The Night 00:54

    Highlight Of The Night

    Sep 19
    After surrendering a six run lead, the Dodgers got a late go-ahead homer from Matt Kemp in the ninth inning to take Game 2 of their doubleheader with the Nationals.
  • Video - Dodgers Hold Off Nationals To Take Game 2 00:32

    Dodgers Hold Off Nationals To Take Game 2

    Sep 19
    After surrendering a six run lead, the Dodgers got a late go-ahead homer from Matt Kemp in the ninth inning to take Game 2 of their doubleheader with the Nationals.
  • Video - Dodgers Done? 01:02

    Dodgers Done?

    Sep 19
    Baseball Tonight looks at if the Dodgers can make the playoffs.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL - New Orleans Saints bounty scandal needs quicker resolution

    Sep 19
    John Clayton mailbag: The NFL and its players need a new system for handling the Saints bounty case and other suspension disputes.