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Nationals cap 3-game sweep of White Sox

Nationals cap 3-game sweep of White Sox

ESPN.com Updated Apr 11, 2013
Ryan Zimmerman delivered a two-run double after Bryce Harper was intentionally walked in the fourth inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago White Sox 7-4 on a windy Thursday night to cap a three-game sweep.
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  • Nats sweep White Sox behind Haren's first win

    Nats sweep White Sox behind Haren's first win

    MLB.com Apr 11, 2013
    In his second outing of the season, right-hander Dan Haren pitched much better as the Nationals defeated the White Sox, 7-4, at Nationals Park on Thursday night. Ryan Zimmerman and Bryce Harper each had two RBIs.
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  • Young takes step forward; rehab stint nearing

    Young takes step forward; rehab stint nearing

    MLB.com Apr 11, 2013
    Phillies outfielder Delmon Young played a full seven-inning extended spring game in right field Thursday and planned to do so again Friday, setting him up for a rehab assignment that could begin as early as this weekend.
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  • Top prospects no longer waiting to hit bigs

    Top prospects no longer waiting to hit bigs

    CNNSI.com Apr 11, 2013
    Teams have made a habit in recent years of putting top prospects in the minors at the start of the season. As these young stars prove, that's no longer the case, writes Joe Lemire.
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  • Photos: Marlins Park Is Satisfyingly Empty

    Photos: Marlins Park Is Satisfyingly Empty

    deadspin.com Apr 11, 2013
    Well, what do you know? It turns out Jeffrey Loria and David Samson were lying when they said the Marlins needed a new ballpark to draw. Maybe they need a new owner.Read more...
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  • Video - Nationals Sweep White Sox 00:32

    Nationals Sweep White Sox

    Apr 11
    Bryce Harper drives in two runs in the Nationals' 7-4 win over the White Sox.
  • Video - NL East Battle 01:22

    NL East Battle

    Apr 11
    Baseball Tonight Minute looks ahead to the Braves' series against the Nationals this weekend.
  • Video - Nationals Sweep White Sox 01:58

    Nationals Sweep White Sox

    Apr 11
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Bryce Harper drives in two runs in the Nationals' 7-4 win over the White Sox.

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  • Eric Wright of Tampa Bay Buccaneers took $6.25M pay cut -- source

    Apr 11
    Eric Wright, one of the top acquisitions in the 2012 free-agent market, accepted a $6.25 million pay cut to stay with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to a source.