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Nationals cap 3-game sweep of White SoxUpdated Apr 11 Share Tweet
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.
Nats sweep White Sox behind Haren's first winUpdated Apr 11 Share TweetIn 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.Source: MLB.com
Young takes step forward; rehab stint nearingUpdated Apr 11 Share TweetPhillies 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.Source: MLB.com
Top prospects no longer waiting to hit bigsUpdated Apr 11 Share TweetTeams 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.Source: CNNSI.com
Photos: Marlins Park Is Satisfyingly EmptyUpdated Apr 11 Share TweetWell, 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...Source: deadspin.com
Nationals Sweep White SoxApr 11Bryce Harper drives in two runs in the Nationals' 7-4 win over the White Sox.
NL East BattleApr 11Baseball Tonight Minute looks ahead to the Braves' series against the Nationals this weekend.
Nationals Sweep White SoxApr 11Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Bryce Harper drives in two runs in the Nationals' 7-4 win over the White Sox.
Eric Wright of Tampa Bay Buccaneers took $6.25M pay cut -- sourceApr 11Eric 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.