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Nats' Gonzalez tops Phils for 21st win of yearUpdated Sep 27, 2012 Share Tweet
Gio Gonzalez became the first 21-game winner in the majors, Michael Morse hit two homers and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-3 Thursday night to move closer to an NL East title.
Phil Sheridan: Phillies' future filled with questionsUpdated Sep 27, 2012 Share TweetThere was no mistaking the wistfulness in Charlie Manuel's voice. A few hours before Citizens Bank Park began its longest hibernation in a half-decade, the Phillies manager was talking about heady days when his championship lineup was coming together.Source: philly.com
Werth has no hard feelings about PhillyUpdated Sep 27, 2012 Share TweetJayson Werth hasn't made any more friends in Philadelphia this week. The Nationals' outfielder has been booed all season by the same fans who cheered him for during four years in Philadelphia, where he was an All-Star in 2009 and helped lead the Phillie…Source: MLB.com
Ruiz not slowed since returning from DLUpdated Sep 27, 2012 Share TweetAn injured left foot derailed Carlos Ruiz's season in August, when the Phillies placed him on the disabled list.Source: MLB.com
As Playoff Dreams Drift Away, Phillies Fans Will Do Anything To Mask The StenchUpdated Sep 27, 2012 Share TweetWith the Nationals and Braves storming to guaranteed playoff spots, it stands to figure that the teams would leave some division foes in the wake of their success. Sure, the Marlins and Mets found themselves buried with regularity this year, but for Phi…Source: deadspin.com
David Murphy: Manuel not sold yet on Ruf as everyday playerUpdated Sep 27, 2012 Share TweetIT HAS BEEN SAID a time or two that baseball is a game of failure, so much so that a man can find himself conditioned to expect it. Take Charlie Manuel. On Wednesday afternoon, the Phillies manager sat on a dugout bench and shooed away questions about t…Source: philly.comShare TweetBryce Harper hit his 20th homer, Ian Desmond and Kurt Suzuki also connected and the Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-4 Wednesday night to move closer toward winning their first division title since moving to Washington.Source: ESPN.com
Gonzalez Picks Up 21st Win Of The SeasonSep 27Michael Morse homers twice in Nationals' win.
Biggest NFL games of Week 4 -- John Clayton's First & 10Sep 27Roger Goodell's influence will be felt when the struggling Saints and Packers meet on Sunday, writes John Clayton.
Don Banks: Saviors now, regular refs will be scrutinized more than ever in…Sep 27When the NFL's regular crews of referees mercifully get back to work, starting Thursday night in Baltimore, let's hope they're ready for their close-up. Because this is going to be the closest close-up the league's game officials have ever experienced.
Fans venting on the replacement referees, plus the Thursday pickSep 27The shockwave of the replacement referees' legacy, plus Thursday's Skunk of the Week.