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Desmond's slam in 11th sends Nats by Phils

Desmond's slam in 11th sends Nats by Phils

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Jun 19, 2013
Ian Desmond hit a grand slam in the 11th inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 Wednesday night, avoiding a three-game sweep.
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  • Made you flinch! Phillies fan spills beer on self reacting to R…

    Made you flinch! Phillies fan spills beer on self reacting to Ryan Zimmerman foul ball

    yahoo.com Jun 19, 2013
    The Washington Nationals might or might not ever get their collective groove back this season. But this much we know: A foul ball by slugger Ryan Zimmerman is the scariest thing in Major League Baseball — even to a fan sitting behind home plate, suppose…
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  • Source: Eagles hire former Soul coach

    Source: Eagles hire former Soul coach

    philly.com Jun 19, 2013
    Bret Munsey has been brought on as a scout for the Eagles, according to a source.
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  • School's out for two Eagles rookies

    School's out for two Eagles rookies

    ESPN.com Jun 19, 2013
    Rookie tight end Zach Ertz and rookie cornerback Jordan Poyer missed Philadelphia Eagles OTAs and minicamp, but only because they weren't allowed to go. An NFL rule that prohibits rookies from joining their teams until their college terms are completed …
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  • Can Phillies' Ryan Howard ever find the power again?

    Can Phillies' Ryan Howard ever find the power again?

    philly.com Jun 19, 2013
    If the Phillies are truly trying to resolve the puzzle of their ability to contend - and aren't merely trying to convince themselves, their fans, or any potential trade partners of that - then the big piece of the equation is as obvious as always.
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  • Inside the Phillies: Don't count out Phillies or Nats just yet,…

    Inside the Phillies: Don't count out Phillies or Nats just yet, Werth says

    The Phillies and the Washington Nationals have more than Jayson Werth in common these days. Both teams have dealt with a litany of injuries that have turned them into offensively challenged ballclubs. With a 4-2 victory Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Pa…
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  • Utley to start rehab stint Wednesday

    Utley to start rehab stint Wednesday

    MLB.com Jun 19, 2013
    The Phillies announced Chase Utley will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Reading on Wednesday night.
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  • Breakfast links: Chris Christie, Cowboys fan

    Breakfast links: Chris Christie, Cowboys fan

    ESPN.com Jun 19, 2013
    Philadelphia Eagles SB Nation takes a look at the "interesting, albeit not terribly exciting, cast of characters" in the Eagles' quarterback competition. About right. Lots of arguments over this issue lately, but I think the important thing fo…
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  • Could Ruiz actually leave the Phillies?

    Could Ruiz actually leave the Phillies?

    philly.com Jun 19, 2013
    Rest of the season could signal the return or the departure of the Phillies’ free-agent-to-be catcher.
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  • Video - The Sports Car: DeSean Jackson 06:04

    The Sports Car: DeSean Jackson

    Jun 19
    Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has a birthday surprise for Dave Dameshek as Dameshek interviews him on a joyride through Los Angeles.
  • Video - Nationals Top Phillies In 11 Innings 00:33

    Nationals Top Phillies In 11 Innings

    Jun 19
    Ian Desmond's grand slam in the 11th inning lifted the Nationals over the Phillies.

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    Jun 19
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