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Victory In Loss: The Nationals clinched the NL East despite los…

Victory In Loss: The Nationals clinched the NL East despite losing…

CNNSI.com ESPN.com Updated Oct 1, 2012
The Nationals clinched the NL East despite losing Monday. Washington fell 2-0 to the Phillies, but secured the division after the Braves were eliminated after falling 2-1 to the Pirates.
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  • Braves' bid for division title ends with loss

    Braves' bid for division title ends with loss

    ESPN.com Oct 1, 2012
    The Atlanta Braves' hopes of winning the National League East ended Monday night with a 2-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates that clinched the division title for the Washington Nationals.
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  • Uggla out of lineup due to swollen hand

    Uggla out of lineup due to swollen hand

    MLB.com Oct 1, 2012
    Dan Uggla's hand swelled a little more before Monday's game against the Pirates, so the Braves took the precautionary route by scratching him from the lineup.
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  • No-hitter earns Bailey NL Player of the Week

    No-hitter earns Bailey NL Player of the Week

    MLB.com Oct 1, 2012
    Reds right-hander Homer Bailey on Monday was named the National League Player of the Week for the second time in his career following his no-hitter in Friday's 1-0 victory over the Pirates.
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  • Concession Speech: 2012 Pittsburgh Pirates

    Concession Speech: 2012 Pittsburgh Pirates

    As the regular season winds down, many teams are already facing an offseason filled with golf rounds and hot-stove strategy. But we're not going to let them get off that easy. No sir. No way. In an attempt to bring some closure between franchise and fol…
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  • Pirates' worst season of losing run: 2012

    Pirates' worst season of losing run: 2012

    post-gazette.com Oct 1, 2012
    Where does this season rank among the 19 before it in terms of futility, failure and, most of all, frustration? I'm thinking it's the worst
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  • Video - Pirates Sneak Past Braves 00:32

    Pirates Sneak Past Braves

    Oct 1
    Braves' loss clinches NL East title for Nationals.

Sports Columnists

  • Defense still leading way for Chicago Bears

    Oct 1
    The Bears' defense is aging, but it put on a dominant display in Dallas.
  • Los Angeles Lakers' Letter of the Day -- A

    Oct 1
    Can Los Angeles Lakers' many type-A personalities coexist on the same team in 2012-13? J.A. Adande turns to Steve Jobs for some insight.
  • Peter King: Taking stock of the top stories in the season's first four gam…

    Oct 1
    The NFL at the quarter pole: strange days indeed. Cards and Vikings, a combined 7-1. Saints and Lions, a combined 1-7. Rookie quarterbacks Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck are plugging away, playing well, but the best rookie of the first quarter of th…
  • Don Banks: Victorious Vick helps Eagles finally resemble the team they wan…

    Oct 1
    PHILADELPHIA -- Say what you will about the state of Michael Vick's game so far this season. Call him turnover-prone, or injury-prone or forever prone to spark raging debates about his worthiness and suitability to be the starting quarterback in Philade…