Bryce Harper says a Beltway World Series would be epic
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Another night, another walk-off. That’s four in five games for the surging Nationals, a feat that only two other teams have accomplished in the last 20 years. “Just absolutely epic,” said Bryce Harper, who had three hits and scored the winning run Wedne…Upvote Share Tweet
The "Absolutely Epic" Nationals Are The Most Exciting Team In Baseballdeadspin.com 39 minutes agoWashington Nationals fans should stop, take a deep breath, and realize just how good they've got it. In the history of MLB there haven't been many better or more exciting stretches than the Nats' last week-plus: nine straight wins, six of them by a sing…Upvote Share TweetThe Washington Nationals won their ninth straight game when pinch hitter Anthony Rendon singled home Bryce Harper in the ninth inning Wednesday night for a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.Upvote Share Tweet
Nationals Win 9th in Row, Nip D-Backs in 9thnytimes.com 11 hours agoThe Washington Nationals won their ninth straight game when pinch-hitter Anthony Rendon singled home Bryce Harper in the ninth inning Wednesday night for a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.Upvote Share Tweet
The Grand Slam: Nationals win eighth straight — without having to walk off this timeyahoo.com 23 hours agoYour browser does not support iframes. Rather than waiting for their last at-bat again, the Washington Nationals won their eighth straight game because of a big third inning at the plate and another dominant outing by right-hander Stephen Strasburg. Rem…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Aug 19 (yesterday)M.L.B. Commissioner Bud Selig made a rare visit to the home of the Oakland A’s, sitting for his first news conference since his primary deputy, Rob Manfred, was elected to replace him.Upvote Share TweetAfter three straight walk-offs, the Washington Nationals went for a cakewalk instead, scoring six runs in the third inning Tuesday night as they ran their winning streak to eight games with an 8-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Aug 19 (yesterday)Bryce Harper led off the bottom of the fifth inning of the Nationals' 5-4 win over the D-backs Monday night with a sharp line-drive single to right field. He sprinted out of the box and took an ambitious turn around first, stopping about 15 feet away fr…Upvote Share TweetThe Nationals entered Monday’s home game against the Diamondbacks riding a season-high six-game winning streak after consecutive walk-off wins over the Pirates. It was a pleasant night, weather-wise, and yet the announced crowd of 21,292 fans at Nationa…Upvote Share TweetNationals outfielder Nate McLouth is out for the rest of the season because of a torn labrum in his right shoulder, the team announced Tuesday. He will have surgery to repair the labrum on Thursday.Upvote Share TweetLeadoff hitters Nick Markakis and Denard Span are two of the big reasons the Orioles and Nationals boast the largest division leads in the American League and National League, respectively. Markakis, who has a 10-game hit streak and has reached base in …Upvote Share TweetThe Nationals entered the bottom of the eighth inning Monday trailing the Diamondbacks, 3-2, but Doug Fister had a little magic up his sleeve. (Tucked into his shirt, really.) Denard Span doubled and scored on Anthony Rendon’s triple to tie the game. Af…Upvote Share TweetIt seems like the Washington Nationals have been playing with magic wands the past few days. The Nats won their third straight game via a walk-off hit Monday night and their seventh consecutive game overall. Adam LaRoche blasted an 11th inning home run …Upvote Share TweetAdam LaRoche hit a game-winning solo home run with two outs in the 11th inning to help the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 on Monday for their seventh straight win.Upvote Share Tweet
Sports Business: MASN Pits Orioles Against Nationals After Years of Coexistencenytimes.com Aug 18 (2 days ago)The Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals met in court over their shared network, MASN, highlighting several problems with cable sports broadcasting.Upvote Share Tweet
Marlins are good and not going away anytime soonMLB.com Aug 18 (2 days ago)As much as we've focused on the Nationals and Braves, as much as we wanted to see if the Phillies had one last run in them, the Marlins have kept going.Upvote Share TweetJerome Williams shone in his second start since joining Philadelphia, taking a three-hitter into the eighth inning.Upvote Share Tweet
No timetable for Zimmerman's return to NatsMLB.com Aug 18 (3 days ago)It's been almost a month since Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman suffered a Grade 3 hamstring strain, and the only thing he has done since that time is work out on an underwater treadmill. There is no timetable as to when he will start baseball act…Upvote Share Tweet
Teddy takes out Potato Pete during wild weekend at Nationals Parkwashingtonpost.com Aug 18 (3 days ago)The Nationals are riding high after Sunday’s wild, 6-5 win at Nationals Park extended their winning streak to a season-high six games. As James Wagner noted today, the Nationals now own the best winning percentage (.566), best run differential (+92) and…Upvote Share Tweet
Young Pirates Fan Goes Through The Emotional Wringerdeadspin.com Aug 18 (3 days ago)Your browser does not support iframes. Our friend here, who was at Nationals Park to cheer on the visiting Pirates against the home team last night, never quite reaches the raw sadness of Sad Cubs Kid , but that's because he never really had much hope. …Upvote Share Tweet
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