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Bryce Harper stars in new Gatorade commercial

Bryce Harper stars in new Gatorade commercial

washingtonpost.com Updated 4 hours ago
Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper navigates a liquid world to crush a home run in a Gatorade spot that debuts today and can best be described as wet. Here’s Gatorade’s synopsis: In this world, every fierce move creates a stunning liquid reaction. Gatora…
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  • Tempers fizzle after benches clear in Miami

    Tempers fizzle after benches clear in Miami

    MLB.com nytimes.com 13 hours ago
    Benches and bullpens cleared and there was some jawing going on Tuesday night, but the dust quickly settled without further incident at Marlins Park. In the Marlins' 11-2 win over the Nationals, tempers heated up in the fourth inning after Tom Koehler's…
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  • Roundup: Stanton Collects Five R.B.I. As Marlins Rout Nationals

    Roundup: Stanton Collects Five R.B.I. As Marlins Rout Nationals

    Giancarlo Stanton, the Miami outfielder, tied a career high and hit a three-run homer off Washington starter Stephen Strasburg.
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  • Overuse of young pitchers fueling MLB's Tommy John surgery prob…

    Overuse of young pitchers fueling MLB's Tommy John surgery problem

    CNNSI.com 24 hours ago
    The mistreatment and overuse of young pitchers is fueling MLB's Tommy John surgery epidemic.
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  • Ian Desmond describes his teammates in one word

    Ian Desmond describes his teammates in one word

    washingtonpost.com Apr 15 (yesterday)
    The Nationals weren’t playing the Braves last night, which means they won, which means it’s okay to laugh at this silly video of Ian Desmond saying the first words that come to mind about several of his teammates. F.P. Santangelo played this game with R…
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  • Nats Hand Marlins 8th Straight Loss, 9-2

    Nats Hand Marlins 8th Straight Loss, 9-2

    nytimes.com Apr 14 (yesterday)
    Jordan Zimmermann bounced back from the shortest start of his career to pitch seven innings and lead the Washington Nationals to a 9-2 win over the Miami Marlins, who endured their eighth loss in a row.
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  • Werth's confirmed double gets Nats off to quick start

    Werth's confirmed double gets Nats off to quick start

    MLB.com Apr 14 (yesterday)
    Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth hit a ball off the top of the wall in left-center field at Marlins Park, and the ruling was confirmed after umpires reviewed the play with instant replay.
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  • Fister completes bullpen session, eyes sim game

    Fister completes bullpen session, eyes sim game

    MLB.com Apr 14 (yesterday)
    Nationals right-hander Doug Fister took the next step in his rehabilitation process Monday afternoon at Marlins Park. Fister, who is on the 15-day disabled list with a right lat strain, threw 50 pitches -- including his entire repertoire -- during a two…
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  • Can the Nats win the NL East without beating the Braves?

    Can the Nats win the NL East without beating the Braves?

    washingtonpost.com nytimes.com MLB.com Apr 14 (2 days ago)
    Between the seven errors, injuries to Denard Span and Ryan Zimmerman and a three-game sweep that left them 7-18 against the Braves since the start of last season, the Nationals’ trip to Atlanta couldn’t have gone much worse. The good news is that Washin…
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  • Nationals Place Zimmerman on DL

    Nationals Place Zimmerman on DL

    nytimes.com ESPN.com MLB.com yahoo.com Apr 13 (3 days ago)
    Third baseman Ryan Zimmeran tried to put a positive spin on his broken right thumb and the Washington Nationals' list of injuries.
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  • Roundup: Nationals Fall to Braves, And Lose Zimmerman

    Roundup: Nationals Fall to Braves, And Lose Zimmerman

    nytimes.com Apr 12 (4 days ago)
    The Washington third baseman broke his thumb while diving back to the bag when he was picked off at second base in the fifth inning.
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  • Nats put concussed Span on DL after collision

    Nats put concussed Span on DL after collision

    ESPN.com Apr 12 (4 days ago)
    The Washington Nationals placed outfielder Denard Span on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion on Saturday.
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  • Nationals Place Span on 7-Day DL With Concussion

    Nationals Place Span on 7-Day DL With Concussion

    nytimes.com Apr 12 (4 days ago)
    The Washington Nationals placed outfielder Denard Span on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion on Saturday.
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  • Is it time for the Nationals to retire ‘Take On Me’?

    Is it time for the Nationals to retire ‘Take On Me’?

    washingtonpost.com Apr 11 (5 days ago)
    After struggling in stints with Seattle and Baltimore since he left the Nationals after the 2012 season, Michael Morse is back to doing Beast Mode-like things in San Francisco. Morse is batting .400 with two home runs through 10 games. He blasted a two-…
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  • Nats bullpen leads MLB in strikeouts and swagger

    Nats bullpen leads MLB in strikeouts and swagger

    washingtonpost.com Apr 11 (5 days ago)
    The Nationals’ bullpen leads major league baseball in strikeouts (48) and strikeouts per nine innings (12.7), which is a good sign for a unit that struck out the second fewest batters in 2013. Nats relievers have combined for more strikeouts than the st…
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  • Nats fan has perfect reaction and a souvenir after Ian Desmond’…

    Nats fan has perfect reaction and a souvenir after Ian Desmond’s grand slam

    washingtonpost.com MLB.com nytimes.com Apr 11 (5 days ago)
    The Nationals can tie the major league record for consecutive games with a grand slam tonight in Atlanta. It’s a feat worthy of fireworks, but given Turner Field’s track record with pyrotechnics this season, it’s probably a good thing the Braves won’t c…
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  • Bryce Harper pranks fans who don’t recognize him

    Bryce Harper pranks fans who don’t recognize him

    washingtonpost.com Apr 10 (6 days ago)
    Bryce Harper had a busy off day in New York last week. When he wasn’t making fun of John Wall’s first pitch in the MLB Fan Cave, Harper was disguised as an MLB reporter, asking fans what they thought of the Nationals outfielder. Harper wore a beanie and…
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  • Video - MLB Daily Download: Wednesday 05:14

    MLB Daily Download: Wednesday

    Apr 16
    Prim Siripipat recaps Tuesday night's action from around the league, including extra baseball on the West Coast and a chippy night in Miami.
  • Video - Marlins Rough Up Strasburg, Nationals 01:01

    Marlins Rough Up Strasburg, Nationals

    Apr 15
    Giancarlo Stanton drove in five runs as the Marlins defeated the Nationals 11-2.
  • Video - Nationals Cruise Past Marlins 00:45

    Nationals Cruise Past Marlins

    Apr 14
    Jordan Zimmermann struck out seven batters over seven innings to lead the Nationals past the Marlins 9-2.
  • Video - Braves Trounce Nationals 00:29

    Braves Trounce Nationals

    Apr 13
    Freddie Freeman drove in four runs to lead the Braves past the Nationals 10-2.

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