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High 5: D-backs slug to rout of Nationals

High 5: D-backs slug to rout of Nationals

MLB.com Updated 1 hour ago
Yasmany Tomas homered and drove in five runs and Jean Segura hit two of the D-backs' five home runs in a 14-4 win over the Washington Nationals on Monday night at Nationals Park.
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  • With grieving Marlins taking center stage, Nationals' game ring…

    With grieving Marlins taking center stage, Nationals' game rings hollow

    ESPN.com 1 hour ago
    With grieving Marlins taking center stage, Nationals' game rings hollow
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  • Five reasons the Nationals could win the World Series

    Five reasons the Nationals could win the World Series

    If not for the Chicago Cubs, the Washington Nationals’ resurgence would have been the biggest story in the National League. Just one year after an embarrassing collapse, which featured the best player on the club getting choked by Jonathan Papelbon and …
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  • Harper day to day with injured left thumb

    Harper day to day with injured left thumb

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    The Nationals said they had not received the X-ray results on Bryce Harper's left thumb prior to Monday night's game against the D-backs, but Harper was not in the starting lineup.
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  • Nats rally past Pirates with 5-run eighth

    Nats rally past Pirates with 5-run eighth

    MLB.com deadspin.com Sep 25 (yesterday)
    There was a lot of pushing and shoving behind home plate in the third inning of the Nationals and Pirates' series finale Sunday afternoon at PNC Park. Plenty of give-and-take on the scoreboard, too. The Pirates pushed, but the Nats pushed back with a fi…
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  • Drama between Nationals and Pirates as Bryce Harper leaves inju…

    Drama between Nationals and Pirates as Bryce Harper leaves injured

    yahoo.com MLB.com Sep 25 (yesterday)
    Bryce Harper left Sunday afternoon’s game between his Washington Nationals and the Pittsburgh Pirates with an apparent left hand injury. What led to Harper’s hurt hand also led to the benches clearing at PNC Park. Harper legged out a triple in the top o…
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  • Another even year, another NL East title for Nationals

    Another even year, another NL East title for Nationals

    ESPN.com nytimes.com yahoo.com MLB.com Sep 25 (2 days ago)
    Another even year, another NL East title for Nationals
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  • Nationals jump on Pirates, clinch postseason spot

    Nationals jump on Pirates, clinch postseason spot

    MLB.com Sep 24 (2 days ago)
    What felt inevitable all spring and summer had to wait a little longer Saturday night. With a magic number of two, the Nationals needed a win and a Mets loss to become National League East champions for the third time in five years. The Nats took care o…
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  • Maddon thrilled with possibility of 100-win season

    Maddon thrilled with possibility of 100-win season

    MLB.com Sep 24 (3 days ago)
    The Cubs secured home-field advantage through the National League Championship Series after the Pirates' walk-off victory over the Nationals on Friday night. That was one of manager Joe Maddon's goals for the season. The other is to reach 100 wins.
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  • Nats Clinch NL East, Beat Pirates 6-1 Behind Lopez, Drew

    Nats Clinch NL East, Beat Pirates 6-1 Behind Lopez, Drew

    nytimes.com Sep 24 (3 days ago)
    The Washington Nationals clinched their third National League East title in five years, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 Saturday night behind 5 1/3 scoreless innings from rookie reliever Reynaldo Lopez.
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  • Cards' loss means Nats clinch Game 163

    Cards' loss means Nats clinch Game 163

    MLB.com Sep 23 (3 days ago)
    The Nationals are one step closer to the postseason, having guaranteed at least a game 163 as a result of the Cardinals' 5-0 loss to the Cubs on Friday afternoon.
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  • Wall collision forces Polanco out in 1st inning

    Wall collision forces Polanco out in 1st inning

    MLB.com Sep 23 (3 days ago)
    Gregory Polanco left the Pirates' game against the Nationals in the first inning on Friday night with a left facial contusion after slamming face-first into the left-field wall, the team announced.
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  • Nats, Rangers eye division titles on MLB.TV

    Nats, Rangers eye division titles on MLB.TV

    MLB.com Sep 23 (4 days ago)
    Two division titles can be had today as the Nationals and Rangers enter play with an opportunity to claim the National League East and the American League West.
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  • Marlins make late power play vs. Scherzer

    Marlins make late power play vs. Scherzer

    MLB.com Sep 22 (5 days ago)
    A power boost by Christian Yelich and Derek Dietrich in the seventh provided some hope, but the damage done early was too much to overcome as the Marlins fell to the Nationals, 8-3, on Wednesday night at Marlins Park.
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  • Max Scherzer Wins 18th, Nationals Beat Marlins 8-3

    Max Scherzer Wins 18th, Nationals Beat Marlins 8-3

    nytimes.com yahoo.com Sep 21 (5 days ago)
    Max Scherzer pitched 6 2-3 innings to tie for the National League victory lead with 18, helping the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 8-3 on Wednesday night.
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  • Video - Harper Focused On Staying Healthy, Improving Game 02:58

    Harper Focused On Staying Healthy, Improving Game

    Mar 1
    Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper talks about the importance of staying healthy this season and his expectations for Washington with a rotation full of great starters.
  • Video - Nationals: Spring Players To Watch 01:31

    Nationals: Spring Players To Watch

    Mar 1
    A number of superstars can be found on the Nationals roster, but if the team is hoping to get even farther this season, it'll need help from Aaron Barrett and hope Ryan Zimmerman wil improve while playing a new position.
  • Video - Nats GM On Scherzer, Starting Rotation 02:48

    Nats GM On Scherzer, Starting Rotation

    Mar 1
    Nationals GM and president of baseball operations Mike Rizzo explains the decision to sign starting pitcher Max Scherzer and how that affects Jordan Zimmermann's status with the team going forward.
  • Video - World Series Or Bust For Nationals? 00:59

    World Series Or Bust For Nationals?

    Feb 16
    Jayson Stark thinks the Nationals have the potential to be the league's super team with their rotation, but the window to win it all might come down to just this season.