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Harper tossed after striking out in 10th

Harper tossed after striking out in 10th

MLB.com yahoo.com Updated 5 hours ago
Bryce Harper was ejected in the 10th inning of the Nationals' 9-4 loss to the Rockies on Saturday for arguing balls and strikes with home-plate umpire Mike Winters.
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  • Bryce Harper's helmet slam leads to latest ill-timed ejection

    Bryce Harper's helmet slam leads to latest ill-timed ejection

    yahoo.com 6 hours ago
    If there’s one thing Bryce Harper still needs to work on, it’s definitely his temper. The Washington Nationals superstar has let his anger and emotions get to him many times before, and it happened again on Saturday, leading to his eighth ejection in fi…
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  • Ottavino's scoreless-games streak snapped

    Ottavino's scoreless-games streak snapped

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    Rockies closer Adam Ottavino saw his club-record scoreless streak end at 37 consecutive games when he gave up the tying run to the Nationals' Jayson Werth in Colorado's 9-4 win on Saturday afternoon at Nationals Park.
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  • Blackmon, Rox unload in 11th to flatten Nats

    Blackmon, Rox unload in 11th to flatten Nats

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    Charlie Blackmon hammered a pair of home runs, including the go-ahead two-run shot in the 11th to catapult the Rockies to a 9-4 victory over the Nationals on Saturday afternoon in 11 innings at Nationals Park.
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  • On right track, Ross ready to begin rehab

    On right track, Ross ready to begin rehab

    MLB.com 12 hours ago
    After two encouraging bullpen sessions this week, Nationals right-hander Joe Ross will begin a Minor League rehab assignment Sunday with Triple-A Syracuse.
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  • By turning big leagues into Little League, Trea Turner sparking…

    By turning big leagues into Little League, Trea Turner sparking Nationals

    ESPN.com 15 hours ago
    By turning big leagues into Little League, Trea Turner sparking Nationals
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  • Gonzalez Earns 100th Win as Nationals Beat Rockies

    Gonzalez Earns 100th Win as Nationals Beat Rockies

    nytimes.com MLB.com Aug 27 (yesterday)
    Jayson Werth and Daniel Murphy hit solo homers and drove in two runs each, and Gio Gonzalez earned his 100th career victory as the Washington Nationals beat the Colorado Rockies 8-5 on Friday night.
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  • Best throwback jersey: Final four!

    Best throwback jersey: Final four!

    MLB.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    The semifinals of the best throwback jersey voting pit the White Sox against the Nationals and the A's vs. the Astros.
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  • David Ortiz wears Aly Raisman's Olympic medals during fun first…

    David Ortiz wears Aly Raisman's Olympic medals during fun first pitch

    yahoo.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    It turns out baseball players are good for more than just throwing a baseball hard or hitting it far. They also serve as very good Olympic medal holders. Much like Bryce Harper did for Katie Ledecky during her first pitch this week at Nationals Park, Da…
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  • Frank Howard thrilled to join Nats' ring of honor

    Frank Howard thrilled to join Nats' ring of honor

    MLB.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    To say Frank Howard was the happiest man at Nationals Park is an understatement. A few minutes before they played the Rockies on Friday night, the Nationals put Howard's name in the ring of honor, located on the right-field facade near the foul pole. Ho…
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  • Max Scherzer is so good he didn't need to look to make this cat…

    Max Scherzer is so good he didn't need to look to make this catch

    yahoo.com nytimes.com MLB.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    Washington Nationals ace pitcher Max Scherzer may be magic. No, it’s not just his brilliant start against the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday night. (He allowed just two hits over eight innings with no walks and ten strikeouts, which is magic of a differe…
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  • Nationals Acquire Lefty Reliever Rzepczynski From Athletics

    Nationals Acquire Lefty Reliever Rzepczynski From Athletics

    nytimes.com Aug 25 (3 days ago)
    The Washington Nationals acquired reliever Marc Rzepczynski from Oakland on Thursday, giving the NL East leaders another lefty in the bullpen.
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  • Turner continues rise with Nats-record 8 straight hits

    Turner continues rise with Nats-record 8 straight hits

    MLB.com Aug 25 (3 days ago)
    Across two games vs. the O's, Nats rookie Trea Turner matched Andre Dawson (June 4-7, 1983, with the Expos) and Dimitri Young (May 31-June 1, 2007, with the Nationals) as the two players in franchise history with a hit in eight consecutive plate appeara…
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  • Britton's Streak Ends, but Orioles Hold Off Nationals in 9th

    Britton's Streak Ends, but Orioles Hold Off Nationals in 9th

    nytimes.com Aug 24 (3 days ago)
    An attempted comeback forced Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton into a game that shouldn't have required him. Not long after, his perfect run ended.
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  • Machado, Wieters plate 8 as O's deny Nats

    Machado, Wieters plate 8 as O's deny Nats

    MLB.com Aug 24 (3 days ago)
    Manny Machado lit up the scoreboard all night and Matt Wieters contributed a late three-run homer to help the Orioles slug their way past the Nationals, 10-8, at Nationals Park on Wednesday night. Both Wieters and Machado -- who finished with four hits,…
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  • Katie Ledecky Turned Bryce Harper Into A Medal Rack

    Katie Ledecky Turned Bryce Harper Into A Medal Rack

    deadspin.com yahoo.com Aug 24 (3 days ago)
    Strong-as-hell swimming champion Katie Ledecky is from Washington D.C., and the Nationals invited her to come throw the first pitch tonight before their game against the Orioles. She arrived, as well she should, decked out in all five of her recently-ac…
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  • Davis hits 30th, but O's rout Nats with small ball

    Davis hits 30th, but O's rout Nats with small ball

    MLB.com Aug 23 (4 days ago)
    The Orioles have relied on a simple formula for most of the season, trying to outslug their opponents. But they deviated from the norm Tuesday night, tallying their first seven runs without a homer in combination with six shutout innings from starter Ke…
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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.