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Zimmermann stymies Reds as Nationals win

Zimmermann stymies Reds as Nationals win Updated Apr 26, 2013
Jordan Zimmermann was terrific in his second complete game of the season and the Washington Nationals limited the Cincinnati Reds to one hit for the second straight game in a 1-0 victory on Friday night.
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  • Nats win means happy Nats

    Nats win means happy Nats Apr 26, 2013
    The Nationals’ sentiments after Thursday night’s rout of the Reds were a far cry from the collection of sad quotes from Thursday. “I guess he has to have his birthday every day or something.” - Davey Johnson, referring to Danny … Continue read
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  • Harper, Gonzalez lead Nats on night of Rizzo's extension

    Harper, Gonzalez lead Nats on night of Rizzo's extension Apr 26, 2013
    It's appropriate that on a night the Nationals exercised GM Mike Rizzo's 2014 option, two of his biggest pickups, Gio Gonzalez and Bryce Harper, lead them to a win, says Joe Lemire.
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  • Video - Zimmermann, Nationals Blank Reds 00:29

    Zimmermann, Nationals Blank Reds

    Apr 26
    Jordan Zimmermann pitched a one-hit shutout to lead the Nationals past the Reds 1-0.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NFL draft -- Second-day winners, losers

    Apr 26
    On a day the Packers took care of business at the 2013 NFL draft, Matt Barkley's freefall reached new depths, writes John Clayton.
  • Toronto Raptors weighing run at Phil Jackson, sources say

    Apr 26
    Among the options being considered by the Toronto Raptors as they weigh the futures of team president Bryan Colangelo and coach Dwane Casey is making a run at Phil Jackson, according to sources with knowledge of Toronto's thinking.
  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL second-round mock draft

    Apr 26
    NEW YORK -- With all the quarterbacks that remain there for the picking, and the unfinished Manti Te'o saga, Friday night's second round has a chance to be as interesting as Thursday night's first round was unpredictable. I can't really recall a second …
  • Peter King: Looking back on a strange first round, ahead to a starry secon…

    Apr 26
    ST. LOUIS -- After the strangest first round of an NFL draft that I have seen, here's a look at the bizarro-world day-one (yes: Justin Pugh and Travis Frederick; no: Geno Smith and Matt Barkley) and a look ahead to a second day that will be starrier tha…