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Nats homer thrice in four-hit shutout of Marlins

Nats homer thrice in four-hit shutout of Marlins

MLB.com Updated Aug 29, 2013
The Nationals used the long ball, hitting three homers, and blanked the Marlins, 9-0, at Nationals Park on Thursday night. The Nats swept the three-game series and are now 6 1/2 games behind the Reds for the second and final National League Wild Card sp…
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  • Desmond makes Marlins pay after intentional walk

    Desmond makes Marlins pay after intentional walk

    MLB.com Aug 29, 2013
    Ian Desmond's RBI single in the seventh inning helped the Nationals edge the Marlins, 4-3, at Nationals Park on Wednesday night.
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  • Video - Gonzalez, Nats Shut Out Marlins 00:30

    Gonzalez, Nats Shut Out Marlins

    Aug 29
    Gio Gonzalez struck out eight over seven scoreless innings to lead the Nationals to a 9-0 win over the Marlins.

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  • Don Banks: Former players: Devil is in the details with NFL concussion set…

    Aug 29
    Don't try telling former NFL players union president Kevin Mawae that Thursday's concussion litigation settlement was an even-handed resolution to the most contentious and significant issue facing the sport as the NFL's 2013 regular season looms.