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Lannan blanks Nationals for eight innings in big win

Lannan blanks Nationals for eight innings in big win

MLB.com Updated Jul 8, 2013
The Phillies got a huge effort Monday night from left-hander John Lannan, who allowed four hits, two walks and struck out four in eight scoreless innings in a 3-2 victory over Lannan's former team, the Nationals, at Citizens Bank Park. Domonic Brown, Da…
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  • Want cheap Marlins tickets?

    Want cheap Marlins tickets?

    deadspin.com Jul 8, 2013
    Want cheap Marlins tickets? Use the Gio Gonzalez Family & Friends discount for the upcoming Nationals series, but you'll need the super-secret password that Gio only gives to those closest to him. (Just kidding, there's no password.) [Marlins.com]Re…
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  • OF Scott Hairston traded from Cubs to Nationals

    OF Scott Hairston traded from Cubs to Nationals

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Jul 8, 2013
    CHICAGO (AP) -- The Washington Nationals have acquired outfielder Scott Hairston from the Chicago Cubs for minor league pitcher Ivan Pineyro.
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  • Video - Phillies Hold Off Nationals 00:33

    Phillies Hold Off Nationals

    Jul 8
    John Lannan helped the Phillies sneak past Nationals 3-2.
  • Video - Breaking Down The Phillies' Win 01:49

    Breaking Down The Phillies' Win

    Jul 8
    Rick Sutcliffe, Aaron Boone and Dave O'Brien break down the Phillies' win over the Nationals.
  • Video - Home Run Derby Participants Announced 06:33

    Home Run Derby Participants Announced

    Jul 8
    David Wright and Robinson Cano announced their selections, including Carlos Gonzalez and Chris Davis, for the 2013 Home Run Derby.

Sports Columnists

  • Marreese Speights agrees to deal with Golden State Warriors, sources say

    Jul 8
    The Golden State Warriors have agreed to terms on a new deal with Marreese Speights, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.
  • Chris Kaman, Los Angeles Lakers, agree to one-year deal, sources say

    Jul 8
    The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to terms with free agent center Chris Kaman on a one-year deal, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.