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Nats' Harper aggravates knee; Detwiler to DL

Nats' Harper aggravates knee; Detwiler to DL

ESPN.com CNNSI.com MLB.com Updated May 26, 2013
Bryce Harper is still feeling the effects of his collision with the Dodger Stadium wall, enough for manager Davey Johnson to consider resting the Washington Nationals outfielder for a few games.
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  • Strasburg outduels Hamels as Nats top Phils

    Strasburg outduels Hamels as Nats top Phils

    ESPN.com MLB.com May 26, 2013
    In a showdown of aces with disappointing records, Stephen Strasburg and Cole Hamels matched each other until the Washington Nationals scored five runs in the seventh inning of a 6-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
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  • Nationals second baseman Steve Lombardozzi ‘knees’ ball to firs…

    Nationals second baseman Steve Lombardozzi ‘knees’ ball to first base for improbable assist

    yahoo.com May 26, 2013
    Remember when we brought you the clip of Heath Bell belly flopping around on the Chase Field infield while attempting to field Will Venable's bunt on Saturday? The whole awkwardness of those no man's land baseballs that end up between the pitcher's moun…
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  • Video - Strasburg, Nationals Shut Down Phillies 00:31

    Strasburg, Nationals Shut Down Phillies

    May 26
    Stephen Strasburg tallied nine strikeouts in the Nationals' win against Cole Hamels and the Phillies.

Sports Columnists

  • Daily Dime: When challenged, Heat respond

    May 26
    Beating the Heat is one way to get their attention. The Pacers found out how losing focuses Miami.
  • NFL mailbag - $100 million is price of failure in free agency

    May 26
    Teams that spend more than $100 million in free agency almost always flop, writes John Clayton.