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MLB.com Updated Oct 3, 2012The Phillies announced their first changes following Wednesday's season finale at Nationals Park, where they informed bench coach Pete Mackanin, hitting coach Greg Gross and first-base coach Sam Perlozzo they will not be back in 2013.Upvote Share TweetYour browser does not support iframes. These are not your old Washington Nationals any more. That's a fact, of course, that became readily apparent over the course of the 2012 regular season, which ended on Wednesday with a 5-1 win over the Philadelphia…Upvote Share Tweet
Robinson's first pitch to be prior to NLDS Game 3MLB.com Updated Oct 3, 2012Baseball Hall of Famer Frank Robinson will throw out the first pitch before Game 3 of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park, according to a baseball source. The Nationals have yet to formally make an announcement.Upvote Share Tweet
SweetSpot: Mailbag EditionOct 3Dave Schoenfield and Eric Karabell answer viewer questions, and give their World Series Predictions.
Young defensive backs have made their marksOct 3At the 2012 draft, wide receivers were the rage, but it's been the rookie DBs who have made a difference, writes John Clayton