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Nats prevail; Zimmermann earns NL-best 16th win

Nats prevail; Zimmermann earns NL-best 16th win

MLB.com Updated Sep 4, 2013
Jeff Kobernus' speed and some defensive wizardry by catcher Jhonatan Solano are the reasons the Nationals were able to down the Phillies, 3-2, at Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday night. Jordan Zimmermann allowed two runs over seven innings.
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  • Harper will rest hip in Philly series finale

    Harper will rest hip in Philly series finale

    MLB.com Sep 4, 2013
    Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was hitting third and playing left field on Tuesday despite dealing with a left hip injury which manager Davey Johnson didn't know about until right before Monday's game.
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  • Ramos paces Nats' support of Gio vs. Phils

    Ramos paces Nats' support of Gio vs. Phils

    MLB.com Sep 4, 2013
    Wilson Ramos drove in four runs in support of Gio Gonzalez as the Nationals built an early lead and held on to win, 9-6, over the Phillies on Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park.
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  • Video - Nationals Hold Off Phillies 00:31

    Nationals Hold Off Phillies

    Sep 4
    The Nationals topped the Phillies 3-2 for their second straight win over Philadelphia.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA -- There will never be another Gary Payton

    Sep 4
    The NBA may never see another player like Gary Payton, J.A. Adande writes
  • NBA -- Adam Silver and NBA's off-court conduct

    Sep 4
    Adam Silver's first order of business must be addressing the criminal activity afflicting the NBA, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Sources: Chris Mullin to join Sacramento Kings front office

    Sep 4
    Chris Mullin is joining the Sacramento Kings' front office, according to sources familiar with the team's plans.
  • J.J. Watt, Supercharged

    Sep 4
    HOUSTON—It would be easy to tell J.J. Watt he’s crazy if he weren’t so darn imposing. At 6-5 and a chiseled 288, he meets The MMQB’s editor-in-chief, Peter King, in a private spot outside the Texans’ locker room at Reliant Stadium … and proceeds to dish…