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Werth has no hard feelings about PhillyMLB.com Sep 27, 2012Jayson Werth hasn't made any more friends in Philadelphia this week. The Nationals' outfielder has been booed all season by the same fans who cheered him for during four years in Philadelphia, where he was an All-Star in 2009 and helped lead the Phillie…Share Tweet
Desmond's evolution critical to NatsCNNSI.com Sep 27, 2012WASHINGTON -- Ian Desmond waited in the on-deck circle for his first at-bat on Aug. 20, wondering if this could be the day things turned around. He was riding an 0-for-11 drought since returning to the Nationals lineup from a left oblique injury a few d…Share Tweet
Mel Antonen: Washington bigwigs cross partisan divide to root on NationalsCNNSI.com Sep 27, 2012It's election season and partisan rancor is running high, but if there's one thing that can bring memebrs of D.C's elite together it's a love of the Nationals, writes Mel Antonen.Share TweetBo Porter was hired as Houston's manager on Thursday, and the Astros hope he can help orchestrate a turnaround with this team similar to the one he's been a part of in Washington.Share Tweet
As Playoff Dreams Drift Away, Phillies Fans Will Do Anything To Mask The Stenchdeadspin.com Sep 27, 2012With the Nationals and Braves storming to guaranteed playoff spots, it stands to figure that the teams would leave some division foes in the wake of their success. Sure, the Marlins and Mets found themselves buried with regularity this year, but for Phi…Share TweetESPN.com Sep 27, 2012Bryce Harper hit his 20th homer, Ian Desmond and Kurt Suzuki also connected and the Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-4 Wednesday night to move closer toward winning their first division title since moving to Washington.Share Tweet