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Playoff format drives Davey Johnson batty

Playoff format drives Davey Johnson batty

yahoo.com Updated Sep 30, 2012
ST. LOUIS - With the Washington Nationals on the verge of clinching the NL East and in position to finish with the best record in the league and top seed in the playoffs, one might expect manager Davey Johnson to be far along in setting up his postseaso
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  • Braves' Path to the Postseason: Oct. 1, 2012

    Braves' Path to the Postseason: Oct. 1, 2012

    MLB.com Sep 30, 2012
    For at least one more day, the Braves kept their hopes for a National League East title alive. Their 6-2 victory against the Mets on Sunday, combined with the Cardinals' 10-4 win over the Nationals, kept Washington's magic number for clinching the divis…
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  • Beltran helps Cards close in on wild-card berth

    Beltran helps Cards close in on wild-card berth

    ESPN.com Sep 30, 2012
    Carlos Beltran homered from both sides of the plate for the ninth time in his career and drove in five runs, and the St. Louis Cardinals closed in on the NL's second wild-card berth by beating the Washington Nationals 10-4 Sunday.
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  • Nationals enjoying stretch of good health

    Nationals enjoying stretch of good health

    MLB.com Sep 30, 2012
    Davey Johnson hasn't seen a whole lot of the Nationals' training staff lately, and he couldn't be happier about it.
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  • Nats cut Cards in 10th, bring magic number to 1

    Nats cut Cards in 10th, bring magic number to 1

    ESPN.com Sep 30, 2012
    Michael Morse circled the bases for a grand slam after taking an imaginary swing, and the Washington Nationals cut their magic number for winning the NL East to one Saturday night, beating St. Louis 6-4 on Kurt Suzuki's two-run double in the 10th inning…
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