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A look around the National League East
January 25th, 2017 at 10:06 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Mets took left fielder Yoenis Cespedes off the free agent market and bolstered their lineup to remain the Nationals' biggest â?? but not sole â?? threat in the NL East. (Brad Penner/USA Today Sports) The Washington Nationals have won their division in two of the past three seasons, and...

Washington Nationals Update: Harper Goes Deep Twice; Ross’ Heel Improving
March 21st, 2016 at 2:29 PM
The Washington Nationals can rest easy now that OF Bryce Harper has finally hit his first homers of the spring. Harper took Detroit's Justin Verlander deep twice on Sunday in what has been a easy-going March for the reigning NL MVP. In other news, SP Joe Ross had to leave...

Nationals Sweep Marlins, Allow Just One Run in First Three Games of 2013
April 5th, 2013 at 9:25 PM
Pitching and defense carried the Washington Nationals throughout the 2012 season, and 2013 started no different. The combined score of the opening series ended 11-1, as the Nationals got great pitching performances from their ace Stephen Strasburg, last year's National League Cy Young runner up Gio Gonzalez, and third starter...

Nationals V. Braves: a Series Look-In
August 20th, 2012 at 4:13 PM
Nationals fans, here we are.  This is the series that Washington D.C. has been waiting for.  A 3-game set, at home, with the division lead against the team five games back.  The Atlanta Braves are in town Monday through Wednesday and it is a huge opportunity for the Nationals to...

Washington Nationals V. Philadelphia Phillies: Series Look-In
July 31st, 2012 at 2:30 PM
The Washington Nationals are rolling.  They begin a 3-game series tonight against what is left of the Philadelphia Phillies.  The Phillies have begun selling off players like they are hosting a yard sale.  Starting outfielders Shane Victorino (traded to the Dodgers) and Hunter Pence (traded to the Giants) are both...