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Nationals Lose Again; on the Brink of Elimination
October 10th, 2012 at 6:27 PM
As fast as the Washington Nationals rose to the top of the National League East this year, they could be booted out of the postseason just as quickly.  The NL East  champions were shutdown by St. Louis Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter Wednesday afternoon at Nationals Park, losing 8-0 in game...

Brewers Rally in Ninth, Defeat Nationals 4-2
September 21st, 2012 at 10:48 PM
The Milwaukee Brewers incredible playoff push continued as they scored three runs in the ninth inning to come from behind and beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 Friday night.  The Brewers, stymied for eight innings, came to life against Nationals closer Tyler Clippard (2-6) in the ninth when trailing 2-1.  Nori Aoki...

Washington Nationals V. Miami Marlins: a Series Look-In
September 7th, 2012 at 12:00 PM
After breezing through a four-game sweep of the lowly Chicago Cubs, the Washington Nationals take their MLB best record into a weekend series with division foe, the Miami Marlins.  At 61-77, the Miami Marlins have not been a threat for months but this series has plenty of intrigue.  The opening...

Edwin Jackson Cruises, Harper Homers in Washington Nationals 8-1 Win
August 30th, 2012 at 10:57 PM
Jayson Werth and Bryce Harper combined for four hits and 5 RBI, while Edwin Jackson shutdown his former team as the Washington Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-1 Thursday night at Nationals Park.  [caption id="attachment_13682" align="alignleft" width="220" caption="Photo Credit: Jordan Suskind, 2012"] The Nationals got it started in the first...

Ike Davis Homers, New York Mets Shutout Washington Nationals 2-0
August 19th, 2012 at 10:47 AM
Jonathon Niese threw 7 1/3 shutout innings and Ike Davis broke a scoreless tie in the seventh with a 2-run homerun as the New York Mets (57-63) defeated the Washington Nationals 2-0 Friday night in Washington.  ***PHOTO1*** Niese, in command all night, was ahead of the count and confused Nationals hitters by...

Washington Nationals V. New York Mets: a Series Look-In
August 17th, 2012 at 7:05 PM
Coming of the best road trip in franchise history, the Washington Nationals start a 6-game home stand against the New York Mets this Friday night.  After the 10-game trip where the Nationals went 8-2, the Nationals stand four games on the Atlanta Braves.  The Braves come in Monday night for...

Decision on Stephen Strasburg Starting Rumbles in Washington Nationals Clubhouse
August 15th, 2012 at 12:00 PM
With the biggest question of the 2012 baseball season seemingly answered, the answers have not gone over well with everyone in the Washington Nationals clubhouse.  The Nationals' decision to shutdown Stephen Strasburg is a reality, and one that is coming soon.  The Nationals have the best record in baseball, lead...

Five Run Fifth Inning Carries Nationals to Eighth Straight Win
August 11th, 2012 at 11:23 PM
The Washington Nationals scored five runs in the fifth inning and extended their season high win streak to eight games, in a 6-5 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks Saturday night.  The Nationals again had to come from behind to get a hard fought win.  ***PHOTO1*** Steve Lombardozzi started the inning off with...

Washington Nationals V. Houston Astros: a Series Look-In
August 6th, 2012 at 12:00 PM
Coming off of a weekend home series in which they took three of four from their NL East rivals the Miami Marlins, the Washington Nationals hit the road for a 10-game trip beginning Monday night at Minute Maid Park in Houston.  The Nationals kick off a four game series in...

Edwin Jackson Throws Seven Scoreless in 8-2 Win Over Milwaukee Brewers
July 26th, 2012 at 11:24 PM
The Washington Nationals again got dominant pitching from their starter while also feasting on the opposing teams pitcher.  Edwin Jackson threw seven shutout innings and the Nationals lineup did damage as they crushed the Milwaukee Brewers 8-2 Thursday Night at Miller Park.  The Nationals struck early as Adam LaRoche's solo...

Bryce Harper Injured as Washington Nationals Lose 4-0 to Atlanta Braves in Game 1 of Doubleheader
July 21st, 2012 at 4:14 PM
Edwin Jackson made only one mistake Saturday against the Atlanta Braves.  Unfortunately for Jackson and the Nationals, Braves pitcher Ben Sheets didn't make any.  A brilliant start by Jackson went to waste as the Nationals lost the first game of a doubleheader 4-0 Saturday afternoon.  Sheets outlasted Jackson in a...

Can the Washington Nationals Recover from Last Night’s Debacle?
July 21st, 2012 at 10:53 AM
There are turning points in every season.  Some are good, some are bad.  What happened last night at Nationals Park and how the Nationals deal with it Saturday will decide which way this turning point will go.  There is no doubt about it, blowing a 9-0 lead  in the sixth...

Edwin Jackson is Washington Nationals’ Secret Weapon
June 26th, 2012 at 11:02 PM
The calendar says it is the last week of June.  That means the All-Star Game is in about two weeks.  This is significant because this is the first true time to take a step back and assess where your team is.  Most likely the Washington Nationals will be able step...

Battle of the Beltways Game 2: Washington Nationals 3, Baltimore Orioles 1
June 23rd, 2012 at 11:07 PM
It is known by this point in the season that the Nationals are winning with their starting rotation and Edwin Jackson is just as big a reason as any of them.  Jackson was excellent again Saturday night going six and a third innings of one run ball, leading the Nationals...