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Bryce Harper gets big deal, hits HR in 9th, Nats beat Phils 6-4
May 13th, 2017 at 11:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** WASHINGTON â?? Bryce Harper was money for the Washington Nationals on Saturday night. Fresh from getting a big deal, Harper hit a game-ending home run with two outs in the ninth inning that sent the Nationals over the Philadelphia Phillies 6-4. Hours before the game, the Nationals announced they had reached agreement...

Orioles-Nationals postponed by rain; makeup game on June 8
May 11th, 2017 at 7:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** WASHINGTON (AP) - Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter thought he would be seeing the last of the Washington Nationals on Thursday night. A persistent rain changed all that. The final game of the home-and-home interleague series between Baltimore and the Nationals was postponed by rain, meaning these neighboring rivals -...

Mark Trumbo single in 12th gives Orioles win over Nationals
May 9th, 2017 at 11:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** BALTIMORE â?? Mark Trumbo singled in the tiebreaking run in the 12th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles extended their season-best winning streak to six games with a 5-4 comeback victory over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night. Baltimore rallied from a late three-run deficit to complete a two-game sweep of its...

Michael Conforto’s 2 home runs power Mets past Nationals
April 29th, 2017 at 5:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Mets wobbled into Nationals Park this weekend with a six-game losing streak, beset by injuries and lined up to face Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg and the team with the best record in the majors. Two days later, things don't look quite so bleak. Michael Conforto hit two...

Reviving baseball in African-American communities
April 16th, 2017 at 3:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** ANALYSIS/OPINION: As baseball celebrated the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier, the stories emerged about the lack of participation of African-Americans in the game â?? now reportedly, at a little more than seven percent, the lowest ever seen in Major League Baseball since that historic 1947 season....