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Washington Post
Nationals get boost from struggling veterans in win against BrewersAnthony Rendon hits his second homer of the season in the Nationals’ win over t
Nationals get boost from struggling veterans in win against Brewers
Washington Post / Posted 11 days ago
Anthony Rendon hits his second homer of the season in the Nationals’ win over the Brewers. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post) In some ways, the Washington Nationals’ 6-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers was a snapshot of a season that should have... Read more
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Washington Post
Nationals get boost from struggling veterans in win against BrewersAnthony Rendon hits his second homer of the season in the Nationals’ win over t
Nationals get boost from struggling veterans in win against Brewers
Washington Post / Posted 11 days ago
Anthony Rendon hits his second homer of the season in the Nationals’ win over the Brewers. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post) The Washington Nationals had just taken a comfortable lead in the fourth inning of an eventual 6-1 win and Jayson Werth... Read more
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Washington Post
How the Nationals moved from World Series favorite to possible also-ranBryce Harper of the Nationals tosses his bat in the air after striking out agai
How the Nationals moved from World Series favorite to possible also-ran
Washington Post / Posted 16 days ago
Bryce Harper of the Nationals tosses his bat in the air after striking out against the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) SAN FRANCISCO —The reality is as jarring as it sounds: The Washington Nationals — winners of two of the... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
Parkview product Brandon Jacobs trying to revive baseball careerBrandon Jacobs, who received a bonus of $750,000 to bypass college football, wa
Parkview product Brandon Jacobs trying to revive baseball career
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted 18 days ago
Brandon Jacobs, who received a bonus of $750,000 to bypass college football, was once listed as the Boston Red Sox’s No. 6 prospect and has twice been part of major league trades. The career of the former Parkview two-sport standout is now at a... Read more
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Washington Post
Giants pound Scherzer, hold off Nationals, 8-5Jose Lobaton talks to Nationals starter Max Scherzer during the second inning F
Giants pound Scherzer, hold off Nationals, 8-5
Washington Post / Posted 18 days ago
Jose Lobaton talks to Nationals starter Max Scherzer during the second inning Friday night. (Eric Risberg/Associated Press) SAN FRANCISCO — Seven weeks remain in the Washington Nationals’ season. But Friday felt like the gut-wrenching nadir. Even... Read more
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Washington Post
Giants pound Scherzer, hold off Nationals, 8-5Jose Lobaton talks to Nationals starter Max Scherzer during the second inning F
Giants pound Scherzer, hold off Nationals, 8-5
Washington Post / Posted 19 days ago
Jose Lobaton talks to Nationals starter Max Scherzer during the second inning Friday night. (Eric Risberg/Associated Press) SAN FRANCISCO — The Washington Nationals’ season is not over, but Friday felt like the gut-wrenching nadir. Max Scherzer,... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
'Little House On The Prairie' Actress Runs For Congress. Can She Win?Melissa Gilbert, who played Laura Ingalls on Little House on the Prairie, poses
'Little House On The Prairie' Actress Runs For Congress. Can She Win?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 21 days ago
Melissa Gilbert, who played Laura Ingalls on Little House on the Prairie, poses in October 1976. The list of celebrities turned politicians grows longer. Former child actor Melissa Gilbert is running for Congress. Gilbert's running as a Democrat in... Read more
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Norwalk Reflector
‘Little House on the Prairie’ star running for spot in CongressActress Melissa Gilbert, who played Laura Ingalls Wilder in the TV show “Little
‘Little House on the Prairie’ star running for spot in Congress
Norwalk Reflector / Posted 22 days ago
Actress Melissa Gilbert, who played Laura Ingalls Wilder in the TV show “Little House on the Prairie,” is running as a Democrat for Michigan’s 8th District, she announced Monday afternoon. “I’m running for Congress to make life a little easier for... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Williams' Job Security Has Reached Breaking PointThe most heralded, touted and celebrated team before the season started has use
Williams' Job Security Has Reached Breaking Point
Bleacher Report / Posted 22 days ago
The most heralded, touted and celebrated team before the season started has used the first four-plus months of it to become easily the most disappointing. The Washington Nationals would have shocked no one by winning 100 games this year, or by... Read more
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Roll Call
'Little House on the Prairie' Star Challenges Michigan's Bishop‘Little House on the Prairie’ Star Challenges Mike Bishop in Michigan Gilbert,
'Little House on the Prairie' Star Challenges Michigan's Bishop
Roll Call / Posted 23 days ago
‘Little House on the Prairie’ Star Challenges Mike Bishop in Michigan Gilbert, of “Little House on the Prairie” fame, announced her first run for electoral office. (Rob Kim/Getty Images) Actress Melissa Gilbert, who played Laura Ingalls Wilder in... Read more
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The Washington Times
Stephen Strasburg lasts seven innings, allows three hits in return from disabled listSaturday afternoon, before his team’s game against the Colorado Rockies, Washin
Stephen Strasburg lasts seven innings, allows three hits in return from disabled list
The Washington Times / Posted 25 days ago
Saturday afternoon, before his team’s game against the Colorado Rockies, Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams was asked how he would potentially bridge the gap between Stephen Strasburg, making his first start off the disabled list, and closer... Read more
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Covers.com
Fister headed to Nats' bullpen as Strasburg returns -WASHINGTON -- Stephen Strasburg is ready to come off the disabled list, and he
Fister headed to Nats' bullpen as Strasburg returns -
Covers.com / Posted 26 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Stephen Strasburg is ready to come off the disabled list, and he will start for the Washington Nationals on Saturday against the visiting Colorado Rockies. The 27-year-old right-hander has been out since July 5 due to a left oblique... Read more
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Washington Post
Nationals power past the Diamondbacks in series finaleNationals rookie Joe Ross remains in the rotation after his six-inning effort o
Nationals power past the Diamondbacks in series finale
Washington Post / Posted 27 days ago
Nationals rookie Joe Ross remains in the rotation after his six-inning effort on Thursday. (Brad Mills/USA Today Sports) Hours before the Washington Nationals took the field on Thursday afternoon, with questions swirling about their uneven play in... Read more
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Washington Post
Nationals suffer 11-4 loss as Diamondbacks tee off on bullpenWashington starter Gio Gonzalez surrenders eight hits and a pair of runs in fiv
Nationals suffer 11-4 loss as Diamondbacks tee off on bullpen
Washington Post / Posted 28 days ago
Washington starter Gio Gonzalez surrenders eight hits and a pair of runs in five innings at Nationals Park. Then the bottom fell out for the Nats. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post) During the Washington Nationals’ 11-4 loss to the Arizona... Read more
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KOAT7abc Albuquerque
Diamondbacks 11, Nationals 4WASHINGTON -- Welington Castillo had two hits, including a three-run homer, and
Diamondbacks 11, Nationals 4
KOAT7abc Albuquerque / Posted 28 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Welington Castillo had two hits, including a three-run homer, and Aaron Hill drove in two runs without any hits as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the slumping Washington Nationals 11-4 on Wednesday night in a wild game.Hill had a... Read more
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Washington Post
Matt Williams isn’t getting any relief on his bullpen handlingNationals Manager Matt Williams pulls relief pitcher Tanner Roark in the ninth
Matt Williams isn’t getting any relief on his bullpen handling
Washington Post / Posted 30 days ago
Nationals Manager Matt Williams pulls relief pitcher Tanner Roark in the ninth inning of the team’s 7-2 loss to the New York Mets on July 21. Williams has been criticized for leaving pitchers in too late and pulling them too early since last year’s... Read more
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The Washington Times
On Baseball: Nationals suddenly have a fight on their handsSigning Max Scherzer was assumed to be an over-the-top move, a boulder-sized ch
On Baseball: Nationals suddenly have a fight on their hands
The Washington Times / Posted 30 days ago
Signing Max Scherzer was assumed to be an over-the-top move, a boulder-sized cherry on top of an already fierce pitching rotation. His $210 million contract caused anguish from outsiders, plus laughs and predictions from teammates. The latter two... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
10 Degrees: The Mets are on fire and trying to validate themselves, like so many othersThe first two games were one-run losses, both frittered away in the late inning
10 Degrees: The Mets are on fire and trying to validate themselves, like so many others
Yahoo Sports / Posted 30 days ago
The first two games were one-run losses, both frittered away in the late innings, the kind that sting even more when considering Drew Storen and Jonathan Papelbon, arguably the best relief duo in the National League, spent the entire series picking... Read more
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The Washington Times
Lucas Duda hits two home runs as Mets defeat NationalsNEW YORK — A roaring crowd. A newcomer to a suddenly potent lineup. A stingy pi
Lucas Duda hits two home runs as Mets defeat Nationals
The Washington Times / Posted a month ago
NEW YORK — A roaring crowd. A newcomer to a suddenly potent lineup. A stingy pitching staff. The Washington Nationals are finding it’s not so easy playing at Citi Field anymore. They could find themselves out of sole possession of first place, too,... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Mets edge Nationals late in Cespedes' debutNEW YORK — When the Washington Nationals took the bat out of Yoenis Cespedes‘ h
Mets edge Nationals late in Cespedes' debut
Sportsnet.ca / Posted a month ago
NEW YORK — When the Washington Nationals took the bat out of Yoenis Cespedes‘ hands in the eighth inning, Lucas Duda let the rest of the National League know how tough it’s going to be now to get through the middle of the new Mets’ lineup. Duda hit... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Duda has 2 HRs, Mets win Cespedes' debutDuda hit a tiebreaking double after Cespedes was walked intentionally, leading
Duda has 2 HRs, Mets win Cespedes' debut
Yahoo Sports / Posted a month ago
Duda hit a tiebreaking double after Cespedes was walked intentionally, leading New York to a come-from-behind, 3-2 victory over the Nationals on Saturday night in front of the second largest crowd ever for a Mets game at Citi Field. ''That's exactly... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Kershaw's scoreless streak hits 37 inningsClayton Kershaw had seven strikeouts on Saturday. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) L
Kershaw's scoreless streak hits 37 innings
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted a month ago
Clayton Kershaw had seven strikeouts on Saturday. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) LOS ANGELES – Clayton Kershaw extended his scoreless streak to 37 innings with eight innings of two-hit ball and batterymate Yasmani Grandal hit a two-run homer, leading... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Lucas Duda continues rampage with 2 HRs in Mets 3-2 win over Washington NationalsNEW YORK -- Lucas Duda is back. If there was any question, his week-long rampa
Lucas Duda continues rampage with 2 HRs in Mets 3-2 win over Washington Nationals
Staten Island Advance / Posted 1 months ago
NEW YORK -- Lucas Duda is back. If there was any question, his week-long rampage on opposing pitchers peaked Saturday night against the Nationals. Duda homered twice, giving him 20 this year, and doubled in the game-winning run in the Mets 3-2 win... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Mets pull within game of NationalsNEW YORK >> Lucas Duda homered twice and hit a tiebreaking double in the sevent
Mets pull within game of Nationals
The Register Citizen / Posted 1 months ago
NEW YORK >> Lucas Duda homered twice and hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning after newcomer Yoenis Cespedes was walked intentionally, leading the New York Mets to a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Mets pull within game of NationalsNEW YORK >> Lucas Duda homered twice and hit a tiebreaking double in the sevent
Mets pull within game of Nationals
The Middletown Press / Posted 1 months ago
NEW YORK >> Lucas Duda homered twice and hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning after newcomer Yoenis Cespedes was walked intentionally, leading the New York Mets to a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday... Read more
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NBC New York
Mets Beat Nationals, 3When the Washington Nationals took the bat out of Yoenis Cespedes' hands in the
Mets Beat Nationals, 3
NBC New York / Posted 1 months ago
When the Washington Nationals took the bat out of Yoenis Cespedes' hands in the eighth inning, Lucas Duda let the rest of the National League know how tough it's going to be now to get through the middle of the new Mets' lineup. Duda hit a... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Duda's big day launches MetsNEW YORK — When the Washington Nationals took the bat out of Yoenis Cespedes' h
Duda's big day launches Mets
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 1 months ago
NEW YORK — When the Washington Nationals took the bat out of Yoenis Cespedes' hands in the eighth inning, Lucas Duda let the rest of the National League know how tough it's going to be now to get through the middle of the new Mets' lineup. Duda hit... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
Lucas Duda powers Mets to 3-2 win over NatsNEW YORK — Lucas Duda homered twice and hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh
Lucas Duda powers Mets to 3-2 win over Nats
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 1 months ago
NEW YORK — Lucas Duda homered twice and hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning after newcomer Yoenis Cespedes was walked intentionally, leading the New York Mets to a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Lucas Duda (2 HRs) powers Mets past Nats, 3-2, in Cespedes' debutNEW YORK – Optimism and energy swirled inside Citi Field hours before game time
Lucas Duda (2 HRs) powers Mets past Nats, 3-2, in Cespedes' debut
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 1 months ago
NEW YORK – Optimism and energy swirled inside Citi Field hours before game time. The Mets’ latest acquisition, Yoenis Cespedes, greeted his new teammates. Terry Collins gushed about his abundant lineup possibilities. The second largest crowd in Citi... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Duda helps make Cespedes a winner in Mets debutNEW YORK (AP) - Lucas Duda homered twice and hit a tiebreaking double in the ei
Duda helps make Cespedes a winner in Mets debut
KTVN Reno / Posted 1 months ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Lucas Duda homered twice and hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning after newcomer Yoenis Cespedes was walked intentionally, leading the New York Mets to a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday... Read more
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Salon.com
Duda helps make Cespedes a winner in Mets debutNEW YORK (AP) — Lucas Duda homered twice and hit a tiebreaking double in the se
Duda helps make Cespedes a winner in Mets debut
Salon.com / Posted 1 months ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Lucas Duda homered twice and hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning after newcomer Yoenis Cespedes was walked intentionally, leading the New York Mets to a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Duda helps make Cespedes a winner in Mets debutNEW YORK (AP) - Lucas Duda homered twice and hit a tiebreaking double in the se
Duda helps make Cespedes a winner in Mets debut
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 1 months ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Lucas Duda homered twice and hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning after newcomer Yoenis Cespedes was walked intentionally, leading the New York Mets to a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday... Read more
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Washington Post
Nats drop second straight to MetsNEW YORK — Quantitatively, wins mean the same thing in August as they do in Apr
Nats drop second straight to Mets
Washington Post / Posted 1 months ago
NEW YORK — Quantitatively, wins mean the same thing in August as they do in April. A loss in May counts for one, much like a loss in September does. The weight of each game does not increase as the stretch run begins. The margin for error... Read more
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NBC Sports: HardballTalk
Lucas Duda’s last eight hits have been home runsUpdate: Well, the streak is over. Duda hit a go-ahead RBI double in the eighth
Lucas Duda’s last eight hits have been home runs
NBC Sports: HardballTalk / Posted 1 months ago
Update: Well, the streak is over. Duda hit a go-ahead RBI double in the eighth inning against lefty reliever Matt Thornton. Mets first baseman Lucas Duda is on a home run tear. The slugging lefty drilled solo home runs in each of his first two plate... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Primer on How MLB Waiver Deadline WorksThe non-waiver trade deadline has come and gone, but that doesn't mean there wi
Primer on How MLB Waiver Deadline Works
Bleacher Report / Posted 1 months ago
The non-waiver trade deadline has come and gone, but that doesn't mean there will be no more trades the rest of the way around Major League Baseball. Teams will still be able to add players through the waiver process between now and the end of the... Read more
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Washington Post
Extra dramatic: Nationals fall to Mets in 12 innings, 2Ryan Zimmerman strolls back to the Nats dugout holding a piece of what used to
Extra dramatic: Nationals fall to Mets in 12 innings, 2
Washington Post / Posted 1 months ago
Ryan Zimmerman strolls back to the Nats dugout holding a piece of what used to be his bat in the seventh inning at Citi Field. (Mike Stobe/Getty Images) NEW YORK — A few hours after the non-waiver trade deadline passed, the race for the National... Read more
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