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Giants-Nationals NLDS Game 2 headed into the 18th inning

The second game of the NLDS between the Giants and the Nationals is now in the 18th inning, becoming the second-longest playoff game in playoff baseball history. 145 more words

Flying with Natitude

The Nats are in the playoffs again, which means I have someone for whom to passionately root in October. But this year it comes with an extra incentive.  323 more words

Extra Bases

Nats' Storen, Orioles' Jones Get 2nd Chance in Postseason

WASHINGTON — Three years ago, Drew Storen was the confident, young closer for the Washington Nationals, a first-round draft pick who saved 43 games.

Two years ago, he needed elbow surgery in April, worked his way back into the last-guy-on-the-mound job by the time the playoffs rolled around, then allowed a ninth-inning lead to become a 9-7 loss in Game 5 of the NL division series against St. 769 more words

Sports

Nats Clinch NL Home-Field Edge, Split With Marlins

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kike Hernandez’s grand slam, J.T. Realmuto’s three-run triple and Adeiny Hechavarria’s four hits helped the Miami Marlins beat the NL East champion Washington Nationals 15-7 for a split of a day-night doubleheader Friday. 161 more words

Sports

The Fulfillment of May Showers: Marlins-Nationals Series

It’s not easy to win when you have nothing to play for. In this final series of the year, the Marlins have second place to play for. 368 more words

Nationals

Jayson Werth was kicked out of the Nats' fantasy football league

Deep in a Washington Post feature about Nationals reliever Craig Stammen’s role in some of the team’s clubhouse traditions comes this important quote:

“We kicked Jayson Werth out of the (fantasy football) league this year,” Stammen said.

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MLB

Potomac reups with Washington for 2 more seasons

The Potomac Nationals have had tremendous success lining up with their big league parent club just up the road in DC. In 10 seasons, the Potomac franchise has seen the likes of Jordan Zimmermann, Drew Storen, Anthony Rendon, Craig Stammen, Ross Detwiler, Ian Desmond, Danny Espinosa, and others stop over in Woodbridge on their way to Nationals Park. 98 more words