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Harper, Nats Rout Mets 10-3 to Close in on NL East

NEW YORK — With a versatile lineup that can generate offense in so many different ways, the Washington Nationals definitely look like a dangerous team come October. 848 more words


Mets tell Jenrry Mejia to "tone down" his post-save celebrations

If you saw the final out of the Mets’ 4-3 win over the Nationals last night at Citi Field, you might have noticed that Jenrry Mejia added a new wrinkle to his usual post-save “stomp” celebration. 234 more words

Nats can't sweep Braves, but still sitting pretty

Say this for Matt Williams: His never-look-back, never-look-ahead mantra has permeated through the entire Nationals clubhouse in his first season as manager.

Williams has refused throughout to discuss much of anything involving events or decisions that come on future dates, and his players have picked up on it along the way, never letting themselves get caught up in the long-term picture when there’s still another game to be won in the short-term. 569 more words

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Combatting the Sun Monster

When the MLB calendar reaches its final weeks and the season transitions from summer to fall, Nationals Park can sometimes present a surprise for whoever is playing in the outfield. 563 more words

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Explaining the Harper-Span collision

There were several mistakes made along the way in the Nationals’ 9-8 loss to the Phillies in 11 innings on Friday, one in which the Nats blew a four-run lead overall and a three-run advantage in the ninth alone. 496 more words

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Time for a change?

It was a crossroads many spotted from a distance.

Despite a first place record and a near-lock for an NL East division title, the 79-60 Nationals have a problem brewing in the back of their bullpen. 975 more words

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Nats notes: Williams to 'address' closer situation

By Andrew Simon

WASHINGTON — After Rafael Soriano’s rough second half continued with a blown save in Friday’s loss to the Phillies, Nationals manager Matt Williams stopped short of announcing a change in closers but said he will “address” the situation. 691 more words