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Hard hits equal hard luck for Nationals

There are nights when a manager will explain a loss away by claiming his guys hit the ball hard, but everyone knows it’s mere lip service for an otherwise lackluster performance at the plate. 894 more words

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Instant analysis: Phillies 2, Nats 1

GAME IN A NUTSHELL: The Nationals, to the surprise of nobody, got another strong start from Doug Fister. They got some quality defense from a host of players, including Jayson Werth and the just-acquired Asdrubal Cabrera. 481 more words

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Game 107: Phillies at Nats

Asdrubal Cabrera has arrived and will make his Nationals debut tonight, batting seventh and starting at second base against the Phillies. I would imagine that’s where we’ll see the former Indians infielder most of the time, though we’ll see how it all plays out. 998 more words

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Nats' July in review: We want to finish strong

For the first three weeks of July, the Nats regulars were all healthy and the team played really well, going 11–5. After Ryan Zimmerman suffered a “Grade 3″ hamstring on July 22, however, and went on the disabled list, the Nats finished the month 3–5. 1,001 more words

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For Nats GM Rizzo, 'there are no small trades'

By Andrew Simon

WASHINGTON — A little more than a year after the D-backs selected him in the ninth round of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft, Zach Walters was shipped to the Nationals at the ‘11 Trade Deadline for veteran pitcher Jason Marquis. 330 more words


Nationals Stock Watch: Roark leading rotation

We take a look at the Nationals’ past week, at a glance:

Record: 3-3

Team slash: .231/.326/.265

Team ERA:  3.32

Runs per game: 3

STOCK UP… 650 more words

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Consistency propels Nats to NL's best record

There seems to be a sense among many that the Nationals haven’t really taken off as a team this season, that there’s a much higher level of success yet to reach for a talented ballclub that hasn’t achieved its full potential. 540 more words

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