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The Baseball Show: Williams for Manager of the Year?

This week’s episode of ‘The Baseball Show’ covered a lot of subjects including the Nationals’ recent three-game skid, Doug Fister’s struggles this past week and whether Matt Williams deserves any consideration for NL Manager of the Year. 117 more words

Fister's surprisingly ineffective week

PHILADELPHIA — When it happened over the weekend against the Giants, it felt like one blip on an otherwise stellar summer of pitching dominance. When it happened again Wednesday night against the Phillies, you started to wonder whether this has quickly become more than a mere blip. 666 more words

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Nats Swept By Last-Place Phillies

PHILADELPHIA — Here come the Philadelphia Phillies a tad too late.

Pinch-hitter Grady Sizemore hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning, helping the Phillies beat the NL East-leading Washington Nationals 8-4 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep. 744 more words


Grady Sizemore Helps Phillies To Win

The Philadelphia Phillies were down the entire game until the sixth inning when Grady Sizemore‘s two-run blasted lit the spark that ignited the fire in the Phillies’ 8-4 win against the… 86 more words

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Instant analysis: Phillies 8, Nats 4

GAME IN A NUTSHELL: After losing the first two games of his series in large part due to lights-out pitching performances by A.J. Burnett and Cole Hamels, the Nationals knew they needed a win tonight to avoid a sweep at the hands of the last-place Phillies. 494 more words

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Game 132: Nats at Phillies

PHILADELPHIA — The last thing the Nationals want, on the heels of a 9-1 homestand, is to open this 9-game road trip by getting swept by the Phillies. 980 more words

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Mariners' GM Zduriencik Extended

Mariners’ GM Jack Zduriencik received a multi-year contract extension today, removing all doubt that he would be back next season. He signed a one-year extension the year prior. 650 more words