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Nats' post-season roster: The starting rotation

The Nats are in the enviable position of having five good starting pitchers. With extra days off during post-season play, a four-man rotation can pitch with the usual four days of rest between starts, which means that the worst starter gets bumped out of the rotation. 560 more words

Stephen Strasburg

Sully Baseball Daily Podcast - September 17, 2014



Washington and Baltimore both clinch in an amazing night for the Beltway and both franchises are seeking redemption.

Things get tight in the AL Central, a closer should be put in moth balls and stupidity overshadows what was basically a meaningless Rays and Yankees game. 96 more words

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Has Strasburg earned Game 1 start?

ATLANTA — It unfortunately got overshadowed amid the EKG that was the bottom of the ninth inning last night, but it should not be lost altogether: Stephen Strasburg pitched one of the best games of his life to beat the Braves and put the Nationals on the cusp of the NL East title. 452 more words

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After a nailbiter, Nats on the cusp of champagne

ATLANTA — As the ball screamed off B.J. Upton’s bat, made a beeline for Ian Desmond and then ricocheted off the shortstop’s mitt, everybody inside Turner Field had one or two quick thoughts racing through the mind. 758 more words

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Instant analysis: Nats 4, Braves 2

GAME IN A NUTSHELL: The Nationals arrived in Atlanta knowing they were on the verge of the NL East title. All they needed to do was exorcise one last demon: A Braves club that has been in a tailspin for the last month. 556 more words

Game 149: Nats at Braves

ATLANTA — Hello from Turner Field, where the Nationals hope to be celebrating something special before they leave town late Wednesday night. They’ll need to take 2 of 3 from the reeling Braves — as MLB.com’s Mark Bowman figured out, Atlanta is only 1/2-game better than Houston since April 29 — to clinch the NL East here. 991 more words

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State of the Nats: Close to clinching

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Magic number is at 4 – Thanks to a successful weekend in New York for the Nationals and a Texas Rangers’ sweep of the Braves, the Nats have a very good chance to clinch the NL East in Atlanta this week. 651 more words

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