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Taylor, Solis called up; Johnson to DL; Cole sent down

Updated at 6:39 p.m.

ATLANTA — The Nationals made another flurry of roster moves Wednesday afternoon, promoting outfielder Michael Taylor and left-hander Sammy Solis to the majors, placing outfielder Reed Johnson on the 15-day disabled list and optioning right-hander A.J. 607 more words

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Leftovers from the wildest win in Nats history

ATLANTA — If your head is still spinning from the hysteria of last night — as a certain beat reporter’s certainly is — here are even more takeaways from the Nationals’ historic, 13-12 victory over the Braves… 874 more words

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The dramatic comeback sparked by the comeback vet

ATLANTA — At the end of a 3-week stretch of bad baseball that had seen the Nationals find new soul-crushing ways to lose ballgames on a nightly basis, this sure felt like rock bottom: Down eight runs after two innings, with an unsuspecting rookie pitcher forced to take a beating in his major-league debut for the good of the team. 1,221 more words

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Nats 13, Braves 12: Uggla's blast caps historic rally

GAME IN A NUTSHELL: Where to begin with this one? Guess we need to start at the beginning, with A.J. Cole making his major-league debut and getting beat up to the tune of nine runs in only two innings, a painful way to be introduced to the world. 525 more words

Game 21: Nats at Braves

ATLANTA — Major-league debuts are always a big deal, no matter how touted a rookie is or is not. But they’re an even bigger deal when they come in a particularly important game for that young player’s team, as most certainly is the case tonight for A.J. 1,068 more words

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Martin optioned to AAA to clear spot for Cole

ATLANTA — Needing to clear a spot on their roster for A.J. Cole to make his big-league debut Tuesday night, the Nationals optioned reliever Rafael Martin to Class AAA Syracuse. 270 more words

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UPDATE: Cole to make MLB debut Tuesday night

Updated at 11:36 p.m.

ATLANTA — With Max Scherzer’s sprained thumb not healed enough to make his scheduled start Tuesday night, the Nationals will send prospect A.J. 420 more words

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