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Taylor returns to lineup with a bang

When the Nationals realized on Thursday that center fielder Denard Span would be lost for the season, they knew exactly who to turn to. Sitting on their bench was rookie Michael Taylor, the heir apparent at the position, who had mostly thrived this season while Span was recovering from injuries. 565 more words

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Mick Taylor, an unrebellious rebel

“I was, naturally, nervous – that whole process had taken from when I went to South Melbourne as a 17 year old in 1972, until 1978, and I can still remember – I got hit on the pads first ball. 4,807 more words


Are The Nationals In Trouble?

By : Adam Tenenbaum

As August starts to wind down, the pennant races start to form, as teams fight down the stretch in order to reach October. 531 more words

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Hip surgery for Span, but Taylor's injury not serious

Denard Span’s injury plagued season will come to an abrupt conclusion Tuesday when the Nationals leadoff man has surgery to repair the labrum in his left hip, but the club was able to breathe a bit easier Friday when it learned Michael Taylor (Span’s backup in center field) was not seriously injured during a scary-looking collision with the wall the previous night. 1,120 more words

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Game 127: Marlins at Nats

The Nationals suffered three blows last night, with Michael Taylor and Yunel Escobar getting hurt and Denard Span going back on the DL only two days after returning, but they did manage to win the game and their series against the Padres. 812 more words

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Span likely done for season after setback

Denard Span’s return from the disabled list earlier this week was as big an emotional boost as the Nationals had experienced in quite some time. Which only made the center fielder’s return to the DL late Thursday night an even tougher punch to the gut. 969 more words

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Michael Taylor leaves game after crashing into outfield fence

Add another injury to the list for the Nationals tonight, as Michael Taylor was forced to exit in the top of the seventh inning against the Padres after crashing into the outfield fence. 98 more words