1. Federal Reserve's Minor League Players Of The Week: 5/11

    Batter of the Week - Steven Souza, 3B, Hagerstown When the Nationals drafted Souza with their third round pick in 2007, they probably didn't think he would be hitting .222/.317/...

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  2. NL East Update: The One Where David Wright Can't Stop Whiffing

    Mets Blog is starting to get worried about David Wrights' astronomically high strikeout rate, and (W)rightfully so, up until Monday he was in the midst of striking out in eight consecutive at bats...

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  3. Predicting the Washington Nationals' Playoff Chances with Accuscore 5/11

    As we will do each week throughout the season, we will today take a look at Accuscore's playoff forecaster to see how the previous weeks games influenced the division's playoff race...

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  4. Kennedy, Zimmerman Power Washington Nationals To 3-2 Win Over New York Mets

    After his previous start that yielded six runs and five walks to the Atlanta Braves in 5.1 innings, many thought that Washington Nationals rookie starter Luis Atilano may be starting to unravel...

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  5. Series Preview: Nats Return to the Big Apple

    BUSINESS AS USUAL After taking two of three from both the Atlanta Braves and the Florida Marlins, the Washington Nationals (17-14) head north to face the New York Mets (17-14) for the second time this season...

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  6. Washington Nationals: Confidence Is the Difference for Matt Capps

    In 2009, Matt Capps, had a year which no one, not even him, could figure out. His strikeout rate, 7.62 K/9, was the highest of his career. His ground ball percentage, 40.7, was the highest it had ever been, and his average fastball speed, 93...

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  7. Washinton Nationals Bulletin: Livan Leads The Way in Win Over Florida Marlins

    With win over Marlins, Nats continue to create new identity — Ben Goessling, MASN.com "But what these Nationals are doing is so different from a year ago, it almost defies explanation...

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  8. Nationals Top Marlins to Take Series 2-1

    The pink bats were out and mothers of all kinds filled the stadium at Nationals Park today. Behind another brilliant start by pitcher Livan Hernandez, the Nationals took the rubber game in a 3-2 victory over the Florida Marlins...

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  9. Happy Mother's Day Baseball Moms!

    Last Father's Day I wrote a piece about how dads influenced the way we came to know, watch, and love baseball...

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  10. Nats Bulletin: Nats come from behind to win 5-4 against stingy Marlins

    Washington Nationals Keep Coming Back, Beat Florida Marlins 5-4 - Patrick Reddington, Federal Baseball "Matt Chico's BACK!! Regardless of the outcome, Nats' left-hander ...

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  11. NL East Update: Jamie Moyer Breaks Records, Rod Barajas Walks Off

    Jamie Moyer, at 47 years old, became the oldest player in the history of baseball to pitch a complete game shutout, beating the Braves 7-0. Moyer probably has another five years left in him...

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  12. Stephen Strasburg Makes His Triple-A Debut, Smokes Gwinnett

    Washington Nationals top prospect Stephen Strasburg successfully completed his first Triple-A start Friday night in front of a sold-out Syracuse Chiefs crowd...

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  13. Washington Nationals Bulletin: Bullpen Fails as Nats Lose 4-2 to Florida Marlins

    Behind a strong outing from starting pitcher Craig Stammen the Nationals were able to grab a 2-1 lead at the end of the sixth. It was short-lived...

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  14. Series Preview: Nationals look for revenge against the Fish

    The Washington Nationals (15-13) set to play host to the Florida Marlins (13-15) at Nats Park this weekend. The Nationals will be out for revenge after the club dropped two-out-of-three against the Fish in Miami to start off the month of May...

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  15. Olsen's Dramatic Performance

    The Washington Nationals were coming off a devastating extra inning loss the night before to the Atlanta Braves. Rookie phenom Jason Heyward and catcher Brian McCann were out of the lineup...

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  16. How Scott Olsen Took the No-No To the 8th in the Nats Win

    Willie Harris's bottom of the ninth walk-off single wasn't one of the most exciting moments of the Nationals 3-2 victory last night. No, that came from the Nationals starting pitcher, Scott Olsen...

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  17. John Lannan Out, Jason Marquis Coming Back for Washington Nationals?

    The Washington Nationals' nominal ace, John Lannan, will miss at least one start with soreness in his left forearm and elbow...

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  18. Should the Washington Nationals' Ivan Rodriguez Be Batting Second?

    Ivan Rodriguez continues to defy the odds. At the age of 38, few thought he would be a productive everyday player in the majors in 2010...

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  19. Bobby Cox Out-Duels Jim Riggelman as Nats Fall To Braves in Extra Innings

    Despite late inning heroics from Josh Willingham to push the game to extra innings, the Nationals fell in the 10th inning Wednesday night as Matt Diaz singled in Brandon Hicks with the winning run in a 7-6 victory by the Atlanta Braves...

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  20. NL East Update: Ryan Madson Is Down and Out

    The Phillies were dealt a big blow to their bullpen with the news that Ryan Madson will miss the next 8 weeks with a broken right big toe...

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  21. Bryce Harper Update: Washington Nationals GM Mike Rizzo Goes To Nevada

    The Washington Nationals have made several moves over the past week indicating that their interest in Bryce Harper is extremely high, and they may be zeroing in on the 17-year-old phenom...

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  22. Nationals-Braves: Ian Desmond Shines as Washington Wins 6-3

    The Washington Nationals ended their two-game losing streak last night, topping the Braves 6-3 in their return to Nats Park...

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  23. Federal Reserve's Minor League Player of the Week: 5/4

    Batter of the Week - Michael Burgess, RF, Potomac Burgess has always drawn some controversy among Nationals' observers...

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  24. NL East Update: A Division Full Of Prospects

    To follow with the recent trend of NL East teams calling up their highly touted prospects, The Good Phight checks in on Dominic Brown , the lone man remaining from the Phillies "Big 3" in the farm system last year...

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  25. Nationals-Braves Series Preview: Washington Takes on the Old Guard

    NATS' HISTORIC APRIL With no game Monday evening, the Washington Nationals (13-12) can look ahead to their upcoming series with the Atlanta Braves (11-14). While just one game above ...

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