1. Jordan Zimmermann Leaves with Biceps Cramp

    All-star right-hander Jordan Zimmermann, the starting pitcher the Nationals view as their ace, exited in the fourth inning of his start Friday night with a cramp in his right biceps...

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  2. Nats Lose Zimmermann, Fall to Phillies 6-2

    This game already wasn't going particularly well for the Nationals when things really turned sour in the bottom of the fourth, for reasons having nothing to do with the scoreboard...

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  3. Zimmermann Leaves Game with Right Bicep Cramp

    Jordan Zimmermann left tonight's game with a right bicep cramp, per #Nats Manager Matt Williams. Expected to get a precautionary MRI tmrw...

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  4. Harper's Solo Shot

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  5. Matt Williams: 'No Issue' with Buck Showalter Yelling at Jayson Werth

    Jayson Werth said he still felt “pretty sore” Friday afternoon from the foul ball he took off his left foot in the final at-bat of Thursday night's loss...

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  6. Zimmermann Exits Start in Fourth with Injury

    Nationals right-hander Jordan Zimmermann left Friday night's game against the Phillies in the bottom of the fourth inning with an undisclosed injury...

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  7. Jordan Zimmermann Leaves Early vs. Phillies

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  8. Ian Desmond Expected to Return Saturday

    The Nationals expect shortstop Ian Desmond to return to their lineup Saturday night and miss only one game with a swollen right hand, Manager Matt Williams said...

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  9. Nats Lineup: Desmond (Hand) Sits vs. PHI

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  10. Nats 2014 Midseason Report Card

    Three games remain before the Nationals hit the All-Star break. As the first half of the season winds down, Washington is in a prime position to make a run at its second NL East title in three years...

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  11. Bryce Harper Hoping for a Breakout After DL Return

    Since he returned to the Nationals lineup, Bryce Harper hasn't quite looked like himself. He entered Thursday's game just 4 for 28 with one extra-base hit, four walks and 11 strikeouts...

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  12. Desmond Leaves Game With Hand Injury

    Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond left Thursday's game against the Orioles due to an apparent hand injury suffered in the top of the eighth inning...

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  13. Video: Rendon Thanks Fans Via Instagram

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  14. Nationals Switch on Power, Move into First Place

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  15. Nats' Harper, Zimmerman and Ramos Enduring a Prolonged Power Outage

    Sherlock Holmes once solved a murder and the theft of a famous racehorse because he investigated “the curious incident of the dog in the nighttime.” But the dog did nothing in the nighttime, a Scotland Yard detective said...

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  16. Cole Hamels Would Allow a Trade to the Nationals

    Sitting in last place with the third-highest payroll in the majors, the Philadelphia Phillies appear close to a massive breakup...

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  17. Stuart Wallace: The Scoop on LaRoche's Stellar Glove Work

    Playing a position known more for offensive contributions from players who often lack the defensive skills to play elsewhere, Adam LaRoche has become a unique commodity for his glove work...

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  18. Williams on Harper's Struggles at the Plate: "He'll Be Fine"

    Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper went 0-for-3 Monday in the loss to the Orioles . He has gone just 3-for-20 (.150) in the past six games with 10 strikeouts...

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  19. Bryce Harper Still the Right MLB Superstar to Build Franchise Around

    Before we get on with what, I think, is going to be something like my 16th spirited defense of Bryce Harper , I must grant that this is one for the "had you told me" file...

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  20. If Desmond Won't Stay for $90 Million, Nats Need to Start Shopping

    Turn down $90 million, and it's probably safe to assume that your team is going to start looking for a potential replacement...

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  21. Nationals Deserve More Than One All-Star, and Soriano Is Biggest Omission

    After Rafael Soriano hurled a perfect eight-pitch ninth inning to save Washington's 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday, their seventh victory in eight games, the Nationals ...

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  22. Nationals Pitcher Jordan Zimmermann Named NL All-Star

    Washington, D.C. -- Washington pitcher Jordan Zimmermann had more on his mind than the Chicago Cubs when he took the mound July 6 at Nationals Park. And most of the thoughts were good ones...

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  23. Harper: 'Going to Take a Little Time to Get Back into It'

    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper, who returned to the lineup Monday after missing roughly two months with a thumb injury, understands that it's tough to have immediate success after such a lengthy absence...

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  24. Bryce Harper hitting sixth because timing is 'a little tick off'

    Earlier in the week, Nationals Manager Matt Williams hoped to ease Bryce Harper back into the lineup by hitting him sixth in the lineup but he added he didn't intend to do that for long...

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  25. Gio Gonzalez Dominates Cubs and Dominates Late

    For those thinking big picture, perhaps the most important inning of Gio Gonzalez's dominant performance against the Cubs is the one he didn't pitch...

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