1. Nationals Agree To Minors Deal With Jose Valverde

    The Nationals have reached agreement on a minor league deal with righty Jose Valverde, Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com tweets. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported (Twitter links) that an arrangement was in the works...

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  2. Report: Nats Sign Valverde to Minors Deal

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  3. Williams: Johnson Pulled Muscle Under His Foot

    Reed Johnson pulled a muscle under his foot, felt it pop, acc to Matt Williams. Sounds like he'll be out awhile...

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  4. Uggla's 3-Run HR Helps Nats Complete Biggest Rally

    ATLANTA -- Dan Uggla drove in five runs, three on a homer in the ninth inning, to help the Washington Nationals rally from the franchise's biggest deficit to beat the Atlanta Braves 13-12 on Tuesday night and snap a seven-game losing streak...

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  5. Nats' Cole Shelled for 9 Runs in MLB Debut

    A.J. Cole's major-league debut was a night to remember. For the record books, at least. Not so much for him...

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  6. Scherzer Throws, Declares Himself 'Good to Go'

    ATLANTA -- Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer threw off the mound on Tuesday and pronounced himself ready to return to the rotation...

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  7. UPDATE: Cole to Make MLB Debut Tuesday Night

    With Max Scherzer's sprained thumb not healed enough to make his scheduled start Tuesday night, the Nationals will send prospect A.J. Cole to the mound to make his major-league debut against the Braves ...

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  8. Braves 8, Nats 4: Streak at 6 After Another Ugly Night

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  9. Nats Fume at Simmons for Injuring Escobar

    ATLANTA — Yunel Escobar is expected to miss a day or two after his left hand was cut in multiple places on a late, hard slide by Andrelton Simmons during Tuesday night's game ...

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  10. Escobar Leaves Game with Apparent Hand Injury

    ATLANTA — Yunel Escobar was forced out of Monday night's game in the bottom of the fifth inning with what appeared to be a left hand injury after the Braves ' Andrelton Simmons slid hard into third base...

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  11. Escobar Leaves Games Early vs. Braves

    Yunel Escobar is coming out of the game after a hard slide by Andrelton Simmons knocked Escobar's glove clear off...

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  12. Max Scherzer Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Thumb and Return

    Max Scherzer has been one of the most durable pitchers in baseball since 2009, but the Washington Nationals ace is dealing with a sprained right thumb. He will return against the New York Mets on May 1...

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  13. Report: Nats Optimistic Scherzer Won't Miss More Than 1 Start

    Max Scherzer (sprained right thumb) is getting information from a specialist, but #Nats optimistic he will miss no more than 1 start...

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  14. Stock Up, Stock Down for Washington Nationals' Top 10 Prospects for Week 3

    While the Washington Nationals continue to experience more peaks and valleys than an EKG machine, it never hurts to look around Old Mike Rizzo's farm and take stock of the team's future big league contributors...

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  15. Nationals Botch a Rundown, Fall 6-2 to Marlins as Losing Skid Hits Five

    MIAMI — The perplexing futility of these Washington Nationals continued Sunday in a 6-2 loss to the Marlins ...

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  16. Scherzer Doubtful for Tuesday's Start with Thumbsprain

    MIAMI — The odds of Max Scherzer making his scheduled start Tuesday night in Atlanta look slim after the Nationals ace was unable to throw Sunday morning without feeling discomfort ...

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  17. Harper's Solo Homer

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  18. Lineup Shut out for 1st Time in 2015 in 8-0 Loss

    GAME IN A NUTSHELL: Losers of three straight, the Nationals knew they needed to string together some hits and plate more than a couple runs Saturday off Tom Koehler...

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  19. Bats Silent in Backing Up Strasburg

    GAME IN A NUTSHELL: Losers of three straight, the Nationals knew they needed to string together some hits and plate more than a couple runs Saturday off Tom Koehler...

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  20. Max Scherzer's Jammed Right Thumb Is Still Swollen

    Washington Nationals ' skipper Matt Williams and right-hander Max Scherzer talked after Thursday's game about the 30-year-old right-hander jamming his thumb in the series finale with St...

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  21. Bullpen Struggles Continue as Nats Lose Third Straight

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  22. Marlins 3, Nats 2: Familiar storyline leads to loss

    It's only April 24, but the Nationals recognize this 3-city, 10-game road trip through the NL East presents a real opportunity to make up some ground in the division.....

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  23. Ryan Zimmerman Dealing with Plantar Fasciitis, While Max Scherzer Jams Thumb

    When Ryan Zimmerman hit a line drive down the right field line to lead off the fourth inning of Thursday's loss to the Cardinals , he hardly took a turn...

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  24. Zimmerman Dealing with Plantar Fasciitis

    Ryan Zimmerman is dealing with plantar fasciitis in his left foot, a painful condition that left the Nationals first baseman noticeably limping around the field during Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Cardinals ...

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  25. Scherzer Good, Wacha Better as Nats Fall to Cards

    GAME IN A NUTSHELL: Max Scherzer vs. Michael Wacha looked like a good pitching matchup on paper, and it proved to be just that...

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