1. The Nats Are Back and Getting on Track

    Stephen Strasburg gave up a leadoff single to Yonder Alonso in the second. Jedd Gyorko then smacked Strasburg's 97 mph fastball over the wall in left for a two-run homer. Strasburg retired the next three Padres in order...

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  2. With Fully Healthy Lineup, Nats Get the Best of Padres

    GAME IN A NUTSHELL: It took 124 games, but Matt Williams finally had the opportunity to fill out his original, projected lineup, thanks to Denard Span's return from a two-month stay on the DL with a lower back injury...

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  3. Strasburg, Zimmerman Lead Nats Past Padres 8-3

    WASHINGTON -- Stephen Strasburg allowed two hits over six innings, Ryan Zimmerman hit a grand slam and the Washington Nationals beat the San Diego Padres 8-3 for their third straight victory...

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  4. Watch: Zimms Grand Slam Pads Nats' Lead in 6th

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  5. FanGraphs: Struggling Nationals Call on Trea Turner

    It's no secret that the Washington Nationals have fallen short of expectations this season. At 62-61, the unanimous NL East favorites from the preseason sit 5.5 games behind the Mets with a discouraging 19% chance of winning the NL East...

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  6. A Few Ideas for Nats' Lineup with Span Back

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  7. The Washington Nationals May Be the Most Chill Team in Baseball

    According to the numbers, which say the Washington Nationals are 5 1/2 games back with 39 to play, which show their odds of making the playoffs decreasing with each loss and each New York Mets win, hope for the season is evaporating day by day...

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  8. Pennant Pursuit Hinges on Nationals' Offense

    WASHINGTON -- By pounding the Brewers , 9-5, on Sunday afternoon, the Nationals won their first home series since July 20-22 against the Mets . It was also the first time since late June that Washington won consecutive series...

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  9. With Span Back, What Happens to Taylor?

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  10. Nationals' Span Expects to Return from DL on Tuesday

    The Washington Nationals will soon have their spark plug back in the lineup as they prepare to make a resurgence back into the postseason picture...

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  11. Nats Build Momentum with Another Series Win

    The beginning of the Nationals ' weekend series against the lowly Milwaukee Brewers was about as unfortunate as they come. The Nats were blown out by a bad team on the first day of what is by all accounts a very important homestand...

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  12. Nats Feast at the Plate in Win over Brewers

    Baseball realism insists that long-term perfection is impossible, that when 40 games remain, 40 wins cannot follow — though these Washington Nationals would certainly benefit from such a streak...

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  13. Rendon, Ramos Homer, Nationals Beat Brewers 9-5

    WASHINGTON -- Anthony Rendon and Wilson Ramos homered, Danny Espinosa hit a three-run double and the Washington Nationals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-5 Sunday...

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  14. Harper Nabs Braun at Second

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  15. Nats Get Boost from Struggling Veterans in Win Against Brewers

    The Washington Nationals had just taken a comfortable lead in the fourth inning of an eventual 6-1 win and Jayson Werth sought to add to the margin, attempting to score on Anthony Rendon's double to deep left...

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  16. Werth Added to New Nats Lineup Saturday

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  17. Lineup: Escobar (Neck), Werth Out Saturday

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  18. Yunel Escobar of Washington Nationals 3B Leaves After Apparent Injury

    WASHINGTON -- Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar left Friday's 10-3 loss against Milwaukee after a collision while trying to catch a foul ball in the first inning...

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  19. Nats Fall to Brewers, 10-3, to Open Crucial Homestand with a Big Thud

    Matt Williams stood in the Washington Nationals ' dugout, hands at his hips, glaring at his team. A strong throw from Bryce Harper in right field in the seventh inning went through catcher Jose Lobaton's legs...

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  20. Harper's Solo Home Run

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  21. Watch: Escobar Hits Railing and Fan Going for Ball

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  22. Nationals' Escobar Leaves with Apparent Injury After Colliding with Fan

    Washington Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar departed Friday's game with an apparent injury with two outs in the top of the first after crashing into a fan while trying to corral a pop fly in foul territory by the left-field stands...

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  23. Escobar Leaves After Hitting Wall Chasing Pop Up

    Yunel Escobar exits the game w a member of training staff after going for a foul ball on the 3B side. Espinosa in at 2B, Rendon moves to 3B...

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  24. Trea Turner Recalled by Nationals: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Washington Nationals ' playoff window continues to close with each game, but the team will at least give its fans some excitement in the form of Trea Turner. The Nats announced Friday they called up the 22-year-old shortstop...

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  25. Nats Finish Trip West with a 3-2 Loss in Colorado; 4 Games Back of Idle Mets

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