1. Ian Desmond's Second-Half Power Surge Continues

    Ian Desmond finished a miserable first half with a .211 batting average and seven home runs in 348 plate appearances...

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  2. Nats Manager Matt Williams' Job Security Has Reached Its Breaking Point

    The most heralded, touted and celebrated team before the season started has used the first four-plus months of it to become easily the most disappointing...

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  3. Gonzalez Dominated, and the Nationals Provided Plenty of Support

    The Washington Nationals pounded Los Angeles Dodgers ' lefty Brett Anderson and beat LA 8-3 in the series opener in Dodger Stadium with Nats' lefty Gio Gonzalez throwing eight scoreless innings in Chavez Ravine...

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  4. Desmond Hits 2 HRs in Nats' 8-3 Win over Dodgers

    LOS ANGELES -- Gio Gonzalez scattered seven hits over eight scoreless innings, Ian Desmond hit two homers, and the Washington Nationals kicked off a 10-game trip with an 8-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night...

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  5. Ryan Zimmerman on Drew Storen: "He's the Least of Our Worries"

    Drew Storen watched his ERA jump from 1.52 to 2.70 over the weekend after two innings of work. The right-hander blew a three-run lead in the blink of an eye on Friday, surrendering a grand slam to Rockies slugger Carlos Gonzalez...

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  6. Frustrated Washington Nationals Hit Road with Extra Baggage

    For the Washington Nationals , this was supposed to be the friendly part of the schedule. The eye of the storm. The standard poodle of the dog days of summer...

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  7. The Washington Nationals' Best Prospect at Every Position

    The Washington Nationals have some of the most exciting prospects in baseball, and contrary to popular belief, they're not all starting pitchers...

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  8. Washington Nationals Fall, 6-4, to Last-Place Colorado Rockies, Lose Series

    The Washington Nationals , almost intact now and still out of first in the National League East, lost this weekend's series to the Colorado Rockies , who began the weekend 16 games under ...

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  9. Werth's back-to-back jack

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  10. Zimmerman's solo homer

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  11. Werth, Escobar Return to Lineup Today vs. COL

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  12. Strasburg Reminds Us Just How Good He Can Be

    Nights like this, when Stephen Strasburg takes complete ownership of a baseball game and renders any opposing lineup (no matter the talent within it) helpless, can leave you with mixed emotions...

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  13. Stephen Strasburg's Overpowering Comeback Is Game-Changer in NL East Race

    The Washington Nationals needed something. Some sort of a boost, a spark, whatever, but it had to be the kind of performance that kick-started their stalling, sputtering second half...

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  14. Harper's Sliding Grab

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  15. Nats Keep It Close Until Mistake Costs Them Late

    The Nationals jumped out to an early lead sparked by Danny Espinosa in the first. Espinosa ripped a double down the left field line and then took third when Kyle Parker misplayed the ball...

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  16. Grand Slam off Storen Flips the Script

    GAME IN A NUTSHELL: Everything was going according to plan for the Nationals . Jordan Zimmermann dominated on the mound. Several key members of the lineup delivered big hits to give their team the lead...

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  17. Nationals Power Past the Diamondbacks in Series Finale

    Hours before the Washington Nationals took the field on Thursday afternoon, with questions swirling about their uneven play in the final third of the season, Manager Matt Williams outlined his hopes for the team...

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  18. Desmond, Ross Lift Nationals to 8-3 Win over Diamondbacks

    WASHINGTON -- Ian Desmond broke out of a prolonged slump with a home run and Bryce Harper reached base five times to help the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-3 on Wednesday...

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  19. Video: Desmond Makes Leaping Grab

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  20. Gonzalez Shares His Thoughts After the Nats Lose to the Diamondbacks

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  21. Nationals Drop Frustrating 11-4 Decision to D-Backs

    The Washington Nationals took a 2-1 lead into the sixth, but the Arizona Diamondbacks scored two runs on a throwing error by Aaron Barrett and put together a four-run frame that was the difference in what ended up a 11-4 game...

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  22. Dominant Janssen, Storen Help Shorten Game

    The impetus for last week's Jonathan Papelbon trade wasn't so much about the Nationals trying to bolster the ninth inning as it was about bolstering the seventh and eighth innings...

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  23. Bryce Harper's All-Time 2015 Stands Alongside Babe Ruth, Barry Bonds

    From the moment we first heard his name, we were told how great Bryce Harper would be. He was 16 when he made the cover of Sports Illustrated , 17 when he was the first overall draft pick, 19 when he showed up in the major leagues...

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  24. Ramos Comes Through with Go-Ahead Hit Against D'Backs

    Since the Nationals traded for Wilson Ramos back in 2010, he has shown flashes of All-Star capabilities as a catcher who can at times look like one of the best hitters in the league at his position...

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  25. Nationals Hold on to Beat Arizona After Big Hit from Wilson Ramos

    Around 3 p.m. before Tuesday's game, Wilson Ramos and Washington Nationals hitting coach Rick Schu pulled up video of the catcher's swing from his 15-homer 2011 season...

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