Asdrubal Cabrera #3 of the Washington Nationals is congratulated by Bryce Harper #34 after scoring during a game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on September 18, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Gonzalez, Harper Lead Nationals Past Marlins, 6-2

Gio Gonzalez allowed two runs in seven innings, Bryce Harper had three hits, and the Washington Nationals kept up their push for home-field advantage in the NL playoffs by beating the Miami Marlins 6-2 on Thursday night.

09/18/2014

Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Orioles Seek Balance of Rest and Wins Down Stretch

There was a time when the Baltimore Orioles had very little to play for in September.

09/18/2014

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Kevin Durant Backing Nationals, Not Orioles, in Playoffs, Instagrams Custom Jersey

In the eternal battle for baseball supremacy in the Baltimore-Washington corridor, D.C.-area native Kevin Durant has spoken: He’s backing the Washington Nationals in the playoffs.

09/18/2014

Steve Pearce of the Baltimore Orioles rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run against the Toronto Blue Jays in the third inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Sept. 17, 2014 in Baltimore.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Orioles Keep Train Rolling, Sweep Blue Jays

The Baltimore Orioles had every right to experience a letdown just one night after clinching their first AL East title in 17 years.

09/18/2014

Starting pitcher Marcus Stroman of the Toronto Blue Jays works the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 15, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Toronto RHP Stroman Suspended 6 Games, Will Appeal

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman is appealing his six-game suspension that Major League Baseball imposed for throwing at the head of a Baltimore hitter.

09/17/2014

Bryce Harper celebrates with Denard Span after hitting a two-run, walk-off home run in the 13th inning against the New York Mets on Aug. 7, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Top 5 Reasons Nationals Are NL East Champions Again

After winning the National League East Division title in 2012 for the first time in team history, the Washington Nationals looked like a rising power in Major League Baseball.

09/17/2014

Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals watches the game during the sixth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park on September 10, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

No Set Position for Ryan Zimmerman if He Recovers in Time for Playoffs

Look for Ryan Zimmerman to split time at multiple positions if he fully recovers from a hamstring strain in time for the Nationals playoff run, Matt Williams said Wednesday.

09/17/2014

Kevin Frandsen #19 of the Washington Nationals wears a helmet smudged with pine tag as he bats in the seventh inning of a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park on September 7, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Kevin Frandsen ‘Savoring Every Moment’ of First Career Playoff Berth

The Nationals clinching the NL East means Kevin Frandsen will finally make his playoff debut, after narrowly missing the playoffs repeatedly in his career.

09/17/2014

Left fielder Bryce Harper #34 (left), outfielder Kevin Frandsen #19 (center), outfielder Nate Schierholtz  #17 (second from right) and other members of the  Washington Nationals celebrate in the locker room after the division-clinching game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on September 16, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Matt Williams Quotes Robert Frost in Nationals NL East Victory Speech

Matt Williams congratulated his Nationals on their NL East division championship in this victory speech, before reminding them they’ve got “miles to go before we sleep.”

09/17/2014

Pitcher Drew Storen #22 of the Washington Nationals celebrates with catcher Wilson Ramos #40 after the division-clinching game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on September 16, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Drew Storen Consecutive Saves Tracker (Division-Clinching Edition!): Six

Not to be outdone by the Nats winning their second NL East title in three years, Drew Storen earned his sixth straight save against the Braves Tuesday night.

09/17/2014

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