Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants reacts after scoring on a single by Brandon Belt #9 in the fourth inning against the Washington Nationals during Game One of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 3, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

5 Key Moments in Nats’ 3-2 NLDS Game 1 Loss to Giants

Five key moments which proved to be difference makers in the Nationals 3-2 NLDS Game 1 loss to the San Francisco Giants.

10/03/2014

Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals hits a home run in the seventh inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game One of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 3, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Bryce Harper Crushes Monster Home Run to Give Nats Life in Seventh (Video)

Bryce Harper hit a very, very long home run to give the Nationals life in the seventh inning of their NLDS matchup against the Giants.

10/03/2014

Rafael Soriano adjusts his cap on the mound after blowing a lead against the Phillies in September. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Nats Leave Detwiler Off NLDS Roster, Keep Soriano

Left-hander Ross Detwiler has been left off the Washington Nationals’ roster for their NL Division Series against the San Francisco Giants.

10/03/2014

Gregor Blanco of the San Francisco Giants is tagged out at third base by Kevin Frandsen of the Washington Nationals at AT&T Park on June 9, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Nationals-Giants: NL’s Top Record vs. Postseason Experience

The San Francisco Giants and Washington Nationals both missed the postseason last year. That’s pretty much where the similarities end heading into Friday’s NL Division Series opener.

10/03/2014

The Nationals and Orioles appear to be on a collision course to make a Beltway Series a reality. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Nationals, Orioles Savor Concept of Beltway World Series

Not long ago, the prospect of a Baltimore-Washington matchup in the World Series was nothing short of absurd.

10/03/2014

File photo of the International Space Station.  (Photo by Paolo Nespoli - ESA/NASA via Getty Images)

Local Astronaut Cheers Orioles On From Space

U.S. Navy Lt. Commander G. Reid Wiseman, who was born and raised in the Baltimore area, cheered on the Orioles from the International Space Station Thursday.

10/03/2014

Giants pitcher Tim Hudson took a shot below the belt at the Nats. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Tim Hudson Clarifies ‘What Do You Have Between Your Legs?’ Comment About Nationals

The Nationals and Giants don’t start their playoff series until Friday afternoon but shots were fired late Wednesday night, just hours after San Francisco booked its trip to Washington.

10/02/2014

Kevin Frandsen #19 of the Washington Nationals relaxes in the dugout during the rain delay before the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on August 9, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Nationals to Hand Out White Rally Towels Friday, to Kevin Frandsen’s Chagrin

Despite Kevin Frandsen’s best efforts to solicit fans to “wear red” to Nationals Park, the Nationals announced they’ll hand out white rally towels as fans enter the stadium on Friday.

10/02/2014

Asdrubal Cabrera of the Washington Nationals is congratulated by Bryce Harper after scoring against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on Sept. 18, 2014 in Miami.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Keys to Nationals vs. Giants NLDS

Here’s a look at the keys to the best-of-five National League Division Series between the Nationals and Giants.

10/02/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 10:  Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals pitches in the second inning against the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park on September 10, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Williams: Stephen Strasburg to Start Game 1 of NLDS for Nationals vs. Giants

Stephen Strasburg will start Game 1 of the Nationals National League Division Series against the San Francisco Giants, Matt Williams said on Thursday.

10/02/2014

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