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ATLANTA, GA - JULY 1: A. J. Pierzynski #15 of the Atlanta Braves rounds the bases after hitting a fourth inning two-run home run against Doug Fister #58 of the Washington Nationals at Turner Field on July 1, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Fister, Nationals Handed Rare Loss from Wisler, Braves, 4-1

ATLANTA — One bad inning was enough to spoil Doug Fister’s night and end the Nationals’ long streak of dominance over the Braves. Fister gave up two homers in Atlanta’s four-run fourth and Washington couldn’t […]

07/02/2015

Bryce Harper selfies with Nationals fans before Atlanta Braves game. (Photo by @callie.smithh, Instagram)

Bryce Harper Selfies With Fans Before 6-1 Win

Last night, Bryce Harper visited a cluster of Nationals faithful before the game, grabbing one fan’s phone and posing for a group selfie.

07/01/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 24:  Ian Desmond #20 of the Washington Nationals celebrates with teammates after hitting game winning sacrifice fly to score Bryce Harper (not pictured) from third in the 11inning during a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park on June 24, 2015 in Washington, DC.  The Nationals won 2-1 in the 11th inning.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Desmond’s Sac Fly in 11th Lifts Nationals Past Braves, 2-1

Ian Desmond hit a sacrifice fly with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 11th inning to lift the Nationals over the Braves.

06/25/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 23: Starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals throws to a Atlanta Braves batter in the first inning at Nationals Park on June 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Strasburg Gets Braves’ Attention in 3-1 Loss to Nationals

Stephen Strasburg didn’t allow a run while pitching through the fifth inning Tuesday, and the Braves’ rally against the bullpen fell short.

06/24/2015

Dan Uggla #26 of the Washington Nationals hits a 2-RBI triple in the seventh inning against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on April 28, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. Bryce Harper #34 and Jose Lobaton #59 scored on the play. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Harper Doubles and Singles, Nationals Beat Braves for Sweep

Streaking slugger Bryce Harper doubled, singled and drove in another run — but didn’t homer — as the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 Sunday for a sweep of the three-game series.

05/10/2015

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Bryce Harper Continues Power Streak, Leads Nationals To 9-2 Victory

Bryce Harper and Danny Espinosa each hit 2 HR to power the Washington Nationals past the Atlanta Braves 9-2 on Friday night.

05/08/2015

Jordan Zimmermann #27 of the Washington Nationals. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Zimmermann Does it All to Help Nationals Win 2nd Straight

Jordan Zimmermann won for the first time in four starts and hit a three-run single to help the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 13-4 on Wednesday night.

04/29/2015

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 28:  Dan Uggla #26 of the Washington Nationals celebrates after hitting a three-run homer in the ninth inning to score Jose Lobaton #59 and Danny Espinosa #8 against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on April 28, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Uggla’s 3-Run Homer Helps Nationals Complete Biggest Rally

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.

04/28/2015

Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals at Turner Field. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Nationals Reeling, Fall To Braves 8-4

3B Yunel Escobar suffered an injury, tensions flared in an 8-4 loss to the Braves that left Washington with a 6-game losing streak.

04/28/2015

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Braves Agree to 4-Year Deal With OF Nick Markakis

Moving to fill an outfield void after the trade of Jason Heyward, the Atlanta Braves agreed Wednesday to a four-year contract with free agent Nick Markakis.

12/04/2014

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