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Blake Treinen of the Washington Nationals pitches in the first inning against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on Sept. 17, 2014 in Atlanta.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Treinen Shines But Nationals Fall to Braves

Even in a loss, the Washington Nationals found more good news.

09/17/2014

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Fan Heckling Harper in Atlanta Ejected by Umpire

Umpire Tim Welke heard a foul-mouthed fan heckling Bryce Harper and decided it was time for the man to go.

09/17/2014

Members of the Nationals celebrate after the NL East division-clinching game against the Braves at Turner Field on Sept. 16, 2014 in Atlanta. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

A Year Delayed, Nats Celebrate 2nd NL East Title

The Washington Nationals celebrated like a team that expected to be in this position a year ago.

09/16/2014

Stephen Strasburg  throws a pitch in the fifth inning during the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on September 15, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Nationals Beat Braves to Close in on NL East Title

Stephen Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings to end a long run of frustration against Atlanta, and the Nationals beat the struggling Braves 4-2 on Monday night to move to the verge of the NL East title.

09/15/2014

Atlanta Braves players remain in the dugout after losing the final game of the 2011 season to the Philadelphia Phillies to miss the playoffs. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

5 Worst Collapses in Major League Baseball History

A big lead in September is anything but a sure thing — just ask fans of these teams that endured some of the worst late-season collapses in baseball history.

09/11/2014

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)

Playoff-Contending Braves Best Strasburg, Nats 6-2

Aaron Harang outdueled Stephen Strasburg, Justin Upton drove in three runs and the Atlanta Braves avoided a series sweep in Washington with a 6-2 win over the Nationals on Wednesday.

09/10/2014

Bryce Harper (right) and Asdrubal Cabrera of the Washington Nationals celebrate a win against the Atlanta Braves on Sept. 9, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Nationals Pulling Away in NL East, Top Braves 6-4

Mathematicians will say the Washington Nationals can’t clinch the NL East until next week. Practicality says they essentially wrapped it up Tuesday night with another win over the Atlanta Braves.

09/10/2014

Starting pitcher Doug Fister works the first inning against the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park on September 8, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Nationals Beat Braves 2-1 Behind Fister

Doug Fister pitched seven shutout innings, leading the Washington Nationals to a 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night in the opener of a three-game series between the top teams in the NL East.

09/08/2014

Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

5 Times MLB Game Protests Have Been Upheld

With the San Francisco Giants being the first team since 1986 to successfully protest a game, we decided to take a look back at some of the past protested games upheld by the MLB. Here’s five times MLB game protests have been upheld:

08/21/2014

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Bryce Harper Scuffs Atlanta ‘A’ Entering Batter’s Box, Enraging Braves Fans

Bryce Harper enraged Braves fans last night, by dragging his foot in such a way so as to kick dirt over the Atlanta ‘A’ while entering the batter’s box at Turner Field.

08/10/2014

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