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The Night Twitter Exploded From MLB’s 162-Game Season

The Twitter war between the Nats and Braves, sparked by Bryce Harper getting beaned by Julio Teheran, only served as the linchpin to a greater meltdown seen throughout the league last night in baseball. Facepalms all around.

08/07/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 06:  Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals celebrates with Ryan Zimmerman #11 after hitting a home run in the third inning against the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park on August 6, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Harper Gets Hit, Benches Cleared, Twitter Gets Testy

In this day and age, maybe it figures that a good ol’ fashioned baseball brawl would take place in the Twitterverse instead of on the diamond.

08/06/2013

Hall of famer Hank Aaron waves to the crowd before the start of the Washington Nationals game at Miller Park on August 2, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Aaron was on hand to commemorate Robin Yount on his 20th anniversary of retirement. (Credit: Tom Lynn/Getty Images)

Davey Johnson Introduced Nats’ Players to Hank Aaron One-By-One

Davey Johnson caught up with Hank Aaron in the hotel lobby in Milwaukee last week, and introduced his players to him one-by-one in hopes the “offensive magic that Henry had would rub off on them.”

08/06/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 05:  Wilson Ramos #40 of the Washington Nationals is tagged out at home plate by Brian McCann #16 of the Atlanta Braves in the first inning of a game at Nationals Park on August 5, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Nats Lose to Braves, 3-2

Justin Upton led off the eighth inning with a tiebreaking homer, and the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves extended their winning streak to a season-high 11 games by beating the fading Washington Nationals 3-2 Monday night.

08/05/2013

(Photo credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Nationals Among America’s Least Popular Baseball Teams

D.C. traffic on game nights might seem to indicate otherwise, but apparently the Nationals are one of the least popular teams in baseball.

07/18/2013

Bryce Harper. (Photo credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Rays of Hope for Nats at Halfway Point of Regular Season

At the halfway point of the 2012 season, the surprising Nationals were 48-33 and led the second-place New York Mets by four and a half games in the National League East race.

07/01/2013

Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals has a discussion with Pitching Coach Steve McCatty before being removed from te game the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on May 31, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Strasburg Strikes Fear in D.C. With Early Injury Exit

Stephen Strasburg gave everyone a good scare when he was pulled after the second inning of the Nats’ 3-2 victory over the Braves Friday night, but what was feared to be an arm injury turned out to be a “nagging” strained oblique.

05/31/2013

Nationals pitcher Dan Haren. (Credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Haren Throws 8 Sharp Innings, Nationals Top Braves

Dan Haren pitched eight sharp innings, Denard Span hit a two-run double and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 3-1 Thursday night.

05/02/2013

Turner Field in Atlanta (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

TV Worker Dies at Nationals vs. Braves Game

The Washington Nationals say an Atlanta-area television worker has died after collapsing before their game against the Braves.

05/02/2013

Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmermann. (Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Zimmermann, Desmond Lead Nationals Past Braves 2-0

Jordan Zimmermann turned in another dominant performance with two-hit ball over eight innings, Ian Desmond hit a two-run homer in the fourth and the Washington Nationals finally beat the Atlanta Braves, 2-0 Wednesday night.

05/01/2013

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