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Nats vs. Braves Has All the Makings of Long Rivalry

Dan Uggla and Freddie Freeman were walking back to the Atlanta clubhouse, having finishing up a stint in the batting cages on a rainy morning, when they spotted Bryce Harper sitting at the end of the Washington dugout.


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Big 5th Inning Carries Braves Past Detwiler, Nats

Don’t call this just another spring training start for Washington’s Ross Detwiler.


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Trashy Victory for Cardinals Makes Nats St. Louis-Bound

The St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 Wild Card round defeat of the Atlanta Braves means the Nationals will travel to St. Louis on Sunday for Game 1 of the NLDS.


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Better Opponent for Nats: Braves or Cardinals?

The Washington Nationals say they don’t care who they face in the NLDS. If regular season records are any indicator, they’re right.


The only founding member left in the organization, Ryan Zimmerman has been waiting 8 years for a playoff berth since his debut with the team in it's debut season in 2005. (Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Elfin: The Eight Year Wait May Be Over Sooner Than You Think

Nationals fans are still white knuckling after seeing their team get swept in Atlanta, and that anxiety only grew last night when the Braves closed the gap to 5 games. But have no fear. Very soon you’ll be able to celebrate something you’ve waited for 8 full seasons…a playoff berth.


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Braves Complete Sweep of Nats with 5-1 Win

Mike Minor threw six strong innings and the Braves denied Gio Gonzalez his 20th win, completing a sweep of Washington with a 5-1 victory Sunday night.


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Strasburg Leads Nationals To 4-1 Win Over Braves

Stephen Strasburg struck out 10 batters and allowed one run in six innings for his 15th win in one of his final starts of the season as the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Tuesday night.


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Elfin: Perspective Changes Everything After Emerging From Darkness Of Worst To First

Stephen Strasburg is just innings away from being pulled from the rotation and shelved for the rest of the 2012 season. Nobody could have predicted the Grand Canyon-sized leap the Nats would make in the standings this season, but even if Strasburg was 50% responsible for that, wouldn’t it be worth keeping him healthy to see if he can repeat the performance after this year?


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Holden & Danny: Tyler Clippard Excited To ‘Get A Little Separation’ From Atlanta

Tyler Clippard joined Holden Kushner Monday, where talk about the potential for a huge division swing in the team’s upcoming 3-game series with 2nd place Atlanta, and a little about what the experience has been like chasing a pennant for the first time since arriving in D.C.


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Nationals – Braves Open Crucial NL East Series

A loss to the Washington Nationals in the opener of a crucial three-game series Monday would make winning the NL East tougher for the Atlanta Braves.