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Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals celebrates while scoring the winning run in the ninth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Nationals Park on Aug. 20, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Nats Fever: It’s Time to Chase a Pennant

For the rest of your life, Washington D.C. may never have a better baseball team than it does now. Let that soak in for a minute.

09/30/2014

Jayson Werth of the Washington Nationals looks on before batting against the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning at Nationals Park on Aug. 4, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

MLB Postseason Schedules for Nationals and Orioles

Both the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles will have to wait until later this week to learn the date, time and opponent for their Divisional Round matchup in the Major League Baseball postseason.

09/29/2014

Drew Storen was the Nationals' primary seventh-inning reliever until early September, when he replaced the struggling Rafael Soriano as the closer and thrived. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Nats’ Storen, Orioles’ Jones Get 2nd Chance in Postseason

Three years ago, Drew Storen was the confident, young closer for the Washington Nationals, a first-round draft pick who saved 43 games.

09/29/2014

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12 Best Tweets Celebrating Derek Jeter’s Legendary Final Hit At Yankee Stadium

While fans, non fans, kids and adult everywhere celebrated the legendary Yankees’ captain’s last hit at Yankee stadium, let’s take a look at the best reactions from friends of DJ, fellow athletes and other celebrates who took to Twitter to pay their RE2PECT to Number 2.

09/26/2014

The grounds crew puts the tarp on the field before the game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets at Nationals Park on Sept. 24, 2014 in Washington, D.C. The game was postponed. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Nationals-Mets Rained Out, Doubleheader Thursday

Even with the NL East already won, the end of the regular season is turning into a logistical headache for the Washington Nationals.

09/24/2014

Ryan Flaherty of the Orioles slides home for a run ahead of the throw to Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 24, 2014 in the Bronx. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Orioles Eliminate Jeter, Yankees From Playoff Contention

Nelson Cruz had two of his four singles and slugger Adam Jones a safety squeeze in a six-run fourth for Baltimore, which is trying to overtake the Los Angeles Angels for the AL’s best record and home-field advantage throughout the postseason.

09/24/2014

Nick Markakis celebrates his fourth-inning two-run home run against the New York Yankees with teammate Nick Hundley at Yankee Stadium on September 23, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Cruz Hits 40th HR, Orioles Hold Off Jeter, Yanks 5-4

A day after getting blanked on one puny single, Nelson Cruz and Baltimore Orioles powered up for the postseason.

09/24/2014

Adam LaRoche hits a three-run home run in the fifth inning against the New York Mets at Nationals Park on Sept. 23, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

LaRoche’s Blast Lifts Nats Past Mets

Nationals center fielder Denard Span left in the third inning after making a diving, tumbling catch, and NL East champion Washington went on to a 4-2 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night.

09/23/2014

Ryan Zimmerman signs autographs before the game against the New York Mets at Nationals Park on Sept. 23, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Nats’ Ryan Zimmerman Out of Lineup But Pinch Hits

Working his way back after a long injury absence, Ryan Zimmerman was out of the Washington Nationals’ starting lineup Tuesday night against the New York Mets.

09/23/2014

Steve Pearce of the Baltimore Orioles rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run against the Toronto Blue Jays in the third inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Sept. 17, 2014 in Baltimore.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Orioles Keep Train Rolling, Sweep Blue Jays

The Baltimore Orioles had every right to experience a letdown just one night after clinching their first AL East title in 17 years.

09/18/2014

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