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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

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

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

Team personnel check on Steven Souza Jr. #12 of the Washington Nationals after he ran into the wall trying to catch a home run hit by Freddie Freeman #5 of the Atlanta Braves during the second inning at Turner Field on August 8, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin Liles/Getty Images)

Steven Souza Jr. Exits Early After Crashing into Right Field Wall (Video)

Steven Souza, Jr. exited a game between the Nationals and Braves early Friday night, after smashing into the right field wall at Turner Field (video).

08/09/2014

Adam LaRoche #25 of the Washington Nationals celebrates the teams second run by Ian Desmond #20 in the sixth during a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on June 21, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. (credit: Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Nats Defeat Braves 3-0

The Braves knew they were entering a pitcher’s duel. However, Atlanta starter Julio Teheran never found the comfortable rhythm Washington counterpart Doug Fister settled in to.

06/22/2014

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 13: Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals reacts after being thrown out at second base in the 3rd inning against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on April 13, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Upton, Freeman Homer as Braves Sweep Nationals

Justin Upton and Freddie Freeman each hit a two-run homer off Gio Gonzalez and the Atlanta Braves completed a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals with a 10-2 victory on Sunday.

04/13/2014

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TTYM: Watch Will Ferrell Give The Masters A Makeover And A ‘Mascot’ Get Clocked

In this week’s That Thing You Missed comedian Will Ferrell explains how he’d update The Masters, a college coach reveals interesting new uni’s, a Braves’ opening day fail and watch a what happens when a wannabe mascot loses his cool.

04/11/2014

Catcher Evan Gattis #24 of the Atlanta Braves tags out Adam LaRoche #25 of the Washington Nationals trying to score during the fourth inning of the Nationals home opener at Nationals Park on April 4, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Nats’ Aggression Got Their Best in 2-1 Home Opening Loss

An inside the park home run being called back in a wild 5th inning, and aggressive baserunning ruined the Nationals home opener in a 2-1 loss to the Braves.

04/04/2014

Catcher Evan Gattis #24 of the Atlanta Braves tags out Adam LaRoche #25 of the Washington Nationals trying to score during the fourth inning of the Nationals home opener at Nationals Park on April 4, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Helped by Overturned Homer, Braves Edge Nats 2-1

Benefiting from the decision to overturn Ian Desmond’s inside-the-park homer on replay review, the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 2-1 Friday, spoiling the Nationals’ home opener and giving rookie manager Matt Williams his first loss.

04/04/2014

Dan Haren pitches in the first inning against the Washington Nationals in the first game of their day-night doubleheader at Nationals Park. (credit: Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Marlins Beat Nats 4-2; Braves, Cards Clinch

Giancarlo Stanton and Christian Yelich homered to lift the Miami Marlins over the Washington Nationals 4-2 in the opener of Sunday’s day-night doubleheader, a result that clinched playoff berths for the Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals.

09/22/2013

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