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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 21: Denard Span #2 of the Washington Nationals grounds out against the Cincinnati Reds in the fifth inning at Nationals Park on May 21, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Nationals’ Bats Struggle in 2-1 Loss to Reds

Danny Espinosa raised his right hand and pointed at home plate umpire Alan Porter, protesting the called third strike that had just ended the game.

05/21/2014

Todd Frazier homers in the 15th inning to lead the Reds to a marathon victory over the Nationals. (credit: Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Nats Drop Marathon Game To Reds In 15th

Twice during their extra-inning game against the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night, the Washington Nationals appeared to have game-winning hits.

05/20/2014

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 4: Billy Hamilton #6 of the Cincinnati Reds steals second base ahead of the throw to Kolten Wong #16 of the St. Louis Cardinals in the 14th inning of the game at Great American Ball Park on September 4, 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Cardinals won 5-4 in 16 innings.

Reds’ Billy Hamilton Will Be Off And Running

Cincinnati Reds center fielder, Billy Hamilton, has the kind of speed that can break records.

03/18/2014

Bryce Harper #34 and Jayson Werth #28 of the Washington Nationals celebrate with Adam LaRoche #25 after scoring in the seventh inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park on September 15, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Nats Follow Demoralizing First Half by Mounting Historic Finish

Few had hope for the Nationals returning to the playoffs heading into the last month of 2013 season, following their demoralizing first half. But they’ve mounted an historic rally, going 19-6 over their last 25 games, restoring at least a glimmer.

09/17/2013

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Harper Homers, Nationals Win 3rd Straight

Bryce Harper homered and singled, Dan Haren had his best start of the young season Saturday and the Washington Nationals beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-3.

04/27/2013

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Gonzalez Allows 1 Hit in Nats’ 8-1 Win Over Reds

Gio Gonzalez allowed just one hit in eight innings, and Denard Span and Danny Espinosa drove in three runs each to lead the Washington Nationals to an 8-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night.

04/25/2013

Ian Desmond of the Washington Nationals rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run to break a tie game in the 11th inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on April 6, 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Nationals won 7-6. (Credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Desmond’s HR Rallies Nationals Over Reds, 7-6 in 11

Ian Desmond made two errors at shortstop that helped the Cincinnati Reds send the game to extra innings, then led off the 11th with his first homer of the season to rally the Washington Nationals to a 7-6 victory Saturday.

04/06/2013

Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals and Denard Span #2 of the Washington Nationals watch as a ball hit by Jay Bruce #32 of the Cincinnati Reds in the seventh inning bounces off the left field wall for a double at Great American Ball Park on April 5, 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Credit: Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Nats Allow 6 HRs in Franchise’s Worst Loss, 15-0 to Reds

Forget about it. That’s the only thing the Nationals could do after absorbing their worst loss since they returned to Washington in 2005. The Cincinnati Reds hit six homers — two each by Todd Frazier and Zack Cozart and a pinch grand slam by Xavier Paul — while pulling away to a 15-0 win on Friday night.

04/06/2013

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Devin Mesoraco Could Mean Extra Value At Catcher For Reds

Devin Mesoraco is an x-factor who could provide extra value to a team that’s already one of the best in the big leagues.

03/25/2013

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The Best in Baseball: A How-To Guide to What Just Happened

The prelude to the final days of the regular season carried a lot of confusion as it pertained to the Nationals playoff seed and opponent. As teams race for home today in the schedule, trying to understand what just happened and what it all means can be jarring.

10/03/2012

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