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Washington Nationals’ 2012 playoff run only the beginning for young, talented Nats

In 2012, the Washington Nationals had their first winning record since they began play in D.C. in 2005, and they played the first playoff series in Washington in 79 years. The Nationals took D.C. fans through a roller coaster of emotions in the National League Division Series. Now that D.C. fans have had a taste of playoff baseball, they can only hope that this year was just the beginning.

10/14/2012

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Epic Fail: Washington Nationals Collapse vs. St. Louis Cardinals In Game 5 Of NLDS

The Washington Nationals’ epic collapse, first surrendering a 6-0 lead, then giving up four runs in the ninth inning to give Game 5 of the National League Division Series to the St. Louis Cardinals, will go down as one of the worst moments in D.C. sports history.

10/13/2012

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Werth’s Homer Gives Washington Nationals Fans Reason To Cheer Going Into Game 5 Vs. St. Louis Cardinals

D.C.’s first home playoff baseball victory since 1933 was an October classic. When Jayson Werth launched a Lance Lynn fastball into the leftfield bullpen at Nationals Park in the bottom of the ninth inning, 44,392 fans went absolutely crazy. All of a sudden the Nats are in the driver’s seat, with 21-game winner Gio Gonzalez set to pitch Game 5 against Adam Wainwright (14-13) Friday at 8:37 p.m. at Nationals Park.

10/12/2012

Jayson Werth celebrates with his teammates as he jumps on home plate to score on his solo game-winning walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Four of the NLDS.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Werth Every Penny: Nats Avoid Elimination in Dramatic Fashion

Werth led off the bottom of the ninth inning by driving Lance Lynn’s 13th pitch into the left-field stands to give the Nationals a 2-1 victory over the defending World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals and force a Game 5 in their NL division series.

106.7 The Fan–10/11/2012

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Five Reasons The Washington Nationals Can Still Beat The St. Louis Cardinals In Game 4 Of The NLDS

The Washington Nationals will try to stave off elimination in Game Four of the NLDS Thursday afternoon in D.C. against the St. Louis Cardinals. Here are five reasons why the Nationals can still win the NLDS.

10/11/2012

Michael Morse and Jayson Werth celebrate after Morse scores a run in the eighth inning against the St Louis Cardinals during Game One of the National League Division Series.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Nationals Win Game 1 of NLDS, Beat Cardinals 3-2

The Nationals escaped a bases-loaded jam in the seventh inning, Tyler Moore blooped a two-out, two-run single in the eighth and Washington beat the defending World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Sunday in an NL playoff opener.

106.7 The Fan–10/07/2012

Ryan Zimmerman #11 (L) and Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals walk off the field after the Nationals defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 to clinch a playoff spot at Nationals Park on September 20, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Nationals Make History, Clinch First Playoff Spot

The Washington Nationals brought postseason baseball back to the nation’s capital for the first time since 1933, clinching a playoff spot Thursday night with a 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

106.7 The Fan–09/20/2012

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Nats Beat Marlins 7-6 in Wet and Wild One

Pinch hitter Corey Brown’s single drove in Ian Desmond with the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning Saturday, lifting the Washington Nationals to a 7-6 victory over the Miami Marlins.

106.7 The Fan–09/08/2012

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Zimmermann Gets Shelled In Crazy Loss

David Freese homered, drove in three runs and had a go-ahead single in the ninth inning Saturday as the St. Louis Cardinals ended a four-game skid with a wild, 10-9 win over the Washington Nationals.

106.7 The Fan–09/01/2012

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Holden & Danny: Tyler Clippard Says It Was Bitter Sweet To See Former Teammate Joel Peralta Ejected

Holden and Danny were joined Thursday by fill-in Washington Nationals closer Tyler Clippard, who talked how unfortunate it was to see friend and former teammate Joel Peralta labeled ‘a cheater’ as well as how frustrating it was to get passed up for the closing role so many times here in Washington.

106.7 The Fan–06/21/2012

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