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Aaron Barrett talks to Ian Desmond (left) and Adam LaRoche after throwing a wild pitch in the seventh inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game 4 of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park on Oct. 7, 2014 in San Francisco.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Nats’ Aaron Barrett: ‘We Will Come Back Stronger Than Ever’

Aaron Barrett, the Nationals’ rookie relief pitcher who surrendered the game-winning run in Tuesday’s heartbreaking Game 4 playoff loss, says Washington “will come back stronger than ever.”

10/08/2014

Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants is out at home plate by Aaron Barrett #30 of the Washington Nationals in the seventh inning during Game Four of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park on October 7, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Nationals’ Season Ends With 3-2 Loss to Giants in NLDS Game 4

The Washington Nationals’ season is over after losing 3-2 to the San Francisco Giants in Game 4 of their National League Division Series on Tuesday night.

10/08/2014

The Washington Nationals bench watches the eighteenth inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 4.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

How the Nats Can Rally to Beat the Giants

There was nothing redeeming about playing in the longest game in postseason history, no moral to take or lesson to learn.

10/05/2014

Rafael Soriano adjusts his cap on the mound after blowing a lead against the Phillies in September. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Nats Leave Detwiler Off NLDS Roster, Keep Soriano

Left-hander Ross Detwiler has been left off the Washington Nationals’ roster for their NL Division Series against the San Francisco Giants.

10/03/2014

Gregor Blanco of the San Francisco Giants is tagged out at third base by Kevin Frandsen of the Washington Nationals at AT&T Park on June 9, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Nationals-Giants: NL’s Top Record vs. Postseason Experience

The San Francisco Giants and Washington Nationals both missed the postseason last year. That’s pretty much where the similarities end heading into Friday’s NL Division Series opener.

10/03/2014

Giants pitcher Tim Hudson took a shot below the belt at the Nats. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Tim Hudson Clarifies ‘What Do You Have Between Your Legs?’ Comment About Nationals

The Nationals and Giants don’t start their playoff series until Friday afternoon but shots were fired late Wednesday night, just hours after San Francisco booked its trip to Washington.

10/02/2014

Asdrubal Cabrera of the Washington Nationals is congratulated by Bryce Harper after scoring against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on Sept. 18, 2014 in Miami.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Keys to Nationals vs. Giants NLDS

Here’s a look at the keys to the best-of-five National League Division Series between the Nationals and Giants.

10/02/2014

Ian Desmond of the Washington Nationals hits a bases loaded two-run single in the top of the third inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on June 9, 2014 in San Francisco, Calif. Adam LaRoche and Ryan Zimmerman scored on the single. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Desmond Has 5 RBIs as Strasburg, Nats Top Giants

Desmond had a career-high five RBIs and Stephen Strasburg won his third straight decision for the Nationals in their 9-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night.

06/10/2014

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Gallo Goes There: Don’t Like New York? Why You Need Their Teams To Be Great

Okay, whoa. Whoa whoa whoa. Where are you going? Don’t leave. Not rooting for them more than your own favorite teams. That’s not what I mean. Not even rooting for them to win championships. But rooting for them to be good. Rooting for them to be legitimate contenders.

01/17/2014

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (credit: Al Bello/Getty Imags)

Keidel: New York, The Worst Sports Town In America

Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.

12/20/2013

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