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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

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Nats Desmond Has HR Changed to 2B on Replay Review

Ian Desmond’s inside-the-park homer was overturned on replay review and changed to a ground-rule double in the fifth inning of Washington’s game against Atlanta on Friday.

04/04/2014

The American flag is unrolled during the national anthem prior to the Nationals home opener at Nats Park on Friday, April 4, 2014. (Credit: @blueshortslife)

Nats Home Opener: Baseball is Back in Washington

The Washington Nationals home opener is underway at Nats Park in Washington, D.C., signaling the start of the 2014 season of baseball in the nation’s capital.

04/04/2014

Nationals Park (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Nationals Owner Says Payroll ‘Beyond Topped Out’

Washington Nationals owner Mark Lerner says the club’s payroll is “beyond topped out” and that his family is “not going to do something where we’re losing tens of millions of dollars a year.”

04/04/2014

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Elfin: President Obama Better Pound The Mound If He Wants The Re-Election

There is long, rich history of American presidents throwing out the first pitch on Opening Day in the nation’s capital, albeit with a 30+ year gap, however, history hasn’t looked kindly on presidents who have skipped the honor in an election year.

04/12/2012

Credit: WNEW reporter Kevin Patrick

Home Opener Brings A New Burger To Nats Park: Time To Meet The StrasBurger

The Home Opener at Nationals Park is finally here, which means fans will officially be introduced to the team’s new roster, and for the first time, and 8-pound menu item.

04/12/2012

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images

Nationals Drop Home Opener To Braves, 2-0

The Nationals were much better defensively and Livan Hernandez did his job on opening day 2011, but Atlanta has Derek Lowe and Jason Heyward.

106.7 The Fan–03/31/2011

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