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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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Carpenter Pitches Cardinals Past Nationals 8-0 for 2-1 Lead

Taking the mound for only the fourth time in 2012, missing a rib after surgery to cure numbness on his right side, the 37-year-old Carpenter pitched scoreless ball into the sixth inning, rookie Pete Kozma delivered a three-run homer, and the defending champion Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 8-0 Wednesday to take a 2-1 lead in their NL division series.

106.7 The Fan–10/10/2012

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Washington Nationals Fans Ready As Nats Host St. Louis Cardinals In First Playoff Game In D.C. Since 1933

This NLDS Game 3 pits the Nationals–the team with the best record in the majors at 98 wins–against the defending World Series champion Cardinals, who made the playoffs as a wild card with 88 victories. But the real story is the rise of baseball in Washington, a city that went without the national pastime for 33 years.

10/10/2012

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Washington Nationals Vs. St. Louis Cardinals: Studs And Duds In NLDS

When the Washington Nationals and St. Louis Cardinals take the field at Nationals Park for Game 3 Wednesday, it’ll be the first time a D.C. major league baseball team has hosted a playoff game in 79 years. Who are the top performers so far in the NLDS? Studs: Ian Desmond, Michael Morse, David Freese, Carlos Beltran. Duds: Bryce Harper, Jayson Werth, Matt Holliday.

10/09/2012

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Nationals Fans Should Never Root For Orioles, Period

The Nats’ 3-2 win over the Cards Sunday gave Washingtonians the first baseball playoff win they can remember. Many Washingtonians became fans of the Baltimore Orioles after the Senators left Washington in 1971. However, Baltimore is a totally different place than D.C. Does anyone root for both the Redskins and the Ravens? Not many fans would boast of that. You have to choose between the Nats and the O’s and if you’re from D.C., the choice is clear.

10/08/2012

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

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Nationals Cheer In Defeat As 2012 NL East Champions

Thanks to strong pitching from Gio Gonzalez and Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper’s burst of energy and Adam LaRoche’s slugging, the Washington Nationals won enough from April through September that even a loss on the first day of October could not stop them from clinching the NL East.

106.7 The Fan–10/01/2012

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Elfin: Is Ryan Zimmerman the Nats’ True MVP?

Forget Stephen Strasburg and Jayson Werth. The Washington Nationals’ true MVP this year may be Ryan Zimmerman.

09/28/2012

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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