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This Week In Baseball: Umpires Have A Job To Do Too

“I don’t think 40,000 people came to see him ump tonight.”

05/26/2015

Tanner Roark #57 of the Washington Nationals pitches against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning on May 25, 2015 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Roark, Ramos Lead Nationals Past Cubs 2-1

Wilson Ramos hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth, Tanner Roark pitched five effective innings and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Monday.

05/25/2015

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Harper Has 2 RBIs And Nationals Beat Phillies 4-1

Bryce Harper drove in two runs, Gio Gonzalez outpitched Aaron Harang and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 Sunday for their eighth straight series win.

05/24/2015

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Are Injured Veterans Worth The Risk In Fantasy Baseball?

Everyone likes to grab the hot rookies in fantasy baseball, but the truth is, only a few of them really stay productive over the course of the full season. Sometimes, investing in the veteran coming off the disabled list is a good idea, if you’re willing to risk the possibility of more injury later on.

05/23/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: May 18th-May 22nd

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

05/22/2015

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Hershey’s Supplies Nationals With 200 Pounds of Chocolate Syrup

The Washington Nationals are once again tasting victory, and Hershey’s chocolate is helping to make it extra sweet.

05/21/2015

Manager Matt Williams #9 of the Washington Nationals argues with home plate umpire Marvin Hudson #51 after being thrown out of the game in the third inning against the New York Yankees at Nationals Park on May 20, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

After Harper’s Ejection, Span Lifts Nats Past Yankees 3-2

Cleanup hitter Bryce Harper and manager Matt Williams were both ejected in the third inning Wednesday night, but the Washington Nationals came back to beat the New York Yankees 3-2 on Denard Span’s tiebreaking RBI single in the seventh.

05/20/2015

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How Much Does The First Month Of The MLB Season Matter?

Does first place really matter in May? Does last place? We broke down 20 years of baseball history to find out.

05/19/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Can Cabrera Be The New Home Run King?

Let the comparisons begin. Miguel Cabrera hit his 400th home run over the weekend against the St. Louis Cardinals.

05/19/2015

Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park May 17, 2015 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Strasburg Beats Hometown Padres Again, Harper Homers

Stephen Strasburg rebounded from a rough start to beat his hometown San Diego Padres for the fourth straight time, and Bryce Harper and Danny Espinosa hit three-run homers to power Washington to a 10-5 victory Sunday.

05/17/2015

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