National League Division Series
The San Francisco Giants advanced, beating the Washington Nationals in the NLDS in three close games. But are the upsets really a surprise?
The Cardinals eliminated the Dodgers to advance to the NLCS for the fourth straight year. They will face the Giants, who topped the Nationals.
The Nationals are facing NLDS elimination… again. The Dodges and Cardinals continue to slug it out.
On and on and on the Giants and Nationals played Saturday, until Brandon Belt’s homer off Tanner Roark leading off the 18th lifted San Francisco to its 10th consecutive postseason victory, edging Washington 2-1 on Saturday night for a 2-0 lead in their NL Division Series.
An Army veteran wounded in Iraq made a unique ceremonial first pitch before Game 2 of the NL Division Series, crawling toward the mound and then lobbing the baseball as if it were a grenade.
All four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.
The Nationals can’t think about their Game 1 NLDS loss to the Giants, or what it means. They have to play Game 2 tomorrow.
The National League Division Series feature some of the wealthiest teams in the league. Will the results justify the expense?
The Nationals have hidden nearly 100 Jayson Werth gnomes around the District, Maryland and Virginia, and six of them are autographed by the man himself.
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.