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Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals pitches in the sixth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park on April 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Strasburg Lifts Nationals to 4-1 Win Over Phillies

With Stephen Strasburg’s dominating performance and Denard Span’s return to the lineup, the Washington Nationals are feeling better about themselves.

04/19/2015

Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals is congratulated by teammate Clint Robinson #25 after hitting a home run during the first inning of a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on April 12, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (credit: Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Nats’ 3-Game Winning Streak Snapped by Phillies

Odubel Herrera had three hits and scored twice, Aaron Harang pitched six innings and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped a six-game losing streak with a 5-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday.

04/18/2015

Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals is congratulated by teammate Clint Robinson #25 after hitting a home run during the first inning of a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on April 12, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (credit: Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Nats Defeat Phillies 4-3 in 10 Innings

Wilson Ramos drove in what would be the winning run in the 10th inning with his second RBI of the day, and the Washington Nationals defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3.

04/12/2015

Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals strikes out in the top of the sixth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on April 10, 2015 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies defeated the Nationals 4-1. (credit: Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Hernandez Has Go-Ahead Hit for Phillies in Win Over Nats

Freddy Galvis could be the leader the Philadelphia Phillies are looking for in their lineup.

04/11/2015

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 07: Matt Adams #32 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a three run home run in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Four of the National League Divison Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: National League Dominated Lately By Exclusive Group

The high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.

10/11/2014

Atlanta Braves players remain in the dugout after losing the final game of the 2011 season to the Philadelphia Phillies to miss the playoffs. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

5 Worst Collapses in Major League Baseball History

A big lead in September is anything but a sure thing — just ask fans of these teams that endured some of the worst late-season collapses in baseball history.

09/11/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 07:  Adam LaRoche #25 of the Washington Nationals celebrates with teammates as he returns to the dugout after hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park on September 7, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

LaRoche Homers Twice; Nationals Beat Phillies 3-2

Adam LaRoche homered twice, and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 on Sunday to avoid a series sweep.

09/07/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 6: Tanner Roark #57 of the Washington Nationals pitches in the first inning during a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies on September 6, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Burnett Sharp as Phillies Beat Nationals 3-1

The Washington Nationals are grateful to be done with A.J. Burnett for the season, and by the end of this weekend, they will be through with the pesky Philadelphia Phillies.

09/07/2014

Rafael Soriano #29 of the Washington Nationals stands on the mound after giving up a home run to Ben Revere of the Philadelphia Phillies, allowing the Phillies to tie the game in the ninth inning of an eventual 9-8 Phillies win in extra innings at Nationals Park on September 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Nats Fall to Phillies 9-8 in 11

Rafael Soriano stood with hands on hips as the ball landed beyond the right-field fence. Game-tying homer with two outs in the ninth. Another blown save. Booed off the field. An ERA of 6.98 since the All-Star break. A closer whose job, according to the manager, is now firmly in jeopardy.

09/06/2014

Nationals starting pitcher Doug Fister wipes his brow after the third inning of the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on August 27, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Nats Swept By Last-Place Phillies

Denard Span was 3 for 4 and fell a triple short of the cycle for the Nationals. Doug Fister (12-5) allowed a season-high 10 hits and five runs — four earned — in 5 2-3 innings.

08/28/2014

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