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WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 02:  Anthony Rendon #6 (C) of the Washington Nationals is greeted at home plate by teammates Asdrubal Cabrera #3 and Jordan Zimmermann #27 after they scored on Rendon's three-run home run against the Philadelphia Phillies in the second inning at Nationals Park on August 2, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Nationals Bats Come Alive in 11-0 Rout of Phillies

Washington Nationals second baseman Anthony Rendon knew he was a triple short of the cycle late in the game. It didn’t mean he was going to change his approach.

08/03/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 1:  Jayson Werth #28 of the Washington Nationals can beat the throw to first caught by Ryan Howard #6 of the Philadelphia Phillies in the ninth inning during a baseball game on August 1, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC.The Phillies won 2-1.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Nationals Can’t Find Holes in 2-1 Loss to Phils

Lacking an explanation for why so many line drives went straight at Philadelphia fielders’ gloves Friday night, Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams turned to Hollywood.

08/02/2014

Asdrubal Cabrera is headed to Washington. (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Cabrera Set to Make Nationals Debut

The Washington Nationals activated infielder Asdrubal Cabrera on Friday and optioned right-handed reliever Aaron Barrett to Triple-A Syracuse.

08/01/2014

Craig Stammen of the Washington Nationals wipes his jersey across his face after giving up three runs to the Phildelphia Phillies in the eighth inning at Nationals Park on July 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C.  (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Nationals Fall 10-4 to Phillies as Bullpen Struggles

The usually reliable Washington Nationals bullpen is suddenly in a funk.

08/01/2014

Jayson Werth #28 of the Washington Nationals is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after hitting a three run home run in the first inning of the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on July 13, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (credit: Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Werth Homers, Knocks in 4 in Nats’ Win Over Phils

Jayson Werth homered and drove in four runs, and Tanner Roark pitched seven strong innings to lead the Washington Nationals to a 10-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.

07/13/2014

Outfielders Bryce Harper #34, Denard Span #2, and Jayson Werth #28 of the Washington Nationals celebrate their 5-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on July 12, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (credit: Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Zimmerman’s 10th-Inning Hit Lifts Nats Over Phils

Ryan Zimmerman’s go-ahead single in the 10th inning had the Nationals celebrating on the field. Washington got some good news off the field, too.

07/13/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

Gio Gonzalez of the Washington Nationals pitches in the fourth inning during a baseball against the Miami Marlins on April 8, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Gonzalez Pitches Well in Nationals 1-0 Loss

Roberto Hernandez pitched four-hit ball over 7 1-3 innings, outdueling Gio Gonzalez and leading the Philadelphia Phillies past the Washington Nationals 1-0 Sunday.

05/04/2014

Matt Williams#9 of the Washington Nationals stands on pitchers mound after lifting pitcher Tanner Roark #57, left, during the sixth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on May 3, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Catcher Jose Lobaton #59, third baseman Anthony Rendon #6 and short stop Ian Desmond #20 join Williams on the mound. (credit: Chris Gardner/Getty Images)

LaRoche, Walters Homer, Nats Lose 7-2 to Phils

Washington Nationals right-hander Tanner Roark chalked up his latest outing as a learning experience for a young pitcher.

05/04/2014

PHILADELPHIA - JULY 13: Darin Ruf #18 of the Philadelphia Phillies watches his solo home run in the seventh inning during a game against the Chicago White Sox at Citizens Bank Park on July 13, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Phillies Hope To Find Room For Darin Ruf’s Powerful Bat

Darin Ruf is too good of a hitter not to play. The Phillies just need a place for him in the lineup.

03/09/2014

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