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Bryce Harper and Jayson Werth celebrate with Adam LaRoche after scoring in the seventh inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park on Sept. 15, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Nationals Rout Phillies for Zimmermann’s 18th Win

Denard Span was in the middle of discussing his 26-game hitting streak when cheers, claps and whoops erupted from out-of-sight sections of the Washington Nationals clubhouse.


Carlos Ruiz of the Philadelphia Phillies tags out the Nationals' Scott Hairston at home plate in the seventh inning during Saturday's game at Nationals Park on Sept. 14, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Nationals’ Rally Falls Short in Loss to Phils

The Washington Nationals watched their winning streak end in deflating fashion Saturday night.


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Nationals Beat the Phillies, 3-2

Jordan Zimmermann became the National League’s first 16-game winner, pitching seven solid innings to lead the Washington Nationals past the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 on Wednesday night.


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Ruiz Helps Phillies Top Nationals 3-2

Carlos Ruiz hit a tiebreaking RBI single in Philadelphia’s two-run eighth inning, helping the Phillies edge the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Monday night.


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Phillies Drop Third Straight to Nationals, 6-0

Neither Charlie Manuel nor Jimmy Rollins can remember a stretch quite like the one Philadelphia is enduring now. Stephen Strasburg pitched a four-hitter and struck out 10 in the first complete game of his career, Jayson Werth had his second straight three-hit game and the Washington Nationals completed a three-game sweep with a 6-0 victory over the Phillies on Sunday night.


Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals runs to first base after hitting an RBI single, scoring Scott Hairston (not pictured) in the eighth inning during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park on August 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Haren Hurls Nats Past Phils 9-2 For His 3rd Straight Win

Dan Haren had his third straight winning start while Anthony Rendon and Ryan Zimmerman homered to help the Washington Nationals snap a four-game losing streak with a 9-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.


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Zimmermann Pitches Well, Nats Fall Short to Phils

When they didn’t take Cliff Lee deep, the Washington Nationals didn’t score much this week.


Anthony Rendon #6 of the Washington Nationals puts out Michael Young #10 of the Philadelphia Phillies at second base while turing a double play in the second inning at Citizens Bank Park on July 9, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Gonzalez, Long Ball Leads Nationals Over Phils

Gio Gonzalez tossed seven sharp innings, the Nationals hit a pair of consecutive homers off Cliff Lee and Washington beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1 Wednesday night.


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Hamels Sharp as Phillies Hand Nats 2nd Straight Loss

Cole Hamels threw eight sharp innings, Michael Young hit a two-run double and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 Tuesday night for their third straight win.


PHILADELPHIA - JULY 8: Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies tags out Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals during a game at Citizens Bank Park on July 8, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Nationals Lose to Phillies, Breaking Nats Winning Streak

John Lannan tossed four-hit ball over eight innings against his former team, Ben Revere had three hits and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 Monday night.