Nationals Fall to Pirates 3-1The Washington Nationals had their best hitter at the plate in a big spot. It just didn't work out.
Scherzer Knocked Around as Nationals Fall to Pirates 7-5Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer put his team in an early hole when Pedro Alvarez crushed a two-run home run out of the stadium in the second inning.
Fister Struggles as Nationals Fall to Pirates 7-3Doug Fister gave up four runs in five innings during a 7-3 loss to the Thursday night to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Wild-Card Teams Dominating MLB PostseasonThe Royals and Giants, both wild-card teams, could each make the World Series. The top MLB regular-season teams are out, again. Is this good for baseball?
Playoff Pinch Hits: National League Dominated Lately By Exclusive GroupThe high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants And Pirates Like It's 1971 All Over Again?The Giants and Pirates meet in the playoffs for the first time since 1971. Winner of the National League Wild Card game moves on to the Division Series.
5 Times MLB Game Protests Have Been UpheldWith the San Francisco Giants being the first team since 1986 to successfully protest a game, we decided to take a look back at some of the past protested games upheld by the MLB. Here's five times MLB game protests have been upheld:
Hairston's SF Lifts Nationals Past Pirates In 11Pinch-hitter Scott Hairston's sacrifice fly with one out in the 11th inning scored Jayson Werth to give the Washington Nationals a 6-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday night and complete a three-game sweep.
Nationals Come Back in 8th, 9th to Top Pirates 4-3 After Adam LaRoche's two-run homer in the eighth tied the game, and Wilson Ramos' ground-rule double in the ninth won it, Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams called his club "tenacious."
Harper, LaRoche, Nats Top Pirates, 4th Win In RowWashington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche was speaking after Friday night's game when his phone rang, the music from "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" interrupting the interview session.
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