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Jayson Werth celebrates with his teammates as he jumps on home plate to score on his solo game-winning walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Four of the NLDS.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Werth Every Penny: Nats Avoid Elimination in Dramatic Fashion

Werth led off the bottom of the ninth inning by driving Lance Lynn’s 13th pitch into the left-field stands to give the Nationals a 2-1 victory over the defending World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals and force a Game 5 in their NL division series.

106.7 The Fan–10/11/2012

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Carpenter Pitches Cardinals Past Nationals 8-0 for 2-1 Lead

Taking the mound for only the fourth time in 2012, missing a rib after surgery to cure numbness on his right side, the 37-year-old Carpenter pitched scoreless ball into the sixth inning, rookie Pete Kozma delivered a three-run homer, and the defending champion Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 8-0 Wednesday to take a 2-1 lead in their NL division series.

106.7 The Fan–10/10/2012

Michael Morse and Jayson Werth celebrate after Morse scores a run in the eighth inning against the St Louis Cardinals during Game One of the National League Division Series.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Nationals Win Game 1 of NLDS, Beat Cardinals 3-2

The Nationals escaped a bases-loaded jam in the seventh inning, Tyler Moore blooped a two-out, two-run single in the eighth and Washington beat the defending World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Sunday in an NL playoff opener.

106.7 The Fan–10/07/2012

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Nationals Prepare For Cards In Chilly St. Louis

The Washington Nationals arrived this afternoon, just hours after they watched the one game playoff with the St. Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves, and they were greeted with a harsh reality of fall from mother nature as they disembarked from the plane.

106.7 The Fan–10/06/2012

General manager Mike Rizzo is doused with champagne as the Washington Nationals celebrate after winning the National League East Division Championship. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Holden & Danny: Rizzo Relives Title Clinching Night, Looks Ahead To The Playoffs

Rizzo spent his time Wednesday reliving the celebration that insued Monday night after the Nats’ clinched the NL East title when second-place Atlanta lost 2-1 in Pittsburgh. Despite a 2-0 defeat to Philadelphia at home, the Nationals popped bottles and celebrated their first division title since moving to D.C. in 2005.

106.7 The Fan–10/03/2012

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Nationals Cheer In Defeat As 2012 NL East Champions

Thanks to strong pitching from Gio Gonzalez and Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper’s burst of energy and Adam LaRoche’s slugging, the Washington Nationals won enough from April through September that even a loss on the first day of October could not stop them from clinching the NL East.

106.7 The Fan–10/01/2012

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Elfin: Is Ryan Zimmerman the Nats’ True MVP?

Forget Stephen Strasburg and Jayson Werth. The Washington Nationals’ true MVP this year may be Ryan Zimmerman.

09/28/2012

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Gio Wins 20, Nats Crush Brewers 10-4

Gio Gonzalez became the majors’ first 20-game winner in 2012, and the first pitcher for a Washington baseball team with 200 strikeouts since Walter Johnson in 1916, taking a shutout into the sixth inning Saturday to help the Nationals close in on their first NL East title by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 10-4.

106.7 The Fan–09/22/2012

Ryan Zimmerman #11 (L) and Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals walk off the field after the Nationals defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 to clinch a playoff spot at Nationals Park on September 20, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Nationals Make History, Clinch First Playoff Spot

The Washington Nationals brought postseason baseball back to the nation’s capital for the first time since 1933, clinching a playoff spot Thursday night with a 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

106.7 The Fan–09/20/2012

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Elfin: Baseball Has Returned To D.C. Now How About An All-Star Game

The Nationals are sitting on D.C.’s first winning season in baseball in 43 years, with the most All-Stars representing the team since it’s inception 7 years ago, so it’s only fitting that, with an opening in 2015, Commissioner Selig brings the mid-summer classic back to the nation’s capital.

07/10/2012

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