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Aaron Barrett talks to Ian Desmond (left) and Adam LaRoche after throwing a wild pitch in the seventh inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game 4 of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park on Oct. 7, 2014 in San Francisco.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Nats’ Aaron Barrett: ‘We Will Come Back Stronger Than Ever’

Aaron Barrett, the Nationals’ rookie relief pitcher who surrendered the game-winning run in Tuesday’s heartbreaking Game 4 playoff loss, says Washington “will come back stronger than ever.”

10/08/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 07: Adam Wainright #50 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates with teammates after the Cardinals defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 to win game 4 of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Kershaw And Dodgers Can’t Get Past Cardinals Yet Again

The Cardinals eliminated the Dodgers to advance to the NLCS for the fourth straight year. They will face the Giants, who topped the Nationals.

10/08/2014

Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants is out at home plate by Aaron Barrett #30 of the Washington Nationals in the seventh inning during Game Four of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park on October 7, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Nationals’ Season Ends With 3-2 Loss to Giants in NLDS Game 4

The Washington Nationals’ season is over after losing 3-2 to the San Francisco Giants in Game 4 of their National League Division Series on Tuesday night.

10/08/2014

Wilson Ramos #40 of the Washington Nationals bunts in the seventh inning, Bryce Harper #34 and Ian Desmond #20 scored on a throwing error by Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants during Game Three of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park on October 6, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Not Done Yet: Nationals Defeat San Francisco Giants 4-1 in Game 3 of NLDS

The Nationals staved off playoff elimination Monday night, defeating the Giants 4-1, cutting the Giants NLDS lead to 2-1.

10/06/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 04: A view of the scoreboard showing the San Francisco Giants defeated the Washington Nationals in the eighteenth inning during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Nationals One Loss Away From Another Playoff Disappoinment

The Nationals are facing NLDS elimination… again. The Dodges and Cardinals continue to slug it out.

10/06/2014

Adam LaRoche #25 of the Washington Nationals reacts after striking out in the thirteenth inning against Yusmeiro Petit #52 of the San Francisco Giants during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Nationals Down 2-0 in NLDS After 18-Inning Loss

On and on and on the Giants and Nationals played Saturday, until Brandon Belt’s homer off Tanner Roark leading off the 18th lifted San Francisco to its 10th consecutive postseason victory, edging Washington 2-1 on Saturday night for a 2-0 lead in their NL Division Series.

10/05/2014

Retired U.S. Army Staff Sargent Brian Keaton throws out the first pitch prior to Game Two of the National League Division Series against the San Francisco Giants at Nationals Park on October 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Army Vet Throws 1st Pitch Like Grenade Before NLDS Game 2

An Army veteran wounded in Iraq made a unique ceremonial first pitch before Game 2 of the NL Division Series, crawling toward the mound and then lobbing the baseball as if it were a grenade.

10/04/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 03: Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with teammates after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 in eleven innings in Game Two of the American League Division Series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on October 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Four LDS Matchups In Full Swing For Weekend Action

All four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.

10/04/2014

Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants reacts after scoring on a single by Brandon Belt #9 in the fourth inning against the Washington Nationals during Game One of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 3, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

5 Key Moments in Nats’ 3-2 NLDS Game 1 Loss to Giants

Five key moments which proved to be difference makers in the Nationals 3-2 NLDS Game 1 loss to the San Francisco Giants.

10/03/2014

Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals leaves the game in the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game One of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 3, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

After Game 1 Loss to San Francisco, Nats Must Quickly Move On

The Nationals can’t think about their Game 1 NLDS loss to the Giants, or what it means. They have to play Game 2 tomorrow.

10/03/2014

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