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Washington Nationals v Philadelphia Phillies

Garcia Throws 8 Innings as Cardinals Top Nationals

Jaime Garcia pitched eight sharp innings Wednesday and the St. Louis Cardinals topped a split squad of Washington Nationals 10-1 Wednesday.


Washington Nationals v Detroit Tigers

Haren Gives Up Four Bombs in Nats 8-5 Loss to Marlins

Giancarlo Stanton homered twice, including a drive high off the hitters’ background screen in center field, to help the Miami Marlins defeat the Washington Nationals 8-5 Tuesday.


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Braves’ Hudson Leads Braves Past Nats

Tim Hudson tuned up for his opening day start with six scoreless innings and Justin Upton hit a towering home run to lead the Atlanta Braves over the Washington Nationals 4-3 Thursday night.


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Harper’s 4 RBIs Lead Nationals Past Marlins

Bryce Harper had two hits and drove in four runs to help the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 7-5 Wednesday.


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Moore Homers Twice as Nats Beat Tigers

With opening day only two weeks away, Detroit Tigers starter Drew Smyly might have picked the wrong time to go into a slump.


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Strasburg Strikes Out 8, But Astros Top Nats

Stephen Strasburg moved one step closer to being ready for his opening day start by striking out eight Houston Astros Saturday night.


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Spring Training: Denard Span’s Crippling Fear of Fish, Birds

Spring Training is a time for players to ease into their seasonal routines and for fans to familiarize themselves with a team’s newest acquisitions. Sometimes they learn all kinds of things about them, like an outfielder’s irrational fear of birds … and fish.


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Gonzalez Has 3 Scoreless Innings in Nats Loss

Gio Gonzalez pitched three scoreless innings before heading to join the United States team at the World Baseball Classic and the Washington Nationals lost to the Houston Astros 4-2 Thursday.


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Being Paid to Attend Spring Training Not As Easy As It Sounds

The Sports Junkies are put in some troubling predicaments sometimes, like for instance, next week they’re being paid to fly down to Florida to do their show from the Nationals’ Spring Training home. Who honestly wants to do that?


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Soriano Shines in Debut With Nationals

The Washington Nationals finally got a look at their new closer on Tuesday. They liked what they saw.