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Nationals Are Down, But Definitely Not Out

The Washington Nationals are down, but not out. The club is not at all in a hopeless position against the defending World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals.


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Poll: Can the Nationals Rally to Advance in Playoffs?

The Washington Nationals are facing a ‘win or go home’ scenario today. Do you think they can still win the series?


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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.

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Manager Davey Johnson argues with umpire Jim Joyce after a missed call while playing against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Three of the National League Division Series.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Nats Burned by Umpire’s Missed Call at 1st Base in NLDS

It’s another umpiring call that went the St. Louis Cardinals way this postseason. And it’s not the first time TV replays show umpire Jim Joyce missed a call at first base.



Washington Nationals Fans Ready As Nats Host St. Louis Cardinals In First Playoff Game In D.C. Since 1933

This NLDS Game 3 pits the Nationals–the team with the best record in the majors at 98 wins–against the defending World Series champion Cardinals, who made the playoffs as a wild card with 88 victories. But the real story is the rise of baseball in Washington, a city that went without the national pastime for 33 years.



Washington Nationals Vs. St. Louis Cardinals: Studs And Duds In NLDS

When the Washington Nationals and St. Louis Cardinals take the field at Nationals Park for Game 3 Wednesday, it’ll be the first time a D.C. major league baseball team has hosted a playoff game in 79 years. Who are the top performers so far in the NLDS? Studs: Ian Desmond, Michael Morse, David Freese, Carlos Beltran. Duds: Bryce Harper, Jayson Werth, Matt Holliday.


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Junks: Heyman Thinks Nats Have 50/50 Shot

Jon Heyman, sportswriter for CBS Sports and MLB Network, joined the Junks this morning to talk playoff baseball and break down the Nats series against the Cards.

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Torn Between First Love and the Nats

What happens when a sports writer is torn between his obligation to be neutral and cheering for a team he’s been pulling for his entire life.


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Cards Tie Series In 12-4 Rout Before Flying East

Carlos Beltran hit the last two of the Cardinals’ four homers and St. Louis chased an ineffective Jordan Zimmermann early in a 12-4 rout of the Washington Nationals on Monday that tied their NL division series at one game apiece.

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PHOTOS: Nats Win Game One

Photos from the Washington Nationals NLDS Game 1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.