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Anthony Rendon celebrates the Nationals Opening Day win with teammates Jayson Werth and Ian Desmond. Washington defeated the New York Mets 9-7 in 10 innings. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Opener Could Set Tone For Nats

Yesterday’s 9-7 victory on Opening Day at Citi Field was a very good sign for the Washington Nationals.

04/01/2014

Tyler Clippard celebrates with catcher Jhonatan Solano after a win over the Phillies earlier this season. (Photo credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Soriano’s Struggles Have Opened Door for Clippard’s Return to Closer Role

For decades, major league pitchers were supposed to finish what they started. Relief pitchers were those who weren’t good enough to make the rotation, simple as that.

08/19/2013

Drew Storen #22 of the Washington Nationals reacts after giving up a home run in the ninth inning against the New York Mets at Nationals Park on July 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Nats’ Mike Rizzo on Storen Demotion: ‘I Thought We Handled It Perfectly’

Fireworks erupted through the media following the Mike Rizzo’s decision to demote Drew Storen last Friday, including Tyler Clippard accusing the team of handling the situation poorly. Well, Rizzo responded on Wednesday, saying the team “handled it perfectly.”

07/31/2013

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Nats, Detwiler Avoid Arbitration With $2.3M Deal

The Washington Nationals have agreed to a $2,337,500, one-year deal with left-handed starter Ross Detwiler, avoiding arbitration.

01/18/2013

Washington Nationals v Philadelphia Phillies

Holden & Danny: What Soriano Signing Means For Nats Bullpen

When the Washington Nationals shocked the baseball world by reaching an agreement with free agent closer Rafael Soriano, it probably also shocked their current starter, Drew Storen. Jeff Passan checked in with Holden and Danny to explain what the transaction could mean for the rest of the Nats bullpen.

01/16/2013

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Werth’s Homer Gives Washington Nationals Fans Reason To Cheer Going Into Game 5 Vs. St. Louis Cardinals

D.C.’s first home playoff baseball victory since 1933 was an October classic. When Jayson Werth launched a Lance Lynn fastball into the leftfield bullpen at Nationals Park in the bottom of the ninth inning, 44,392 fans went absolutely crazy. All of a sudden the Nats are in the driver’s seat, with 21-game winner Gio Gonzalez set to pitch Game 5 against Adam Wainwright (14-13) Friday at 8:37 p.m. at Nationals Park.

10/12/2012

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

Washington Nationals v Arizona Diamondbacks

Holden & Danny: Tyler Clippard Excited To ‘Get A Little Separation’ From Atlanta

Tyler Clippard joined Holden Kushner Monday, where talk about the potential for a huge division swing in the team’s upcoming 3-game series with 2nd place Atlanta, and a little about what the experience has been like chasing a pennant for the first time since arriving in D.C.

08/20/2012

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Nats Stage Impressive 6-Run Rally Late To Beat Back Marlins In 10-7 Victory

The Nationals came back from the depths of complete offensive deficiency to beat the Marlins Saturday evening, to make this game one of those victories that will stand out above the rest at the end of the season.

08/05/2012

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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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