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Ian Desmond

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  • Nationals complete first-ever four-game South Florida sweep of Marlins

    MIAMI As far as the Marlins have come in 2014, the just completed four-game series against the National League East champion Nationals was a humbling reminder of how far they have to go. The Nationals behind seven dominating innings from Stephen...
  • Buy or sell? Deadline breakdown for every team

    Buy or sell? Deadline breakdown for every team
    As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher — and another lefty ace could join him on the market. With the Tampa Bay Rays tied for last place in...
  • Sighting: Patriots' Rob Gronkowski celebrates Fourth of July in Chicago

    Sighting: Patriots' Rob Gronkowski celebrates Fourth of July in Chicago
    No matter how much fun you had over the Fourth of July holiday, Rob Gronkowski probably had more fun. The New England Patriots star and self-proclaimed “fiesta” was spotted partying all around the city during the holiday weekend. Gronk...
  • Darren O'Day gives Orioles strong performance late against Washington

    Darren O'Day gives Orioles strong performance late against Washington
    WASHINGTON -- Right-hander Darren O’Day has made 176 appearances in three seasons with the Orioles. He has never tossed as many pitches as he did Monday night. O’Day threw 34 pitches (22 strikes) through two innings in the Orioles’...
  • Nationals manager Matt Williams is used to gutsy decisions by Buck Showalter

    Nationals manager Matt Williams is used to gutsy decisions by Buck Showalter
    WASHINGTON -- Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams has seen Buck Showalter make bold late-game decisions before. The Orioles manager, who was the Arizona Diamondbacks’ skipper and coached Williams there from 1998-2000, once made one of the...
  • Bud Norris gives up five runs in return from DL as Orioles lose, 6-2, to the Nationals

    Bud Norris gives up five runs in return from DL as Orioles lose, 6-2, to the Nationals
    The Orioles ideally wanted to work right-hander Bud Norris back into the rotation gradually as he returned from his trip to the disabled list with a right groin strain, and a key caveat of that in the eyes of manager Buck Showalter was getting Norris...
  • With 4-3 win over Nationals, Orioles reach 50 victories in their fewest games since 1997

    With 4-3 win over Nationals, Orioles reach 50 victories in their fewest games since 1997
    After their gritty, 4-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night, the Orioles will have to wait until August for the opportunity to claim true "Beltway Series" bragging rights. They took two of three against the Nationals this week, but...
  • Game 1: Cubs' Beeler impressive in 3-0 loss to Nationals

    Game 1: Cubs' Beeler impressive in 3-0 loss to Nationals
    “Let’s play two” is more than a familiar refrain by Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks. The Cubs and Nationals will play a doubleheader Saturday. It is the first scheduled doubleheader for the Cubs since July 4, 1983, against the...
  • Hanley Ramirez sends another error message in Dodgers' loss to Padres

    If Hanley Ramirez on Monday offered a glimpse of the offensive force he could be when healthy, on Tuesday he provided a sobering reminder of the liability he presents as a shortstop. The latest display of Ramirez's defensive shortcomings was...
  • Dodgers can't go the distance in loss to Nationals, 8-5, in 14 innings

    Dodgers can't go the distance in loss to Nationals, 8-5, in 14 innings
    KEY MOMENT: A one-out throwing error by Justin Turner opened the door for Washington, which broke open a tie game with three unearned runs in the 14th inning. Ian Desmond started the rally by reaching on the error. He moved to second base on a walk, to...
  • Dodgers hope they won't be left longing after long day at office

    Dodgers hope they won't be left longing after long day at office
    Call it dramatic. "It was a roller coaster ride. Ups and downs," left fielder Carl Crawford said of the Dodgers' 8-5, 14-inning loss to the Washington Nationals on Wednesday, a game that took five hours and 34 minutes and every position player on...