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Ian Desmond

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  • Loss to Nats eliminates Marlins from wild-card contention

    The Miami Marlins hung around the playoff picture after losing their ace Jose Fernandez in May and when their biggest bat, Giancarlo Stanton, was lost last week. And after a 3-2 loss to the Nationals officially eliminated Miami from the postseason,...
  • Two-out hits sink Koehler, Marlins

    Two-out hits sink Koehler, Marlins
    Let's face it, the last vestige of Miami Marlins playoff hopes left on the ambulance cart with Giancarlo Stanton last week in Milwaukee. This weekend at Marlins Park, the National League East champion Nationals are playing for home-field advantage....
  • Strong start unravels quickly for Marlins' Hand

    Strong start unravels quickly for Marlins' Hand
    The first tour through the Nationals' batting order for Brad Hand was sublime. The second time was a disaster for the left-hander Thursday as the Miami Marlins began their final homestand of the season at Marlins Park with a 6-2 loss to Washington....
  • 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...
  • Phillies can't complete sweep of Nationals, lose 3-2

    Phillies can't complete sweep of Nationals, lose 3-2
    By Harvey Valentine, The Sports Xchange WASHINGTON —Adam LaRoche hit a pair of solo home runs and Gio Gonzalez pitched six solid innings as the Washington Nationals defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Sunday, salvaging the finale of the three-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Clayton Kershaw wins again as Dodgers down Nationals, 4-1

    Clayton Kershaw wins again as Dodgers down Nationals, 4-1
    Aut-o-matic. OK, that’s not really fair, which doesn’t mean it doesn’t feel right. Clayton Kershaw started for the Dodgers on Tuesday night, so naturally you know what that means: more domination, more pitching brilliance and another...
  • Slumping Soriano has support of manager

    After a fantastic first half of the season, the Washington Nationals' Rafael Soriano hasn't been the same in the second. He has allowed 10 runs over his past 112/3 innings since the All-Star break. He also has blown three saves, including one Sunday. He...
  • Strasburg Shuts Down Mets As Nationals Sweep Series

    Strasburg Shuts Down Mets As Nationals Sweep Series
    Stephen Strasburg finally found some success on the road as his Washington Nationals continued their dominance of the New York Mets at Citi Field. Backed by two-run homers from Adam LaRoche and Bryce Harper, Strasburg fired seven sharp innings to lead...
  • Harper's Homer In 13th Beats Mets

    Harper's Homer In 13th Beats Mets
    WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals are flying high as they head to Atlanta on Friday for a showdown with the Braves. And left fielder Bryce Harper will certainly be on the trip and not headed to the minor leagues, as rookie manager Matt Williams...