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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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • 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-...
  • Angels rally late in 4-2 win over Nationals

    Angels rally late in 4-2 win over Nationals
    KEY MOMENT: Raul Ibanez's three-run triple in the eighth inning was the decisive blow, but it would not have been possible if not for Erick Aybar's clutch two-out, run-scoring hit to right field that pulled the Angels even, 1-1, and Chris Iannetta's...
  • Albert Pujols, Raul Ibanez help Angels beat Nationals, 4-2

    WASHINGTON — On a night that was supposed to be a showcase for the transcendent talents of two of baseball's brightest young stars — Angels center fielder Mike Trout, 22, and Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper, 21 — two old...
  • Angels defeat Nationals, 7-2

    Angels defeat Nationals, 7-2
    AT THE PLATE: J.B. Shuck led off the game with a double to left field and Mike Trout reached on an error ahead of Albert Pujols' three-run home run. Howie Kendrick, who had two hits, doubled to right-center field in the first and scored on Chris Iannetta'...