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  • Nationals eliminate Marlins from playoff contention with 3-2 win

    MIAMI Those who still held out hope the Marlins would somehow get into the playoffs this season had those postseason dreams dashed Saturday night. The Marlins, who have been on the outside of the National League wild-card race for some time, were...
  • Recap: Nationals 3, Phillies 2

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Nationals 3, Phillies 2 Nationals 3, Phillies 2: Adam LaRoche recorded his 24th career multi-homer game and Gio Gonzalez won his second straight start following a five-game losing streak as host Washington avoided a three-game...
  • Preview: Phillies at Nationals

    His last time out, Cole Hamels was at his best - and, in some ways, his worst. Following his bizarre start, Hamels will take the hill Sunday for the Philadelphia Phillies in the finale of their three-game set with the host Washington Nationals. Hamels did...
  • Nationals outlast Hamels, Phillies

    WASHINGTON Cole Hamels didn't have his no-hit stuff and his teammates couldn't provide enough offense to bail him out. The Phillies had been buoyed by a late-season surge, winning 12 of their previous 17 games, and were excited about possibly playing...
  • Homecoming for Braves 2B Gosselin

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH WASHINGTON -- The series in Washington is like a homecoming for Phil Gosselin, 25, a second baseman for the Atlanta Braves. He grew up near Philadelphia and he will have family and...
  • Strasburg helps Nationals defeat Braves

    The Sports Xchange Strasburg helps Nationals defeat Braves ATLANTA -- Turner Field has been a House of Horrors for Stephen Strasburg. But on Tuesday, he made a big step toward reversing that trend. Strasburg entered the game with a 1-3 record and a 6....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Gonzalez helps Nationals win

    The Sports Xchange By Walter Villa, The Sports Xchange Gonzalez helps Nationals win MIAMI -- Gio Gonzalez is getting hot just in time. With the playoffs in view, the Washington Nationals left-hander turned in another gem on Thursday night, beating the...
  • 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....
  • Nationals win, and expect Zimmerman back

    The Sports Xchange By Walter Villa, The Sports Xchange Nationals win, and expect Zimmerman back MIAMI -- The Washington Nationals have clinched the NL East, they have the best record in the National League and now they are getting perhaps their top...