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  • Freddy Garcia wins unlikely pitcher's duel as Orioles take 3 of 4 from Nationals

    Freddy Garcia wins unlikely pitcher's duel as Orioles take 3 of 4 from Nationals
    The clinic that Orioles right-hander Freddy Garcia put on Thursday night against the Washington Nationals wasn't one in power pitching, but it was effective nonetheless. After the Orioles and Nationals combined for 14 homers the previous two nights, the...
  • Nationals vs. Cardinals: Washington falls flat with chance to clinch NL East

    Nationals vs. Cardinals: Washington falls flat with chance to clinch NL East
    The Washington Post By Adam Kilgore, Published: September 30 ST. LOUIS — The Washington Nationals played 158 games for the opportunity they arrived at Sunday morning. The baseball season is a complex, twisted endeavor, and the Nationals had reduced...
  • Werth Homer Keeps Nationals Alive

    Werth Homer Keeps Nationals Alive
    By ANDREW KEH THE NEW YORK TIMES WASHINGTON — The atmosphere inside Nationals Park on Thursday never seemed like it would match the relentless vivacity of the previous night, when the city hosted its first post season baseball game since 1933....
  • Positivity, preparation make Nationals' Suzuki a leader

    George Horton ran a college baseball powerhouse at Cal State-Fullerton, the kind of program that had no place for someone like Kurt Suzuki. Horton had never seen or heard of Suzuki before a scout pal mentioned the high schooler in Hawaii. "We didn't...
  • Nationals clinch first trip to postseason

    Nationals clinch first trip to postseason
    By Bill Ladson / MLB.com | 9/20/2012 10:00 PM ET WASHINGTON -- The Nationals are in the playoffs and they were able advance to the postseason on a great effort from left-hander Ross Detwiler, who pitched six solid innings in a 4-1 victory over the...
  • Hammel pitching like an All-Star; talking like a team player

    Hammel pitching like an All-Star; talking like a team player
    One of the big discussions in the press box before Friday’s game was whether Jason Hammel will be an All-Star. Not whether he is worthy – he has been the Orioles’ best starter this season – but whether he’ll be named to...
  • Rogers' rankings: No. 16 Nationals

    Rogers' rankings: No. 16 Nationals
    No. 16 Nationals: 15th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Blue Jays Bryce Harper hasn't played a day in the big leagues, and unfortunately for him there is only one way to go. It is opposite of up. But if you want to bet on Harper as...
  • Power rankings: No. 19 Rockies

    Power rankings: No. 19 Rockies
    No. 19 Colorado Rockies: 12th in a series counting down to spring training: Next: Royals Like Cowboys and Indians in the front yard, baseball is a kid's game. But sometimes, once every million or so encounters, that's not a cap gun the batter has in...
  • Angels: Turf not up to par for game against Nationals; Hunter nears return

     
    Mike Scioscia said the field in Angel Stadium "is typically the most pristine in the league, it's almost impossible to find a bad hop anywhere," but that may not be the case for Monday night's game against the Washington Nationals.......
  • Hunter returns to lineup against Nationals; Walden to remain as closer

     
    Torii Hunter is back in the lineup for Tuesday night's game against the Washington Nationals, the first start for the Angels right fielder since he crashed into the wall while making a catch in the fifth inning of last Wednesday......
  • Orioles open Nationals series with a dud

    Orioles open Nationals series with a dud
    There have been plenty of times this season when it would have been easy to sum up another Orioles loss by looking at just one play or one statistic. But not Friday night, not when there was so much bad baseball to choose from, not when the Orioles all...