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  1. Nationals telling teams Jordan Zimmermann is “available”

    Nov 20, 2014, 12:14 PM EST

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    Zimmermann has just one season remaining until he’s eligible for free agency and the 28-year-old right-hander is in line for a massive payday.

  2. Dave Dombrowski may not be telling the truth about something

    Oct 14, 2014, 3:31 PM EST

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    Or: Great Moments in GMs not Admitting Their Mistakes

  3. Nationals still in great position for 2015

    Oct 8, 2014, 1:28 AM EST

    Anthony Rendon

    Few changes are needed for the club with the NL’s best record in 2014.

  4. Nationals defeat Giants in Game 3 of NLDS to keep their season alive

    Oct 6, 2014, 7:59 PM EST

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    Facing elimination, the Nationals got a big start out of Doug Fister.

  5. NLDS, Game 3: Nationals vs. Giants lineups

    Oct 6, 2014, 1:47 PM EST

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    Doug Fister vs. Madison Bumgarner.

  6. The Nationals could bench Bryce Harper for tonight’s game

    Oct 6, 2014, 9:42 AM EST

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    Ryan Zimmerman is likely to get the start today. Who sits? Harper, Denard Span or Adam LaRoche?

  7. Playoff Reset: On to San Francisco and St. Louis

    Oct 6, 2014, 7:39 AM EST

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    John Lackey, the Cardinals and their Dodgers opponents may be our last hope at a four or five game division series.

  8. Brandon Belt’s 18th-inning homer sends Giants up 2-0 in NLDS over the Nationals

    Oct 5, 2014, 12:02 AM EST

    Brandon Belt

    The Giants very nearly lost Game 2 of the NLDS against the Nationals, but rallied with two outs in the ninth inning to force a tie before finally emerging victorious after 18 innings thanks to a Brandon Belt solo home run.

  9. The Nationals announce their playoff roster: Rafael Soriano is there

    Oct 3, 2014, 11:40 AM EST

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    It’s rather surprising to see Soriano there.

  10. Nationals choose Stephen Strasburg to start Game 1

    Oct 2, 2014, 1:47 PM EST

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    Jordan Zimmermann, fresh off his regular season finale no-hitter, will start Game 2.

  11. Nationals likely to use Tanner Roark in the bullpen for playoffs

    Sep 29, 2014, 8:40 PM EST

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    Roark has a 2.57 ERA in 252 innings as a big leaguer.

  12. Previewing the 2014 Playoffs

    Sep 29, 2014, 8:59 AM EST

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    Let’s meet our ten playoff teams and assess their strengths, weaknesses and overall outlook.

  13. Nationals lock up home field advantage through the NLCS

    Sep 26, 2014, 6:55 PM EST

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    The Nationals shut out the Marlins on Friday afternoon, clinching the best record in the National League which will give them home field advantage through the NLCS.

  14. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 9, 2014, 6:18 AM EST

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    Tyler Flowers hit two homers to crush the Athletics, Marcus Stroman hurled a Maddux and the Cardinals can’t be stopped.

  15. Doug Fister recently had skin cancer removed from his neck

    Aug 23, 2014, 11:05 AM EST

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    Nationals right-hander Doug Fister revealed last night that he had skin cancer removed from the left side of his neck this week.

  16. Numbers game: Tigers fall victim to baseball’s speed obsession

    Aug 18, 2014, 9:09 PM EST

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    Doug Fister was a perfectly useful pitcher for Detroit, but he didn’t show up on the radar gun. Now, Fister is leading the National not the playoffs while the Tigers are fighting to stay alive.

  17. Baseball is designed to break your heart: Example 10,246,893

    Aug 13, 2014, 9:17 AM EST

    Robbie Ray

    Twelve days ago the Tigers had the best rotation in baseball. Today they’re starting a dude named “Buck Farmer.”

  18. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and hghlghts

    Aug 13, 2014, 7:16 AM EST

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    In the future, every pitcher will toss seven shutout innings for fifteen minutes — Andy Warhol.

  19. It’s been a trying year for Bryce Harper

    Aug 8, 2014, 7:44 PM EST

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    It’s been a trying year for Bryce Harper, but the Washington Nationals are in first place despite the struggling star.

  20. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 7, 2014, 6:53 AM EST

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    Joe Kelly gave his old mates fits. Well, maybe he gave them fits before too. Maybe they weren’t his mates. Maybe there were long-simmering disputes between him and the Cardinals about politics and religion and things. We can’t know!

  21. Doug Fister dominates, Nationals move to four games up in National League East standings

    Aug 6, 2014, 10:21 PM EST

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    Doug Fister allowed just one (unearned) run over 7 1/3 innings and Adam LaRoche launched a pair of home runs as the Nationals bested the visiting Mets 7-1 on Wednesday night in Washington, D.C.

  22. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 28, 2014, 6:32 AM EST

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    The Dodgers sweep their rivals in San Francisco, the Rays complain about Big Papi and I complain about Southwest Airlines messing with my kids’ vacation.

  23. Strasburg? Gonzalez? Zimmermann? Fister? Nope, the Nationals’ leader in wins is … Tanner Roark

    Jul 21, 2014, 10:47 AM EST

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    Roark was drafted in the 25th round by the Rangers in 2008 and came to the Nationals in the mid-2010 trade for Cristian Guzman. He never cracked anyone’s top-100 prospect list and didn’t even debut in the majors until age 26 last season after posting an underwhelming 4.04 ERA in the minors.

  24. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 10, 2014, 7:09 AM EST

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    A handful of injuries went down last night, but so too did strict adherence to the Restoring Pitching Act of 2013.

  25. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 16, 2014, 5:00 AM EST

    DJ LeMahieu

    Three days, three come-from-behind wins for the Rockies over the Giants.

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