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

    Sep 22, 2014, 5:14 AM EDT

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    The Royals salvage one and their hopes of an AL Central title remain alive.

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

    Sep 11, 2014, 7:02 AM EDT

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    Big Game James Shields shows up big in a big game . . . James . . . etc. etc. infinity

  3. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 20, 2014, 6:54 AM EDT

    Bases loaded walk

    A bases-loaded walk helped the Tigers win a game. A walkoff plunking gave the Cardinals the win. And the crew in Chicago couldn’t get a tarp on the field. Can anyone around here play this game anymore?

  4. Nationals rout Diamondbacks for eighth straight win

    Aug 19, 2014, 10:22 PM EDT

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    The Nationals are the hottest team in the majors. Stephen Strasburg yielded just three hits over eight inning of one-run ball and shortstop Ian Desmond went 3-for-4 with four RBI in an 8-1 stomping of the Diamondbacks on Tuesday night in Washington, D.C.

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

    Aug 18, 2014, 9:09 PM EDT

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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.

  6. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 15, 2014, 7:05 AM EDT

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    Striking out 14 guys and/or scoring seven runs: strongly correlated with winning games.

  7. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Aug 9, 2014, 8:57 AM EDT

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    A quick recap of a busy Friday in MLB, including a long-awaited win for the Braves.

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

    Aug 8, 2014, 7:44 PM EDT

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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.

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

    Aug 4, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

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    The Tribe walks off against Texas, MadBum was dominant and V-Mart goes yard again. Note: if you were not a baseball fan, you would have no idea what any of the stuff in the previous sentence meant. It’s just barely English, yet we all get it. Cool, huh?

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

    Jul 21, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

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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.

  11. Henderson Alvarez replaces Jordan Zimmermann on NL All-Star roster

    Jul 12, 2014, 3:02 PM EDT

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    This is the first All-Star selection for Henderson Alvarez.

  12. VIDEO: Nelson Cruz launches MLB-leading 28th home run

    Jul 7, 2014, 8:48 PM EDT

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    Nelson Cruz has already passed his home run total from last season and is just five away from matching his career-high.

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

    Jun 26, 2014, 6:53 AM EDT

    Blood on the Tracks

    Tim Lincecum’s no-hitter reminded me of something.

  14. Stephen Strasburg gives up smokeless tobacco

    Jun 24, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT

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    The death of Tony Gwynn is making a lot of guys think twice about their habits and health.

  15. Stephen Strasburg fights back tears discussing Tony Gwynn

    Jun 17, 2014, 8:44 PM EDT

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    The fine folks at CSNWashington.com have video of Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg reflecting on the life of his former San Diego State baseball coach Tony Gwynn, who passed away Monday at age 54 …

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

    Jun 16, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

    DJ LeMahieu

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

  17. Matt Adams celebrates Father’s Day in style

    Jun 15, 2014, 8:40 PM EDT

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    Matt Adams’ father was in attendance for all three of his son’s home runs over the weekend as the Cardinals swept the Nationals.

  18. Randy Choate got the win after throwing one pitch

    Jun 14, 2014, 10:31 PM EDT

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    Pitcher wins are the best stat ever.

  19. Washington Times calls Michael Morse dumb, says the Nats are better without him

    Jun 13, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT

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    Some serious high-road-avoidance being pursued by a Washington Times columnist.

  20. The Marlins are preserving a young arm for a playoff run

    Jun 13, 2014, 1:33 PM EDT

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    Those who do not learn from the Washington Nationals’ mistakes are doomed to repeat them.

  21. The Nationals are the hottest team in baseball

    Jun 10, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

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    Don’t look now, but the Nats are poised to take control of the NL East.

  22. Jordan Zimmermann may have posted the best start in Nats’ history

    Jun 9, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT

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    All of the Nats’ starters are rolling, actually. June has definitely been their month.

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

    Jun 5, 2014, 7:04 AM EDT

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    The Indians, A’s and Jays are surging. The Yankees, Rays and Braves are reeling. The Padres won a game despite getting only one hit. As Earl Weaver once said: Baseball: we do this every day, lady.

  24. Corey Kluber is a strikeout machine

    May 31, 2014, 11:42 AM EDT

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    After fanning 12 batters last night against the Rockies, Indians right-hander Corey Kluber leads the majors with 95 strikeouts.

  25. Charting the rise of Tommy John surgeries

    May 13, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

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    I saw the best arms of my generation destroyed by sliders

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