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  1. A’s demote former All-Star Ryan Cook to Triple-A

    Mar 25, 2015, 10:01 AM EDT

    Oakland Athletics v Minnesota Twins

    Cook allowed 13 runs in five spring training appearances.

  2. 2015 Preview: Oakland Athletics

    Mar 23, 2015, 3:33 PM EDT

    Bob Melvin

    They’ve reshuffled the deck for 2015. But that’s OK, they do that a lot and it always seems to work out OK.

  3. 2015 Preview: Washington Nationals

    Mar 16, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

    Max Scherzer

    What’s in store for the Washington Nationals in 2015?

  4. A’s avoid arbitration with reliever Tyler Clippard

    Feb 11, 2015, 6:15 PM EDT

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    As first reported by MLB.com’s Jane Lee, the A’s have avoided arbitration with reliever Tyler Clippard by agreeing to a one-year, $8.3 million deal.

  5. Sean Doolittle not expected to miss much time at the beginning of the season

    Feb 8, 2015, 9:35 PM EDT

    Sean Doolittle

    Sean Doolittle has a “slight” tear of his rotator cuff, but isn’t expected to miss much time in April.

  6. Nationals sign former Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen

    Jan 28, 2015, 10:50 AM EDT

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    Janssen saved 81 games from 2012-2014.

  7. Sean Doolittle has a “slight” rotator cuff tear, won’t be ready for Opening Day

    Jan 23, 2015, 6:50 PM EDT

    Sean Doolittle

    Athletics’ closer Sean Doolittle isn’t expected to be ready for Opening Day due to a shoulder injury.

  8. Report: Nationals not interested in trading Ian Desmond

    Jan 18, 2015, 10:59 PM EDT

    Ian Desmond Getty

    The Nationals don’t appear eager to move shortstop Ian Desmond at the moment.

  9. Nationals have checked in on Casey Janssen

    Jan 18, 2015, 8:23 PM EDT

    Casey Janssen

    The Nationals have some interest in free agent reliever Casey Janssen.

  10. 54 players exchange figures with their clubs following today’s deadline

    Jan 16, 2015, 9:58 PM EDT

    Lorenzo Cain

    Find out what salaries arbitration-eligible players and their respective teams filed for ahead of Friday’s deadline.

  11. Billy Beane and Mike Rizzo love trading with each other

    Jan 15, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    Billy Beane

    Oakland and Washington have made an average of one trade every five months for the past four years.

  12. Nationals acquire Yunel Escobar from the Athletics

    Jan 14, 2015, 7:19 PM EDT

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    The Nationals have reportedly acquired shortstop Yunel Escobar from the Athletics.

  13. The Blue Jays are trying to trade for a closer

    Dec 29, 2014, 7:55 PM EDT

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    The Blue Jays also have free agent closer Francisco Rodriguez on their radar.

  14. Astros sign Luke Gregerson for $18.5 million

    Dec 10, 2014, 9:34 AM EDT

    Luke Gregerson A's

    Houston failed to land free agent relievers Andrew Miller or David Robertson, but the Astros have snagged their No. 3 bullpen target.

  15. Report: Nationals “likely” to trade reliever Tyler Clippard

    Dec 6, 2014, 1:49 PM EDT

    Tyler Clippard Getty

    One of the best relievers in baseball is on the trading block.

  16. Nationals expected to decline Rafael Soriano’s option

    Oct 17, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

    Rafael Soriano

    Soriano was fantastic in the first half with 22 saves and a 0.97 ERA, but then he posted a 6.48 ERA in the second half while being stripped of closing duties.

  17. Nationals still in great position for 2015

    Oct 8, 2014, 1:28 AM EDT

    Anthony Rendon

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

  18. Matt Williams’ must-win strategy could use some work

    Oct 8, 2014, 1:06 AM EDT

    Division Series - Washington Nationals v San Francisco Giants - Game Four

    Yeah, but it’ll be all hands on deck for Game Never on Thursday.

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

    Oct 6, 2014, 7:59 PM EDT

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

  20. Giants-Nationals NLDS Game 2 headed into the 18th inning

    Oct 4, 2014, 11:33 PM EDT

    Jordan Zimmermann

    We’re in the 18th in Washington, D.C.

  21. Asdrubal Cabrera, Matt Williams ejected after arguing strikes in the 10th inning

    Oct 4, 2014, 9:07 PM EDT

    Matt Williams

    Nationals second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera and manager Matt Williams were both ejected in the bottom of the 10th inning for arguing balls and strikes.

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

    Oct 3, 2014, 11:40 AM EDT

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    It’s rather surprising to see Soriano there.

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

    Sep 26, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

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    If someone submitted this script to Screenwriting 101, it’d be rejected as way too on-the-nose. But this ain’t Screenwriting 101. This is baseball. And that kind of stuff just sort of happens in baseball.

  24. After yet another blown save, Rafael Soriano could be out as the Nats’ closer

    Sep 6, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

    Rafael Soriano

    Another blown save — this with the help of a homer from Ben Revere of all people — could cost the Nats’ closer his job.

  25. Nationals’ nine-game winning streak is “absolutely epic”

    Aug 21, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

    Bryce Harper

    The events taking place each evening on South Capitol Street are beginning to defy explanation.

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