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  1. There IS crying in baseball. Wilmer Flores hit a walk-off home run!

    Jul 31, 2015, 11:27 PM EDT

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    Wilmer Flores: your feel-good story of the year.

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

    Jul 31, 2015, 7:34 AM EDT

    Jason Castro

    In a night of several walkoffs — including a walkoff walk — Jason Castro had the biggest, helping Houston complete the sweep of the Angels.

  3. Yankees acquire Dustin Ackley from Mariners

    Jul 30, 2015, 4:44 PM EDT

    Dustin Ackley

    No. 2 overall pick in the 2009 draft behind Stephen Strasburg.

  4. The reason for the collapse of the Brewers-Mets deal? Depends on who you ask.

    Jul 30, 2015, 11:15 AM EDT

    Carlos Gomez

    Money? Health? And what the hell is a “hip doctor” anyway?

  5. Drew Storen doesn’t sound happy about the Jonathan Papelbon acquisition

    Jul 29, 2015, 8:59 AM EDT

    Drew Storen AP

    Saves = money for relief pitchers and Storen is gonna get a lot fewer saves now.

  6. Nationals, Phillies agree to Jonathan Papelbon trade

    Jul 28, 2015, 6:16 PM EDT

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    Papelbon owns a sparkling 1.59 ERA and 40/8 K/BB ratio in 39 2/3 innings this season for the Phillies, and he’s 17-for-17 in save opportunities.

  7. Troy Tulowitzki’s greatness is not a Coors Field creation

    Jul 28, 2015, 11:50 AM EDT

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    Coors Field is powerful, but Tulowitzki is great anywhere.

  8. The Nationals are “making progress” on acquiring Jonathan Papelbon

    Jul 28, 2015, 11:33 AM EDT

    Jonathan Papelbon

    He would be a nice addition to the Nats’ pen, but a costly one given his $13 million vesting option.

  9. Jayson Werth, Ryan Zimmerman ready to rejoin Nationals

    Jul 28, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

    Jayson Werth

    Washington is getting healthier, but still not quite healthy.

  10. Report: The Nationals are “hottest” on Padres closer Craig Kimbrel

    Jul 27, 2015, 10:50 PM EDT

    Craig Kimbrel

    The Nationals were reportedly looking at a reunion with Tyler Clippard before the Athletics traded him to the Mets tonight, but there’s a chance they could do something a lot bigger to strengthen the back-end of their bullpen.

  11. Stephen Strasburg is ready for a rehab assignment

    Jul 27, 2015, 3:04 PM EDT

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    Strasburg is coming back from a strained oblique muscle.

  12. Stephen Strasburg will start a rehab assignment next week

    Jul 25, 2015, 9:25 PM EDT

    Stephen Strasburg

    Stephen Strasburg will take the next step in his road to recovery from an oblique injury.

  13. Nationals activate Anthony Rendon from the disabled list

    Jul 25, 2015, 3:45 PM EDT

    Anthony Rendon

    Rendon has been out for a month with a strained left quad.

  14. Report: The Nationals have discussed a Jonathan Papelbon trade with the Phillies

    Jul 25, 2015, 9:29 AM EDT

    Jonathan Papelbon

    Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon is a strong possibility to be dealt by next Friday’s non-waiver trade deadline, but there’s a chance he could stay in the National League East.

  15. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Jul 25, 2015, 8:58 AM EDT

    PITTSBURGH, PA - JULY 24: Gregory Polanco #25 of the Pittsburgh Pirates hits a two run home run in the fifth inning during the game against the Washington Nationals at PNC Park on July 24, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including a big win for the Pirates.

  16. Mike Trout back in Angels’ lineup following heel scare

    Jul 22, 2015, 7:17 PM EDT

    Mike Trout

    Angels center fielder Mike Trout missed his first game of the 2015 season on Tuesday night against the Twins because of soreness in his left heel. But he claimed it was only a minor issue and he is back in …

  17. Mike Trout is day-to-day with a sore left heel

    Jul 21, 2015, 7:51 PM EDT

    Mike Trout

    Albert Pujols was initially going to get a night off Tuesday against the visiting Twins, but the Angels didn’t want to play a game against a contending team with a combined 57 home runs sitting on the bench.

  18. Bryce Harper not impressed by Zack Greinke: “I don’t think he was very tough.”

    Jul 19, 2015, 11:10 PM EDT

    Bryce Harper

    Bryce Harper apparently has high standards for pitching feats. Zack Greinke is a couple of starts away from matching or exceeding Orel Hershiser’s record of 59 consecutive scoreless innings.

  19. Chasing Hershiser: Inside the numbers during Zack Greinke’s scoreless streak

    Jul 19, 2015, 9:05 PM EDT

    Zack Greinke

    Zack Greinke is 15 1/3 innings away from matching Orel Hershiser’s major league record of 59 consecutive scoreless innings. Exactly how good has he been, and how does he compare to Hershiser?

  20. Zack Greinke out-duels Max Scherzer, runs his consecutive scoreless innings streak to 43 2/3

    Jul 19, 2015, 5:01 PM EDT

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    The battle of leading Cy Young Award candidates Sunday afternoon in the nation’s capital went 5-0 to the Dodgers and right-hander Zack Greinke.

  21. Anthony Rendon joins Jayson Werth on rehab assignment

    Jul 18, 2015, 12:18 PM EDT

    Anthony Rendon

    The two are P-Nats for the moment.

  22. Max Scherzer blames Taylor Swift for lighting problems at Nationals Park

    Jul 18, 2015, 9:58 AM EDT

    WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 14:  Taylor Swift performs onstage during The 1989 World Tour Live at Nationals Park on July 14, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for TAS)

    Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer took to Twitter to jokingly share his hunch about the cause of Friday’s lighting malfunction at Nationals Park.

  23. Dodgers-Nationals game suspended after lighting problems

    Jul 17, 2015, 11:04 PM EDT

    Jordan Zimmermann

    What power outage? There were already two homers.

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