Tag: Washington Nationals

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Nationals’ Kendrick Tears Achilles, Will Miss Rest of Season

WASHINGTON (AP) — Veteran Washington Nationals infielder-outfielder Howie Kendrick tore his right Achilles tendon in the opener of Saturday’s doubleheader against the Los Angeles Dodgers and will miss the rest of the season.

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Dusty Binned: Baker Fired By Nationals

Washington (AFP) -The Washington Nationals parted company with manager Dusty Baker on Friday in the wake of the team’s latest playoff near-miss.

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Cubs Come Back on Scherzer, Chicago Wins 9-8 in NLDS Game 5

WASHINGTON (AP) — Addison Russell drove in four runs, Wade Davis earned a seven-out save, and the Chicago Cubs reached their third NL Championship Series in a row by edging the Washington Nationals 9-8 in a thriller of a Game 5.

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NLDS Game 4 of Nats-Cubs Rained Out, Moved to Wednesday

CHICAGO — Game 4 of the NL Division Series was postponed by rain on Tuesday, giving Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta another day to rest his troublesome right hamstring and putting ace Stephen Strasburg in play for the Washington Nationals.

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Hendricks Outduels Strasburg as Cubs Top Nats 3-0 in Game 1

Kyle Hendricks goes about things completely differently than Stephen Strasburg does on the mound. The kid from Dartmouth relies on a fastball that on a good day reaches 88 mph — about 10 mph slower than Strasburg’s — and a deceptive changeup. Instead of power, he gets by on precision, guile and smarts.

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Watch: Teammates Bryce Harper, Jonathan Papelbon Get in Dugout Scuffle

Things got a little testy in the Nationals dugout during Sunday’s series finale between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Washington Nationals. Just a day removed from being eliminated from playoff contention, after being dubbed by many as the favorite to

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Baseball Is Back: M’s, Nats, Dodgers Strong; ChiSox, Jays, Mets Dark Horses

The grand-old game returns with all the makings of a very interesting season. While most agree the Nationals, Dodgers, and Mariners should be pretty darn good, and the Phillies, Diamondbacks, and Rangers should be, well, pretty darn bad, a slew of teams present a huge spectrum of possibilities.