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Potomac Nationals claim Carolina League title with 5-1 win over Myrtle Beach

The Potomac Nationals (5-1, 4-0) captured their fifth championship in franchise history with a 5-1 victory over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (3-4, 0-2) on Wednesday night.


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B-Mets drop Richmond Flying Squirrels in Game 2, 5-1

The Binghamton Mets (2-0) took a commanding two-games-to-none lead over the Richmond Flying Squirrels (0-2) in the best-of-five ELCS with a, 5-1, win at The Diamond on Wednesday night.


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Potomac Nationals take 2-1 lead in Carolina League finals

DH John Wooten pelted two home runs including the go-ahead two-run shot in the fourth inning as the Potomac Nationals (4-1, 3-0) defeated the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (3-3, 0-1) 12-7 to take a 2-1 series lead in the Mills Cup Championship.


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Washington Nationals extend relationship with Potomac Nationals through 2016

The Washington Nationals have announced the club has extended its player development contract with the Class-A Advanced Potomac Nationals of the Carolina League through the 2016 season.


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Potomac Nationals even Carolina League championship series

DH John Wooten propelled a three run home run in the top of the sixth inning to left field to give the Potomac Nationals (3-1, 1-1) a 3-0 win over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (3-2, 3-2) in Game Two of the Mills Cup Championship Series.


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Potomac shut out in Game 1 of Carolina League championship series

The Potomac Nationals (2-1, 0-1) could not muster up any offense despite a solid pitching performance from RHP Ian Dickson (L, 0-1) and the P-Nats’ relievers in their Game One 2-0 loss to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (3-1, 3-1).


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Richmond Flying Squirrels top Akron, 2-1, take 2-1 lead in playoff series

Left-hander Ty Blach led a trio of Flying Squirrels’ hurlers to a three-hit shutout, as Richmond (2-1), claimed a thrilling, 1-0, win over the Akron RubberDucks (1-2) in front of 5,944 at The Diamond on Friday night.


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Potomac completes sweep of Lynchburg, advances to Carolina League championship series

The Potomac Nationals (2-0, 2-0) are headed to their second straight Mills Cup Championship Series after completing a two game sweep of the Lynchburg Hillcats (0-2, 0-2) with their 4-3 win on Thursday night.


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Potomac Nationals take Game 1 with Hillcats, 4-2

The Potomac Nationals (1-0, 1-0) used some timely hitting and stellar pitching to defeat the Lynchburg Hillcats (0-1, 0-1) in Game One of the Northern Division Championship Series 4-2. LHP Hector Silvestre (W, 1-0) tossed seven innings of five-hit, one-run baseball with five strikeouts to earn the win.


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Potomac Nationals win in regular-season finale

The Potomac Nationals (78-58, 40-27) prevailed over the Frederick Keys (65-72, 33-37) by the final score of 6-1 on the final day of the 2014 regular season Sunday afternoon at Harry Grove Stadium.


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Potomac Nationals sweep Keys, eliminate Frederick from wild-card race

The Potomac Nationals (77-58, 39-27) swept the Frederick Keys (65-71, 33-36) at Harry Grove Stadium in a Sunday doubleheader by the final scores of 6-5 and 5-4.


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Frederick Keys drop Potomac Nationals, 4-3

The Potomac Nationals (75-58, 37-27) were edged by the Frederick Keys (65-69, 33-34) in the series opener of a three-day, four-game road set by the final score of 4-3 on Saturday night at Harry Grove Stadium.


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Wilmington blanks Potomac Nationals, 2-0

The Potomac Nationals (75-57, 37-26) were shut out for the second straight night at Frawley Stadium on Friday evening as the Wilmington Blue Rocks (64-69, 31-34) earned a 2-0 victory in the Game Five series finale.


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Wilmington blanks P-Nats, 8-0

One night after clinching a second-half Northern Division title, the Potomac Nationals (75-56, 37-25) were blanked by the Wilmington Blue Rocks (63-69, 30-34) 8-0 on Thursday night at Frawley Stadium.


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Altoona tops Richmond, 3-2, in sprint off

In one of the most unique walk-off losses in franchise history, the Richmond Flying Squirrels (75-63) fell to the Altoona Curve (59-79), 3-2, at Peoples Natural Gas Field on Thursday night.


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P-Nats sweep Wilmington, clinch Carolina League playoff berth

The Potomac Nationals (75-55, 37-24) clinched a 2014 second-half Carolina League Northern Division Championship at Frawley Stadium by beating the Wilmington Blue Rocks (62-69, 29-34) in Game One of a doubleheader on Wednesday evening by the final score of 3-0.


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Potomac Nationals top Blue Rocks, 3-1

The Potomac Nationals (73-55, 35-24) took care of business in Game One to set the tone for a five-game set scheduled over the next three days by defeating the Wilmington Blue Rocks (62-67, 29-32) on Tuesday evening at Frawley Stadium by the final score of 3-1.


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Richmond Flying Squirrels promise megablast for home finale on Saturday

The Richmond Flying Squirrels have announced that in appreciation of the tremendous support they have received from their fans during their run to the playoffs, and throughout their fifth season in Richmond, they have doubled the amount of fireworks they will launch during the final regular season fireworks extravaganza of the year on Saturday, August 30.


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Squirrels punch playoff ticket, top Curve, 5-4

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (75-60) clinched a place in the Eastern League post-season with a, 5-4, win over the Altoona Curve (56-79) at Peoples Natural Gas Field on Monday night.


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Potomac Nationals split Sunday doubleheader with Keys

The Potomac Nationals (72-54, 34-23) split their Sunday doubleheader at Pfitzner Stadium with the Frederick Keys (59-68, 27-33) by losing 4-3 in Game One and crushing the Keys 12-1 in the nightcap.


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Resurgent Richmond? Squirrels reduce magic number to two

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (74-59) waited through a 58-minute rain-delay to complete a, 7-2, win over the Bowie Baysox (66-66) at The Diamond on Saturday night.


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Potomac Nationals edge Frederick Keys in 10, 4-3

The Potomac Nationals (71-53, 33-22) edged the Frederick Keys (58-67, 26-32) in a wild, 10-inning see-saw confrontation by the final score of 4-3 on Friday evening at Pfitzner Stadium courtesy of a throwing error committed by Frederick 3B Jason Esposito.


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Richmond Flying Squirrels split with New Britain

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (71-58) claimed a, 5-3, victory over the New Britain Rock Cats (64-64) as the two teams completed a suspended game from May 22nd at The Diamond on Tuesday night.


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Potomac Nationals survive Carolina rally, win 7-6

The Potomac Nationals (67-53, 29-22) survived a furious 9th inning rally by the Carolina Mudcats (54-68, 25-30) on Sunday night at Pfitzner Stadium to capture a 7-6 victory in the series finale.


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Potomac Nationals rally, top Carolina, snap four-game losing skid

The Potomac Nationals (65-53, 27-22) scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to beat the Carolina Mudcats (25-28, 15-14) 6-5, snapping their four-game losing streak. 3B John Wooten’s two-run home run gave Potomac the lead which they would not relinquish.


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Richmond completes doubleheader sweep of New Hampshire

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (70-54) swept a doubleheader from the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (59-65)on Thursday night at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium.


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Potomac Nationals dash past Winston-Salem for sixth straight win

Nationals 3B John Wooten launched a three-run home run in the eighth inning of Thursday afternoon’s contest to give the Potomac Nationals (64-49, 26-18) a 6-4 series sweep over the Winston-Salem Dash (54-62, 24-23).


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Richmond Flying Squirrels losing streak hits eight

The Binghamton Mets (70-47) brushed aside the Richmond Flying Squirrels (66-52), 3-0, at The Diamond on Thursday night to sweep a three-game series and send the Squirrels to their eighth consecutive loss – a franchise record.


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Potomac Nationals rout Myrtle Beach, 10-3

The Potomac Nationals (63-49, 25-18) used two home runs and six RBIs from LF Randolph Oduber as well as six scoreless innings from LHP Matthew Spann (W, 8-5) to rout the Winston-Salem Dash (54-61, 24-22) 10-2 on Wednesday night.


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B-Mets push Richmond Flying Squirrels skid to seven

The Binghamton Mets (69-47) continued their domination of the Richmond Flying Squirrels (66-51) with a, 5-1, win at The Diamond on Wednesday night.


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Potomac Nationals top Dash in series opener, 6-2

The Potomac Nationals (62-49, 24-18) bested the Winston-Salem Dash (54-60, 24-21) 6-2 on Tuesday evening at Pfitzner Stadium to improve their win streak to four.


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Potomac Nationals take sloppy 4-2 win over Carolina

The Potomac Nationals (59-49, 21-18) claimed a 4-2 victory over the Carolina Mudcats (50-58, 21-20) on Friday evening at Five County Stadium in the series opener of a three-contest road set amidst continuous light rainfall.


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UVA alum Jarrett Parker called up to MLB’s San Francisco Giants

The San Francisco Giants have announced that they have purchased the contracts of INF Matt Duffy and OF Jarrett Parker. The two will join the team in Flushing, NY, for their series against the New York Mets.


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Potomac Nationals rally falls short in 8-6 loss to Myrtle Beach

The Potomac Nationals (58-48, 20-17) dropped game two of a three game series against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (65-43, 21-19) by an 8-6 count on Tuesday night.


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Myrtle Beach blasts Potomac Nationals, 11-2

The Potomac Nationals (58-47, 20-16) had their four game winning streak snapped at the hands of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (64-43, 20-19) with an 11-2 loss on Monday night.


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Another walkoff win for Potomac Nationals

3B Oscar Tejeda gave the Potomac Nationals (58-46, 20-15) their second straight walk-off and fourth straight win with his 11th inning home run to defeat the Carolina Mudcats (48-56, 19-18) 6-5 on Sunday night.


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Erie tops Richmond Flying Squirrels, 5-1

The Erie SeaWolves (52-55) downed the Richmond Flying Squirrels (64-43), 5-1, at Jerry Uht Park on Saturday night.


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Erie tops Richmond, 2-0, streak ends at six

The Erie SeaWolves (51-55) snapped the Richmond Flying Squirrels’ (64-42) six-game win-streak with a, 2-0, shutout victory at Jerry Uht Park on Friday night.


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Potomac Nationals storm back, stun Carolina, 11-8

The Potomac Nationals (56-46, 18-15) completed their largest comeback of the season with an 11-8 victory over the Carolina Mudcats (48-54, 19-16) on Friday night at Pfitzner Stadium.


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Richmond Flying Squirrels complete sweep of Akron

Richmond right-hander Austin Fleet was spectacular over eight scoreless innings as the Flying Squirrels (63-41) completed a three-game sweep of the Akron RubberDucks (57-48) with a, 2-0, victory on Wednesday afternoon at Canal Park.