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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 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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Hillcats top Carolina, 5-4, maintain wild-card lead

Two teams involved in separate Wild Card races needed 10 innings to determine a winner, but the Hillcats prevailed in an extra-inning thriller with a 5-4 victory at Carolina Friday night to maintain a one game lead over Frederick in the Northern Division standings.


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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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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 blanked by Keys, 9-0

The Potomac Nationals (72-55, 34-24) were buried by the Frederick Keys (60-68, 28-33) 6-0 in their final 2014 regular season home game at Pfitzner Stadium on Monday evening in front of a crowd of 3,458.


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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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Potomac Nationals get walkoff 3-2 win over Carolina Mudcats

DH Mike McQuillan hit a solo home run and won the game with a ninth inning RBI-single as the Potomac Nationals (57-46, 19-15) defeated the Carolina Mudcats (48-55, 19-17) 3-2 on Saturday night at Pfitzner Stadium.


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Seven-run eighth pushes Potomac past Keys

The Potomac Nationals (44-34, 6-3) shocked the Frederick Keys (34-44, 2-9) with seven runs in the 8th inning in the aftermath of a terrific starting pitchers’ duel to eclipse their regional Northern Division rival 7-1 at Pfitzner Stadium on Sunday evening.


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Potomac Nationals rally to top Carolina, 5-4

The Potomac Nationals (35-28, 17-16) rallied past the Carolina Mudcats (27-35, 13-20) with three runs in the 8th inning on Monday evening at Five County Stadium to set the hook on a 5-4 victory in the series opener of a three-game road set.


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Lynchburg Hillcats, Potomac Nationals split two

The Lynchburg Hillcats (20-23) split a pair of finals with the Potomac Nationals (23-19) tonight, falling 6-5 in the completion of a suspended game from April 28, and winning the second game 10-1.


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Potomac Nationals defeat Lynchburg Hillcats, 4-2

The Potomac Nationals (11-7, 7-4) tamed the Lynchburg Hillcats (9-9, 4-6) on Monday evening in the Game Four finale winning 4-2 at Lynchburg City Stadium on Calvin Falwell Field to earn a two game lead over the Hillcats in the First-Half Carolina League Northern Division race.


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Potomac Nationals top Lynchburg Hillcats, 10-4

Tyler Tewell racked up a season-high three hits for the second-straight game, but Potomac registered 17 hits as a team to defeat the Lynchburg Hillcats, 10-4, at Calvin Falwell Field Saturday night.


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Lynchburg Hillcats walk off, 7-6, in 12 over Potomac Nationals

With two out, the bases empty, and Kevin Ahrens behind in the count, 1-2, the clean-up hitter crushed a hanging breaking ball deep to left-center field for his second home run of the season, giving Lynchburg a 7-6 victory over the Potomac Nationals at Calvin Falwell Field Friday night.


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Lynchburg Hillcats win pitchers’ duel with Frederick, 1-0

Following an hour and 43 minute rain delay before the first pitch, the pitching dominated in a 1-0 Lynchburg Hillcats (5-3) win over the Frederick Keys (2-6) tonight.


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Potomac Nationals top Lynchburg Hillcats, 7-5

An early 4-1 lead went by the wayside for the Lynchburg Hillcats today as they fell 7-5 to the Potomac Nationals in the series finale.


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Lynchburg Hillcats rout Potomac Nationals, 9-1

Lucas Sims became the first Lynchburg Hillcats starter to complete five innings tonight on his way to first win of the season. Home runs from Josh Elander and Levi Hyams both homered as the Hillcats coasted to a 9-1 victory over the Potomac Nationals.