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Gonzalez, Nats lose at Atlanta

Gio Gonzalez was roughed up in a brief stint in a 7-3 Washington Nationals loss at Atlanta on Saturday.


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Nationals win series opener at Atlanta

Max Scherzer threw seven solid innings, Trea Turner was Trea Turner, and the Washington Nationals magic number is now six.


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Washington Nationals top Atlanta Braves in extras

The Washington Nationals won in extra innings on a night when they may have lost Stephen Strasburg.


Stephen Strasburg leaves game with injury

Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg left his first start back from the disabled list with an apparent serious injury Wednesday night.


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Nats top sloppy Braves, 9-6

Washington scored three runs in a sloppy Atlanta defensive eighth to push to a 9-6 win Tuesday night.


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Washington holds off Atlanta, wins 6-4

Trea Turner had three hits and three RBIs, and Max Scherzer was his usual dominant self in a 6-4 Washington Nationals win over the Atlanta Braves on Monday.


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Braves walk off, defeat Washington Nationals, 7-6

A Jace Peterson homer gave Atlanta a 7-6 walk-off, extra-inning win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.


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Washington Nationals win third straight at Atlanta

The Washington Nationals took a big lead with eight runs in the fourth, then held off a late Braves rally in an 11-9 win at Atlanta Saturday night.


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Washington opens road series with win at Atlanta

Rookie Reynaldo Lopez struck out 11 to pitch the Washington Nationals to an 8-2 win at Atlanta on Thursday night.


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Strasburg, Harper key Washington sweep

Stephen Strasburg pitched into the eighth, Bryce Harper hit a grand slam, and Washington completed a four-game sweep of Atlanta, 6-2.


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Nationals improve to 6-1 with 3-0 win over Braves

Tanner Roark threw seven scoreless innings, and Stephen Drew and Jayson Werth homered, leading the Washington Nationals to a 3-0 win over the Atlanta Braves.


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Nationals win pitchers’ duel with Atlanta, 2-1

A Bryce Harper two-run double broke an eighth-inning scoreless tie and lifted the Washington Nationals to a 2-1 win over the Atlanta Braves Tuesday night.


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Nationals improve to 4-1 with win over Braves

Max Scherzer wasn’t Max Scherzer, but he was good enough for the Washington Nationals Monday night.


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Strasburg wins first start: Nationals improve to 2-0

Stephen Strasburg wasn’t sharp, but he pitched around trouble long enough, and Washington completed a sweep of Atlanta, 3-1, on Wednesday.


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Nationals rally late, beat Atlanta in extras on Opening Day

Washington got the tying run on a ninth-inning sac fly, and went ahead to stay in the 10th on an RBI double by newcomer Daniel Murphy, in a 4-3 Opening Day win in Atlanta.


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Strasburg finishes 2015 on high note: Nationals top Braves, 3-0

Stephen Strasburg gave up six hits in six scoreless innings to lead the Washington Nationals to a 3-0 win over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday.


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Nationals lose in Atlanta, 2-0

Jordan Zimmerman was good. Williams Perez was just a little better. Perez gave up six hits in six scoreless innings to pitch Atlanta to a 2-0 win over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday.


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Atlanta outhomers Nationals, 2-1

A.J. Pierzynski hit a pair of solo homers off Tanner Roark, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 win over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night.


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Washington completes weekend sweep of Atlanta

Jayson Werth, Bryce Harper and Anthony Rendon each homered for Washington, powering the Nationals to an 8-4 win over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday, completing a four-game weekend sweep.


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Washington winning streak at four: Nats blitz Braves, 8-2

Bryce Harper homered, Gio Gonzalez was sharp, and that was more than enough for the Washington Nationals to post an easy 8-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday in Nationals Park.


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Washington rallies, defeats Atlanta, 5-2, on Taylor walk-off

A Matt den Dekker two-out single tied the game in the bottom of the ninth, and a Michael Taylor three-run homer won it for Washington in the 10th in a key 5-2 walk-off win over the Atlanta Braves Friday night at Nationals Park.


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Washington Nationals blast Atlanta Braves, 15-1

Ryan Zimmerman had another big night with four RBI, and Jordan Zimmerman gave up two hits in six innings, leading the Washington Nationals to an easy 15-1 win over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night in Nationals Park.


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Chris Tillman, Orioles blank Braves, complete sweep

Chris Tillman came within an out of throwing a complete-game shutout, and Baltimore reliever Zach Britton closed out the Braves in a 2-0 win Wednesday night.


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Baltimore wins fourth in a row, takes down Braves, 7-3

Ubaldo Jimenez put in seven strong innings, and Chris Davis went deep twice, lifting Baltimore to a 7-3 win over Atlanta Tuesday night, the fourth win in a row for the Orioles.


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Matt Wieters homer lifts Baltimore to extra-innings win over Atlanta

Atlanta and Baltimore were scoreless into the ninth, but that’s when things got interesting. A J.J. Hardy sacrifice fly answered an Adonis Garcia solo homer, setting the stage for a Matt Wieters walkoff blast in the bottom of the 11th, in a 2-1 Orioles win over the Braves in Camden Yards Monday night.


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Atlanta wins on controversial walk-off over Nationals, 2-1

Third-base umpire C.B. Bucknor, running like a frightened child from a ground ball down the third-base line off the bat of Atlanta center fielder Cameron Maybin, declared the ball fair, handing the Braves a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals Thursday night.


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Atlanta Braves top Washington Nationals, 4-1

A four-run fourth gave Atlanta the offense in a 4-1 win over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday.


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Nats jump out early, cruise past Atlanta, 6-1

How nice was it to be Nats starter Jordan Zimmerman Tuesday night? Zimmerman took the mound in Atlanta in the bottom of the first with a 4-0 lead, and cruised from there, holding the Braves scoreless on six hits in seven and two-thirds innings, in a 6-1 Washington win.


MLB Notebook: Washington, Baltimore get Thursday wins

Matt Wieters hit his third homer, and Miguel Gonzalez got his sixth win of the season in an 8-6 Baltimore victory over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday.


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Washington Nationals walk off, 2-1, over Atlanta Braves

Ian Desmond drove in Bryce Harper from third with a sacrifice fly, and the Washington Nationals won their fifth straight, defeating the Atlanta Braves, 2-1, in 11 innings on Wednesday.


Strasburg gets win in return: Nationals top Braves, 3-1

Stephen Strasburg threw five scoreless innings in his return from a strained neck muscle, lifting the Washington Nationals to a 3-1 win over Atlanta on Tuesday.


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Nationals rally, finish sweep of Atlanta, 5-4

A two-run eighth-inning rally lifted the Washington Nationals to a 5-4 win over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday afternoon at Nationals Park. The win completes a weekend sweep of the Braves, and gives Washington 10 wins in its last 12 games, a stretch that started in Atlanta when the Nats rallied from an early 9-1 deficit to win 13-12 on April 28.


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Bryce Harper, again: Walk-off blast lifts Nats to 8-6 win over Braves

The Nats bullpen surrendered a late 6-1 lead. Bryce Harper went deep again to take care of the pen’s problems. Harper hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth, his sixth home run in the past three games, to lift Washington to an 8-6 win over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday.


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Bryce Harper hits two homers, Nats beat Braves, 9-2

Bryce Harper continued a recent tear with two more home runs Friday night, and Gio Gonzalez went deep into the game for the Nats in a 9-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.


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Lucky 13: Nats rock Braves, 13-4

Washington scored 13 runs for the second straight night. It wasn’t as dramatic for the Nats the second time.


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Nats rally from big early deficit, top Atlanta, 13-12

A three-run ninth-inning Dan Uggla homer completed a dramatic Nats comeback in a 13-12 Washington win at Atlanta Tuesday night.


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Losing streak hits six: Washington falls to Braves, 8-4

Doug Fister was tagged for five runs on 10 hits in five and two-thirds innings, and Washington was never really in it in an 8-4 loss to National League East rival Atlanta on Monday, the sixth loss in a row for the Nats.


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Beltway Report: Will the Washington Nationals make a mockery of the National League East?

The Washington Nationals ran away from the pack in the National League Eastern Division in 2014 with an astonishing 17-game bulge over their closest challenger, the Atlanta Braves. So with the addition of starter Max Scherzer and his nasty-looking 12-6 curve and another year of seasoning from phenom Bryce Harper, the experts are predicting a landslide divisional championship for the Washingtonians.


It’s hard to stay neutral on Redskins name controversy

I’ve gone back and forth on the Redskins name controversy, wavering from the position that the name issue isn’t the biggest deal in the world to agreeing that, yeah, the name is racist, needs to go, and that of course it eventually will go, the only question being how long eventually will end up being.


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Lynchburg Hillcats sign player-development contract with Cleveland Indians

The Lynchburg Hillcats are proud to announce they have signed a four-year Player Development Contract with the Cleveland Indians. The Hillcats will serve as Cleveland’s Advanced-A affiliate through the 2018 season.


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UVA baseball to be honored Sept. 9 by Washington Nationals

UVA’s 2014 NCAA runner-up baseball team will be honored on Tuesday, Sept. 9, by the Washington Nationals prior to the Nats’ game against the Atlanta Braves at 7:05 p.m. at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.


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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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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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Lynchburg Hillcats no-hit Blue Rocks in 5-1 win

Lucas Sims, the top prospect in the Atlanta Braves organization, flashed his plus stuff tonight as he no-hit the Wilmington Blue Rocks over seven innings. Alex Wilson completed the no-no and the Lynchburg Hillcats won 5-1.


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Carolina Mudcats top Potomac Nationals, 6-4

The Potomac Nationals’ (35-29, 17-17) comeback attempt proved not enough in Game Two on Tuesday evening at Five County Stadium as the Carolina Mudcats (28-35, 14-20) got by the visiting club 6-4 to even the three-game set and force a rubber match.