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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Potomac Nationals defeat Frederick Keys, 7-5

The Potomac Nationals (49-40, 11-9) bested the Frederick Keys (42-48, 10-13) by the score of 7-5 in a seesaw hitfest on Saturday evening at Harry Grove Stadium in the second game of a four-game road series.


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Myrtle Beach blanks Potomac Nationals, 2-0

The Potomac Nationals (8-8) had their opportunities but could not rally past the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (11-7) who blanked Potomac in a 2-0 victory on Sunday night at Pfitzner Stadium.


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Potomac Nationals sweep two from Myrtle Beach

The Potomac Nationals (8-7) swept a makeshift doubleheader on Saturday night against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (10-7). The first game, a resumption of the game suspended from June 27th, saw Potomac win 11-6. Game two supplied late drama when SS Stephen Perez slapped an extra-inning single to right field to lift Potomac to a 1-0 victory.


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Myrtle Beach blasts Potomac Nationals, 11-2

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans (49-27, 5-3) buried the Potomac Nationals (43-33, 5-2) in series Game Two on Thursday night at Pelicans Ballpark 11-2 using 15 base hits including a trio of longballs to take the lopsided affair and force a rubber match on Friday evening.


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McQuillan three-run bomb carries P-Nats over Pelicans, 7-4

Potomac Nationals LF Mike McQuillan slugged his first home run of the season, a three-run shot through a swift breeze at Pelicans Ballpark in the 6th inning over the left field wall on Wednesday night which served as the difference maker in the P-Nats’ 7-4 victory over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (48-27, 4-3).


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Potomac Nationals rock Lynchburg Hillcats, 10-2

Emerson Landoni went 3-for-4 with a home run to give him back-to-back three-hit games and four RBIs since joining the Lynchburg Hillcats, but Lynchburg fell to Potomac, 10-2, at Calvin Falwell Field Saturday night.


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Potomac Nationals split two with Winston-Salem

On a night where 1,000 fans received a Jayson Werth Bobblebeard, the Potomac Nationals (37-31, 20-14) split Saturday night’s doubleheader with the Winston-Salem Dash (30-38, 14-20).


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Gio Gonzalez impressive in rehab start for Potomac Nationals

The Potomac Nationals (36-29, 19-12) scrapped out a 3-2 victory on Thursday night against the Winston-Salem Dash (28-37, 12-19) to clinch the first half Northern division title.


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Potomac Nationals roll over Blue Rocks, 6-1

The Potomac Nationals (33-27, 17-11) took game two of a three game series against the Wilmington Blue Rocks (29-31, 13-16) at Pfitzner Stadium on Friday night with a 6-1 win.


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Wilmington tops Potomac Nationals, 5-3

The Potomac Nationals (30-27, 14-16) were beaten by the Wilmington Blue Rocks (29-28, 16-12) in a pitcher’s duel at Frawley Stadium by the final score of 5-3 on Tuesday evening in their first head-to-head meeting of the 2014 season.


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Three-run ninth lifts Potomac Nationals past Salem Red Sox

The Potomac Nationals (30-26, 16-11) renewed more magic at Pfitzner Stadium on Monday night with a three-run 9th inning to claim a 5-4 walk-off victory to complete a four-game sweep of the Salem Red Sox (27-29, 13-15).


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Potomac Nationals blast Winston-Salem, 14-4

The Potomac Nationals (26-26, 14, 15) blasted the Winston-Salem Dash (21-31, 10-15) on Thursday night at BB&T Ballpark winning 14-4 in the series finale.


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Winston-Salem blanks P-Nats, 4-0

The Potomac Nationals (25-26, 13-15) were blanked by the Winston-Salem Dash (21-30, 10-14) in Game Two at BB&T Ballpark on Wednesday night after Dash starter, RHP Myles Jaye turned in his first career nine-inning, complete-game shutout en route to a 4-0 win.


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Frederick rocks Potomac Nationals, 12-5

The Potomac Nationals (20-16, 10-8) got rocked by the Frederick Keys (17-20, 7-12) on Wednesday afternoon at Harry Grove Stadium in a matinee contest by the final score of 12-5.


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Potomac Nationals edge Myrtle Beach, 6-5

The Potomac Nationals (19-13, 10-7) edged the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (21-13, 14-5) in a seesaw contest on Saturday night by the final score of 6-5 in an entertaining nail-biter of a Game Three at Pfitzner Stadium amidst a terrific team effort.


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Potomac Nationals edge Winston-Salem Dash, 4-3

The Potomac Nationals (15-9, 8-5) edged the Winston-Salem Dash (9-16, 4-9) in Game Two on Friday evening at BB&T Ballpark marking just the fourth time the Nationals have claimed a victory at Winston-Salem’s confines since the beginning of the 2012 season.