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San Francisco Giant Matt Cain begins rehab with start at Richmond

Three-time All-Star Matt Cain had never done a rehab assignment before starting for the Double-A Richmond Flying Squirrels Tuesday night.


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Yankees top Scherzer, Nationals, 6-1

An Ian Desmond error opened the floodgates to a four-run seventh that lifted the New York Yankees to a 6-1 win over the Washington Nationals Tuesday night.


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Baltimore eeks out win over Red Sox

Steve Pearce scored on a seventh-inning wild pitch, and that was the only run in a 1-0 Baltimore win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday.


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Nats drop series finale to Cubs, 6-3

Jordan Zimmerman gave up an early 2-1 lead, and the Nats dropped a 6-3 decision to the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.


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Baltimore tops Indians, 7-3

Bud Norris gave up a run on four hits in five innings in his first start since May 10, and Baltimore defeated Cleveland, 7-3, on Sunday.


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Bryce Harper homers, but Nats fall to Cubs, 4-2

Bryce Harper hit his MLB-leading 19th homer, but the Nationals couldn’t get much else going in a 4-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.


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Washington tops Cubs, 7-5, in series opener

Danny Espinosa hit a three-run homer, and the Nats knocked out 12 hits against Cubs pitching in a 7-5 Washington win Friday night at Nationals Park.


Baltimore gets W in Wieters’ return

Chris Tillman had a nice bounceback outing, and Baltimore rode his strong start to a 5-2 win at Cleveland on Friday night.


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Nats drop series opener to Cubs, 2-1

Gio Gonzalez gave the Nats six solid innings, but the Washington offense couldn’t break through on Jake Arrieta and five – count ‘em, five – Cubs relievers in a 2-1 loss to Chicago on Thursday at Nationals Park.


Adam Jones homer lifts Baltimore to 3-2 win at Houston

An Adam Jones eighth-inning homer helped Baltimore salvage the final game of its series at Houston with a 3-2 win on Thursday afternoon.


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Toronto closes out series win over Washington

Toronto hammered Taylor Jordan, and Mark Buehrle had little trouble in a complete-game effort in an 8-0 shutout of Washington on Wednesday night.


Orioles score four in second, shut down, in 6-4 loss to Houston

Baltimore scored four runs in the second, but Collin McHugh and two reliever shut down the Orioles from there as Houston topped the O’s, 6-4, Tuesday night.


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Blue Jays salvage split, top Nats, 7-3

Kevin Pillar homered twice off Washington ace Max Scherzer, the second a three-run shot in the sixth that gave Toronto a 4-3 lead, and the Blue Jays went on to defeat the Nats, 7-3, to salvage a split of a day-night doubleheader Tuesday at Nationals Park.


Four-run seventh lifts Houston past Baltimore

Ubaldo Jimenez ran out of gas, and Houston took advantage in a four-run seventh to take down Baltimore, 5-2, Monday night.


Baltimore loses series finale to Tampa Bay, 9-5

Chris Tillman struggled again, and Tampa Bay took advantage in a 9-5 win over Baltimore at Camden Yards on Sunday.


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Reds complete sweep of Nats with 8-2 win

Cincinnati scored six in the seventh inning to break a 2-2 tie and complete a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals with an 8-2 Reds win on Sunday.


Tampa Bay shuts out Baltimore, 3-0

Erasmo Ramirez and two Tampa Bay relievers limited Baltimore to three hits in a 3-0 shutout win Saturday at Camden Yards.


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Reds drop Nationals for second day in a row

A two-run Zack Cozart double keyed a four-run Reds eighth, and Cincinnati topped the Washington Nationals for the second straight day, 8-5.


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Strasburg leaves early, Nats lose to Reds, 5-2

Stephen Strasburg left in the second inning with an apparent neck strain, and Cincinnati took advantage of the Johnny Allstaff day for the Nats bullpen in a 5-2 win Friday night.


Baltimore wins on J.J. Hardy walk-off

A J.J. Hardy RBI single in the ninth scored Everth Cabrera from second with the winning run in a 2-1 Baltimore win over Tampa Bay Friday night at Camden Yards.


Orioles earn doubleheader split

Mike Wright shined again, and the Orioles racked up 13 hits off White Sox pitching to rack up a 6-3 win in the nightcap of a doubleheader Thursday at Camden Yards.


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Scherzer, Harper shine in Washington win over Cubs

Max Scherzer outdueled Jon Lester, Bryce Harper homered, again, and the Washington Nationals won their ninth straight series with a 3-0 win over the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field Wednesday night.


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Cubs top Nationals on walk-off, 3-2

The Cubs broke a 2-2 tie in the bottom of the ninth with a two-out walk-off RBI double by Addison Russell to defeat the Washington Nationals on Tuesday.


Punchless Orioles fall to Houston, 4-1

Scott Feldman and three Houston relievers limited the Orioles to five hits, and the Astros defeated Baltimore, 4-1, Tuesday at Camden Yards.


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New PAT rules in the NFL: It’s not broke, so naturally, fix it, right?

The NFL, trying to get our attention away from Deflategate, announced last week that it will now place the ball at the 15 for attempts at single points after touchdown, therein not fixing a problem that didn’t exist in the first place.


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Washington nips Cubs, 2-1, on Memorial Day

Tanner Roark and four Nationals relievers limited the Cubs to five hits, and a Wilson Ramos sixth-inning homer proved to be the difference in a 2-1 Washington win at Wrigley Field on Memorial Day.


Baltimore gets Memorial Day win over Houston, 4-3

A two-run Steve Pearce homer put Baltimore ahead to stay, and the Orioles defeated Houston, 4-3, on Memorial Day in Camden Yards.


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Washington tops Phils, 4-1, to take weekend series

Gio Gonzalez put in another strong outing, Bryce Harper knocked in two more runs, and Washington closed out a series win over Philadelphia with a 4-1 win on Sunday in Nationals Park.


Orioles fall behind early, can’t climb out, drop decision to Miami, 5-2

Martin Prado homered, Marcell Ozuna had three hits, and the Orioles just couldn’t get enough going on offense in a 5-2 loss to Miami Sunday afternoon.


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Familiar story: Scherzer, Harper lead Washington to 2-1 win over Phillies

Bryce Harper homered, Max Scherzer went eight innings, and the Washington Nationals won again, 2-1, over Philadelphia Friday night.


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Washington makes it three in a row, tops Mets, 8-2

A fourth-inning error led to a three-run Washington rally, and the Nationals rode solid pitching from Stephen Strasburg and the Nats bullpen to an 8-2 win over the New York Mets in the first game of a four-game series at Citi Field on Thursday.


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Podcast: Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL-1450

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports with host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington. The segment looks at the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs, the UVA football spring game, ACC baseball, the MLB and more.


Beltway Report: Baltimore, Washington continue early struggles

O’s drop series opener to Yankees, 6-5: A four-run seventh doomed Baltimore in a 6-5 loss to the New York Yankees on Monday.


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Beltway Report: Washington Nationals still looking for offense

A two-run 10th lifted Washington Nationals to a 4-3 win in the finale at Philadelphia on Sunday, helping the preseason World Series favorites avoid what would have been an embarrassing 1-5 start.


Beltway Report: O’s win, Nats lose on Opening Day

Chris Tillman looks good in opener at Tampa: Chris Tillman pitched into the seventh, allowing a run on four hits in six and two-thirds innings, in Baltimore’s season-opening 6-2 win at Tampa on Monday.