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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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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 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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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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P-Nats sweep doubleheader from Lynchburg

Lynchburg couldn’t halt its skid Wednesday night, as the Hillcats dropped both ends of a doubleheader against Potomac to move its losing streak to seven games.


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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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Sweep times two: Salem takes doubleheader for second night in a row

After not playing any baseball for about 140 hours, the Salem Red Sox won four games in a 29-hour span over Potomac, bolting past Carolina and Winston-Salem to lead the race for the final playoff spot.


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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 sweep doubleheader from Carolina Mudcats

The Potomac Nationals (61-49, 23-18) swept the Carolina Mudcats (50-60, 21-22) in a doubleheader on Sunday afternoon by scores of 5-2 and 9-4.


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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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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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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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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 downs Potomac Nationals, 4-2

The Potomac Nationals (6-7) dropped the opening game of their series against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (10-5) 4-2 on a sold out Independence Day extravaganza at Pfitzner Stadium. LHP Chad Bell (W, 3-0) allowed just two hits in five innings to earn the win for Myrtle Beach.


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Wilmington blanks Potomac Nationals, 4-0

The Potomac Nationals (44-37, 6-6) were blanked by the Wilmington Blue Rocks (39-43, 6-8) in a shortened series Game Two that was completed in seven innings at Frawley Stadium on Wednesday evening in 4-0 fashion.


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P-Nats pound Salem Red Sox in series opener

The Potomac Nationals beat the Salem Red Sox 11-4 Sunday night at Pfitzner Stadium. John Simms picked up his second win of the season, going five innings allowing six hits and four runs.


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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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Winston-Salem downs Potomac Nationals

The Potomac Nationals (36-30, 19-13) lost their seven-inning battle with the Winston-Salem Dash (29-37, 13-19) 4-2 on Friday night. Game Two of the scheduled doubleheader was postponed.