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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.


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Potomac gets two in the ninth, tops Wilmington, 3-2

The Potomac Nationals (32-27, 16-16) shocked the Wilmington Blue Rocks (29-30, 16-14) with two runs in the 9th inning to take a 3-2 rubber match victory on Thursday night at Frawley Stadium which inked their seventh series win of the 2014 campaign.


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Potomac Nationals outduel Wilmington, 2-1

The Potomac Nationals (31-27, 15-16) edged the Wilmington Blue Rocks (29-29, 16-13) by the final score of 2-1 inside the confines of Frawley Stadium in series Game Two on Wednesday evening thanks to a terrific job by the P-Nats’ pitching corps.


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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 outslug Salem Red Sox, 12-11

Potomac Nationals outslug Salem Red Sox, 12-11


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Potomac Nationals blast Salem Red Sox, 8-1

The Potomac Nationals (28-26, 14-11) knocked home seven runs in a wild seventh inning to defeat the Salem Red Sox (27-27, 13-13) at Pfitzner Stadium by the score of 8-1 on Saturday night.


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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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Winston-Salem tops Potomac Nationals, 8-2

The Potomac Nationals (25-25, 13-14) were bested by the Winston-Salem Dash (20-30, 9-14) by the final score of 8-2 at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday evening in the series opener of a three-game series to wrap a two-city bus trip.


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Potomac Nationals blast Salem Red Sox, 10-6

The Potomac Nationals (25-23, 13-12) used 16 hits to crush the Salem Red Sox (26-23, 13-14) 10-6 in series Game Three on Sunday afternoon at Salem Memorial Ballpark.


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Salem Red Sox walk off, defeat P-Nats, 7-6

Kevin Heller hit a two run home run in the bottom of the tenth inning to give the Salem Red Sox a 7-6 victory over the Potomac Nationals Saturday night at LewisGale Field.


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Lynchburg Hillcats top Potomac Nationals, 6-4

The Lynchburg Hillcats (22-24) took the finale at Pfitzner Stadium 6-4 against the Potomac Nationals (24-21) tonight.


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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 split two with Myrtle Beach

The Potomac Nationals (21-18, 11-10) split a Saturday twin bill with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (27-14, 12-9) at TicketReturn.com Field inside Pelicans Ballpark.


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Myrtle Beach pounds Potomac Nationals, 11-5

The Potomac Nationals (20-17, 10-9) were crushed by the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (26-13, 11-8) by the score of 11-5 on Friday evening after being outplayed on TicketReturn.com Field inside Pelicans Ballpark.


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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 one-hit in 7-0 loss to Frederick

The Potomac Nationals (20-15, 10-7) were shut out by the Frederick Keys (16-20, 6-12) 7-0 on Tuesday night at Harry Grove Stadium as Keys RHP Parker Bridwell flirted with the first no-hitter in the Carolina League since Aaron Northcraft (Lynchburg Hillcats) dealt a seven-inning “no-no” during the 2012 season.


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Potomac Nationals top Frederick Keys, 8-4

The Potomac Nationals (20-14, 10-6) received a three-RBI effort from RF Brandon Miller en route to an 8-4 double-up of the Frederick Keys (15-20, 5-12) on Monday evening at Harry Grove Stadium in the series opener.


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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 lose on controversial call, 3-2

A controversial call at first base by Base Umpire Travis Godec in the bottom of the 9th ended the Potomac Nationals’ (18-11, 9-5) Game Three series finale with the Frederick Keys (13-17, 10-8) on Wednesday evening at Pfitzner Stadium and gave the visiting club a 3-2 victory.


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Potomac Nationals blast Dash, 11-3

The Potomac Nationals (16-10, 9-6) crushed the Winston-Salem Dash (10-17, 5-10) in the Game Four finale at BB&T Ballpark on Sunday afternoon winning 11-3.


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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.


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Winston-Salem nips Potomac Nationals, 3-2

The Potomac Nationals (14-9, 7-5) were stifled by the Winston-Salem Dash (9-15, 4-8) in Game One of a four-game set on Thursday evening at BB&T Ballpark after the home club tallied a pair of runs in the bottom of the 7th inning to garner a 3-2 victory.


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Potomac Nationals walk off, 6-5, over Lynchburg Hillcats

The Potomac Nationals (14-8, 7-4) earned a 6-5 walk-off victory in series Game Two over the Lynchburg Hillcats (9-14, 5-7) on Sunday afternoon at Pfitzner Stadium when 1B Shawn Pleffner lined an RBI single into center field in the bottom of the 9th inning.