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Washington Nationals: Time to be patient with Jayson Werth

District On Deck - 20 Sep 2017
Ever since he came back to the Washington Nationals lineup, Jayson Werth's numbers have been less than stellar to say the least. There have been some who have called for the Nats to bench Werth in October in favor of the veteran Howie Kendrick, but ...
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Nationals need Bryce Harper to wake their slumbering offense

ESPN (blog) - 18 Sep 2017
Ever since the Washington Nationals' star outfielder went down with an ugly knee injury in mid-August, that has been the million-dollar question. More than a month later, for a team whose offense is stuck in neutral, the query has taken on new meaning.
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Washington Nationals almost got burned by replay review

Federal Baseball - 18 Sep 2017
The Nationals couldn't seem to get on third base during the early innings of Sunday's ballgame. It was 1-0 Dodgers in the sixth inning when the Nationals put two runners on base. Jayson Werth stepped up to the plate and laced an 0-2 pitch down the line ...
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Braves' Sims continues audition vs. Nationals (Sep 20, 2017) - 20 Sep 2017
Sims (2-5, 5.52 ERA) will make another start Wednesday against the Washington Nationals, who send veteran left-hander Gio Gonzalez (14-7, 2.68) to oppose him in the second contest of a three-game series at SunTrust Park. The Nationals won the series ...
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Who's the Best Team in Baseball?

The Ringer (blog) - 20 Sep 2017
As of September 19, four teams have clinched a spot in the postseason: the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Houston Astros, the Cleveland Indians, and the Washington Nationals. In two weeks, those four teams, plus six others yet to be determined, will ...
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Victor Robles gives Nationals a glimpse into the future

ESPN (blog) - 15 Sep 2017
WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals saw into the future on Thursday night, and it took only 11 seconds. In the bottom of the fourth inning of Washington's 5-2 win over the Atlanta Braves, top prospect Victor Robles smacked a liner to right-center ...
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Washington Nationals: Enny Romero must be utilized more

District On Deck - 19 Sep 2017
Washington Nationals reliever Enny Romero has been a reliable option in the back-end of the bullpen this year. However, he hasn't pitched much since returning from the DL. After being acquired for next to nothing this offseason, Enny Romero emerged as ...
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Nationals' objectives now that they've won the NL East

ESPN (blog) - 10 Sep 2017
So the Washington Nationals have clinched. For months now, it hasn't been a question of if that would happen, but when. If you think that skipper Dusty Baker can just sit back and relax now, chomping on his trademark toothpick for the final three weeks ...
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Are division winners being cheated by wild-card format?

Washington Times - 20 Sep 2017
Foremost could be the five-day layoff from the end of the regular season until the first game of the division series, a process the Washington Nationals will again go through this season. The gap throws off pitching alignments and takes hitters out of ...
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Stephen Strasburg Plans to Be All In This October

New York Times - 16 Sep 2017
WASHINGTON — The emergence of the Washington Nationals as one of the best teams in baseball was spearheaded by players such as Jayson Werth, Ryan Zimmerman, Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg. All of them were in the organization the last ...
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Nationals release 2018 schedule, featuring more off-days

Washington Post - 12 Sep 2017
[Nationals-Braves series preview: Washington still in hunt for home-field advantage]. Next year's interleague matchup pits the National League East against the American League East, and the Nationals will travel to Toronto, Yankee Stadium and Tampa ...

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