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  • Recap: Braves 3, Nationals 1

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Braves 3, Nationals 1 Braves 3, Nationals 1: Alex Wood struck out a career-high 12 in 7 1/3 innings and Justin Upton homered for his 1,000th career hit as host Atlanta won the rubber match of a critical three-game series,...
  • Wood leads Braves to 3-1 victory over Nationals

    The Braves' Alex Wood and the Nationals' Gio Gonzalez played a game of dueling strikeouts. Wood won going away. The Braves left-hander struck out a career-high 12 batters to lead the Braves to a 3-1 victory over the Nationals in a nationally televised...
  • Wood strikes out 12 as Braves defeat Nationals

    The Sports Xchange By Stan Awtrey, The Sports Xchange Wood strikes out 12 as Braves defeat Nationals ATLANTA -- Maybe it's because he pitched at the University of Georgia, but there's plenty of Bulldog in left-hander Alex Wood. On Sunday, with his...
  • Bryce Harper's HR in 13th leads Nats past Mets 5-3

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper swung at the 91 mph pitch in the bottom of the 13th inning and could tell right away the ball would end up over the fence. "I knew it was gone. I mean, I felt it," the 2012 NL Rookie of the Year said. "I haven't felt...
  • Game roundup: Harper hits walk-off HR in 13th to lift Nats

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 6; Adds Mariners-White Sox; more to come Game roundup: Harper hits walk-off HR in 13th to lift Nats WASHINGTON -- Bryce Harper hit a two-run homer with no outs in the bottom of the 13th inning against reliever...
  • Nationals counting on Strasburg in big games

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Washington Nationals - INSIDE PITCH WASHINGTON -- How do the Washington Nationals view right-handed pitcher Stephen Strasburg? Manager Matt Williams made a point last weekend to note that the Nationals sent...
  • Harper's Homer In 13th Beats Mets

    Harper's Homer In 13th Beats Mets
    WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals are flying high as they head to Atlanta on Friday for a showdown with the Braves. And left fielder Bryce Harper will certainly be on the trip and not headed to the minor leagues, as rookie manager Matt Williams...
  • Marlins notes: Hechavarria not getting just due on defense

    Marlins notes: Hechavarria not getting just due on defense
    PITTSBURGH – Baseball America this week is releasing the results of its annual "Best Tools" surveys of major and minor league managers. Not surprisingly, a couple of Marlins (Giancarlo Stanton, Jose Fernandez) made the list. Somewhat unexpectedly,...
  • Nationals struggle on basepaths, lose to Mets 6-1

    Nationals struggle on basepaths, lose to Mets 6-1
    WASHINGTON — Facing a pitcher who admittedly did not have his best stuff, the Washington Nationals kept giving themselves chances to score — and then figuring out ways to avoid adding runs. In the second and third innings alone against Zack...
  • Nats make move to bolster bullpen

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Washington Nationals - INSIDE PITCH WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals moved to bolster their recently scuffling bullpen Tuesday, claiming veteran left-handed reliever Matt Thornton off waivers from the New...
  • Wheeler, Mets grind out win in Washington

    The Sports Xchange By Harvey Valentine, The Sports Xchange Wheeler, Mets grind out win in Washington WASHINGTON -- New York Mets starter Zack Wheeler didn't have his best stuff as he struggled early against the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night....
  • Strasburg fans 10, National blank Phils

    Strasburg fans 10, National blank Phils
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg's manager praised his curveball. His center fielder liked his inside pitching. And his opposing starter credited his competitive drive. Whatever the explanation, the Washington Nationals hope to see more...