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  • Petit etches history, Giants tally 4-1 victory over Rockies

    SAN FRANCISCO Yusmeiro Petit fell one strike short of a perfect game last September against the Arizona Diamondbacks. This time, he found a different way to etch his name into the record book. Petit retired the first eight hitters he faced in a 4-1 win...
  • Phils cool off Nationals with sweep

    Phils cool off Nationals with sweep
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A comfortable lead in the division helps the Washington Nationals minimize getting swept. Pinch-hitter Grady Sizemore hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the NL East-leading...
  • Nationals not worried after being swept by Phillies

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Washington Nationals - INSIDE PITCH PHILADELPHIA -- The 10-game winning streak is now but a memory. Suddenly the Washington Nationals find themselves on a three-game losing streak, with a six-game West Coast trip...
  • Phillies sweep NL East leaders

    Phillies sweep NL East leaders PHILADELPHIA -- Grady Sizemore was out of baseball for two years because of injuries and has no idea whether he might be in the future plans of the Philadelphia Phillies. But he appears to be worried only about the...
  • Preview: Nationals at Phillies

    The Washington Nationals look to avoid their first three-game losing streak in two months when they visit the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday for the finale of their three-game series. Washington failed to extend its lead over second-place Atlanta in...
  • Phillies stay hot, beat Nationals

    The Sports Xchange By Gordie Jones, The Sports Xchange Phillies stay hot, beat Nationals PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Phillies are suddenly hot. The Washington Nationals, just as suddenly, are not. Carlos Ruiz drove in the go-ahead run with a...
  • Burnett strikes out 12 as Phillies edge Nationals

    A.J. Burnett's previous seven starts produced a 6.41 ERA and seven Phillies losses. The hottest team in baseball arrived Monday at Citizens Bank Park and could not hit the 37-year-old right-hander as the Phillies defeated the Nationals, 3-2. Maybe a...
  • Nationals embark on critical road trip

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Washington Nationals - INSIDE PITCH The Washington Nationals have been red-hot in August, establishing a firm grip on first place in the National League East and the NL's best overall record, but a big road swing...
  • Nationals rally past Giants to cap 9-1 homestand

    Nationals rally past Giants to cap 9-1 homestand WASHINGTON -- It wasn't quite as cool as another walk-off win, but the Washington Nationals will gladly add another impressive victory to their second-half surge. Down 5-0 and 6-2, the Nationals didn'...
  • Nationals rough up Giants' bullpen en route to 14-6 victory

    WASHINGTON The Giants looked headed for their first series victory over a winning team in nearly three months. Instead, they suffered an epic collapse. The Nationals scored six runs on eight hits in the bottom of the sixth inning, wiping out a big...
  • Recap: Nationals 14, Giants 6

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Nationals 14, Giants 6 Nationals 14, Giants 6: Ian Desmond homered to ignite a six-run sixth inning and Bryce Harper and Danny Espinosa added two-run shots in the eighth as host Washington secured its 12th victory in 13 outings....
  • Preview: Giants at Nationals

    The Washington Nationals seek their 12th victory in 13 games when they close a three-game series against the visiting San Francisco Giants on Sunday. Washington bounced back from being routed in the opener to post a 6-2 victory on Saturday as it continues...