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National League East

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  • How Major League Baseball could determine control of Congress

    WASHINGTON For most of the country, this October's television airwaves are filled with two things: baseball and politics and the two rarely mix. But the mid-autumn climax of Major League Baseball could impact the Senate playing field in key states...
  • LaRoche, Rendon homer as Nationals beat Mets 6-2

    NEW YORK (AP) — If only the Washington Nationals could play all their road games at Citi Field. Adam LaRoche and Anthony Rendon had two-run homers off Bartolo Colon, who was ejected after hitting the following batter both times, and the...
  • Game roundup: Cueto, Reds blank Cardinals, 1-0

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update No. 3: Adds Pirates-Phillies, Nationals-Mets and Yankees-Rays Game roundup: Cueto, Reds blank Cardinals, 1-0 CINCINNATI -- Johnny Cueto outdueled the Cardinals' Lance Lynn, allowing just three hits through eight...
  • LaRoche homer helps Nationals defeat Mets

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange LaRoche homer helps Nationals defeat Mets NEW YORK -- The Washington Nationals love playing the New York Mets at Citi Field. First baseman Adam LaRoche loves playing the Mets anywhere. LaRoche...
  • Game roundup: Royals back on top of AL Central

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update No. 4: Adds final three games; will stand Game roundup: Royals back on top of AL Central DETROIT -- James Shields allowed a game-opening single then retired the next 18 batters he faced Wednesday night as the...
  • Braves' taking it a game at a time

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH WASHINGTON -- The Atlanta Braves, who begin a series in Texas on Friday against the Rangers, are falling out of contention in the National League East. A wild-card spot seems the most...
  • Braves win series finale against Nationals

    Braves win series finale against Nationals WASHINGTON -- Atlanta starter Aaron Harang said his team would have headed to Texas with a "sour feeling" had the Braves been swept by the first-place Washington Nationals. So the veteran right-hander, who...
  • Game roundup: Orioles sweep Red Sox; Chen wins 15th

    The Sports Xchange Game roundup: Orioles sweep Red Sox; Chen wins 15th BOSTON -- Wei-Yin Chen flirted with perfection and the Baltimore Orioles moved a step closer to clinching their first American League East title with a 10-6 victory of the Boston Red...
  • Braves avoid sweep with 6-2 win against Nationals, Strasburg

    WASHINGTON While Atlanta's pleasantly surprising journeyman Aaron Harang got back to pitching as he had for most of the season, the Braves kept doing what they've done to Stephen Strasburg since the Nationals ace's ballyhooed arrival in the majors....
  • Preview: Braves at Nationals

    Stephen Strasburg has spent the past six weeks re-establishing himself as one of the National League's top pitchers, and the Washington Nationals' right-hander looks for his fourth consecutive victory Wednesday as the NL East leaders host the Atlanta...
  • Phillies giving prospect Franco a long look

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH PHILADELPHIA -- For 22-year-old Maikel Franco, the Philadelphia Phillies' lost season is his gain. The prized prospect is one of the team's September call-ups, and with the...
  • Braves 6, Mets 1

    (Updated: CORRECTS 12 to 14 in notes) Braves 6, Mets 1: Mike Minor carried a shutout into the eighth inning and Emilio Bonifacio collected four hits as visiting Atlanta won the rubber match of a three-game series, keeping pace in the National League...