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  • Andre Ethier, Dodgers start second half with 3-2 win over Nationals

    By his standards, Andre Ethier had a fairly quiet first half. Not horrific, just not up to his standards. He has willingly played every outfield position without complaint, but a .268 batting average, five home runs and 28 runs batted in in the first...
  • Biblioracle: Book reviews don't compute

    Biblioracle: Book reviews don't compute
    In a previous column I discussed the practice of "sockpuppetry," where authors create fake online personas to pump up the ratings of their own books and trash those of their rivals. Recently, two additional stories have come to my attention that cast...
  • Three Things on Jake Long, Vontae Davis and Stephen Strasburg

    Three Things to consider on this still-soggy sports Tuesday: Thing 1: Jake Long’s knee injury during practice on Monday marks the third straight year the Miami Dolphins’ franchise left tackle has suffered a significant physical setback....
  • Vegas favors a Michigan-Louisville national championship game

     
    It's April Fool's Day, but there's no foolin' around in Vegas where sports wagering is at a feverish pitch with the start of baseball season and the NCAA tournament now down to its Final Four. Vegas likes Michigan, slightly, over Syracuse and Louisville...
  • Marlins nip Nationals 2-1 in 10 with late heroics

    Marlins nip Nationals 2-1 in 10 with late heroics
    The one thing Giancarlo Stanton knew for sure was Rafael Soriano was not going to throw a strike. Ahead in the count 1-2, Soriano threw a chase pitch. Stanton chased it and crushed it. With the Marlins down a run in the ninth Saturday, Stanton...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag
    While managers have different preferences about using "small ball," it strikes me that the White Sox rarely use sacrifice bunts in games where one run can make the difference. Is this a strategical decision or are they just bad bunters? -- Bob Dunn;...
  • UVa prevails over Army in rare NCAA tournament pitching duel

    CHARLOTTESVILLE — Bored on the eve of his team's NCAA tournament opener Friday, Virginia baseball coach Brian O'Connor wandered up to the press box at Davenport Field and held court. The topic on which he was most animated: Cavaliers closer Kyle...
  • Nats are NL East Champs

    Nats are NL East Champs
    Washington Nationals clinch NL East crown as D.C. celebrates its first first-place baseball team since 1933 His shirt already soaked through, Ryan Zimmerman grabbed a bottle of Dom Perignon 2002 and plodded forward on the squishy carpet of the Washington...
  • Cardinals tie division series with 12-4 rout of Nationals

    Cardinals tie division series with 12-4 rout of Nationals
    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Carlos Beltran hit the last two of St. Louis' four homers and the Cardinals chased an ineffective Jordan Zimmermann early in a 12-4 rout of the Washington Nationals on Monday night that tied their NL division series at one game apiece....
  • Nats to host Cards as playoff baseball returns to Washington

    Nats to host Cards as playoff baseball returns to Washington
    By Barry Svrluga The Washington Post By this point in the season, with the weather turned crisp and Nationals Park preparing to host the most meaningful baseball game in its young existence, it is difficult to remember back to February, when the...
  • Werth Homer Keeps Nationals Alive

    Werth Homer Keeps Nationals Alive
    By ANDREW KEH THE NEW YORK TIMES WASHINGTON — The atmosphere inside Nationals Park on Thursday never seemed like it would match the relentless vivacity of the previous night, when the city hosted its first post season baseball game since 1933....
  • Nationals' brutal Game 5 loss still stings - and invites second-guessing

    Nationals' brutal Game 5 loss still stings - and invites second-guessing
    by Adam Kilgore The Washington Post October 13 - On the night of April 4, they gathered at Joe’s Stone Crab on East Grand Avenue in Chicago. The Washington Nationalshad come north from Viera, Fla., and the next day they would begin their six-...