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Washington Nationals

Nats Closer Receives Twitter Threats After Loss

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.09.2012 | Sports

While the majority of Washington Nationals fans kept a positive Natitude after the team's stunning, come-from-ahead 9-7 defeat to the St. Louis in Gam...

Nationals' Season Ends In Heartbreak

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 10.13.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals finally brought winning baseball back to the nation's capital. They also collapsed in the postseason in a way t...

Stunning Comeback

Posted 10.13.2012 | Sports

The St. Louis Cardinals use all 27 outs. Like the Texas Rangers before them, the Washington Nationals had to learn the hard way. Picking up right ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 12.12.2012 | New York
Len Berman

You can't blame Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain for wondering, "What next?" Last night in the 12th inning when Matt Wieters singled for Baltimore, his bat broke and the barrel nailed Chamberlain in the elbow forcing him out of the game.

Nationals, French Underground, Woody Guthrie: HuffPost DC Top 5 For October 12, 13, 14

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.12.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12 1. Cardinals Vs Nationals At Nationals Park Yes! This is awesome! More baseball! #NATITUDE 8:30 p.m. 2. Orioles Vs...

Choosing A Playoff Team, Late In The Game

New Yorker | Posted 10.12.2012 | Sports

With Orion and Raúl Ibañez and Tim Lincecum now sliding into mystical alignment, it may just come to pass that the four teams that will begin the Na...

Washington Walk-Off

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 12.11.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Joyous, bouncing teammates waiting to greet him at home, the red-clad crowd raucous as can be, Jayson Werth yanked off his red batt...

Mets Fans Deserve Better

Jerry Kremer | Posted 12.11.2012 | New York
Jerry Kremer

It's time for the Mets to become a competitive part of the city sports scene and to give their beleaguered fans some real hope.

Cards Blank Nats In D.C.

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 12.10.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Set aside the high-pressure task of postseason pitching that Chris Carpenter routinely masters for the St. Louis Cardinals and thin...

WATCH: Infamous Ump Blows Another Call

AP | Posted 10.10.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- It's another umpiring call that went the St. Louis Cardinals way this postseason. And it's not the first time TV replays show umpire Ji...

Cardinals vs. Nationals At Nationals Park: HuffPost DC Top 5 For October 10

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.10.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10 1. Cardinals vs. Nationals At Nationals Park When something happens for the first time in 79 years, it's important...

Mayor Gray Has Bet With St. Louis Mayor

Posted 10.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia voting rights advocates have a small stake in the Nationals beating the St. Louis Cardinals in the current National...

Cards Beat Down Nats To Tie Series

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.08.2012 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Three hits and an excruciating loss one day, double-digit runs and a laugher the next. The St. Louis Cardinals have been that type o...

LIVE: Nationals vs. Cardinals

Bleacher Report | Posted 10.08.2012 | Sports

The Washington Nationals will be looking to take a 2-0 lead on the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday when the two squads square off at 4:37 p.m. ET on TBS...

Nationals Rally Past Defending Champs

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.07.2012 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Rookies in the postseason, the Washington Nationals played like poised veterans. The Nationals escaped a bases-loaded jam in the se...

Bernanke: 'Many Of Us In Washington Could Learn A Thing Or Two From The Nationals'

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Federal Reserve chief and avid baseball fan Ben Bernanke saluted the playoff-bound Washington Nationals on Friday as an ...

Wilbon Apologizes

Posted 10.06.2012 | Sports

The Great DC Sportswriter Squabble of 2012 began when ESPN analyst and former Washington Post columnist Mike Wilbon described the Beltway sports scene...

Nats Hope To Revive Excitement Of 1924

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 10.06.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- They stormed to the top of the league the year after a losing season, had a star pitcher who was the subject of intense national discuss...

NLDS First Look: Nationals vs. Cardinals

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.06.2012 | Sports

A look at the best-of-five National League division series between the Washington Nationals and St. Louis Cardinals: ___ ...

Wilbon Trashes DC Sports Fans (And Then The Feuding Begins)

Posted 10.05.2012 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing What if I told you the nastiest media feud of the year started with an innocuous Washington DC based edition of ESP...

From Babe Ruth to the Washington Nationals

Bill Marriott | Posted 12.05.2012 | Impact
Bill Marriott

As National's playoffs get underway, it's fun to look back on some of the greatest players and look forward to the role baseball can play in shaping the lives of our inner city youth.

MLB Playoffs Schedule

Posted 10.04.2012 | Sports

The 2012 MLB Playoffs have arrived. After a grueling 162-game season, each of the remaining teams have distinguished themselves from the crowd. The ac...

McCain Jokes About End Of 'Massive Left Wing Conspiracy'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

Calling it the defeat of a "massive left wing conspiracy," Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) hailed the monumental win by former President Teddy Roosevelt --...

Nats Clinch

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 12.01.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Thanks to strong pitching from Gio Gonzalez and Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper's burst of energy and Adam LaRoche's slugging, the ...

Nats Cut Magic Number Down To 1

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 11.29.2012 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Michael Morse circled the bases for a grand slam after taking an imaginary swing, and the Washington Nationals cut their magic numbe...