Washington Nationals

Anthony Rizzo
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Associated Press
August 24, 2019 - 11:34 am
Aníbal Sánchez pitched one-hit ball into the ninth inning and helped himself with two perfectly placed bunts, leading the Washington Nationals to a 9-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday.
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Juan Soto picks up a base hit for the Nationals
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July 03, 2019 - 6:07 pm
By Eli Hershkovich With the All-Star break around the corner, let’s assess the MLB futures market and attempt to find some value. In the American League, the Yankees (+175), Astros (+200) and Twins (+450) are the favorites to win the pennant (via FanDuel Sportsbook). They boast the third (+350),...
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President Barack Obama speaks with children at the Nationals Youth Academy.
Paul Kim/Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy
May 23, 2019 - 3:33 pm
The scholar athletes at Nationals Youth Baseball Academy were awarded the surprise of a lifetime to celebrate the end of the school year: a visit from former President Barack Obama. Former president Obama got a first-hand look at the after-school programming of the Youth Baseball Academy, including...
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May 21, 2019 - 2:33 pm
The 2016 White Sox season was a complete mess of idiots and weirdos, and Todd Frazier apparently still can't let it go. That was the season that launched a full organizational rebuild, you'll remember, a year that started with the retirement of Adam LaRoche in response to the removal of his kid,...
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Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo celebrates his home run in the dugout during the third inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Washington.
AP Photo/Nick Wass
May 20, 2019 - 8:58 am
The Chicago Cubs had watched most of their five-run lead against the Washington Nationals dissipate by the time Steve Cishek entered Sunday night's game in the seventh inning. Cishek closed it out, pitching 2 1/3 scoreless innings for his fourth save as the Cubs held on for a 6-5 win.
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