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93-61, 1st in NL East

Murphy homers in 10th to lift Nationals over Mets

Daniel Murphy homered in the 10th inning and the Nationals bullpen followed Stephen Strasburg with five scoreless innings, lifting Washington over the New York Mets 4-3 on Saturday night after Noah Syndergaard's return.

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Crowded leaderboard for Saturday's homers

Khris Davis barely clipped Daniel Murphy for the longest bomb in MLB Saturday. Evan Gattis and Justin Upton weren't far behind, while Giancarlo Stanton's 57th of the year landed at No. 5.

Nationals hold off Mets (1:07)
Murphy mashes Nationals' go-ahead homer in the 10th (0:29)
Turner tips it, catches it (0:20)
Lind's homer breaks Nats' all-time HR record (0:23)
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18hBrian Reiff, Baseball Info Solutions

Baseball's best pitchers in the clutch: Sean Doolittle

Doolittle's overall line is good but not awe-inspiring, though he is great when he needs to be. Given their early-season bullpen woes, the Nats couldn't have asked for more.

Lind goes yard to put the Nationals on the board (0:17)
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Thursday's longest home runs

Robinson Cano's ninth-inning blast -- the 300th HR of his career -- for the Mariners in their 4-2 loss to the Rangers was the longest shot of Thursday night, edging out Reds OF Scott Schebler, who homered twice in Cincy's loss to the Cardinals.

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2dJeff Sullivan

How to fix the Nationals' biggest problem

There's only one good team in the NL East, and the Nationals never had to play them. There's nothing that can change that, so let's just go ahead and call the patch for this problem "Bryce Harper."


Nationals rally for 6 runs in 8th to beat Braves

Braves closer Arodys Vizcaino issued three bases-loaded walks in a six-run eighth, Gio Gonzalez pitched seven strong innings and the Washington Nationals beat Atlanta 7-3 on Wednesday night.

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PGA Tour pros Russell Henley and Jhonattan "Johnny" Vegas get the crowd at Sun Trust Stadium jacked up doing "The Chop" for the Atlanta Braves in there game vs. the Washington Nationals. Both players are in Atlanta for the PGA Tour's Tour Championship being played at East Lake Golf Club.

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4dDavid Schoenfield

Nationals' playoff lineup questions lie in outfield

Michael Taylor is entrenched as the center fielder, but that's where the questions come in, especially with Jayson Werth struggling and Bryce Harper a question mark due to injury.

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Scherzer joins exclusive K-ompany

Max Scherzer went over the 250-strikeout mark for the fourth consecutive season on Tuesday, matching Pedro Martinez and Fergie Jenkins for the second-longest streak ever. Scherzer must keep it up through 2019 to tie The Big Unit for the record.


BBTN: HR Records Fall, Giants' Rebuild, Thames, Chapman

In addition to catching up with Brewers slugger Eric Thames and A's 3B Matt Chapman, Buster Olney talks to Tim Kurkjian and Paul Hembekides about the MLB home run record, the launch angle "fad," the Giants' rebuild and whether the Nationals are the NL's team to beat.

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Nationals scratch Daniel Murphy from lineup

The Nats have scratched 2B Daniel Murphy from Tuesday's game vs. the Braves due to hamstring tightness.

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Vegas likes Tribe in October

The latest Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook odds give the Indians, fresh off their historic 22-game win streak, the best chance to win the World Series. The Dodgers, Astros and Nationals have the next best odds, respectively.


BBTN: Nats-Dodgers Anticipation, Wieters, Sox Punishment

Before catching up with Nationals C Matt Wieters, Buster Olney and Jerry Crasnick discuss the excitement surrounding the Nationals and Dodgers, the Astros' quiet confidence, punishment handed down against the Red Sox and more. Plus, Todd Radom unveils the 2nd best logo in baseball history.

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.866th
Quality Starts961st
Batting Average.2663rd
On Base Percentage.3329th
Slugging Percentage.4513rd