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  1. Game 81: Rockies at Nats

    Jul 6, 2012, 7:30 PM EDT

    File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Stephen Strasburg faces the Rockies tonight at Nationals Park. After feasting on what was supposed to be a daunting pitching trio from San Francisco — Tim Lincecum, Madison Bumgarner and Matt Cain — the Nationals now get to spend the weekend taking their hacks against a Rockies…

  2. Crowds growing week to week

    Jul 6, 2012, 2:27 PM EDT

    US Presswire photo Bryce Harper and the Nats have consistently been playing in front of large crowds. More than one player in the Nationals' clubhouse following last night's win noted the energy emanating from the stands as the home team mounted its rally from four runs down in the bottom of the seventh. "We had…

  3. Another day, another rally

    Jul 6, 2012, 5:00 AM EDT

    Associated Press photo Adam LaRoche wound up driving in the game-winning run, with help from the Giants. As the ball struck Adam LaRoche's bat and began its trek straight toward Giants second baseman Ryan Theriot, the Nationals dugout tried to maintain some positive thoughts and believe LaRoche could get down the line and prevent a…

  4. Instant analysis: Nats 6, Giants 5

    Jul 6, 2012, 2:19 AM EDT

    Associated Press photo The Nationals and Giants wore 1924 throwback uniforms for tonight's game. Game in a nutshell: On Turn Back the Clock night, the Nationals and Giants staged a tense battle not all that unlike Game 7 of the 1924 World Series. Right down to the home team rallying to win in walk-off fashion.…

  5. Storen cruises through first rehab start

    Jul 5, 2012, 11:20 PM EDT

    Drew Storen was all business in his first appearance of 2012, needing all of eight pitches to complete one inning at Class A Potomac this evening. The Nationals reliever, out since spring training with a bone spur in his right elbow that required surgery, retired all three Frederick batters he faced, inducing a popout, a…

  6. Harper loses Final Vote to Freese

    Jul 5, 2012, 9:12 PM EDT

    Despite a furious, last-minute campaign by the Nationals, Bryce Harper lost the NL "Final Vote" competition to Cardinals third baseman David Freese and thus won't appear in next week's All-Star Game unless he's a late injury substitution. Freese won the online voting competition, Major League Baseball announced this afternoon, beating out Harper, Braves outfielder Michael…

  7. Game 80: Giants at Nats

    Jul 5, 2012, 7:38 PM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nats go for the sweep tonight at Nationals Park. It's been a while since the Nationals last played a ballgame under anything less than extreme conditions, and it doesn't appear that's going to change anytime soon. The thermometer is approaching triple digits today and will still read…

  8. On Solano, Tracy and throwbacks

    Jul 5, 2012, 11:00 AM EDT

    US Presswire photo Jhonatan Solano clubbed his second career homer during yesterday's win. Some Thursday morning leftovers and look-aheads as you get back to the grind following what hopefully was an enjoyable and safe Independence Day… — Jhonatan Solano was summoned to make his big-league debut five weeks ago, only after a string of injuries…

  9. Almost halfway to finishing the job

    Jul 4, 2012, 8:36 PM EDT

    US Presswire photo Bryce Harper congratulates Ryan Zimmerman on his fifth-inning homer. They have every reason right now to pat themselves on the back, to go watch fireworks explode over the National Mall knowing they've got the best record in the NL by three games and the best record in the NL East by 4…

  10. Instant analysis: Nats 9, Giants 4

    Jul 4, 2012, 6:21 PM EDT

    US Presswire photo Edwin Jackson labored in the first inning but rebounded after that. Game in a nutshell: In the first morning game in Nationals history, the home team came out of the gates a bit sluggish. Edwin Jackson gave up three runs in the top of the first, and Giants starter Madison Bumgarner faced…

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