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  1. Instant analysis: Orioles 6, Nats 5

    May 20, 2012, 2:19 AM EST

    Associated Press photo Ross Detwiler watches Wilson Betemit score on a second-inning single. Game in a nutshell: What looked like a blowout in the Orioles favor turned into quite a compelling ballgame in the end. Ross Detwiler was blasted for six runs in only five innings, serving up homers to both Adam Jones and Nick…

  2. Wang likely to bullpen upon return

    May 19, 2012, 9:41 PM EST

    Chien-Ming Wang will likely pitch out of the Nationals' bullpen once he comes off the disabled list next week, manager Davey Johnson said today. Johnson's decision to use Wang as a reliever comes as a surprise, given the manner in which the Nationals have talked up the veteran right-hander and suggested all along he would…

  3. Game 40: Orioles at Nats

    May 19, 2012, 7:52 PM EST

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nationals try to get back on track tonight against the Orioles. After watching his team struggle mightily at the plate the last two nights, Davey Johnson has decided to try something new tonight. His starting lineup features the following: Steve Lombardozzi leading off and playing second base.…

  4. Nats can’t execute during frustrating loss

    May 19, 2012, 4:45 AM EST

    US Presswire photo Ryan Zimmerman can only watch as Nick Markakis rounds the bases in the 11th. They'd been in this situation plenty of times already this season, locked into a tense, low-scoring affair that would be decided by one big hit. "We've played a million one-run games," Ryan Zimmerman said. "So it's not really…

  5. Instant analysis: Orioles 2, Nats 1 (11)

    May 19, 2012, 2:21 AM EST

    US Presswire photo Edwin Jackson allowed only one run over eight strong innings. Game in a nutshell: The first matchup between winning ballclubs from Washington and Baltimore in 42 years lived up to the billing, with Edwin Jackson and Jake Arrieta dueling each other on the mound. Jackson gave up one early run, then cruised.…

  6. Game 39: Orioles at Nats

    May 18, 2012, 11:00 PM EST

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER This year's Battle of the Beltways begins tonight at Nationals Park. Yes, this weekend's series against the Orioles is significant for the Nationals. But it also represents the start of a very significant stretch of games that could go a long toward determining whether this franchise is going…

  7. Morse heads to Viera on Monday

    May 18, 2012, 9:25 PM EST

    Left fielder Michael Morse is expected to report to extended spring training in Viera, Fla., on Monday, moving one step closer to a return to the Nationals lineup. Morse, out since March with a torn right lat muscle, took swings off a tee today for the first time since he was shut down from all…

  8. A Beltway Battle that finally matters

    May 18, 2012, 2:46 PM EST

    There's a bit of a misnomer circulating around the region that this weekend's Battle of the Beltways marks the first time winning baseball teams from Washington and Baltimore have ever faced each other. Not true. On April 16, 1970, the 4-3 Washington Senators traveled up the road to Memorial Stadium and beat the 5-2 Baltimore…

  9. Marlins rainout rescheduled for Aug. 3

    May 18, 2012, 2:20 PM EST

    The Nationals’ April 22 rainout against the Marlins will be made up as part of a single-admission doubleheader on Friday, Aug. 3, the club announced this morning. First pitch for the first game of the twinbill will be at 4:05 p.m. The second game will begin at approximately 7:05 p.m., depending on how long the…

  10. Uncomfortable Nats upended by Bucs

    May 18, 2012, 4:15 AM EST

    US Presswire photo Jose Tabata takes out Danny Espinosa at second base during the seventh inning. Something about the Nationals Thursday night looked, well, uncomfortable. Whether it was Jordan Zimmermann struggling to establish a rhythm on the mound or locate his fastball, or whether it was a lineup full of hitters who were hogtied by…





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