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  1. Game 128: Marlins at Nats

    Aug 29, 2015, 4:50 PM EST

    Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER

    The Nationals dropped the series opener in disappointing fashion on Friday night, but they have a chance on Saturday to get even with the Marlins and set themselves up for another series win. Starting for the Nats will be Jordan Zimmermann (8-10, 3.54), who has not been good in his two most recent outings. He…

  2. Instant Analysis: Marlins 4, Nats 2

    Sep 22, 2013, 4:15 PM EST

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    Game in a nutshell: With their backs against the wall in the playoff race, the Nats can’t afford a poor outing from one of their starting pitchers, much less one against the last place Marlins. Dan Haren allowed Miami to take an early lead thanks to a two-run home run by Giancarlo Stanton in the top…

  3. Instant Analysis: Nats 3, Marlins 2

    Sep 19, 2013, 10:02 PM EST

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    Game in a nutshell: Gio Gonzalez had to pitch on Thursday night a day earlier than expected because of Stephen Strasburg being held out by Davey Johnson. It was also his 28th birthday. Though it may have been short notice, Gonzalez overcame a high pitch count after three innings to give the Nats six frames…

  4. State of the Nats: Harper’s hip, Zim on fire

    Sep 9, 2013, 12:14 PM EST

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    Top storylines: Bryce Harper’s hip – This week we learned Harper is dealing with an injury to his hip, an ailment serious enough to send him home to Washington from Miami for further testing. Harper has clearly been hobbled lately and it brings into question whether he should return at all this season. Exactly how long…

  5. Gio delivers in Nats’ win vs. Marlins

    Aug 30, 2013, 10:34 AM EST

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    Looking to pull a longman out of his bullpen to make a start on Sunday, Davey Johnson needed Gio Gonzalez to pitch deep into Thursday’s game against the Marlins. A rain delay the night before forced Johnson to use five different relief pitchers, and the previous night he needed four out of the bullpen to…

  6. Still time to “do a crazy thing”

    Aug 30, 2013, 12:10 AM EST

    Associated Press

    It’s easy to over-analyze everything that happens in baseball, with so many nuances and so much downtime fostering that tendency, but the Nationals right now are trying their darndest to avoid that temptation. They know they’ve been playing much better ball for three weeks, they know they’ve been making up ground in the standings and…





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