Braves' Kris Medlen is Vincible

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Kris Medlen turned in a pretty spectacular 2012, especially in limited duty as a starter. 2013 has been different. This PDB looks at Medlen's fastball as a window into his troubles.

"I hit that ball pretty far off him, so..."-Harper

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The Atlanta Braves have won twelve straight after taking the first two games of three in D.C., and things almost got ugly when Washington Nationals' slugger Bryce Harper got hit by a pitch from right-hander Julio Teheran in the fifth inning...

Game 113 WPA: Better lucky than good. Nats 1 RFB 2

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The BABIP, the sequencing... they buuuuuurrrnnnn!

Benches Clear; Braves Win 12th Straight, 2-1 Final

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With the Atlanta Braves up 2-1 in the fifth after a two-run single by Evan Gattis, Julio Teheran decided to seek revenge on Bryce Harper after the Washington Nationals' slugger homered off the right-hander in his previous at bat. Atlanta won, 2-1.

BA's Best Tools 2013: Which Nats Made The Lists?

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Ian Desmond, Tyler Clippard, Jordan Zimmerman and Davey Johnson made the MLB list. Nationals' prospects Aaron Barrett, Brian Goodwin, Billy Burns and Taylor Hill got rec'd. All of them and more made Baseball America's list of the Best Tools 2013.

Nats' Tuesday Night Lineup: Zim Hits 2nd vs Braves

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Davey Johnson is mixing things up again with another new-look lineup tonight for the second game of three with the Atlanta Braves in D.C. Ryan Zimmerman batting second? Just go with it. Game time 7:05 pm EDT tonight in the nation's capital...

Nationals Select RHP Tanner Roark From Triple-A

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The Nationals announced this afternoon that they selected Tanner Roark from Triple-A and optioned left-hander Xavier Cedeno back to their top affiliate. Roark, 26, was acquired in a July 2010 trade that sent Cristian Guzman to the Rangers.

Wire Taps: Johnson And Span On The 9th; Nats Loss

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Washington lost to Atlanta last night in the nation's capital and the Nationals fell 13.5 games behind the Braves in the NL East in a disappointing game the Nats could have won. Stephen Strasburg was strong. The Nats got some hits. But it went wrong.

Johnson On Upton's HR And SB On Stras + #huglife

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Washington lost a winnable game to Atlanta on Monday, which made all the little things that went wrong for the Nationals all the more frustrating. Davey Johnson talked about the Braves' 3-2 win and what went wrong in the nation's capital.

Game 112 WPA: So, 2014, amirite? Nats 2, RFB 3

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Closely played, but another disappointing loss in full season's disappointment packed into 4 months.

Braves 3-2 Over Nats On Justin Upton HR In The 8th

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Stephen Strasburg put together another strong start at home, but the Atlanta Braves took the first game of three from the Washington Nationals with a solo home run by Justin Upton in the eighth that was the difference in the series opener.

Werth Named NL POTM; Scratched From Tonight's Game

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Moments after Nationals' outfielder Jayson Werth was named the NL Player of the Month for the month of July, the 34-year-old outfielder who had a bruised hand and a bothersome groin after this weekend's series was scratched from the Nats' lineup.

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