Williams talks Bryce Harper/lineup one more time

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Nationals' skipper Matt Williams was asked about Bryce Harper's comments on the Nats' lineup again today. The first-year skipper stressed that Harper never said what many assume he meant, and Williams cautioned against making assumptions.

Wire Taps; Werth sparks Nats' offense vs Rockies

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Washington Nationals' right fielder Jayson Werth got off to a good start in July after a long, rough month at the plate in June and the Nats cruised to a 7-1 win over the Colorado Rockies last night. Stephen Strasburg got all the support he needed...

Strasburg: 7⅔ IP, 5 H, 1R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 8 Ks, 10 GO

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Stephen Strasburg went 7 ⅔ innings against the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night, shutting hitters down in the Washington Nationals' 7-1 win in Nationals Park. An eighth inning home run spoiled his shutout bid...

Game 83 WPA: Good-Boring. Nats 7, Rox 1

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Not every game has to be exciting. They can just be wins sometimes.

Nats 7-1 over Rockies: Strasburg dominates in D.C.

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Hard to judge Stephen Strasburg's success against a depleted Colorado Rockies' roster, but the Washington Nationals' right-hander was dominant on the hill in the Nats' 7-1 win tonight in the nation's capital. The Nationals improved to 45-38.

If clutch existed, Ian Desmond might be it...

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Washington Nationals' shortstop Ian Desmond stepped to the plate in the sixth last night 4 for 4 with one out and the bases loaded this season and hit a base-clearing double that blew the series opener with the Colorado Rockies wide open.

Much like yawning, strikeouts are contagious!

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For years, Nats fans have hoped that Danny Espinosa could turn into Ian Desmond offensively. Unfortunately, things are headed the wrong way. Desmond, who ranks second in MLB with 99 strikeouts, is on pace to overtake Espinosa's MI strikeout record.

Is Aaron Barrett balking out of the stretch?

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In the eighth inning of last night's game, with a runner on first, Washington Nationals' reliever Aaron Barrett started his delivery out of the stretch the way he has all season, but home plate ump Joe West called him for a balk...

Wire Taps: Bryce Harper is back and he said things

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Bryce Harper went 1 for 3 with a run scored and an RBI in his return from the DL last night as the Washington Nationals beat the Colorado Rockies. He also said some stuff. And hey what happened to that line about the Yankees in that WaPost story?

Nats 7-3 over Rockies: Desi double blows it open

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The Washington Nationals gave up a 1-0 lead in the top of the sixth, but rallied with a five-run frame in the bottom of the inning with Ian Desmond connecting for a big bases-loaded hit in what ended up a 7-3 win over the Colorado Rockies in D.C.

KYF, Nationals edition: This could get ugly

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Look at these pitching matchups. LOOK AT THEM.

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