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MLB: Washington Nationals' Adam LaRoche Says 'We've Played Like Crap'

Source: Sport Balla | Jun 2 2013, 9:54pm CDT | by Poch de la Rosa

MLB: Washington Nationals' Adam LaRoche Says 'We've Played Like Crap'
Washington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche said his team has "played like crap" after a 6-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Sunday.
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Adam Dunn weirdly consistent, hits HR in first game with A's

Sep 2 2014 1:50am CDT | Source: Yardbarker: MLB

Adam Dunn is a peculiar beast…and I mean that in the most positive of ways. The 34-year-old slugger was dealt Sunday by the Chicago White Sox to the Oakland A’s and, because people like a story, all the talk became about how he would end his streak of 1977 games (and counting) without a playoff appearance. What’s missing is Dunn’s consistency. And, no, I’m not talking about the strikeouts (third all-time!)…I’m talking about the home runs. Consider this nugget, in the first game Dunn has pla ...
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Lack Of Walks The Key To Washington Nationals’ Pitching Success

Aug 31 2014 7:24pm CDT | Source: Rant Sports

The Washington Nationals‘ pitching staff ranks No. 1in the NL in terms of ERA with 3.11. The pitching staff has played a huge role in the success the team has had this season, and one of the SPs’ most important qualities is that they do not walk batters. The Nats ra ...
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Rahane shines as India seal series in Edgbaston
Birmingham, Sep 2 (IANS) Ajinkya Rahane's maiden century and his century-run stand with Shikhar Dhawan powered India to a comprehensive nine-wicket win over England in the fourth ODI here Tuesday and also sealed the series 3-0 with still a match to go. | by IANS
India vs England: Scoreboard, fourth ODI
Birmingham, Sep 2 (IANS) The following is the final scoreboard of the fourth ODI between India and England at Edgbaston here Tuesday. | by IANS
Kamal Chawla stays afloat
Bangkok, Sep 2 (IANS) Having played two matches and won one, Kamal Chawla remained in contention Tuesday for the knock-out phase, while compatriot Shivam Arora, with three defeats, has virtually bowed out of the World 6-Red snooker championship in progress here. | by IANS

Ackley drives in four to help Mariners in WC race

Aug 31 2014 6:15pm CDT | Source: MLB News Index

The Dustin Ackley hit parade continued on Sunday, as the Mariners avoided a three-game sweep with a 5-3 win over the Washington Nationals a ...
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MLB: Hernandez stars in Nationals win

Aug 30 2014 5:37am CDT | Source: FOXSPORTSASIA.com

National League East leaders the Washington Nationals hit six home runs, four of them off Felix Hernandez, in an 8-3 MLB win over the S ...
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A first for Felix in Mariners loss: 4 home runs

Aug 30 2014 1:35am CDT | Source: Sportspressnw.com

A crowd of 35,616 witnessed an historic Felix Hernandez outing at Safeco Field Friday night, only it wasn't the sort of history Mariners fans were interested in. During an 8-3 loss to the National League East-leading Washington Nationals, Hernandez surrendered four long balls for the first time in his 10-year career.Read The Full Story » ...
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Pacquiao to throw out first pitch at Dodgers vs. Nationals game on 9/1

Aug 29 2014 8:49pm CDT | Source: boxing news

NEW YORK (August 29, 2014) — Fighter of the Decade Congressman MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO, boxing ‘s only eight-division world champion, will be serving up the hard cheese when he takes the mound at Dodger Stadium on Labor Day. Pacquiao will be throwing the ceremonial first pitch before the Dodgers vs. Nationals game, This M ...
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Braves Rumors: Atlanta may look at offseason trades of B.J. Upton, Evan Gattis

Aug 28 2014 7:04pm CDT | Source: Yardbarker: MLB

The Atlanta Braves have struggled since the All-Star break falling from first place in the National League East to the souring Washington Nationals. This season the Braves finally parted ways with downward spiral second baseman that is, Dan Uggla. But David O'Brien of AJC.com says the Braves might not be finished. According to O'Brien, this offseason the Braves could trade struggling center fielder, B. ...
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Yusmeiro Petit Sets MLB Record by Retiring 46 Consecutive Batters

Aug 28 2014 3:56pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

San Francisco Giants right-hander Yusmeiro Petit can now say there was a stretch in his career when he was literally more unhittable than any other pitcher in history.  After retiring the first eight batters in a spot start against the Colorado Rockies on Thursday, Petit ran his consecutive-batters-retired streak to an astounding 46, breaking Mark Buehrle's previous MLB record. The Giants' official Twitter feed ...
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