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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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Red Sox To Pursue Trade For Bryce Harper

Oct 23 2014 10:48pm CDT | Source: Yardbarker: MLB

According to a major league source, the Boston Red Sox are expected to pursue a trade this off-season for Washington Nationals 22-year-old Outfielder Bryce Harper. Boston Manager John Farrell has said time and time again that he and General Manager Ben Cherington will be in “hot pursuit” of left-handed bats to add to the core of their lineup, and none may be more fitting than that of the twenty-two year old  ...
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Sania-Cara enter WTA Finals summit clash
Singapore, Oct 25 (IANS) Indo-Zimbabwean women's doubles tennis combine Sania Mirza and Cara Black came back from three match points down to defeat Czech-Slovenian pair of Kveta Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik 4-6, 7-5, 11-9 to enter the summit clash of the WTA Finals here Saturday. | by IANS
Williams to compete against Halep in final
Singapore, Oct 25 (IANS) After three sets of fierce competition with good friend Caroline Wozniacki, top seed Serena Williams managed to qualify for the WTA Championships final to be held Sunday. | by IANS
Bremen fire coach Dutt
Berlin, Oct 25 (IANS) Bundesliga football club Werder Bremen fired their coach Robin Dutt Saturday following the team's nine-game winless start to the season. | by IANS

John Hart Named Braves President of Baseball Operations

Oct 23 2014 10:04am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

The Atlanta Braves are set to continue restructuring their front office by naming John Hart as the President of Baseball Operations. The team is still expected to hire a separate general manager after letting Frank Wren go near the end of the season. The team announced the move on Wednesday: Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports first reported the news: David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution‎ confirmed the likely decisio ...
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Nats Journal: Former National Josh Willingham relishes World Series appearance

Oct 21 2014 4:03pm CDT | Source: Washington Post Sports

Josh Willingham knows the end of his major league baseball career may be near, 11 years filled with knee injuries, back pain and so, so many losses. Willingham, a large man from Alabama with a thick Southern drawl, persisted because he could draw walks, whack pitches over the left field fence and play through pain. He mostly played well on awful teams, none w ...
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Slumping Stars Who Have to Turn It Around to Carry Team to World Series

Oct 12 2014 10:55am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

The 2014 MLB postseason has officially reached the Championship Series Round, as there are now four teams vying for their respective league pennants and a chance to play in the World Series. The upstart Kansas City Royals have yet to lose this October. They rallied from behind in the Wild Card Game and have continued to find late-game magic all postseason, on their way to a 2-0 lead over the Baltimore Orioles in the American League Championship Series. That ...
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Ratings Report: Younger viewers more likely to find UFC on new channels last Saturday

Oct 8 2014 7:30pm CDT | Source: MMA Fighting

Given the unique circumstances on Saturday with baseball, whatever the ratings UFC delivered for its Fight Night from Halifax, Nova Scotia, probably wouldn't be a strong indication of much of anything.Most of the show aired on different stations than advertised. But FOX did alert viewers constantly during the long-running San Francisco Giants vs. Washington Nationals baseball game with screen crawls and announcements, directing them on where to turn. The prelims, being ...
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Usually reliable Adam LaRoche, Jayson Werth have very quiet NLDS for Nationals

Oct 7 2014 11:42pm CDT | Source: Washington Post Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — The Washington Nationals got this far with contributions all season from several key players. When other key players suffered injuries, the team’s two most veteran hitters, Jayson Werth and Adam LaRoche, were near-daily mainstays in the lineup. With Werth hitting third and LaRoche as the cleanup hitter, the Nationals claimed their second National League East title in ...
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Wild pitch dooms Nats as Giants advance to NLCS

Oct 7 2014 11:18pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

The San Francisco Giants advanced to the National League Championship Series on Tuesday night with a 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals. More ...
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