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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Anthony Rendon #6 of the Washington Nationals follows through on a seventh inning run scoring sacrifice fly against the New York Mets at Citi Field on September 12, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Nationals defeated the Mets 7-2.

Can The Nationals’ Anthony Rendon Overcome Growing Pains?

Anthony Rendon has settled in at second base for the Nationals. But his job isn’t safe yet.


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Exclusive Excerpt From John Feinstein’s ‘Where Nobody Knows Your Name’

An exclusive excerpt from John Feinstein’s book, “Where Nobody Knows Your Name,” which chronicles the lives of those trying to reach Major League Baseball.


Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers catches a fly ball in the ninth inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on July 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Dodgers A Half Game Out Of First With Sweep Of Nats

A too-good-to-be-true day for the Los Angeles Dodgers turned out to be just that. They completed a sweep of the Washington Nationals on Sunday with a 9-2 win that kept them a half-game out of first place in the NL West.


Zack Greinke #21 of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws a pitch against the Washington Nationals at Dodger Stadium on May 15, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Greinke Effective In Return, Could Mark Pivotal Turning Point In Season

Zack Greinke (2-0) threw 83 pitches, struck out four, and gave up a single run through 5.1 innings of work in his return to the mound as the Dodgers beat the Nationals 3-1 to win their second consecutive series.


Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws a pitch against the Washington Nationals at Dodger Stadium on May 14, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Kershaw Punishes Nationals, Throws Near Complete-Game Shutout In 2-0 Win

Clayton Kershaw struck out Danny Espinosa to lead off the game to record his 1,000th career strikeout — and that only set the tone for his ensuing performance.


Shortstop Dee Gordon #9 of the Los Angeles Dodgers dives for an errant throw by pitcher Javy Guerra as Bryce Harper #34 the Washington Nationals runs to second on a ground ball at Dodger Stadium on May 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Dodgers Lose To Nats 6-2, May Lose Beckett As Well

Jordan Zimmermann won his NL and major league-leading seventh game, Ryan Zimmerman drove in three runs and the Washington Nationals defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-2 on Monday night after losing Bryce Harper in a violent collision with the wall in right field.


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Nationals’ Bryce Harper Has Responded Well To Hype

The future will only get brighter for Bryce Harper, who has a good chance to develop into a perennial All-Star and MVP candidate.


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Free Agent Dan Haren Is Close To Sing With Nationals For 1-Year Deal Worth $13M

A person familiar with the talks tells The Associated Press that free agent pitcher Dan Haren and the Washington Nationals are close to completing a one-year deal for $13 million.


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Dodgers Hire Pat Corrales As Assistant To GM

Former Texas, Philadelphia and Cleveland manager Pat Corrales has been hired as a special assistant to Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti.


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Dodgers Continue To Lose Ground On Wild Card Race, Fall To Nats 4-1

The Washington Nationals brought postseason baseball back to the nation’s capital for the first time since 1933, earning a playoff spot Thursday night with a 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.


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Dodgers, Nationals Game Postponed Due To Inclement Weather

Tuesday’s game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Washington Nationals has been postponed due to inclement weather.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 28:  Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers reacts to his game winning homerun against the Washington Nationals for a 4-3 score during the 10th inning at Dodger Stadium on April 28, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Kemp Hits Walk-Off Blast In 10th To Beat Nationals 4-3

Matt Kemp homered leading off the 10th inning, spoiling Bryce Harper’s major league debut and lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday night.


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Dodgers Won’t Play Full 162 Game Schedule

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Washington Nationals have not scheduled a makeup date for the final game of the three game series that was rained out on Thursday afternoon.


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Dodgers Take Game 1 Of Doubleheader Against Nats

Tony Gwynn hit a tiebreaking double in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 7-4 in the first game of a doubleheader on Thursday.


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Dodgers Beat Nationals In Soaking D.C.

Stephen Strasburg allowed two hits over five shutout innings Tuesday night in his first major league start since undergoing Tommy John surgery, but the bullpen blew the lead as the Washington Nationals lost 7-3 to the Los Angeles Dodgers.