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Nationals beat Cubs to clinch first winning baseball season in D.C. since ’69 Senators

Forty-three years/ten seasons after the Ted Williams led the 1969 Washington Senators to 86 wins, D.C. has another winning season again as the Washington Nationals clinched their 82 win with today’s 2-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs. We waited a long time for this, not just since 2005 when the Nats came and were 81-81,

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Wrapping up the Nats at Cubs series

The Washington Nationals took the first two games of their first 2012 series, but the Chicago Cubs salvaged it yesterday, though the Nats fought back. Two out of three is nice, especially when every game could have gone the other way and nearly did. Thursday: I recapped it that evening. Saturday: Gio Gonzalez didn’t look

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Nats win on Opening Day for first time since 2008

Opening Day came and ended with a win for the Washington Nationals. DC had not won the first game of the season since 2008 (Ryan Zimmerman walk-off) and before that — 1971 (Dick Bosman shut out the Oakland Athletics 8-0 at RFK Stadium DC Baseball History). Ian Desmond is the player of the game, going

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Day baseball! Nats try to take Cubs series at 2:20; Harry Kalas’ son on Nats radio?

Last night, the Washington Nationals got ahead of the Chicago Cubs in the first inning, but as seems to be the case whenever they get the early lead, the lost. The bright spots: Ryan Zimmerman extended his hitting streak to 18 games and Jayson Werth homered to left. Not so brights spots: Ross Detwiler solidified

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