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4 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Fister sharp for 7 innings and Nationals hit 3 HRs in 6-2 win over Orioles

The Washington Nationals made themselves right at home at Camden Yards in an interleague duel between crosstown rivals and division leaders.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Danny Espinosa, Jordan Zimmermann, Wilson Ramos, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

O's, Nats spark dreams of 'Battle of the Beltways' World Series

This is not the first time that the Orioles and Washington Nationals both have reached midseason with a chance to make the playoffs, but it might be the first time anyone seriously considered the possibility of a "Battle of the Beltways" World Series .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, American League, Chris Davis

Washington Times

LOVERRO: Jordan Zimmermann validates wisdom of Nats' Strasburg shutdown plan

Since Jordan Zimmermann came back from Tommy John surgery in August 2010 - one year after having his elbow ligaments repaired - he has made two National League All-Star teams, the second coming this season with the announcement Sunday he would be part of the NL staff in next week's midsummer classic.

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The Washington Post

Stephen Strasburg delivers strong outing with improved tempo

Long before the Nationals' 11th-inning implosion Monday and silence from their bats in extra innings, Stephen Strasburg delivered seven strong innings against the potent Orioles lineup.

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Venom Strikes

Bronson Arroyo will undergo Tommy John Surgery

May 13, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Bronson Arroyo against the Washington Nationals at Chase Field.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Bradenton.com

Recap: Washington vs. Baltimore

Manny Machado capped Baltimore's three- homer 11th inning with his career-high fifth hit of the night, a two-run blast, as the Orioles beat the Washington Nationals, 8-2, in the opener of four straight games between the Beltway rivals.

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The Baltimore Sun

Pearce will not start against Nationals and other Orioles pregame notes

Because the Orioles can't use a designated hitter for their interleague games at Nationals Park, they either had to play without slugger Nelson Cruz, or sacrifice one of their regular fielders.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Battle of the Beltways preview

The Baltimore Orioles arrive in D.C. Monday night to square off with the Washington Nationals in one of the most relevant Battle of the Beltways matchups ever between the two teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Chris Tillman, Baltimore Orioles

Teddy Never Wins

Nationals Week Filled with High Fives and Smiles

Jul 5, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals second baseman Anthony Rendon reacts after scoring a run against the Chicago Cubs during the third inning at Nationals Park.

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Federal Baseball

Jordan Zimmermann named to NL roster for 2014 MLB All Star Game! Anthony Rendon in Final Vote.

It's official: the Nationals' participant in the 2014 MLB All Star Game is Jordan Zimmermann, elected by the players.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Bud Norris likely to start Tuesday for Orioles, Chris Davis gets a day off

Orioles right-hander Bud Norris came out of his two-inning simulated game Saturday well and is a candidate to start Tuesday or Wednesday against the Washington Nationals, but the club is leaning toward starting him Tuesday in Washington, D.C. Starting Norris on Tuesday would give left-hander Wei-Yin Chen an extra day of rest and give Norris two ... (more)

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Washington Nationals

Stras, Tillman to square off in Beltway Series

In the three years that Buck Showalter served as Matt Williams' manager with the D-backs from 1998-2000, he saw the player's understanding of the game.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Zimmerman and Zimmermann star in Nationals' 2-1 win over Cubs

Ryan Zimmerman's eighth inning single drove in the go-ahead run as the surging Washington Nationals capped a strong weekend with a 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

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The Washington Post

Nationals continue to excel at throwing out baserunners

Matt Williams and Wilson Ramos during throwing drills in spring training. For at least two years, attempting a stolen base on the Nationals was often a foregone conclusion.

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Bluebird Banter

West Coast Weekend Pain July 6, 2014 Links

Not been a good couple of weeks since the last links post. At least I have the excuse of work for missing out on some of the cruddiest baseball of the season.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Rant Sports

Let Him Pitch: How SP Stephen Strasburg Can Be The Ace Again

His last start against the Colorado Rockies proved that he still has the best stuff in baseball.

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The Washington Post

Soriano, Storen have all-star cases

An all-star appearance would mean different things to Drew Storen and Rafael Soriano, two of the many Nationals who have compelling-yet-borderline cases to make baseball's annual showcase.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Drew Storen, Rafael Soriano, Jordan Zimmermann, Anthony Rendon, Adam LaRoche

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Bleed Cubbie Blue

On The Horizon: Cubs vs. Nationals Series Preview

The Cubs' road trip continues as they spend the Fourth of July holiday weekend in the nation's capital, finishing their season series against the Washington Nationals.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Washington Post

Thomas Boswell

In winter, baseball franchises build wonderful-looking teams that thrill their fans with possibility, but once the annual reality of injury and age arrive, those teams never take the field in the summer intact.

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Lebanon Democrat

Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Hill gets nod for appearance in the major leagues

Thumbs up to former Mt. Juliet High School standout pitcher Taylor Hill for being called up to play for the Washington Nationals.

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