Nationals Journal: NL pennant race


Posted at 09:45 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Nationals win NL East with Braves’ 2-1 loss to Pirates

The Washington Nationals win their first NL East title thanks to an Atlanta Braves 2-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

By James Wagner  |  09:45 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:40 PM ET, 10/01/2012

The vibe at Nationals Park for a potential division clincher

Fans flocked to Nationals Park hoping to see a division-clinching win and were already cheering loudly early in the game.

By James Wagner  |  07:40 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Nationals watched the Phillies celebrate in the past, now get their chance

The Nationals watched the Phillies clinch the NL East pennant three times in the past five years against them. Now, there's a chance for the reverse.

By James Wagner  |  01:19 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 09/30/2012

Braves beat Mets; Nats can only clinch NL East today with win

The Braves beat the Mets, 6-2, this afternoon in Atlanta, putting the onus on the Nationals to in St. Louis for them to clinch the NL East today.

By Adam Kilgore  |  04:34 PM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NL pennant race, playoffs