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Discuss: Nats-Dodgers

Two first-place teams begin a three-game series with Gio Gonzalez facing Roberto Hernandez.

Barrett to resume role in Nationals’ bullpen

Barrett to resume role in Nationals’ bullpen

After a month in Syracuse he spent resting and working on a change-up, Aaron Barrett will again be a crucial part of the Nats’ bullpen.

Cruz hits major league-leading 36th homer in 6-4 loss

Cruz hits major league-leading 36th homer in 6-4 loss

Baltimore tied the game in the seventh but couldn’t complete a late-game rally, falling to Minnesota, 6-4.

Nats-Dodgers lineups

Nats-Dodgers lineups

The Nationals begin a three-game series in Los Angeles.

Moore, Souza among Nats’ call-ups

Moore, Souza among Nats’ call-ups

The Nationals are making their first round of reinforcements today.

Schierholtz breaks through

Nate Schierholtz will be counted on in September, and he offered an encouraging sign Sunday.

Nationals bash some more, but fall short

Nationals bash some more, but fall short

Three more homers aren’t enough for Tanner Roark and Washington, who still take two of three in Seattle.

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Nats and Orioles’ leads should be exciting and exhausting

Nats and Orioles’ leads should be exciting and exhausting

With division leads this big, Beltway-area baseball fans can be confident and nervous at the same time.

Discuss: Nats-Mariners

Discuss: Nats-Mariners

Tanner Roark will try to lead the Nationals to a sweep over Hisashi Iwakuma and the Mariners.

Nats-Mariners lineups

Nats-Mariners lineups

The Nationals will try for a sweep behind Tanner Roark with Jayson Werth at DH.

Strasburg in full command

Strasburg in full command

The right-hander submits one of his best starts of the season as the Nationals turn back Seattle, 3-1.

Discuss: Nats-Mariners

Discuss: Nats-Mariners

The Nationals will try to build off their thumping of Felix Hernandez behind Stephen Strasburg.

Nats-Mariners lineups

Nats-Mariners lineups

Jose Lobaton will catch Stephen Strasburg, who will face the team that could have drafted him if things had gone differently back in 2008.

Don’t buy into Mike Fiers, Russell Martin or Ian Kennedy

Don’t buy into Mike Fiers, Russell Martin or Ian Kennedy

HVaC scoring system lets you know who to start this week in head-to-head fantasy baseball leagues.

Drew Smyly and Marcell Ozuna are primed for big week

Drew Smyly and Marcell Ozuna are primed for big week

HVaC scoring system lets you know who to start this week in head-to-head fantasy baseball leagues.

Rendon is the Nats’ MVP

Rendon is the Nats’ MVP

No player has meant more the Nationals, or played better, than Anthony Rendon.

Nationals depose the Mariners’ King

Nationals depose the Mariners’ King

Washington equals a franchise mark by launching six home runs — four off of Mariners ace Felix Hernandez (second from left) — to snap a three-losing streak.

Jewett to manage against Nats

Jewett to manage against Nats

The Nationals will see their former coach Trent Jewett in the opposite dugout.

Discuss: Nats-Mariners

Discuss: Nats-Mariners

Jordan Zimmermann will face Felix Hernandez as the Nationals try to end a three-game skid.

Nats-Mariners lineups

Nats-Mariners lineups

Jayson Werth will DH and Nate Schierholtz plays left field against Felix Hernandez behind Jordan Zimmermann.

Mariners’ Felix Hernandez will be 24th Cy Young-winning pitcher the Nationals have faced

Mariners’ Felix Hernandez will be 24th Cy Young-winning pitcher the Nationals have faced

Cy Young winners are 70-48 all-time against Washington.

Nationals extend agreements with Hagerstown, Auburn

Nationals extend agreements with Hagerstown, Auburn

The Nationals extended their player development contracts with both minor league affiliates for two more years.

When MLB teams need more than 25 players

When MLB teams need more than 25 players

When rosters expand from 25 to as many as 40 players Sept. 1, it could be more than to get ready for next year.

Nats prepare to face ‘King Felix’ for the first time

Nats prepare to face ‘King Felix’ for the first time

The Nationals have never faced Felix Hernandez, but they’ll get their first look tonight in Seattle.

Nationals face strong arms on West Coast trip

Nationals face strong arms on West Coast trip

Mariners and Dodgers, led by Felix Hernanez and Clayton Kershaw, are among the best teams in baseball.

Difo wins award

Nationals shortstop prospect Wilmer Difo was named the South Atlantic League MVP.

How have Matt Williams’s ‘Players Who Must Deliver’ picks fared this season?

How have Matt Williams’s ‘Players Who Must Deliver’ picks fared this season?

Williams nominates one player during his weekly appearance with the Junkies.

Doug Fister is among the best in baseball at holding runners

Doug Fister is among the best in baseball at holding runners

Only five starters in baseball have yet to allow a stolen bases and Fister is among them.

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A veteran works through the grind

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