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Tonight’s Nationals-Braves lineups

Tonight’s Nationals-Braves lineups

Lineups for tonight’s game against the Braves.

Calvin Coolidge’s tribute to Walter Johnson

Calvin Coolidge’s tribute to Walter Johnson

The 30th president’s tribute to Washington’s greatest baseball star was very much a Calvin Coolidge production.

The Angels made Mike Scioscia more powerful than any MLB manager, and it may cost them Jerry Dipoto

The Angels made Mike Scioscia more powerful than any MLB manager, and it may cost them Jerry Dipoto

The Los Angeles Angels might lose their GM because they gave their manager outsize influence.

Doug Fister not yet getting ground balls, but getting outs anyway

Doug Fister not yet getting ground balls, but getting outs anyway

The right-hander is still looking for the ground balls he is used to, but is getting outs in the meantime.

Braves announcers continue to hammer Bryce Harper

Braves announcers continue to hammer Bryce Harper

Joe Simpson says Harper only plays hard when he wants to play hard.

Next up for the Nationals: Calvin Coolidge joins Racing Presidents

Next up for the Nationals: Calvin Coolidge joins Racing Presidents

Silent Cal will be immortalized by the Nationals on Friday, the eve of his 143rd birthday.

Cole Hamels, Johnny Cueto: MLB’s top trade targets and the buyers that want them

Cole Hamels, Johnny Cueto: MLB’s top trade targets and the buyers that want them

Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline is July 31, and there are plenty of players who could change turn losers into winners potentially available.

Jordan Zimmermann’s dominating two-start stretch

Jordan Zimmermann’s dominating two-start stretch

Zimmermann has compiled 15 2/3 scoreless innings over his past two starts.

Zimmermann stays in the zone against Braves

Zimmermann stays in the zone against Braves

Jordan Zimmermann outpitches Shelby Miller as Nats score four in the first to finish June with a 15-12 record.

Drew Storen on stressful outings, staying sharp

Drew Storen on stressful outings, staying sharp

Washington’s closer hasn’t pitched much during the first three weeks of June, but is getting back in rhythm with more opportunities.

Nationals-Braves discussion thread: Game 77

Nationals-Braves discussion thread: Game 77

Discuss tonight’s series opener with the Braves here.

Ryan Zimmerman nearing rehab stint; Aaron Barrett to pitch for Potomac Wednesday

Ryan Zimmerman nearing rehab stint; Aaron Barrett to pitch for Potomac Wednesday

Injury updates on the banged-up Nationals, which include promising news for the bullpen and infield.

Nationals need to learn to play small ball

Nationals need to learn to play small ball

Column | After two bitter postseason exits in three years, Washington needs to concentrate more on a strategy that wins in October.

Tonight’s Nationals-Braves lineups

Tonight’s Nationals-Braves lineups

Lineups for tonight’s series opener against the Braves.

Bob Costas and Tim McCarver team up for first time in 35 years

Bob Costas and Tim McCarver team up for first time in 35 years

The veteran baseball announcers will work together Thursday for the first time in 35 years.

Daily fantasy baseball: Johnny Cueto will rebound against Twins

Daily fantasy baseball: Johnny Cueto will rebound against Twins

Three players to steam in your DFB league.

Post Sports Live: Nationals hitting a stride, Wizards draft Oubre

Post Sports Live discusses the Nationals solid performances despite injuries, the Wizards’ trade for draft pick Kelly Oubre Jr. and DeSean Jackson’s BET reality series.

More on the Nationals reserves, and the approaches that have made them productive so far

More on the Nationals reserves, and the approaches that have made them productive so far

Producing off the bench requires a steady approach, and this year’s Nationals reserves are finding ones that work for them.

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Is Stephen Strasburg's All-Star form back?

Is Stephen Strasburg's All-Star form back?

Stephen Strasburg is 2-0 after returning from the disabled list, but is he back to his All-Star form?

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Are the Nationals playing better than their depleted lineup?

Are the Nationals playing better than their depleted lineup?

Even with injuries to Anthony Rendon, Jayson Werth and Ryan Zimmerman, the Nationals were able to win eight games in a row. Is the team overachieving with a depleted lineup?

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Nationals hitting a stride, Wizards draft Oubre

Nationals hitting a stride, Wizards draft Oubre

The Washington Post's Scott Allen and Dan Steinberg and WUSA9's Dave Owens join host Gene Wang to discuss the Nationals solid performances despite injuries. The panel also analyzes the Wizards' trade for draft pick Kelly Oubre Jr. and debate whether DeSean Jackson's BET reality series is an unnecessary distraction for the Redskins.

Wilson Ramos’ pitch framing could become a problem for the Nationals

Wilson Ramos’ pitch framing could become a problem for the Nationals

Ramos’s framing has cost the Nationals one run so far this season.

Reserves giving Nats a boost

Reserves giving Nats a boost

Hampered by injuries, the Nationals have needed to turn to bench players for help, and they’ve delivered.

Josh Hamilton rejoins Texas Rangers amid a roller coaster of a season

Josh Hamilton rejoins Texas Rangers amid a roller coaster of a season

The slugger has another chance to restart his tumultuous year.

Nats fan buys home run ball from a Braves fan at Phillies’ stadium

Nats fan buys home run ball from a Braves fan at Phillies’ stadium

How much would you pay for a Jose Lobaton home run ball?

Good news for the Nats: Stephen Strasburg is relying on his change-up again

Good news for the Nats: Stephen Strasburg is relying on his change-up again

He’s back to throwing his best pitch.

Given a rare start, Dan Uggla chips in for Nationals

Given a rare start, Dan Uggla chips in for Nationals

Though his at-bats have been limited, the veteran second baseman continues to find ways to contribute.

Ian Desmond showing signs of stability at the plate

Ian Desmond showing signs of stability at the plate

Washington’s shortstop showed signs of recovery this weekend, and feels he is taking steps in the right direction at the plate.

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