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The Capitals’ Stanley Cup contains many lessons, but perhaps the clearest is that many champions go through injuries, slumps, controversies and season-near-death experiences.

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Given the trends in the way baseball is played, the list of those with the milestone in their sights continues to dwindle.

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What the Washington Nationals can learn right now from the Washington Capitals

The Capitals’ Stanley Cup contains many lessons, but perhaps the clearest is that many champions go through injuries, slumps, controversies and season-near-death experiences.

Brandon Kintzler expected to return to Nationals after rehab outing Sunday

Kintzler will pitch for Class A Potomac on Sunday, with the expectation of joining the team in Washington before it heads out on a five-game road trip.

Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman is ‘about a week away’ from rehab assignment

The Nationals' first baseman has been out with an oblique injury since early May.

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"It hit me like a ton of bricks,” the victim, who suffered facial injuries, said of the hot dog, which was launched into the crowd at Philadelphia's Citizens Bank Park by a remorseful Phillie Phanatic.

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Harper has gone 1 for 24 in his last seven games with nine strikeouts and has hit one home run over his last 62 plate appearances.

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GM Mike Rizzo could have acquired a bandage, but he went for a tourniquet instead.

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Now that Washington has jump-started the trade market, the team would be wise to patch its other holes sooner rather than later.

Some found the timing of Harper's new look, coming on the day of a doubleheader against the Bronx Bombers, to perhaps be less than coincidental.

‘We were very, very excited to see this,’ Dave Martinez says after the rookie right-hander pitches solidly in his third start of the season.

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The rookie, who was not even in the majors when Washington’s game was suspended last month, belts a blast in a 5-3 opening win before the Nats lose the nightcap, 4-2.

Reliever had not allowed one in more than a year before Toronto hits a pair back-to-back in 8-6 loss.

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The first baseman, now in the third season of a seven-year, $161 million deal, has more strikeouts than hits, RBIs and home runs combined.

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Adrian Beltre and Robinson Chirinos homered to help Yovani Gallardo win for the first time since last July as the Texas Rangers beat the Minnesota Twins 9-6 on Saturday.

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Pinch-hitter Nick Martini drove in the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning with his first major league hit and the Oakland Athletics came back from an early five-run deficit to edge the Chicago White Sox 7-6 on Saturday.

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Cleveland Indians left-hander Andrew Miller won’t throw off a mound for 10 days and the team says there’s no timetable for when its ace reliever will return while he continues to deal with a sore right knee.

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The Oakland Athletics recalled outfielder Nick Martini from Triple-A Nashville on Saturday and optioned right-handed pitcher Chris Bassitt and left-hander Danny Coulombe before their game at Chicago against the White Sox.

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For Braves manager Brian Snitker, playing the matchups meant pitching to Manny Machado with first base open and a marathon game on the line.

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A look at what’s happening around the majors today:

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Andrew Heaney feels awfully comfortable on the mound in Anaheim — and the results reflect that.

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Shane Bieber has made believers out of the Cleveland Indians. In return, they plan on making him a fan of the Grammy-winning singer with his surname.

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Cody Bellinger hit a grand slam to break a scoreless tie in the sixth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the sinking New York Mets 5-2 on Friday night behind Alex Wood’s effective pitching.

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In a showdown of All-Star sluggers, Nelson Cruz had more RBIs, but J.D. Martinez had more help.

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In the midst of a difficult season, the Kansas City Royals got a needed spark Friday night from one of their newest additions.

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The high-powered New York Yankees were stymied by Tampa Bay’s relievers.

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Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna has agreed to a suspension through Aug. 4 under baseball’s domestic violence policy, discipline that will cause him to miss about half of the season.

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Franklin Barreto hit a pair of three-run homers and the Oakland Athletics won their season-high fifth in a row, pounding the Chicago White Sox 11-2 Friday in the first game of a doubleheader.

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Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna has agreed to a suspension through Aug. 4 under baseball’s domestic violence policy, discipline that will cause him to miss about half of the season.

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