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7/2/2015 | Close, non-reviewable call ends it in Atlanta

The Nationals stayed on the field longer than most losing teams Thursday night, after the Braves' 2-1 walk-off victory in the series finale at Turner Field, but only because of a close call on Cameron Maybin's game-winning hit down the third-base line.


7/2/2015 | Braves sink Scherzer with walk-off in ninth

It took a fortunate hop, but the Braves found a way to conquer Max Scherzer, courtesy of a one-out, walk-off single that Cameron Maybin bounced over the third-base bag to conclude Thursday night's 2-1 win over the Nationals at Turner Field.


7/2/2015 | Desmond sits out, makes mechanical changes

After a second straight 0-for-4 night on Wednesday, Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond got the day off Thursday to work on mechanical adjustments at the plate.


7/2/2015 | Peavy comes off DL to face Gio, Nats in DC

Two of the top National League teams are set to slug it out in a three-game series this weekend in Washington as the Nationals host the Giants over the Fourth of July.


7/2/2015 | Scherzer named NL Pitcher of the Month

After a slow start to begin June, Nationals ace Max Scherzer became virtually unhittable, finishing with a 3-2 record and a 2.33 ERA on the month, and it earned him the National League Pitcher of the Month Award. It marked the second straight month he won the award.


7/2/2015 | Nats sign int'l free agent Soto for $1.5 million

The Nationals have agreed to a $1.5 million signing bonus with teenage outfielder Juan Soto of the Dominican Republic.


7/2/2015 | Homers hurt as Fister derailed by 1 big inning

Nationals right-hander Doug Fister cruised through his first three innings against the Braves on Wednesday night, retiring nine of the first 10 batters he faced. Unfortuantely for Fister, the fourth inning came along, and with it came a barrage of Atlanta runs.


7/2/2015 | Banuelos to contend with Scherzer in MLB debut

For the rubber game of the three-game series between the Braves and Nationals on Thursday night, Washington will trot out Major League Baseball's best pitcher, Max Scherzer, while rookie Manny Banuelos will make his MLB debut for Atlanta.


7/2/2015 | Wisler, homers help Braves solve Nationals

Matt Wisler validated his status as a highly regarded pitching prospect and recorded his first career hit and RBI during a four-run fourth inning that propelled the Braves to Wednesday night's 4-1 win over the Nationals at Turner Field.


7/1/2015 | Giolito tosses 7 no-hit innings for Potomac

The Class A Advanced Potomac Nationals nearly recorded their first combined no-hitter since 1995 on Wednesday, with No. 1 prospect Lucas Giolito providing the heavy lifting in a 4-0 win.


7/1/2015 | Turner launches his first Triple-A dinger

Trea Turner hit his first Triple-A home run on Wednesday, a third-inning shot during Syracuse's 10-1 win over Louisville that broke up an 0-for-18 start to his tenure.