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Doctor October! Sick Strasburg cures Nats
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The Nationals extended their season to a winner-take-all deciding game in the National League Division Series with a 5-0 win over the Cubs in Game 4 on Wednesday at Wrigley Field. Game 5 of the NLDS presented by T-Mobile will be played at Nationals Park in Washington on Thursday night.

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Taylor fulfills promise with against-all-odds slam
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Michael A. Taylor has been described as both an impressive five-tool talent and a late bloomer. Over the course of the past year, he has displayed the power of perseverance and proven he still should be considered a significant future asset for the Nationals.

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Gio or Roark to pitch winner-take-all Game 5
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Stephen Strasburg helped keep the Nationals’ season alive. Now, either Gio Gonzalez or Tanner Roark will do whatever he can to help the club reach the National League Championship Series presented by Camping World for the second time in franchise history.

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Sources: Phils interview 3 manager candidates
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The Phillies have stepped up their managerial search.

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DYK? Strasburg historic in staving off Cubs
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One Game 5 was set up on Wednesday. Another was settled. The Nationals shut out the Cubs, 5-0, at Wrigley Field, in Game 4 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile. Later in the evening, the Yankees scored three early runs against Indians ace Corey Kluber and held on for a 5-2 victory […]

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Cubs-Nats: Must-win G5 tonight, 8 ET (TBS)
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Win or go home. It’s that simple. The Cubs are hoping to keep their quest alive to become the first repeat World Series champions since 2000, while the Nationals are seeking their first postseason series win since moving to Washington. Thursday night, they’ll meet in Game 5 of the National League Division Series presented by […]

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Three keys for the Nats in Game 5 of NLDS
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Courtesy of two power-fueled eighth-inning eruptions and consistently stingy efforts by their pitching staff, the Nationals are one win away from advancing to their first National League Championship Series presented by Camping World.

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NLDS Game 4: Nationals, Cubs lineups
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Here is the Cubs’ starting lineup for Game 4 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile. The game is scheduled to be played today at 4 p.m. ET/3 CT at Wrigley Field in Chicago on TBS.

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Stra-prise! Strasburg starts NLDS Game 4
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In a dramatic reversal, Stephen Strasburg got the start in Game 4 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile, as the Nationals faced elimination against the Cubs at Wrigley Field on Wednesday afternoon.

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5 unsung achievements by Marlins in 2017
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Giancarlo Stanton and Marcell Ozuna received the most attention during the Marlins’ season, but there were several other areas worth recognizing. Here’s a look at five of the less-heralded achievements for the Marlins.

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Nats-Cubs NLDS Game 4 rainout: In Real Life
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MLB.com was on the scene in and around Wrigley Field on Tuesday as excitement builds for Game 4 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile between the Nationals and the Cubs. The game was postponed due to impending inclement weather. Chicago leads the best-of-five series, 2-1.

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Nats to stick with Roark over Strasburg for G4
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The Nationals are sticking with Tanner Roark as their starter for Game 4 of the National League Division Series, presented by T-Mobile, against the Cubs even after Tuesday’s game was postponed due to rain and rescheduled for Wednesday. That extra day meant Washington could have started Stephen Strasburg on normal rest with its season on […]

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