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Thrilling inside-the-park bid becomes first out
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Approximately three hours later, as he digested Monday night’s 3-0 loss to the Rockies at Coors Field, Braves third base coach Ron Washington was still wondering if the result would have been different had he not waved Ender Inciarte toward the plate with the hope of beginning the game in electrifying fashion.

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With Harper, Nationals can exhale … a little
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We’ll all understand if the Nationals hold their breath until Bryce Harper is back on the field with his quick bat, his fast feet and his strong arm. There are many things to like about the Nats. But since 2012, the biggest of those has been Harper, who believe it or not is already in […]

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Thor, Familia inching closer to return
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For months, the Mets have played without their most heralded starting pitcher and bullpen arm. But Noah Syndergaard and Jeurys Familia are both edging closer to returns.

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Mets edged out in Subway Series opener
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Aaron Judge hit a game-tying homer while showing signs of cracking out of his midsummer slide and Aaron Hicks outdrove his teammate two innings later, lifting the Yankees to a much-needed 4-2 victory over the Mets on Monday in the opening game of this year’s Subway Series.

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deGrom, Gray take stage in Subway Series
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Two weeks after joining the Yankees, right-hander Sonny Gray will make his Yankee Stadium debut against Jacob deGrom and the Mets on Tuesday at 7:05 pm. ET.

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Nationals held in check to open doubleheader
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Chris Stratton spun 6 2/3 scoreless innings with 10 strikeouts to help the Giants beat the Nationals, 4-2, in Game 1 of Sunday’s split doubleheader. It was the first double-digit strikeout performance of Stratton’s Major League career.

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Trio from '08 champion Phils reunites in DC
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Sean Doolittle’s friends were elated when the Athletics traded the lefty to the Nationals in July. But not only because Doolittle would have the chance to become the closer on a contending team.

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Stanton takes home NL Player of the Week
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Giancarlo Stanton has crushed his way to National League Player of the Week honors. The Marlins right fielder was named NL Player of the Week on Monday after slugging six home runs last week to bring his Major League-leading home run total to 42.

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Eickhoff looks to build on recent success
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San Diego welcomes the Phillies to Petco Park for a three-game set beginning Monday in the second of two series the two clubs were scheduled to play this season.

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Gio takes on Angels to open two-game set
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The Angels will look to continue their hot stretch on Tuesday night when they open a two-game Interleague series against the Nationals at Nationals Park. Left-hander Tyler Skaggs will take the mound for the Angels and start opposite Nationals southpaw Gio Gonzalez in the opener.

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Phils fall behind, offense can't back Eflin in loss
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Through the turbulence of mounting losses, multiple trades and near-daily clubhouse turnover, few Mets have provided more stability than Curtis Granderson. Playing out what are likely to be his final weeks with the Mets, Granderson hit a two-run homer Sunday, collected three hits, drove in three runs and scored three himself in a 6-2 win […]

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Zimmerman, Murphy pick up slack with HRs
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The Nationals have been one of the top offensive teams in the Majors this season despite the fact that their lineup has been hammered by injuries. The latest injury came to their potential MVP candidate in Bryce Harper, who landed on the disabled list Sunday morning with a bruised left knee.

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