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Washington Nationals' Jayson Werth (28) celebrates with Denard Span (2) after their 6-5 win in the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, in Washington. Span drove in two-runs to win the game in the ninth inning on a fielding error by Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Washington Nationals' Jayson Werth (28) celebrates with Denard Span (2) after their 6-5 win in the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, in Washington. Span drove in two-runs to win the game in the ninth inning on a fielding error by Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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