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Washington Nationals Asdrubal Cabrera, left, celebrates teammate Denard Span's (2) two run home run allowing them both to score in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)

Homer-happy Nationals beat Dodgers 6-4

- Associated Press

Denard Span hit two of Washington’s four homers, Gio Gonzalez got his first victory of the second half and the Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4 Monday night in a matchup of division leaders.

Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon (58) celebrates with catcher Carlos Ruiz (51) after getting the final out in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Atlanta. Papelbon combined with Cole Hamels, Ken Giles, and Jake Diekman for a no hitter. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Hamels, Phillies relievers combine to no-hit Braves

- Associated Press

Hamels was pulled after six innings. He struck out seven, walked five, hit a batter and threw 108 pitches on a warm Monday afternoon at Turner Field. He left for a pinch-hitter in the seventh.

Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams talks withe the news media before a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Monday, July 28, 2014, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Matt Williams has earned hard look for Manager of Year honors

- The Washington Times

Washington was picked by many observers to be one of the NL playoff favorites going into the season. But the burdens put on Williams shoulders to get this Nationals team where it is now — with one of the best records in the NL, comfortably on top of the division — put him right there.

Washington Nationals' Ian Desmond, left, follows through after follows through after hitting an RBI-single off Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Kyle Kendrick during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Philadelphia. At right is catcher Wil Nieves. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Grady Sizemore powers Phillies to sweep over Nats

- Associated Press

Pinch-hitter Grady Sizemore hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the NL East-leading Washington Nationals 8-4 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.

Washington Nationals' Gio Gonzalez pitches during the second inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Gio Gonzalez sees progress in more efficient outing

- CSNwashington.com

Gonzalez couldn’t quite match Cole Hamels, who carried a shutout into the seventh but departed after giving up two runs that inning followed by a leadoff homer to Asdrubal Cabrera in the eighth. But this ultimately was a better performance by Gonzalez than several recent ones.

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Associated Press

J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer off closer Cody Allen in the ninth inning, helping the Detroit Tigers rally for a 4-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Perez drives in go-ahead run as KC tops Texas 2-1

- Associated Press

The Royals had the go-ahead run on second base with nobody out in the eighth inning. Jarrod Dyson got the sign to bunt and failed miserably on two strikes, then chopped a grounder to first base that got his teammate thrown out.

Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton, right, is met at the plate by Donovan Solano (17) after scoring on a two-run home run hit by Stanton in the third inning during a baseball game against the New York Mets, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Stanton stars again for Marlins in loss to Mets

- Associated Press

Giancarlo Stanton is still reaching milestones during his best big league season. However, his latest mark couldn't lift the Miami Marlins to another win over the New York Mets.

Royals recall 4 to help depth in stretch run

Associated Press

The Royals have recalled infielder Christian Colon, outfielder Terrance Gore and pitchers Aaron Crow and Liam Hendriks from Double-A Northwest Arkansas for their playoff push.

Rangers send Scheppers to 60-day DL amid moves

Associated Press

The Rangers transferred right-hander Tanner Scheppers to the 60-day disabled list Tuesday and brought in several reinforcements for the final month of the season.

FILe - In this Aug. 19, 2014, file photo, Houston Astros' Chris Carter celebrates with teammates after hitting a three-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees in New York. Carter hit a major league-leading 12 home runs last month to move past early season struggles and put him in position to become one of the most anonymous players in years to win the home run title.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

Houston's Carter quietly contending for HR title

- Associated Press

When strangers approach Chris Carter, he's ready for the question. His reply is usually something like: "No, I don't play for the Houston Texans."

Blue Jays activated Morrow from DL

Associated Press

The Toronto Blue Jays have activated right-hander Brandon Morrow and first baseman Dan Johnson from the disabled list.

Philadelphia Phillies Cole Hamels,left, and teammates celebrate a 7-0 no hitter against the Atlanta Braves in a baseball game in Atlanta on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. Hamels went six innings and relievers Jake Diekman, Ken Giles and closer Jonathan Papelbon combined to no-hit the Braves.  i   (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Curtis Compton)  MARIETTA DAILY OUT; GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; WXIA-TV OUT; WGCL-TV OUT

Hamels, 3 Phils relievers combine to no-hit Braves

- Associated Press

The biggest number for Cole Hamels after six innings wasn't the zero in the hits allowed column but the 108 pitches thrown by the Philadelphia Phillies' starter.