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  • Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond (20) is greeted at the plate by teammate Ryan Zimmerman after hitting a three-run home run in the first inning of the Nationals' game against the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Braves-Nationals: Nats outlast Braves in 13 innings to extend NL East lead

    Chad Tracy singled in the 13th inning to score Danny Espinosa and lift the Washington Nationals to a 5-4 win over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.

  • Washington Nationals Danny Espinosa scores on Chad Tracy's game winning RBI single in the bottom of the 13th inning as the Washington Nationals defeated the Atlanta Braves 5-4 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Nationals beat Braves 5-4 in 13 innings to extend NL East lead

    The ball sat on the infield grass, to the left of first base, and did not move. To the right, the Washington Nationals celebrated their 76th victory of the season. To the left, the Atlanta Braves walked quietly off the field.

  • Washington Nationals' Wilson Ramos, center, is mobbed by teammates after hitting the game-winning hit scoring Steve Lombardozzi in the 11th inning to defeat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 during their baseball game at Nationals Park, Friday, May 4, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Richard Lipski)

    Nationals rout Phillies, win eighth of nine series

    The difference between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Washington Nationals since baseball returned to D.C. has been easy to spot and vast. Losing 30 more games than you win against your rival to the northeast will do that. And the Nationals spent the first few years of their existence playing doormat to the perennial National League East champions.

  • Washington Nationals' Chad Tracy watches his pinch-hit single go through the middle of the infield and drive in two runs against the San Diego Padres during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, April 24, 2012, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

    Pitching propels Nationals to 3-1 victory over Padres

    Gio Gonzalez walked into the dugout at Petco Park Tuesday night, six more scoreless innings in the books for the left-hander, and knew his night was likely over. With the Washington Nationals scraping for every run they can get these days and the San Diego Padres doing the same, he knew his upcoming spot in the order would likely go to someone else.

  • Washington Nationals' Chad Tracy, right, celebrates with third base coach Bo Porter at third during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago, Saturday, April 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Unlikely hero Tracy keys Nationals' victory over Cubs again

    The first time he did it, Chad Tracy was a good story. A journeyman infielder who'd traveled halfway around the world and back to keep his career alive. He was one of the final players to earn a place on the Washington Nationals' 25-man roster, on the second-to-last day of spring training.

  • Stephen Strasburg worked seven innings, allowing one run on five hits. He walked one and struck out five but didn't get the decision in the Nationals' 2-1 win. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    DALY: A command performance for Stephen Strasburg in opener

    The outcome of the game — and we'll get to that in a moment — seemed almost incidental Thursday for the Washington Nationals. Of much greater import was the performance of Stephen Strasburg, who was starting the first of what the club is hoping will be a career full of season openers. Did Strasburg look like Strasburg?

  • Infielder Chad Tracy was among those who got to bask in the news that they made the Nationals' 25-man roster. (Associated Press)

    Perseverance pays off for four Nationals in the form of spots on the roster

    There were times in the past year when Chad Tracy wondered if he'd play in the major leagues again. Times when he questioned what he was doing in Japan, if it was all worth it to continue chasing a dream that already may have slipped out of his grasp.

  • Diamondbacks jump on Trachsel early

    PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks are alone atop the National League West for the first time since April 30.

  • Diamondbacks rough up Cabrera

    BALTIMORE The Arizona Diamondbacks stumbled into Baltimore after dropping three straight and six of seven. They had fallen from first place to third in the NL West, their offense was struggling and beating American League teams was a daunting task.

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