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  • Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg (37) delivers a pitch against the Milwaukee Brewers during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 18, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Strasburg, Nats fall to Brewers as second half opens

    On a weird night at Nationals Park, it was probably fitting that the end result was a 4-2 defeat to the Milwaukee Brewers. Scooter Gennett and Khris Davis hit solo home runs and Aramis Ramirez smacked a two-run single to right field. That was all Brewers starter Kyle Lohse would need.

  • Washington Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman, left, and Jayson Werth celebrate after Zimmermann hit the go-ahead RBI-single in the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Saturday, July 12, 2014, in Philadelphia. Washington won 5-3 in 10 innings. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    Zimmerman, Zimmermann provide good news for Nationals

    Ryan Zimmerman's go-ahead single in the 10th inning had the Nationals celebrating on the field. And the team also found out on Saturday that right-hander Jordan Zimmermann, who had Tommy John surgery in August 2009, doesn't have structural damage to his throwing shoulder or elbow now.

  • Zimmerman delivers latest game-winner for Nats

    Ryan Zimmerman's RBI single in the 10th gave the Nationals a much-needed, 5-3 win over the Phillies.

  • unique spin: Washington Nationals relief pitcher Drew Storen gets lots of compliments from fans on his signature. (Zac Boyer/The Washington Times)

    Identity crisis: The death of the legible autograph

    No longer does an immaculate, full-bodied, legal identification stain cowhide or parchment. Now, any casual jotting of figures, if one would care to call them that, does the job — not just loops, but arches and whorls as well. That's Drew Storen's signature in the picture (obviously).

  • Washington Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman (11) celebrates with Adam LaRoche (25) after a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs at Nationals Park, Sunday, July 6, 2014, in Washington. The Nationals won 2-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Ryan Zimmerman comes through for Nats in win over Cubs

    Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann outdueled Jake Arrieta over six innings and left with a 1-0 lead. The Cubs tied it in the seventh on Starlin Castro's sacrifice fly against Drew Storen.

  • Late Zimmerman hit lifts Nationals over Cubs, 2-1

    After fighting through an offensive stalemate for much of the game, a late Ryan Zimmerman hit lifted Washington over Chicago, 2-1, on Sunday at Nationals Park.

  • Washington Nationals' Denard Span celebrates after scoring the winning run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs at Nationals Park, Sunday, July 6, 2014, in Washington. The Nationals won 2-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Denard Span, Nationals edge Cubs to keep rolling at home

    With the Nationals locked in a tie game and doing their best to give away the contest, Span knocked an obvious single into right field and had one thought: get to second base. Teammate Ryan Zimmerman eventually drove him in with a sharp base hit to left field in a 2-1 Washington victory.

  • Harper, Williams give thoughts on Nats' lineup

    Both Matt Williams and Bryce Harper had interesting thoughts on the Nats' lineup moving forward, now that everyone is healthy.

  • Nats pitch a shutout in first game of doubleheader

    Gio Gonzalez holds the Cubs scoreless in his seven innings and helps the Nats avoid their fourth straight loss.

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