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  • Washington Nationals starting pitcher Tom Gorzelanny wipes his face after giving up a two-run home run to Milwaukee Brewers' Corey Hart during the fifth inning of a baseball game Monday, May 23, 2011, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

    Nats blown out by Hart, Brewers

    After Tom Gorzelanny spun around and watched Corey Hart take the fifth pitch of the night for an estimated 430-foot ride off the back of the center-field batters eye, he turned, faced home plate umpire Tim Welke and asked for a new ball.

Nationals right-hander Livan Hernandez worked 6  1/3 innings, allowing four earned runs in Washington's 4-1 loss to Philadelphia on Tuesday night. He surrendered 10 hits, walked four and struck out three.

    Starters are solid, so some Nationals relievers watch and wait

    PHILADELPHIA | With Jordan Zimmermann working in the sixth inning Sunday, left-hander Doug Slaten and right-hander Todd Coffey began to stir in the Washington Nationals' bullpen. The double-barreled action ended immediately after Zimmermann recorded the third out of the inning.

  • Washington Nationals' Nyjer Morgan, center, is led off the field after a brawl during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Florida Marlins, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

    Morgan gets 8 games for Nats-Marlins brawl

    Nyjer Morgan's wild week has landed him an eight-game suspension, one of nine punishments handed out Friday by Major League Baseball following a brawl between Washington Nationals and Florida Marlins.

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