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Nats Snap Astros Winning Streak

(Newser) - Willie Harris and Rob Mackowiak homered to help the Washington Nationals beat Houston 8-3 last night and end the Astros' five-game winning streak. John Lannan (3-3) allowed seven hits in six innings and the Nationals snapped Houston's eight-game winning streak at Minute Maid Park. The Astros averaged 7.3 runs... More »

Bautista Homers Twice as Pirates Rip Nationals

Washington's winning streak ends at four

(Newser) - Jose Bautista homered twice and drove in four runs and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated Washington 11-4 on Friday, ending the Nationals' winning streak at a season-high four games. Ryan Doumit and Chris Gomez had two RBIs apiece for the Pirates, who also got five innings of one-hit ball from their... More »

Lannan Tough as Nats Blank Cubbies

Lefty gives up four hits over seven innings

(Newser) - John Lannan pitched four-hit ball for seven innnings, and Wily Mo Pena and Wil Nieves had back-to-back RBI singles to lead the Washington Nationals to a 2-0 win over Chicago on Sunday. Lannan (2-2) matched a career high with his seven innings, struck out three, walked four and didn't allow... More »

Smoltz Passes 3000K

Atlanta ace outdueled by rookie as Washington rolls, 6-0

(Newser) - John Smoltz became the 16th pitcher in major league history to reach 3,000 career strikeouts, but was outpitched by John Lannan in the Washington Nationals' 6-0 win over the Atlanta Braves. Smoltz fanned Felipe Lopez in the third inning, the veteran hurler's fourth of the game, to reach the... More »

Nats Hand Mets Win in Extras

Hanrahan's wild pitch gives Mets the sweep

(Newser) - It took 14 innings for the Mets to beat the Nationals tonight, 3-2. And it wasn’t even their offense that did it. New York’s Damion Easley scored the winning run on a wild pitch by Joel Hanrahan to conclude the 4:45 game. The win gave the Mets... More »

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