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Godley has D-backs mulling six-man rotation

Rookie Zack Godley continued to pitch well enough Monday night that Arizona manager Chip Hale is considering using a six-man rotation to keep him with the Diamondbacks.

Harper grumpy after falling out of first

Nationals phenom Bryce Harper did not appear in much of a mood to discuss the standings after the Mets took over sole possession of first place in the NL East, saying, "I don't give a crap what the Mets are doing. Or Dodgers or Giants or Texas or anybody."

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Final: Diamondbacks 6, Nationals 4

Washington made it interesting with a 4-run 9th inning, but it wasn't enough as it dropped its 4th straight. Welington Castillo and David Peralta hit back-to-back homers for Arizona. Box score

Nationals rallying vs. D-backs in the 9th

Five straight hits from the Nationals -- including a HR from Ryan Zimmerman and 2-run double from Michael Taylor -- have turned a 6-run deficit into a 6-4 game. Washington has the tying run at the plate with 1 out in the bottom of the 9th. Follow live

D-backs go back-to-back in the 4th

Welington Castillo followed David Peralta's 2-run homer with a solo shot to give Arizona a 4-0 advantage over the Nationals. Nick Ahmed homered earlier, giving Washington starter Doug Fister a career-high-tying three HRs allowed in the contest. Follow live

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First place at stake for sliding Nationals

After getting swept by the Mets, Washington is at risk of falling out of the top NL East spot for the first time since June 19. SP Doug Fister can make ensure that that doesn't happen with a win vs. the Diamondbacks tonight. Follow live

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Eagles, Mets/Nats, Cowboys

Tony Reali and the national panel discuss Brandon Boykin's comments on Chip Kelly, if the Mets sweep said more about New York or the Nationals, if the Cowboys' fight was really for promotion and more.

Can the Mets outlast the Nationals?

The Mets swept the Nationals to move into a virtual tie atop the NL East, but FanGraphs remains decisively in favor of Washington at 70.5% to win the division. Schoenfield: 10 big storylines

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Nationals look to reinforcements

Jayson Werth, Anthony Rendon and Ryan Zimmerman have recently returned from injuries. It's time for Washington's lineup to produce more. MLB Power Rankings

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10 big storylines for the second half

The trade deadline has passed, now it's time to consider the final two months of the season. Here are 10 big storylines to watch.

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#PhotoOfTheNight: Lucas Duda and new teammate Yoenis Cespedes help the Mets grab the 5-2 victory over the Nationals. New York and Washington are now tied atop NL East.

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs42817th
Batting Average.24824th
On Base Percentage.31316th
Slugging Percentage.39217th
Earned Run Average3.6010th
Quality Starts5911th
WHIP1.2310th
BAA.25720th

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