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2016 Schedule
58-42, 1st in NL East
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Indians rally in the ninth to top Nationals (1:05)
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Indians walk off on Lindor's RBI single (0:31)
13h

Indians rally for 3 in 9th to stun Nationals 7-6

Francisco Lindor pushed an RBI single through a drawn-in infield with one out in the ninth inning, and the Cleveland Indians rallied for three runs to stun the Washington Nationals, 7-6, Tuesday.

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15h

Fan taken to hospital after being hit by foul ball

A 75-year-old woman at Tuesday night's Nationals-Indians game suffered a cut to her face and was stretchered off before being taken to a hospital after being hit by a foul ball.

Lineup: Nationals (58-41) at Indians (56-41)

  • 1. Trea Turner, CF (R)
  • 2. Bryce Harper, RF (L)
  • 3. Daniel Murphy, 2B (L)
  • 4. Wilson Ramos, C (R)
  • 5. Jayson Werth, DH (R)
  • 6. Anthony Rendon, 3B (R)
  • 7. Ryan Zimmerman, 1B (R)
  • 8. Danny Espinosa, SS (S)
  • 9. Ben Revere, LF (L)
  • SP: Gio Gonzalez, LHP
  • Daily notes

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19h

Nationals activate 1B Zimmerman from DL

The Washington Nationals activated first baseman Ryan Zimmerman from the 15-day disabled list before Tuesday's game against the Cleveland Indians.

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Small chance Nationals trade Giolito

The Nats lost out on Aroldis Chapman, and while Lucas Giolito hasn't impressed in his three major league outings, David Schoenfield writes that he shouldn't be included in a deal to get Yankees reliever Andrew Miller. Untouchable players for all 30 teams

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

The Nationals are still in the bullpen market, but balking at including Lucas Giolito, Trey Turner, Reynaldo Lopez in any deals, rival clubs report.

Stats & Info

Can favorite opponent help Gio Gonzalez?

It's been a down season for the left-hander, but he'll get the chance to earn a big win on Tuesday against the Indians, whom he's dominated throughout his career.

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Aroldis Chapman vs Cubs potential Oct opponents: Washington - 12 APP since 2012, 1 run, 26 K, 15.1 IP SF - 5 APP last 2 years, 10 K, 6.2 IP, 2 R & BS last Sept LA - 9 APP in career, 0 runs, 17 K, 5 hits, 9 IP

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What does the future hold for Harper?

Expectations have always been huge for Bryce Harper, and he showed he can meet them with his NL MVP 2015 season. Even if he doesn't reach those numbers again, ZiPS projects his career WAR to fall in line with several notable Hall of Famers. #MLBRank: Forecasting the future

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Nats the new No. 1 in ESPN rankings?

For the second straight week, there's been a change atop our Power Rankings. Did Washington or another club overtake San Francisco as No. 1? Week 16 Power Rankings

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Would Royals trade Wade Davis?

Jim Bowden notes Kansas City's thorny situation: in contention but with multiple free agents who could walk this offseason. If the Royals part with their closer, Bowden sees the Nationals as most likely to land him. Top trade targets/best fits (Insider)

Stats & Info

Who's next to join Hall of Fame?

Now that Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza have been officially inducted, it's time to turn our attention to the 2017 candidates. Will any of these sluggers make it to Cooperstown in their first year on the ballot?

Stats & Info

Sunday's longest home runs

Trevor Story's post-break homer binge continued on Sunday, as the rookie launched a career-long 456-foot blast to pace the competition. Story has six homers in his last seven games.

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Wilson Ramos got all of it

The seven-year big leaguer hit the longest of his 75 career home runs on Sunday at Nationals Park against the Padres. Ramos has hit 14 this season, two short of his career high.

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

Here is my personal ranking on who has best chance of getting Aroldis Chapman 1. Cubs 2. Nats 3. Indians...then the rest of the field

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3d

Reports: Yanks close to making Chapman trade

Aroldis Chapman's days as closer for the Yankees are apparently numbered, with the team reportedly telling other squads it is close to trading its left-handed closer.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs46712th
Batting Average.25021st
On Base Percentage.32415th
Slugging Percentage.42811th
Earned Run Average3.301st
Quality Starts632nd
WHIP1.153rd
BAA.2303rd

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