Nationals

Philadelphia Phillies' Maikel Franco follows through after hitting the game-winning home run off Washington Nationals relief pitcher Matt Grace during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 14, 2019, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 4-3.
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July 14, 2019 - 8:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Maikel Franco got exactly the pitch he wanted, and he didn't miss it. Franco homered with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 4-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday. Franco drove the first pitch he saw from Matt Grace (0-2), a...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Zach Eflin throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Sunday, May 5, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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May 05, 2019 - 6:31 pm
By Aaron Bracy PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zach Eflin pitched seven strong innings and Rhys Hoskins drove in a pair of runs to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday. Cesar Hernandez added two doubles for the NL East-leading Phillies, who have won six of...
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May 04, 2019 - 8:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rhys Hoskins is making pitchers think twice about pitching around Bryce Harper. Hoskins hit a three-run homer, Jerad Eickhoff threw five crisp innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 on Friday night. After Kurt Suzuki went deep off Seranthony...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper, left, celebrates his RBI hit while on second base with Washington Nationals second baseman Brian Dozier during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park, Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in Washington.
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April 03, 2019 - 6:54 am
By David Guinsburg, AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Showered by raindrops and jeers for much of the game, Bryce Harper put a bat-flipping, celebratory finish on his memorable return to Washington. Harper crushed a long home run in his final at-bat, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the...
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About 500 people signed up for a round-trip excursion to the Phillies-Nationals game on April 2, 2019, which included a game ticket, snacks, adult beverages and a pregame barbecue.
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Paul Kurtz
April 02, 2019 - 4:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With a Twisted Tea in one hand and a Phillies sign in the other, Catherine Collins was ready to board a bus to Washington, D.C. A caravan of buses full of Phillies fans left the South Philadelphia Sports Complex Tuesday, en route to watch Bryce Harper's return to his...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper celebrates after hitting a home run off Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Jesse Biddle during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Saturday, March 30, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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April 02, 2019 - 11:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper has posted a "Thank you" message to Nationals fans and the city of Washington on Instagram, hours before he plays his first game against his former team. If you would have told me 5 years ago I would be walking into Nationals Park as an opposing player, I would’ve...
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Dave Uram
April 02, 2019 - 6:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — The Twitter account of Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser tweeted, then deleted, an apparent jab at Bryce Harper on Monday, the day before his first visit to the Nationals in a Phillies uniform. The post showed a photoshopped image of Harper's face on Benedict...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper
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April 01, 2019 - 4:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — From the moment Bryce Harper signed his $330 million, 13-year deal with the Philadelphia Phillies, this game is the one everyone has been thinking about. Tuesday night marks Harper's initial visit to Nationals Park to face his former team. What will the crowd's reaction be the...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Justin Bour, left, hits a double off Washington Nationals relief pitcher Erick Fedde during the first inning of the first game of a baseball doubleheader, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in Philadelphia.
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September 11, 2018 - 7:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Spencer Kieboom appeared to spit out a tooth before he hit his first major league home run, Erick Fedde pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the fading Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 on Tuesday in the first game of a doubleheader. The...
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Matt Leon
August 29, 2018 - 4:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Phillies wrap up their series with the Washington Nationals Wednesday night at Citizens Bank Park. The Phils are in desperate need of a win. They have lost eight of their last 10 games, including the first two in this series. Tuesday night, the Phillies blew a 3-0...
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