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Washington Nationals 2012 Playoffs

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Nats, Cards stick with same lineup for Game 5

With a berth in the National League Championship Series against the San Francisco Giants on the line, Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson has made no changes to a lineup that has scored just nine runs in the first four games of the series.

WMATA: Nearly 15K fans used Metro after Game 4

The transit authority says that nearly 15,000 Nats fans used the system to get home (or to go drinking, whichever).

Nats-Cardinals Game 5 preview: Gio takes mound

Gio Gonzalez toes the rubber for the Washington Nationals in a win-or-go-home Game 5, hoping his team can finally muster some offense against the St. Louis Cardinals

Werth: 'What a difference a day makes'

Jayson Werth battled St. Louis Cardinals' reliever Lance Lynn for 13 pitches before he launched a walk-off home run into the left field bullpen to send the NLDS series with the Cards to Game 5 Friday night in D.C.

USA Today: Nats 'most hated' in baseball

From afterthought to laughingstick to despised?

Nats' Johnson sticks with same lineup for Game 4

Washington manager Davey Johnson has made no changes to his lineup for Thursday's Game 4 at Nationals Park.

Davey On Jackson: 'He Just Made Bad Pitches...'

Washington Nationals' manager Davey Johnson isn't ready to give up just yet, though the Nats' 8-0 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Three of the NLDS put them in a tough position.

Nats drop Game 3 to St. Louis, 8-0

The Washington Nationals lost their first-ever home postseason game, 8-0, to the St. Louis Cardinals to fall behind 2-1 in the National League Division Series.

Nationals player believes team needs Strasburg

A Washington Nationals player stated that the team would be up two games if the team had pitcher Stephen Strasburg.

Johnson, Matheny set their lineups for Game 3

Davey Johnson and Mike Matheny have set their lineups for a crucial Game 3, and there are no changes from the first two games of the NLDS.

Detwiler looks to lead Nats in Game 4

The Washington Nationals and St. Louis Cardinals are ready to square off in Game 4 of the National League Division Series.

Frank Howard to throw out Game 4 first pitch

A Washington baseball legend will throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Game 4 of the NLDS Thursday.

Playoff baseball comes to DC, Nats turn to Jackson

Edwin Jackson faces Chris Carpenter in a crucial Game 3 as playoff baseball debuts in Washington.

NLDS Game 4 scheduled for 4:07 p.m. Thursday

Major League Baseball has announced tentative start times for Games 4 and 5 of the National League Division Series between the Washington Nationals and St. Louis Cardinals.

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Cardinals add Shelby Miller to postseason roster

Cardinals lefty Jaime Garcia was taken off the 2012 postseason roster after experiencing shoulder soreness during his Game 2 start against the Nationals.

D.C., St. Louis Mayors make lamest bet ever

Flags? Really? That's the best you can do?

Nats' Harper battling strep throat

After going 1-for-10 in the first two games of the National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals, it was revealed Tuesday that Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is battling strep throat.

Cardinals take Jaime Garcia off postseason roster

Cardinals lefty Jaime Garcia was taken off the 2012 postseason roster after experiencing shoulder soreness during his Game 2 start against the Nationals.

Nats pitching rocked as Cards seal Game 2 win

The Washington Nationals dropped Game 2 to the St. Louis Cardinals, evening up the National League Division Series at 1-1.

Bryce Harper's very bad base-running play

The 19-year-old's mistake cost the Nationals their last chance to make Game 2 competitive

Nats/Cardinals Game 3 set for Wednesday afternoon

The first Major League Baseball postseason game in the District of Columbia since 1933 will be played in old-style afternoon conditions.

Nats, Cardinals stick with same lineups for Game 2

Davey Johnson and Mike Matheny have not made any changes to their respective lineups for Game 2 of the NLDS

Jordan Zimmermann takes his turn in Game 2

Washington Nationals' right-hander Jordan Zimmermann looks for his first career win against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Two of the NLDS in Busch Stadium.

Nats take on Cards in NLDS opener

The Washington Nationals will take on the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 1 of the National League Division Series on Sunday afternoon.

Redskins will show Nats game at FedEx Field Sunday

The Redskins tell Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post that Game 1 of the NLDS will be shown on TVs around FedEx Field.

Nats selling champagne bottles for charity

One club's trash is a souvenir-hunter's treasure ...

Stanley Cup winner snarks on Nats celebration

The Stanley Cup-winning forward Dustin Penner tweets sarcastic congratulations Monday night.

Washington Nationals Clinch NL East Crown

The Washington Nationals celebrated winning the NL East crown in front of 35,000+ adoring fans in the nation's capital last night.

Strasburg: 'We’ll have to wait and see'

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg was asked Monday night by MLB Network if there's a chance he'll pitch in the postseason. The young hurler gave an interesting answer.

Initial thoughts on an NL East clincher

It's about much more than the 96-win team who celebrated on the field Monday night.

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Nats clinch NL's top seed with 5-1 win

The Nationals will face either the Cardinals or the Braves in the NLDS beginning Sunday.