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Sep 30

This Day in Washington Nationals History – Maxwell’s Walk Off Grand Slam

September 30 2009 – On Fan Appreciation Day at Nationals Park Justin Maxwell‘s grand slam off Francisco Rodriguez with two outs in the ninth inning went over the left-field wall and then the Nationals’ came sprinting out of the dugout. Maxwell’s homer provided a Washington Nationals (55-103) sweep-capping 7-4 victory over the New York Mets …

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Sep 29

This Day in Washington Nationals History – Imaginary Swing scores Four

September 29 2009 – The Washington Nationals (54-103) scored the tie-breaking run on errand throw by Luis Castillo of the New York Mets (67-91) and the Nats went on to win 4-3. In the eighth inning Ian Desmond, grounded to shortstop, Anderson Hernandez who threw to second baseman Luis Castillo to force Guzman, but Castillo’s …

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Sep 29

Five Reasons the Nats will make a deep postseason run

The time we’ve been waiting for all year is at hand. After closing out the regular season on the highest possible note – Jordan Zimmermann throwing the Nationals’ first no-hitter since the team moved to Washington in 2005 – the team and its fans can now get ready for the postseason. The bitter taste of …

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Sep 29

Remembering 1924 – Senators clinch AL Pennant

Washington Senators 4, Boston Red Sox 2 Day Discrepancies Game Played on Monday, September 29, 1924 (D) at Fenway Park WAS A 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 – 4 13 1 BOS A 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 – 2 9 1 BATTING Washington Senators AB R …

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Sep 28

This Day in Washington Nationals History

Standings At Close of Play of September 28, 2005 NL East Team Name G W L T PCT GB RS RA Atlanta Braves 159 90 69 0 .566 – 757 656 Philadelphia Phillies 159 85 74 0 .535 5.0 786 716 Washington Nationals 159 81 78 0 .509 9.0 629 652 New York Mets 158 …

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Sep 28

Remembering 1924

AL Team Name G W L T PCT GB RS RA Washington Senators 154 91 61 2 .599 – 750 598 New York Yankees 153 89 63 1 .586 2.0 798 667 Detroit Tigers 155 86 67 2 .562 5.5 844 780 St. Louis Browns 153 74 78 1 .487 17.0 769 807 Philadelphia Athletics …

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Sep 27

This Day in Washington Nationals History – Gonzalez becomes first 21-game Winner

September 27 2005 – Dontrelle Willis gave up a career-high nine runs — four unearned — to the Washington Nationals (80-78), who beat reeling Florida Marlins (80-78) 11-1. Marlon Byrd homered, scored four times and tied a career high with four hits, including three off Willis (22-10). 2009 – Ryan Zimmerman and Josh Willingham homered …

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Sep 27

Remembering 1924 – Senators have Two game lead with Two games remaining

Washington Senators 7, Boston Red Sox 5 Day Discrepancies Game Played on Saturday, September 27, 1924 (D) at Fenway Park WAS A 2 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 – 7 9 1 BOS A 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 – 5 8 3 BATTING Washington Senators AB R …

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Sep 26

This Day in Washington Nationals History – 19-year-old Harper hits his 20th Homer

September 26 2005 – Cristian Guzman had three hits and three RBI, Hector Carrasco pitched six strong innings and the Washington Nationals (79-78) beat Florida Marlins (80-77) 4-0. 2007 – Ryan Church homered and drove in four runs to lead the Washington Nationals (72-87) over the Mets (87-71) 10-9. The win completed a three-game sweep …

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Sep 26

Remembering 1924 – Senators have One game lead with Three games remaining

Boston Red Sox 2, Washington Senators 1 Day Discrepancies Game Played on Friday, September 26, 1924 (D) at Fenway Park WAS A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 – 1 7 0 BOS A 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 x – 2 8 1 BATTING Washington Senators AB R …

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