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2017 Schedule
13-6, 1st in NL East
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BBTN: Unwritten Rules, Harper, Ankiel, More

Before a conversation with former big leaguer Rick Ankiel, Buster Olney welcomes Alex Speier and Jayson Stark to discuss the discipline for Red Sox P Matt Barnes. Plus, Buster and Jayson weigh in on Madison Bumgarner's comments on his injury, Eric Thames' success and Bryce Harper being in the zone. Also, Sarah Langs stops by to play "The Numbers Game."

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The four longest home runs came off the bats of National League players.

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Rockies end Nationals' win streak (0:32)
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Werth's biggest fan returns and earns souvenir (0:35)
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Blackmon's homer gives Rockies lead (0:21)
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Zimmerman puts the cherry on top with 2-run HR (0:18)

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Bryce Harper took home the fifth NL Player of the Week honor of his career after continuing his hot start with another huge week. Better yet, the Nationals went 6-0 over that span.

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Eaton On New Teammates, Urgency In Washington

Buster Olney talks to Nats OF Adam Eaton about getting to know his new teammates, including Max Scherzer & Bryce Harper, feeling an urgency to win in Washington & much more.

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Over the last two seasons, 42 players have had at least 30 at-bats against the Mets. Nobody has been more productive against them than Daniel Murphy, who played seven seasons in New York.

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The Blue Jays were seeing the ball very well on Sunday against the Angels. Two of the six longest home runs on Sunday came off the bats of the Blue Jays' Ryan Goins and Devon Travis.

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Power Rankings: Tight race for No. 1

The Astros had another strong week, but was it enough to hold off the red-hot Nationals? How high can the Yankees climb? See who made the biggest moves up or down after the third week.

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Max Scherzer's win made him 13-0 in his last 14 starts against NL East teams. The Nationals have won all 14 of those games.

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Nationals 2B Daniel Murphy is the first player to hit a grand slam against the Mets after formerly playing for them since Melvin Mora of the 2010 Rockies.

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Nats double up Mets (1:08)
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Zimmerman pads lead with 2-run homer (0:34)

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Ryan Zimmerman's revamped swing continues to do big damage. After teammate Daniel Murphy suggested he needed to work on changing his launch angle -- Zimmerman hit the ball hard last season, but too often on the ground -- the Nationals' first baseman is hitting .387 and just belted his sixth home run to give the Nats a 6-3 lead in the eighth.

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Walker's homer from all views (0:32)
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Walker hits 2-run shot off Scherzer (0:26)

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs975th
Batting Average.2672nd
On Base Percentage.3423rd
Slugging Percentage.4492nd
Earned Run Average4.0116th
Quality Starts171st
WHIP1.183rd
BAA.23815th

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