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Washington Nationals: Baseball team and Major League Baseball franchise in Washington, D.C.
The Washington Nationals are an American professional baseball team based in Washington, D.C. The Nationals compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) East division. From 2005 to 2007, the team played in RFK Stadium while their permanent stadium was being built. In 2008, they moved in to Nationals Park, located on South Capitol Street in the Southeast quadrant of D.C., near the Anacostia River.


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Washington Nationals center fielder Victor Robles made one of the throws of the year following an acrobatic catch at the warning track. - Published

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Washington Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg signed a seven-year, $245 million contract over the offseason. - Published

Watch: Dr Anthony Fauci throws the first pitch of the MLB season

Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and a Washington Nationals fan, throws the first pitch of the 2020 Major League Baseball season.
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Yankees, Nationals players all kneel before national anthem in MLB opener

Players clutched a black cloth that winded from the Nationals' first base line around to the Yankees on the third-base line. - Published

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Nationals, Astros cancel workouts as COVID-19 testing failures affect at least four MLB teams

MLB's problems with COVID-19 testing evolved into a crisis Monday when the Nationals became at least the third team to cancel or postpone a workout. - Published

Sean Doolittle says Washington Nationals players will cover pay cuts for organization's minor leaguers

Washington Nationals pitcher Sean Doolittle announced Sunday that he and his teammates will cover pay cuts for minor-league players. - Published

'No justification to accept a 2nd pay cut': Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer speaks out against MLB proposal

Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer issued a statement on Twitter calling Major League Baseball's proposal for more salary reductions a non-starter. - Published

Washington Nationals unveil 2019 World Series rings, which feature 170 diamonds, Baby Shark

Nationals reveal 2019 World Series championship rings, which include a ruby-encrusted W on the front and an etched Baby Shark inside. - Published

Washington Nationals cancel virtual World Series ring ceremony scheduled for Sunday

The Washington Nationals planned a virtual ring ceremony to celebrate the 2019 World Series, but nixed the idea. - Published

Bryce Harper opens up on free agency process, says he was 'hurt' by Nationals' contract offer in 2019

During a "Starting 9" podcast, Bryce Harper opened up about the free agency process and said he was 'hurt' by Nationals' contract offer in 2019. - Published

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Nationals Address Astros Cheating

Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg talks about the Astros' cheating scandal overshadowing his team's World Series victory over Houston. (Feb. 14) - Published

Nationals MPs receive promotions in federal cabinet reshuffle

Nationals frontbencher Darren Chester has been elevated to the federal cabinet along with his party room colleague Keith Pitt in a minor ministerial reshuffle.
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McCormack triumphs over Barnaby in spill

Barnaby Joyce will try to get his old job of Nationals leader back when the party meets in Canberra on Tuesday.
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Australian deputy PM survives leadership challenge

Australian Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack on Tuesday survived a leadership challenge during a party room vote of the Nationals – the junior partner in Australia's coalition government.
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Michael McCormack warns colleagues against 'tearing down' Nationals ahead of leadership challenge

Barnaby Joyce will try to get his old job of Nationals leader back when the party meets in Canberra on Tuesday.
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Don't tear Nationals down, McCormack warns

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'There will be a spill': Barnaby Joyce to challenge Michael McCormack for Nationals leadership

The Nationals look set to spill the leader's position on Tuesday.
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The Nationals look set to spill the leader's position on Tuesday.
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Michael McCormack dismisses Barnaby Joyce's threat to Nationals leadership

The resignation of Bridget McKenzie has triggered speculation of a potential challenge to Michael McCormack's hold on the Nationals leadership.
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'There is no vacancy': Michael McCormack rejects rumours of Nationals leadership spill

The resignation of Bridget McKenzie over the contentious sports grants affair has triggered speculation of a potential leadership challenge to Nationals Leader Michael McCormack.
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Barnaby Joyce prepared to challenge for Nationals leadership

Barnaby Joyce will stand for the leadership of the federal Nationals if Michael McCormack's position is spilled along with the deputy position.
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'Lack of moral compass': Steggall, Lambie slam handling of 'biased' $100 million sports grants

The Nationals deputy leader Bridget McKenzie is resisting calls to resign over her handling of a $100 million community sports grant program.
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Fresh off winning the World Series, the Washington Nationals have locked down Stephen Strasburg with a seven-year, $245 million contract. - Published

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Thousands of fans turn for Nationals' World Series parade

Thousands turned out to cheer the Washington Nationals in D.C on Saturday after their first-ever World Series win. The Nationals have also accepted an invitation to visit the White House on Monday.
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Nationals GM Mike Rizzo on White House visit: 'We weren't trying to make a political statement'

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Nationals player wears pro-Trump hat, gets hug

President Trump hugged Kurt Suzuki after the Washington Nationals catcher put on a "Make America Great Again" hat at the White House on Monday. (Nov. 5) - Published

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Trump Embraces Washington’s Champions, Figuratively and Literally

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President Donald Trump hosted the team at the White House to celebrate their World Series victory.
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