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Washington Nationals

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A’s Acquire Lefty Abad From Nationals

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Athletics acquired left-hander Fernando Abad from Washington on Monday and sent Class A outfielder John Wooten to the Nationals. Abad could help bolster a talented bullpen that has likely has […]

KHTK Sports 1140–11/26/2013

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Navy Yard Shooting Postpones MLB Game

WASHINGTON (AP) The Washington Nationals postponed Monday night’s game against the Atlanta Braves following shootings at the nearby Navy Yard. The game was rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader on Tuesday. “It’s a very […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/17/2013

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MLB Network’s John Smoltz Talks Potential Playoff Teams

MLB Network’s analyst, John Smoltz, joined Grant and the duo talked about the Oakland A’s and the Tampa Bay Rays game this evening. John also talked about the Washington Nationals, the Cincinnati Reds, and other […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/30/2013

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The Grant Napear Show – August 30, 2013

The Grant Napear Show started with Grant talking to callers about the Oakland Athletics, the Oakland Raiders starting quarterback position, and his throwing out the first pitch at the A’s game. Plenty of people had […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/30/2013

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Sanchez Propels Giants To 4-3 Win Over Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) Pinch-hitter Hector Sanchez stepped to the plate with one thought in mind against Washington Nationals closer Rafael Soriano: Look for a fastball. After being on the right side of a borderline call with […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/16/2013

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Keith Brooks & Carmichael Dave – August 16, 2013

Keith and Dave kick off the show with the “Morning After” with the best highlights from Thursday including the Giants big win in Washington and Sonny Gray’s performance against the Astros. In the “Beyond on […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/16/2013

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Span’s Catch Halts Giants Comeback As Nats Win, 6-5

WASHINGTON (AP) With the outcome of the game riding on his ability to snare a liner in the gap, Denard Span began his pursuit of the baseball by taking a step in the wrong direction. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/15/2013

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Laroche, Nationals Topple Giants, 4-2

WASHINGTON (AP) The Washington Nationals know they have plenty of work to do to get back into the NL playoff race. Adam LaRoche hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning to lift Washington […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/14/2013

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Atlanta’s Streak Now At 12 With 2-1 Win Over Nats

WASHINGTON (AP) Atlanta pitcher Julio Teheran insisted he didn’t mean to plunk Washington’s Bryce Harper with a pitch two innings after the 2012 NL Rookie of the Year homered. Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said after […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/07/2013

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Braves Win 11th Straight, Extend NL East Lead To 13.5 Games

WASHINGTON (AP) The calendar says it’s August and, thanks to Justin Upton’s tiebreaking homer Monday night, the Atlanta Braves are 13 1/2 games ahead of the Washington Nationals in the NL East. “I thought,” Braves […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/06/2013

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Nationals Fire Hitting Coach Rick Eckstein

WASHINGTON (AP) The Washington Nationals fired hitting coach Rick Eckstein on Monday, a move manager Davey Johnson called “a shocker” in spite of the team’s offensive woes this season. Washington entered Monday night’s game against […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/22/2013

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Panda Hits Walk-off, Giants Win 4-2

Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the 10th inning after Gregor Blanco’s tying triple in the ninth, and the San Francisco Giants rallied past the Washington Nationals 4-2 on Tuesday night.