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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 17:  Sean O'Sullivan #47 of the Philadelphia Phillies pitches in the first inning during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on April 17, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Phillies Fall To Nationals 7-2

Max Scherzer struck out nine over eight innings for his first win with the Nationals and Bryce Harper hit a three-run homer as Washington beat the reeling Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Friday night.

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Kids’ Interest In Baseball Waning

Little League teams are struggling to attract players and baseball is less popular with other age groups as well.

04/13/2015

Carlos Ruiz #51 of the Philadelphia Phillies is tagged out by catcher Wilson Ramos #40 of the Washington Nationals while trying to score on a fielders choice hit by Odubel Herrera #37 during the eighth inning of a game at Citizens Bank Park on April 11, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Herrera’s First Career Hit Lifts Phillies Over Nationals

Carlos Ruiz led off the inning with a single off Tanner Roark (0-1). He advanced on a deep flyout and scored when Herrera doubled down the right-field line.

04/11/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 10: Cesar Hernandez #16 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a two run pinch-hit single in the bottom of the seventh inning against the Washington Nationals on April 10, 2015 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies defeated the Nationals 4-1. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Hernandez Has Go-Ahead Hit For Phillies In Win Over Nationals

Freddy Galvis had three hits and an RBI, and Cesar Hernandez had a go-ahead, two-run single in a wild four-run seventh, leading Philadelphia to a 4-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.

04/10/2015

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 12: Joaquin Arias #13 of the San Francisco Giants breaks his bat in the fifth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Two of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 12, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Wild-Card Teams Dominating MLB Postseason

The Royals and Giants, both wild-card teams, could each make the World Series. The top MLB regular-season teams are out, again. Is this good for baseball?

10/13/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

6 Fantastic Sports Photos You Have To See

By Adam W. Bloom Perhaps one of the greatest side notes from sports is those fantastic moments of time that are captured in photography. Moments where you see athletes flying through the air in positions […]

10/10/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 07: Santiago Casilla #46 and Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after the final out of their 3 to 2 win over the Washington Nationals during Game Four of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park on October 7, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants Eliminate Nationals With Three One-Run Wins

The San Francisco Giants advanced, beating the Washington Nationals in the NLDS in three close games. But are the upsets really a surprise?

10/09/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 07: Adam Wainright #50 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates with teammates after the Cardinals defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 to win game 4 of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Kershaw And Dodgers Can’t Get Past Cardinals Yet Again

The Cardinals eliminated the Dodgers to advance to the NLCS for the fourth straight year. They will face the Giants, who topped the Nationals.

10/08/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 04: A view of the scoreboard showing the San Francisco Giants defeated the Washington Nationals in the eighteenth inning during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Nationals One Loss Away From Another Playoff Disappoinment

The Nationals are facing NLDS elimination… again. The Dodges and Cardinals continue to slug it out.

10/06/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 03: Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with teammates after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 in eleven innings in Game Two of the American League Division Series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on October 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Four LDS Matchups In Full Swing For Weekend Action

All four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.

10/04/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 24: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates with fans following the Dodgers' 9-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants to win the National League West Division Championship at Dodger Stadium on September 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: High Payrolls Reign Supreme In National League Playoffs

The National League Division Series feature some of the wealthiest teams in the league. Will the results justify the expense?

10/03/2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 27: Starting pitcher Kyle Kendrick #38 of the Philadelphia Phillies throws a pitch in the first inning of the game against the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park on August 27, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Phillies Top Nationals 8-4 To Earn The Sweep

The Phillies continued their winning ways and beat the Nationals 8-4.

08/27/2014

Chase Utley #26 (L) of the Philadelphia Phillies stops in his tracks after being called out on a third strike by pitcher Stephen Strasburg #37 (R, in background) of the Washington Nationals in the first inning at Nationals Park on August 3, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Credit:  Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Phils Offense Lays Goose Egg Again In 4-0 Loss To Nats

The Phillies were shut out for the second straight day and haven’t scored in 21 innings.

08/03/2014

Pitcher A.J. Burnett #34 (3rd R) of the Philadelphia Phillies is restrained by umpires after he and Manager Ryne Sandberg #23 (L) were ejected following Burnett's reaction to giving up a 3-run home run against the Washington Nationals in the second inning at Nationals Park on August 2, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Credit:  Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Tempers Flare As Phils Routed By Nats 11-0

Phillies starting pitcher A.J. Burnett and manager Ryne Sandberg were ejected in the 2nd inning Saturday.

08/02/2014

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Top 5 Starting Rotations If The Playoffs Started Today

By Jordan Tracy The trade deadline has come and gone. All that is left is possibly waiver wire trades that could include someone like Cliff Lee being dealt but major moves have been made before […]

07/31/2014

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