MLB: Washington 6, Atlanta 0

ATLANTA, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Livan Hernandez hurled eight shutout innings and socked a home run Tuesday, pacing the Washington Nationals to a 6-0 win over Atlanta.

MLB: Washington 9, Pittsburgh 2

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Ivan Rodriguez blasted a two-run homer and drove in four runs Saturday in the Washington Nationals' 9-2 win over Pittsburgh.

MLB: Washington 11, St. Louis 10 (13 inn.)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Nyjer Morgan scored from third on an infield single by Ian Desmond with one out in the 13th inning Thursday to give Washington a wild 11-10 win over St. Louis.

MLB: Washington 6, Atlanta 2

ATLANTA, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Mike Morse and Willie Harris homered Thursday and four Washington relievers teamed to throw 3 2/3 hitless innings, helping the Nationals beat Atlanta 6-2.

MLB: Washington 5, Arizona 3

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Ian Desmond drove in the go-ahead run with a seventh-inning single and the Washington Nationals went on to down Arizona 5-3 Sunday.

MLB: Washington 6, Los Angeles Dodgers 3

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Adam Dunn hit a pair of three-run homers Friday that powered Washington to a 6-3 decision over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB: New York Mets 5, Washington 3

WASHINGTON, July 2 (UPI) -- Jonathon Niese notched his fifth straight win and Alex Cora belted a three-run triple Friday in the New York Mets' 5-3 win over Washington.

MLB: Washington 4, Cincinnati 2

WASHINGTON, June 4 (UPI) -- Ian Desmond put Washington in front with an RBI single in the seventh Friday and the Nationals held on to defeat Cincinnati 4-2.

MLB: Washington 5, San Diego 3

SAN DIEGO, May 29 (UPI) -- Josh Willingham staked Washington to an early lead with a three-run homer Friday and the Nationals survived a late comeback bid to defeat San Diego 5-3.

MLB: Washington 7, San Francisco 3

SAN FRANCISCO, May 27 (UPI) -- Ian Desmond drove in three runs Wednesday and the Washington Nationals beat San Francisco 7-3 in Giants' ace Tim Lincecum's second straight poor outing.
MLB: Washington 3, Florida 2

MLB: Washington 3, Florida 2

WASHINGTON, May 9 (UPI) -- Josh Willingham's tie-breaking homer in the eighth inning sent the Washington Nationals to a 3-2 victory over Florida Sunday.

MLB: Washington 5, Florida 4

WASHINGTON, May 8 (UPI) -- Ian Desmond scored the go-ahead run when Adam Dunn was hit by a pitch Saturday, lifting the Washington Nationals to a 5-4 win over Florida.

MLB: Washington 6, Atlanta 3

WASHINGTON, May 5 (UPI) -- Ian Desmond homered and drove in a pair of runs Tuesday to power the Washington Nationals to a 6-3 victory over Atlanta.

MLB: Florida 9, Washington 3

MIAMI, May 2 (UPI) -- Hanley Ramirez knocked a pair of homers and Josh Johnson went six innings Sunday for the Florida Marlins, who dispatched Washington 9-3.

MLB: Washington 3, Chicago 1

CHICAGO, April 28 (UPI) -- Ian Desmond drove in two runs on a pair of hits Tuesday, sparking the Washington Nationals to a 3-1 decision over the Chicago Cubs.
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Ian Desmond
Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond makes a throw to first after tagging out Philadelphia Phillies Carlos Ruiz at Nationals Park in Washington on April 5, 2010. UPI/Kevin Dietsch

Ian M. Desmond (born September 20, 1985 in Sarasota, Florida) is a shortstop for the Washington Nationals . He was selected by the Montreal Expos in the third round of the 2004 Major League Baseball Draft and signed on June 16.

Desmond was named the 19th best prospect and the best defensive shortstop in the South Atlantic League by Baseball America at the end of 2005.

Desmond batted .227 with one home run and 27 RBIs for the Gulf Coast League Expos in 2004. He was second in the Gulf Coast League with 216 at-bats and fifth in stolen bases with 13. He had a .250 batting average with one home run and one RBI in four games for Class-A Short-Season Vermont Expos.

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