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Nationals complete sweep of the Rockies

Nationals complete sweep of the Rockies

Ian Desmond's solo homer in the seventh inning gave the Washington Nationals a 4-3 win and a three-game sweep of the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday.
Milwaukee bests Washington in series finale

Milwaukee bests Washington in series finale

Scooter Gennett finished 2-for-5 with a grand slam and five RBI, as Milwaukee bested Washington, 9-2, in Wednesday's finale of a three-game series.

Braves defeat Nationals 3-0

Gavin Floyd gave six innings and Chris Johnson drove in three runs as the Atlanta Braves grabbed a 3-0 victory over the Washington Nationals.

Pirates defeat Nats 3-1

Edinson Volquez spun six effective innings to help guide the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-1 victory over the Washington Nationals.
Washington at Arizona

Washington at Arizona

Ian Desmond sparked a four-run ninth inning with a go-ahead two-run single and the Washington Nationals defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1.

Diamondbacks defeat Nats 3-1

Bronson Arroyo allowed just a run on seven hits to guide the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 3-1 win over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday.

Nationals defeat Diamondbacks 6-5

The Washington Nationals added to the Arizona Diamondbacks' woes at Chase Field with a pair of solo home runs in the ninth inning on Monday.

Nationals defeat Phillies 5-3

Adam LaRoche struck the go-ahead RBI single in a three-run eighth inning as Washington overcame Philadelphia, 5-3.
Los Angeles Angels beat Washington Nationals 4-1

Los Angeles Angels beat Washington Nationals 4-1

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim defeated the Washington Nationals, 4-1.

St. Louis Cardinals rout the Washington Nationals 8-0

Adam Wainwright gave up two hits, and only one of them left the infield.
Zimmermann among signees by Washington Nationals

Zimmermann among signees by Washington Nationals

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals Friday announced several contract signings, including break-out pitcher Jordan Zimmermann agreeing to a two-year deal.

MLB: Washington 5, Miami 4 (2nd game)

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Eury Perez stole third and scored on third baseman Chris Coghlan's ninth-inning error Sunday, sending Washington over Miami 5-4 in Game 2 of a doubleheader.

MLB: Washington 4, Atlanta 0 (2nd game)

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Tanner Roark allowed just two hits over seven shutout innings Tuesday and the Washington Nationals blanked Atlanta 4-0 to complete a doubleheader sweep.

MLB: Washington 11, Philadelphia 2

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Wilson Ramos went 4-for-4 with five RBI and Ian Desmond knocked in three runs Sunday, powering the Washington Nationals over Philadelphia 11-2.

MLB: Philadelphia 5, Washington 4

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Carlos Ruiz capped a big fifth inning with a bases-clearing double Saturday and Philadelphia hung on to break Washington's seven-game winning streak, 5-4.
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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
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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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