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  1. Path to the playoffs: NL West

    David Schoenfield

    The National League West had the worst out-of-division record in the majors in 2014 -- its teams were 32 games under .500 -- but the Giants won the World Series. So it was certainly baseball's best worst division. Or something. Attempting to match...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  2. Rapid Reaction: Mets 7, Nationals 4

    Adam Rubin

    WASHINGTON -- The pursuit of .500 continues! Matt den Dekker produced a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth against Tyler Clippard as the Mets beat the Washington Nationals, 7-4, in Game 1 of a split doubleheader Thursday afternoon at Nationals P...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  3. Who replaces Wren in Atlanta?

    AJ Mass

    As late as July 29, the Atlanta Braves were just half a game out of first place in the National League East, but after a disastrous 4-14 start to September, the team now sits 15 games behind the Washington Nationals, and could finish under .500 for o...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  4. Morning Briefing: Nats rule Citi Field

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: Well, if the Mets have designs on reaching .500 and beyond, they will have to accomplish it against a tough nemesis. Of the 16 games remaining for the Amazin's this season, seven are against the Washington Nationals. That ...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  5. Collins: Mets can be contenders

    Danny Knobler | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

    NEW YORK -- Even with a four-game winning streak, the New York Mets are seven games under .500. Even with three straight wins against the team that began the week leading the National League East, the Mets are eight games out of first place. Ther...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  6. Alvarez, Eovaldi star for must-see Marlins

    Christina Kahrl

    CHICAGO -- On May 9, Jose Fernandez took the ball for the last time in 2014. The Marlins lost the game, and a week later, Fernandez had Tommy John surgery on his elbow. The Fish were four games over .500 and tied for first place in the National Leagu...

    Blog | June 08, 2014
  7. How long will Pollock be out?

    AJ Mass

    The Arizona Diamondbacks are 11 games under .500 and sit in the cellar of the National League West. However, things still got worse for the team on Saturday when outfielder A.J. Pollock was hit on the hand with a 92 mph fastball from Johnny Cueto and...

    Blog | June 01, 2014
  8. Morning Briefing: D.C. weekend looms

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: After getting shut out in back-to-back games at home to split the Subway Series with the Yankees and drop two games under .500, the Mets (19-21) play a weekend series in D.C. against the beat-up Washington Nationals. Bryce...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  9. Albert Pujols of Los Angeles Angels hits 500th career homer

    Albert Pujols has hit the 500th home run of his career, becoming the 26th player in major league history to reach that milestone.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  10. Morning Briefing: Another lost season

    Matt Ehalt

    FIRST PITCH: The Mets need to go 17-0 to reach their goal of finishing.500. After being swept by the Nationals with Thursday's 7-2 loss at Citi Field, the Mets are just one loss away from their fifth straight losing season. They likely will be tie...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  11. Nationals-Brewers Preview

    Nationals-Brewers Preview

    Preview | August 03, 2013
  12. Rapid Reaction: Padres 7, Yankees 2

    Wallace Matthews

    SAN DIEGO -- How much worse can it get for the Yankees? Honestly, not much worse than a 7-2 loss to the Padres, the second-worst team in baseball's weakest division, the National League West. The Pads went in nine games under .500 but smacked the ...

    Blog | August 03, 2013
  13. Tigers pound Gio Gonzalez, Nationals to support Justin Verlander

    Alex Avila and Torii Hunter hit homers in a five-run second inning and the Detroit Tigers scored five more runs in the fourth inning of an 11-1 rout of the Washington Nationals on Wednesday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 31, 2013
  14. Nationals-Rockies Preview

    Nationals-Rockies Preview

    Preview | June 10, 2013
  15. Michael Young delivers go-ahead run as Phillies top Nationals

    Michael Young scored the go-ahead run from first base on a single in the eighth inning, and Domonic Brown homered and hit an RBI double as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 5-3 Saturday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 25, 2013
  16. Biggest problem for Washington Nationals is not Stephen Strasburg...

    Mike Petriello

    Mike Petriello of FanGraphs explains that the Nationals' biggest concern shouldn't be Stephen Strasburg, but rather a mediocre offense. Fortunately for Washington fans, there is a good chance the Nats' hitters will be able to turn things around.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2013