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Washington Nationals leading the hunt for NL East championship
Washington Nationals leading the hunt for NL East championship

EAST DIVISION Washington Nationals 2014: 96-66, first place. Last year in playoffs: 2014. The Nationals had the best record in the NL last year and won the division for the second time in three years, but they still have not won a postseason series since 1924. And nothing says urgency like an 89-year-old owner who spent $215 million on Max Scherzer when the team did not need starting pitching. This lineup will look good when injured regulars Anthony Rendon, Denard Span and Jayson Werth return, even better if the Nationals can coax 550 at-bats from Bryce Harper. CF D. Span* 3B A. Rendon* RF B. Harper 1B R. Zimmerman SS I. Desmond LF J. Werth* C W. Ramos 2B Y. Escobar ...

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