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Ian Desmond #20 of the Washington Nationals forces out Martin Prado #14 of the Miami Marlins to start a double play in the fifth inning at Nationals Park on August 30, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Source: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Marlins Blow Early Lead, Lose To Nationals 7-4

The Miami Marlins’ struggles inside their division continued this weekend.

08/30/2015

Dee Gordon #9 of the Miami Marlins singles to lead off the game during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on August 29, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Source: Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Marlins And Nationals Square Off In Weekend Rubber Match

There has been one consistent bright spot in the Miami Marlins abysmal season.

08/30/2015

Mat Latos #35 of the Miami Marlins reacts from the dugout during the first inning of the game against the Atlanta Braves at Marlins Park on April 7, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Source: Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Latos Returns As Marlins Try To Bounce Back Against Nationals

The Miami Marlins’ early season resurgence has hit a speed bump in our nation’s capital.

05/05/2015

Dee Gordon #9 of the Miami Marlins celebrates after scoring in the eighth inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on May 4, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Marlins Falter Late, Fall 6-4 To Nats

The Marlins led in the seventh inning and again in the eighth. Both times, they lost it.

05/04/2015

Brandon Belt #9 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates with his teammate Brandon Crawford #35 after hitting a solo home run to right field in the eighteenth inning against Tanner Roark #57 of the Washington Nationals during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Source: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Belt HR In 18th Gives Giants 2-0 Lead In NLDS

Brandon Belt, Yusmeiro Petit and the rest of the San Francisco Giants did what they do so well in October: They never give in, never give up, and win. Simple as that. No matter what it takes – or how long.

10/05/2014

Manager Mike Redmond #11 of the Miami Marlins chats while watching batting practice prior to the start of a game against the Atlanta Braves at Marlins Park in Miami, Florida. (Source: Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)

Marlins Extend Manager Redmond Through 2017

On the same day the Marlins ended their 2014 season by getting no-hit by Jordan Zimmermann of the Washington Nationals, Miami began looking ahead by giving manager Mike Redmond a two-year contract extension.

09/29/2014

MIAMI, FL - SEPTEMBER 19: Tom Koehler #34 of the Miami Marlins delivers a pitch in the second inning against the Washington Nationals at Marlins Park on September 19, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)

LaRoche Hits 2-Run Homer, Nats Beat Marlins 3-2

Adam LaRoche hit an early two-run homer to support Doug Fister and lead the NL-leading Washington Nationals to a 3-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night.

09/19/2014

Washington Nationals v Miami Marlins

Marlins Snap 8-Game Skid By Beating Nationals 11-2

Giancarlo Stanton tied a career high with five RBIs, including a three-run homer off Stephen Strasburg, and the Miami Marlins broke an eight-game losing streak by beating the Washington Nationals 11-2 Tuesday night.

04/15/2014

Benches Clear In Nationals-Marlins Game

Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond and Miami Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia got into a heated, nose-to-nose conversation at home plate, prompting both benches to clear during the fourth inning.

04/15/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 06: Hanley Ramirez #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates after hitting a double in the third inning against the Atlanta Braves during Game Three of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Shortstop

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at shortstop for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/05/2014

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