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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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Strasburg Shaky Early, But Nationals Win 6-4

Stephen Strasburg got past a shaky start and pitched six innings to earn his first victory in nearly a month as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 6-4 on Sunday.

CBS Miami–09/08/2013

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Marlins Take On The Nationals Thursday Night

Gio Gonzalez won 21 games last year while helping the Washington Nationals possess the best ERA in the league on their way to the NL East title.

CBS Miami–08/29/2013

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Marlins Give Eovaldi No Run Support, Lose 2-1

Ross Ohlendorf pitched neatly into the sixth inning, Ian Desmond had three hits and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 on Tuesday night.

CBS Miami–08/28/2013

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Marlins Take Down Nationals

Washington left fielder Bryce Harper didn’t stay around to see the Nationals lose to the Miami Marlins in extra innings on Saturday night.

CBS Miami–07/14/2013

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