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ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 03: Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with teammates after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 in eleven innings in Game Two of the American League Division Series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on October 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Four LDS Matchups In Full Swing For Weekend Action

All four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.

10/04/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 24: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates with fans following the Dodgers' 9-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants to win the National League West Division Championship at Dodger Stadium on September 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: High Payrolls Reign Supreme In National League Playoffs

The National League Division Series feature some of the wealthiest teams in the league. Will the results justify the expense?

10/03/2014

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Marlins To Face Off Against Nationals Saturday

When the Washington Nationals headed into the playoffs with the NL’s best record two years ago, they did so without Stephen Strasburg after he was shut down due to an innings limit.

09/27/2014

MIAMI, FL - SEPTEMBER 21: Second basemen Danny Espinosa #8 of the Washington Nationals has difficulty getting the ball to teammate Asdrubal Cabrera #6 against the Miami Marlins in the second inning at Marlins Park on September 21, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)

Strasburg Leads Nats To 4-Game Sweep Of Marlins

Stephen Strasburg pitched seven strong innings to help lead the NL-leading Washington Nationals to a 2-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday, completing a four-game sweep.

09/21/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 17: Mike Dunn #40 of the Miami Marlins throws a pitch in the seventh inning during a game against the New York Mets on September 17, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Marlins Take On Nationals

Stephen Strasburg was left watching from the dugout two years ago when the Washington Nationals made their most recent trip to the playoffs.

09/21/2014

Brad Hand #52 of the Miami Marlins pitches in the second inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on April 9, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Source: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Marlins Go For Series Sweep, 7th Straight Win

Wednesday’s series finale between the Miami Marlins and Washington Nationals will feature a display of perseverance on the pitching mound.

07/30/2014

MIAMI, FL - JULY 29: Jordany Valdespin #1 of the Miami Marlins slides into home plate during the sixth inning of the game against the Washington Nationals at Marlins Park on July 29, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Alvarez, Marlins Beat Nationals For 6th Straight Win

Henderson Alvarez outdueled Stephen Strasburg and the surging Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-0 Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.

07/29/2014

Jeff Baker #10 of the Miami Marlins hits a walk-off RBI single to end the game against the Washington Nationals.  (Source: Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Marlins Hope To Extend Winning Streak To Six

If Stephen Strasburg is to avoid losing a third straight start, he likely can’t afford another rough outing in Miami.

07/29/2014

Miami Marlins players celebrate after Jeff Baker #10 hits a walk-off RBI single to end the game against the Washington Nationals.  (Source: Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Marlins Score 4 In 9th To Beat Nationals 7-6

Jeff Baker hit a two-out RBI single to cap a four-run rally in the ninth inning by the Miami Marlins, who extended their winning streak to five games by beating the Washington Nationals 7-6.

07/28/2014

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Marlins To Wrap 3 Game Series With Nationals

While the frustration has subsided for the Miami Marlins, it could mount for the Washington Nationals if they continue to struggle against Jose Fernandez.

04/16/2014

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