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RHP J.C. Ramirez, OF Casper Wells, LHP Cesar Jimenez and OF Roger Bernadina were outrighted to Triple-A Lehigh Valley as the Phillies cleared four sport on their 40-man roster. Bernadina, Jimenez and Wells all would have been eligible for arbitration this winter. Ramirez, 25, made his major league debut this year, going 0-1 with a 7.50 ERA in 18 relief appearances.

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RHP Stephen Strasburg, who got the start Friday against the Rockies, made his first start since May 31 on Sunday and allowed just one run and one hit at Cleveland. On Friday he went seven innings and allowed five hits and one run and threw 95 pitches, 63 for strikes, against the Rockies. "I felt good," he said. "I was pretty happy with it." He improved to 4-6 with an ERA of 2.40.

Washington Nationals - PlayerWatch

RHP Stephen Strasburg, who got the start Friday against the Rockies, made his first start since May 31 on Sunday and allowed just one run and one hit at Cleveland. On Friday he went seven innings and allowed five hits and one run and threw 95 pitches, 63 for strikes, against the Rockies. "I felt good," he said. "I was pretty happy with it." He improved to 4-6 with an ERA of 2.40.

Washington Nationals - PlayerWatch

RHP Stephen Strasburg, slated to start at home Friday against the Rockies, made his first start since May 31 on Sunday and allowed just one run and one hit at Cleveland. He is 0-2 with a 3.75 ERA against Colorado. OF Bryce Harper has made progress since going on the DL with left knee bursitis. "I think he is chomping at the bit" to play, manager Davey Johnson said. Harper ran in the outfield before Thursday's game. If his knee does not swell, Harper could begin rehab games next week.

Washington Nationals - PlayerWatch

RHP Stephen Strasburg, slated to start at home Friday against the Rockies, made his first start since May 31 on Sunday and allowed just one run and one hit at Cleveland. He is 0-2 with a 3.75 ERA against Colorado. OF Bryce Harper has made progress since going on the DL with left knee bursitis. "I think he is chomping at the bit" to play, manager Davey Johnson said. Harper ran in the outfield before Thursday's game. If his knee does not swell, Harper could begin rehab games next week.

Nationals 5, Twins 4 (Game 2)

Nationals 5, Twins 4 (Game 2): Ian Desmond’s seventh-inning double scored the go-ahead run as host Washington finished a doubleheader sweep of Minnesota. Washington trailed 4-1 before rallying, capped by Desmond’s double that scored Adam LaRoche and snapped a 4-4 tie. Tyler Clippard (5-1) earned the victory with a scoreless seventh and Rafael Soriano pitched the ninth for his 16th save. Anthony Swarzak (1-2) gave up two runs on four hits in two innings.

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INF Steve Lombardozzi pinch-hit in the sixth and put down a sacrifice bunt as Wilson Ramos went to second. But Ramos was stranded as Denard Span grounded out and Tyler Moore struck out. Lombo is hitting .231. OF/IB Tyler Moore had a rough day. He came on in the sixth to pinch-hit for Roger Bernadina. He remained in left field and later on tried to make a diving catch in foul territory. The ball fell nearby and he tossed the ball into the stands, but a fan threw the ball back onto the field. Moore got the ball again and flipped it to a ballgirl.

Gonzalez helps Nationals beat Pirates

Gonzalez helps Nationals beat Pirates PITTSBURGH - In a season that hasn't gone nearly as smoothly as his 2012 joyride, Gio Gonzalez found himself in trouble early. Starling Marte led off the bottom of the first inning with his fourth home in the last five games and the Pittsburgh Pirates then loaded the bases with no outs. It seemed the 1-0 lead would soon grow against the Washington Nationals left-hander, a 21-game winner last season.

Baseball: Netherlands reach WBC second round

Jonathan Schoop hit a two-run homer to lead the Netherlands to a 4-1 win over Australia on Tuesday, securing a place in the second round at the World Baseball Classic. Pool B leaders Taiwan, with a 2-0 win-loss record, were playing South Korea, who have a 1-1 record, later in the day in Taichung, Taiwan. But the Dutch will advance to the second round in Tokyo regardless of the outcome of that game. "Robbie (Cordemans) pitched a great game. Five innings and no runs," said Dutch head coach Hensley Meulens.

Baseball: Netherlands reach WBC second round

Jonathan Schoop hit a two-run homer to lead the Netherlands to a 4-1 win over Australia on Tuesday, securing a place in the second round at the World Baseball Classic. Pool B leaders Taiwan, with a 2-0 win-loss record, play South Korea, who have a 1-1 record, later in the day in Taichung, central Taiwan. The Dutch will advance to the second round in Tokyo from Friday regardless of the outcome of that game. "Robbie (Cordemans) pitched a great game. Five innings and no runs," said Dutch head coach Hensley Meulens.
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