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July 19, 2011

Lyles gets nod for ‘Stros vs. Nationals
(Sports Network) – Jordan Lyles has had 10 days to think about his most recent outing, one that left him still searching for his first victory in the major leagues.
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Lyles Can’t Catch A Break, Astros Lose 5-2
Houston, TX (Sports Network) – The bounces certainly didn’t go Houston’s way Monday night…a familiar story in the 2011 season for the Astros. Ryan Zimmerman hit a solo home run and his RBI single in the ninth inning sent Washington to a 5-2 win over the Houston Astros to begin a three-game series. Laynce Nix bounced a ball over the head of first baseman Carlos Lee, resulting in two more ninth …
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Nationals Vs. Braves: Tommy Hanson Struggles, Atlanta Loses 5-2
Tonight just wasn’t the Atlanta Braves night. The bounces wouldn’t go their way, multiple bad calls were made by the umpires and Tommy Hanson struggled to keep the ball in the park. Hanson worked 5.1 innings and surrendered eight hits, two walks and five runs. He had a quick first inning, but the wheels fell off soon after that. He probably should have been lifted after his fifth inning of work …
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Lannan shines as Nationals beat Braves
ATLANTA — John Lannan gave up two runs in 52⁄3 innings and had his first two hits of the season to lead the Washington Nationals to a 5-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
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