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Nats’ Magic Number Stalled at One

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With a Nats victory last night and a Pirates loss, the Nats’ magic number in the Bryce Harper Sweepstakes Race remains at one.

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Nats Edge Closer to Bryce Harper Signing

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The Pirates and Orioles are turning in Herculean efforts to catch the Nats in the Bryce Harper Sweepstakes, but it’s almost impossible now. After losing six in a row, the Pirates won Friday. The Orioles have lost an impressive eight straight, but even if they lost their remaining nine for a 17-game losing streak, the Nats would have to go 8-1 for the O’s to tie it. Pittsburgh’s win put them back to 5.5 behind with 10 games to go, meaning they would have to lose seven to tie an 8-1 Nats finish.

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Pirates Can’t Gain on Nats

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After Saturday’s games, the standings:

The Bryce Harper Sweepstakes Race
Team     Record              GB   STRK    To Reach 60-102

Nats      51-97    .345        –       L1          9-5       .643
Pitts      56-90   .384       6        L1         4-12       .250
KC         60-88   .405      9        L1         0-14       .000
O’s        60-88   .405      9        L3         0-14       .000

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