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Nationals midseason report

As the Nationals crest the halfway mark of the season, a look at what’s gone right, what’s gone wrong, and what changes may be on the horizon.

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  • Young Micronesian soccer side overwhelmed at Pacific Games

    The players were mostly teenagers, many of them away from their villages in the Federated States of Micronesia for the first time. And as it turned out, on the steepest of learning curves in the…

  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB New York 44 38 .537 — Baltimore 43 40 .518 1½ Tampa Bay 43 42 .506 2½ Toronto 43 42 .506 2½ Boston 40 45 .471 5½ Central Division…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB Washington 46 38 .548 — New York 43 41 .512 3 Atlanta 41 42 .494 4½ Miami 35 49 .417 11 Philadelphia 28 57 .329 18½ Central Division W…

  • Red Sox 4, Marlins 3

    Miami AB R H BI BB SO Avg. D.Gordon 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .335 Yelich cf 4 0 3 2 0 0 .266 Hechavarria ss 4 0 1 0 0 2 .287…

  • Red Sox 4, Marlins 3

    Miami Boston ab r h bi ab r h bi DGordn 2b 4 0 0 0 Betts cf 4 1 0 0 Yelich cf 4 0 3 2 B.Holt 2b 4 0 1 0 Hchvrr…

  • Red Sox 4, Marlins 3

    Miami Boston ab r h bi ab r h bi D.Gordon 2b 4 0 0 0 Betts cf 4 1 0 0 Yelich cf 4 0 3 2 B.Holt 2b 4 0 1 0 Hechavarria…

  • Red Sox 4, Marlins 3

    Miami Boston ab r h bi ab r h bi DGordn 2b 4 0 0 0 Betts cf 4 1 0 0 Yelich cf 4 0 3 2 B.Holt 2b 4 0 1 0 Hchvrr…

  • Frontier League

    East Division W L Pct. GB Traverse City 29 15 .659 — Southern Illinois 29 17 .630 1 Evansville 28 17 .622 1½ Frontier 19 23 .452 9 Florence 20 25 .444 9½ Washington 19…

  • Late goal gives Haiti 1-1 tie with Panama in Gold Cup opener

    FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Duckens Nazon scored on a nifty breakaway move in the 85th minute to give Haiti a 1-1 tie with Panama in the CONCACAF Gold Cup opener Tuesday night. Nazon took a…

  • Buddy Baker steps down from radio show with inoperable tumor

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Daytona 500 winner Buddy Baker says he has a “huge tumor” in his lung that is requiring him to immediately step down as co-host of his SiriusXM NASCAR show. The 74-year-old…

  • Frontier League

    East Division W L Pct. GB Traverse City 29 14 .674 — Evansville 28 17 .622 2 Southern Illinois 28 17 .622 2 Frontier 19 23 .452 9½ Florence 20 25 .444 10 Washington 19…

  • Austin Nichols’ dad says forward seeks transfer from Memphis

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis 6-foot-9 forward Austin Nichols is looking to transfer. Mark Nichols said Tuesday that “it doesn’t look like” his son will be back at Memphis, though he added the school has…

  • McCutchen helps free grounds crew member swallowed by tarp

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen made quite a play — during a rain delay. The grounds crew at PNC Park was trying to put the tarp on the infield Tuesday night when…

  • LEADING OFF: Ellsbury, Miller back to Yanks, Kershaw starts

    A look at what’s happening all around the major leagues Wednesday: ___ GETTING STRONGER The first-place Yankees plan to activate closer Andrew Miller and center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury from the disabled list before hosting Oakland.…

  • Lauren Holiday plans to retire from US women’s national team

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Midfielder Lauren Holiday plans to retire from the U.S. national team following its World Cup victory, ending an eight-year career that included two Olympic gold medals and a World Cup championship.…