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Nationals follow frustrating 2015 season with NL East title

PITTSBURGH (AP) Dusty Baker couldn't help but smile as he watched his players pour champagne and beer on each other.

The Washington Nationals clinched their third National League East title in five years on Saturday night. They beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 and watched on TV in the clubhouse as the New York Mets were eliminated from the division race 20 minutes later with a 10-8 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies.

Then the party started.

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Leaders
AVG: D. Murphy.347
HR: D. Murphy25
RBI: D. Murphy104
SB: T. Turner27
W: M. Scherzer18
ERA: T. Roark2.70
Saves: M. Melancon30
K: M. Scherzer267
NL East
TeamWLPctGB
X-Washington 9064.584-
NY Mets 8273.5298.5
Miami 7778.49713.5
Philadelphia 7085.45220.5
Atlanta 6392.40627.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .256 (15)
Runs: 724 (9)
Hits: 1342 (19)
Home Runs: 195 (11)
Stolen Bases: 110 (7)
OBP: .325 (11)
SLG: .426 (13)
Total Bases: 2239 (14)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.42 (2)
Runs Allowed: 568 (2)
Saves: 41 (18)
Strikeouts: 1406 (2)
OpBA: .233 (3)
OBP: .299 (3)
SLG: .373 (3)
Run Support: 4.68 (10)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
9/18 J. Ross Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
9/18 J. Ross Removed From 60-Day DL (Right shoulder inflammation)
9/7 S. Drew Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
9/7 S. Drew Removed From 15-Day DL (Vertigo)
9/7 S. Strasburg Removed From 15-Day DL (Right elbow soreness)
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Injuries
Date Player Status
9/18 D. Murphy Sore buttocks (day-to-day)
9/8 S. Strasburg Flexor mass strain in right arm (day-to-day)
9/7 S. Strasburg Left game - elbow (day-to-day)
8/21 S. Strasburg off 15-day DL
8/16 S. Solís Left shoulder inflammation (on 15-day DL)
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