LOS ANGELES (AP) — Denard Span hit two of Washington’s four homers, Gio Gonzalez got his first victory of the second half and the Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4 Monday night in a matchup of division leaders.

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The final month of the season offers a chance for redemption for Josh Hamilton of the Angels and Bryce Harper of the Nationals. Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is back from a right thumb injury, and Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer is putting together a fitting encore to his Cy Young Award season from a year ago. With September in the on-deck circle, here are a couple players to watch in the final weeks of the season and beyond: ANGEL IN THE OUTFIELD: This has been one strange season for Hamilton, who agreed to a $125 million, five-year contract with the Angels in December 2012.

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SAN FRANCISCO — Since Tim Lincecum lost his job as a starter last week, San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy raved about the bullpen sessions his bullpen sessions made.

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The final month of the season offers a chance for redemption for Josh Hamilton of the Angels and Bryce Harper of the Nationals. Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is back from a right thumb injury, and Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer is putting together a fitting encore to his Cy Young Award season from a year ago. With September in the on-deck circle, here are a couple players to watch in the final weeks of the season and beyond: ANGEL IN THE OUTFIELD: This has been one strange season for Hamilton, who agreed to a $125 million, five-year contract with the Angels in December 2012.

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Right-hander Jerome Williams continued his renaissance with Philadelphia by carrying a one-hitter into the seventh inning Saturday night and the Phillies busted out for five runs in the sixth inning of a 7-2 win over the New York Mets at Citi Field. The Phillies (62-73) have won seven of their last 10 to move within a half-game of the Mets (63-73) for fourth place in the National League East. The Phillies were last in fourth place on June 27, the same day the Mets were last in last place. The Mets have lost eight of 12.

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Ryan Howard, meet Mo’ne Davis. The 13-year-old star female pitcher and her Taney Dragons teammates who thrilled Philadelphians – and many others – at the Little League World Series got to meet their favorite major league team Wednesday night. The Philadelphia Phillies hosted a pre-game tribute to the team at Citizens Bank Park. Their game against the Washington Nationals started 28 minutes late because of the festivities.

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Grady Sizemore was out of baseball for two years because of injuries and has no idea whether he might be in the future plans of the Philadelphia Phillies. He did so once again Wednesday night, belting a go-ahead, two-run homer as a pinch hitter in the sixth inning to propel the Phillies to an 8-4 victory over the Washington Nationals. “It’s great to be back playing and healthy,” said Sizemore, a four-time All-Star with the Cleveland Indians earlier in his career. Right fielder Marlon Byrd and shortstop Jimmy Rollins also homered for the Phillies, who scored six runs in their last three at-bats to complete a three-game sweep of the National League East leaders.

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Felix Hernandez hasn’t performed up to his lofty expectations recently, something the rest of the Seattle Mariners can relate to after a tough series against the worst team in baseball. The Washington Nationals aren’t exactly coming into this matchup on a positive note, either. Hernandez and Jordan Zimmermann take the mound Friday night in Seattle as the top two pitching staffs in the majors meet in a three-game series. The Mariners (72-60) are in a tight battle with Detroit for the AL’s second wild card but just dropped two of three to Texas, falling 12-4 on Wednesday.

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Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg insisted Wednesday that all is well between him and pitcher Cole Hamels and in the team’s Hamels appeared to show up his manager when he left the mound before Sandberg arrived to remove him in Hamels handed Sandberg the ball on the move and continued to the dugout, which violates

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