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Sep 16, 2014
Rotoworld
Ian Desmond's sixth-inning two-run home run was all of the offense the Nationals needed to clinch the NL East division in a win against the Braves on Tuesday.
Rotoworld Sep 16, 2014

Desmond powers Nats to clincher over Braves - Ian Desmond (SS) Washington Nationals

Ian Desmond's sixth-inning two-run home run was all of the offense the Nationals needed to clinch the NL East division in a win against the Braves on Tuesday.
KFFL Sep 16, 2014

Nationals | Ian Desmond delivers in big game

Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond went 2-for-4 with a home run, two runs scored and ...
Washington Post Sep 15, 2014

DC Sports Bog: Ranking the Nationals’ seasons from most to least fun

Back on May 30, with the Nationals looking up at the Braves in the National League East standings, Ian Desmond celebrated a home run with unusual gusto in the dugout. “We’re not having enough fun,” Desmond said after the game, a 9-2 win over Texas. “People have been making that known to us. Every time you hit one from now on, it’s a party in there.” Read full article >>

Jenrry Mejia celebration over the top?

NEW YORK -- Jenrry Mejia allowed the tying run to reach scoring position, but the closer eventually nailed down a 4-3 win against the Washington Nationals on Friday with a game-ending strikeout of Ian Desmond. Mejia then debuted his latest postgame celebration -- this time an over-the-top routine that involved pointing in Desmond’s direction and reeling him in like a fisherman. Bryce Harper in the on-deck circle was among the Nats who appeared none too pleased.
CSN Washington Sep 11, 2014

Desmond, Rendon back in Nationals' lineup

Anthony Rendon and Ian Desmond are both back in the lineup as the Nationals open an 11-game road trip in New York. Join the conversation on Nats Insider!
KFFL Sep 11, 2014

Nationals | Ian Desmond returns

Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond (back) is starting at shortstop and batting fifth Thursday, Sept. ...

Ian Desmond resting his back, Anthony Rendon dealing with the flu

Ian Desmond could have played Wednesday against the Braves but Manager Matt Williams held him out so the shortstop could further rest his tight lower back. Anthony Rendon, on the other hand, is sick with the flu and, even though Williams said he might be available off the bench, he will likely not be for the […]

Rendon, Desmond sit vs. Braves

With their series against the Braves in hand, and a nine-game road trip up ahead, the Nationals are resting both Anthony Rendon and Ian Desmond on Wednesday with minor ailments. Rendon has flu-like symptoms, similar to what sidelined Adam LaRoche a week prior. Desmond is out with lower back tightness after leaving Tuesday’s game with…
KFFL Sep 10, 2014

Nationals | Ian Desmond could have played

Updating a previous report, Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond (back) could have played Wednesday, Sept. ...

Ian Desmond leaves game with lower back tightness

Ian Desmond left Tuesday’s game after five innings with lower back tightness, minor discomfort that he believes won’t prevent him from playing Wednesday. Desmond said his back trouble flared up before the game and didn’t dissipate as it has on a handful of occasions earlier this season, so he told Manager Matt Williams. “I tried […]
Washington Post Sep 9, 2014

Nats Journal: Ian Desmond leaves Tuesday’s game with lower back tightness

Ian Desmond left Tuesday’s game after five innings with lower back tightness, minor discomfort that he believes won’t prevent him from playing Wednesday. Desmond said his back trouble flared up before the game and didn’t dissipate as it has on a handful of occasions earlier this season, so he told Manager Matt Williams. Read full article >>
KFFL Sep 9, 2014

Nationals | Ian Desmond exits early

Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond (back) left the team's game Tuesday, Sept. 9, with lower ...

The Nationals’ balanced home run attack

The Nationals’ aren’t the best home-run-hitting team in the majors. Far from it. They didn’t even rank among MLB’s top-10 home run clubs entering play Monday. And the Nationals don’t boast one of the most-prodigious home-run hitters in baseball. Ian Desmond currently leads the way with 22 homers, and it’s unlikely anybody on the roster…
Washington Post Aug 28, 2014

DC Sports Bog: How have Matt Williams’s ‘Players Who Must Deliver’ picks fared this season?

At the end of each of his weekly appearances with the Junkies on 106.7 The Fan, Nationals Manager Matt Williams is asked to name his Burke & Herbert Bank “Player Who Must Deliver” for the next week. “If I look at it, I think Ian’s going to have a big week,” Williams said Wednesday. “Ian Desmond’s going to have a big week for us. He had a great homestand and I think he’ll continue his hitting on this road trip. He’ll have a good week for us.” Read full article >>

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