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WASHINGTON - Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams said the last time he was part of three consecutive walk-off wins he was playing for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Nike Air Max 90 Dam Rosa Vita . This time the Diamondbacks were the ones being beaten. Adam LaRoche hit a game-winning solo home run with two outs in the 11th inning to help the Nationals beat the Diamondbacks 5-4 Monday night for their seventh straight win. It was the third walk-off win in as many days for NL-East leading Washington, the first two coming against the Pirates. "They dont come around very often thats for sure," Williams said, "but (we) just keep fighting.which is a great trait to have." LaRoche sent a 3-1 pitch from Will Harris (0-3) off the wall in the back of the Nationals bullpen and was mobbed by his teammates at home plate. "I got every bit of it, I did," LaRoche said. Just a crazy few days. I dont know how weve gotten these walk off situations the last few days, but we have and have been able to grind back." It was LaRoches first career walk-off homer. "Nice to get my first one, it took me long enough," the 34-year-old said. Winning pitcher Craig Stammen (3-4) pitched out of a bases-loaded, no outs jam in the top of the inning. "We missed our opportunity, me striking out instead of putting the ball in play," said Didi Gregorius, who made the second out against Stammen. Arizona tied it 4-4 when David Peralta led off the ninth with a solo homer off Tyler Clippard. Washington trailed 3-2 when Denard Span doubled with one-out in the eighth against Brad Ziegler and Anthony Rendon followed with a triple to tie it. Jayson Werth then scored Rendon with a sacrifice fly. Miguel Montero had three hits for Arizona, and rookie Ender Inciarte extended his hitting streak to 18 games. Arizona had taken the lead in the top of the eighth. Jake Lamb drew a lead-off walk off Jordan Zimmermann, and Gregorius sent a 3-2 fastball into the Nationals bullpen for his fifth home run. Wilson Ramos had given Washington a 2-1 lead with a two-run homer off Arizona starter Vidal Nuno in the seventh. Nuno, winless in eight starts with the Diamondbacks, pitched well, allowing two runs and five hits over seven innings. Zimmermann went seven-plus innings, allowing three runs on four hits. His three walks were a season-high. He faced the minimum through four innings thanks to a pair of double plays. In the fifth however, the first two Diamondbacks reached base via a walk and a single. Manager Kirk Gibson had No. 6 hitter Jordan Pacheco bunt the runners over, and Lambs sacrifice fly made it 1-0. TRAINERS ROOM Diamondbacks: SS Chris Owings, on this disabled list with a strained left shoulder, began a rehab assignment Sunday with the teams Arizona Rookie League affiliate, going 2 for 3. Nationals: Werth (sore shoulder) was in the starting lineup for the first time since Aug. 10. . OF Nate McLouth, out since Aug. 2 with right shoulder inflammation, was scheduled to undergo an Arthrogram — an MRI procedure that involves dye being injected into the joint — on Monday to help determine the extent of his injury. UP NEXT Diamondbacks: RH Chase Anderson (7-4, 3.16) is 2-0 with a 2.19 ERA in his last six starts. Nationals: RH Stephen Strasburg (9-10, 2.53) pitches Tuesday at Nationals Park, where hes 7-2 with a 2.41 ERA this season. SCARY MOMENT Washington second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera was shaken up, but remained in the game after a third-inning collision at second base. On a sacrifice bunt attempt by Jordan Zimmermann, Cabrera slid into second and the side of his head slammed against the knee of Gregoriuss, who was fielding the throw. Cabrera remained on the ground for several minutes as manager Matt Williams and the trainer came out to check on him. STREAKING DIAMONDBACKS Inciarte is tied with Jose Abreu of the White Sox for the second longest hitting streak this season by a rookie. Abreu had a 21-game streak as well. . Mark Trumbo (1 for 4 with a walk) has reached base safely in 17 straight games, and hit safely in 15 of 17, going 21 for 61 (.344). Nike Air Max 90 2016 Billigt . The R&A announced Monday that golfs oldest championship will return to Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland for the first time since Max Faulkner won in 1951. Nike Air Max 90 Premium Herr . Nainggolan scored his first Italian league goal at Bologna, in October 2010, and he also opened his Roma account there following his January move from Cagliari. The Belgium midfielder volleyed home Miralem Pjanics cross from close range eight minutes from time. . They named Mark Washington as their defensive co-ordinator on Thursday and appear to be closing in on an offensive co-ordinator.TORONTO – The microscope may indeed focus on Randy Carlyle as Toronto stumbles out of the gate with many of the same troubles as last season, but Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan should also be in the process of taking a long, hard look at what makes up the core of his roster. Now is the time for him to not only evaluate Carlyle and his fit as the clubs head coach, but those cornerstone pieces and whether theyll be good enough one day not just to sneak into the playoffs or win a round, but to win four and an eventual Stanley Cup. Hired in April, Shanahan took the summer months to refurbish parts of the coaching staff and parts of the front office while tinkering with a slew of short-term roster buys in free agency. But he didnt touch the core at the end of another late season collapse. No, he left those front-end pieces like Kessel, like Dion Phaneuf and Joffrey Lupul, like David Clarkson and Tyler Bozak, he left those pieces in place, presumably to evaluate them firsthand, get a real sense for the players and personalities from the inside. Much of the current core was front and centre through three untimely meltdowns of varying order, including an infamous Game 7 defeat in Boston. And many troubles have been constant in recent years, the teams lacklustre defensive play and effort level from night to night standing most prominently. A watchful presence at practice often through the early weeks of the season, Shanahan needs to use that firsthand look to determine why the puzzle doesnt fit with the likes of Kessel, Phaneuf and Lupul, and then decide, ultimately, what to do about it. Does that mean exploring a trade involving Kessel, who mixes devastating offensive abilities with mediocre efforts elsewhere, or Phaneuf, who is overburdened as the teams top defenceman? Perhaps it should. Shanahan may decide as others have observed that a Stanley Cup winner (and really that should be the only goal) cant be constructed with Kessel and Phaneuf as the best and highest-paid players. Beyond that is a determination on the future merits of the defence with Phaneuf at the forefront, the centre-ice composition with Bozak and Kadri up top, and even further beyond that, an evaluation of whether the current group practices hard enough, trains hard enough and features the requisite character to slog it out for 10 months en route to a Cup. The answer should be obvious enough. Anything else is simply a spinning of the wheels. Though boasting a deeper pool of talent, the Bruins ultimately made such choices not only with Kessel, but with Tyler Seguin, currently leading the league in scoring for Dallas. They deemed that their operatiion was better suited without those talents and swapped them for draft picks and cheaper, yet still effective, help. Nike Air Max 90 Rea Sverige. It should be an obvious point of concern for Shanahan that the Leafs boast one of the highest payrolls in the league, despite featuring a core of questionable grade. That combination doesnt align for long-term success. Toronto is committed to eight players until at least 2018 – and in some cases beyond – none of whom were signed under Shanahans watch. They also have choices to make on a pair of key restricted free agents next summer; Jonathan Bernier and Nazem Kadri. Long-Term Commitments Player Cap Hit Signed Until Phil Kessel $8,000,000 2022 Dion Phaneuf $7,000,000 2021 David Clarkson $5,250,000 2020 Joffrey Lupul $5,250,000 2018 James van Riemsdyk $4,250,000 2018 Tyler Bozak $4,200,000 2018 Jake Gardiner $4,050,000 2019 Leo Komarov $2,950,000 2018 Those contracts to Kessel, Phaneuf, Clarkson and other cornerstone pieces might be difficult to move, given their size and length, but Shanahan and his front office – which now extends to general manager, Dave Nonis, and a lengthy group of others – could, at the very least, gauge interest around the league and move forward from that point. No-movement clauses and limited no-trades further cloud the picture, though this front office is not constrained by them in the manner that the previous group was with the likes of Darcy Tucker, Bryan McCabe and Mats Sundin. Carlyle, meanwhile, tried to muster some change following the teams third clunker in eight games. His future is a matter of more immediate concern for Shanahan and Leafs management, given the ongoing weaknesses from last season – some of which have been perpetuated by the head coach, notably his reluctance to rely on four lines consistently. Still sporting an imbalanced attack – the team is 0-4-1 when Kessel fails to record a point, 3-0-0 when he does – Carlyle shook up his forward combinations on Monday. He paired Kessel with Kadri and Lupul, mixing Clarkson with Bozak and van Riemsdyk. But the biggest issue, he said, was one between the ears. To me, its mental, he said. The issues we have, its about being strong between the ears. Its not like every single games been bad news, said Kadri. But theres some games we show up and some games we dont, so thats really what weve got to be consistent for. Shanahan will be watching. Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '


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