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TOM VERDUCCI
April 01, 2013
Where have we seen a team like the Nationals? They look a lot like the 1986 Mets—and the similarities will extend through October
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April 01, 2013

Washington Heights

Where have we seen a team like the Nationals? They look a lot like the 1986 Mets—and the similarities will extend through October

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The latest expenditure left Davey Johnson in the same place he was 27 years ago: running a team with no glaring weaknesses and having no excuses when it comes to winning the World Series. Never mind the crowded field of contenders with the same aspiration and the minefield that is the expanded postseason format. Come October, the Nationals should be the last team standing.

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