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Nationals acquire Papelbon from Phillies

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MIAMI (AP) The Washington Nationals have a new closer, landing All-Star Jonathan Papelbon from the Philadelphia Phillies.

That means their newly demoted closer isn't happy.

And the NL East race is shaping up to be a whole lot of fun down the stretch.


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Rank Name HR
1 M. Trout, LAA31
2 A. Pujols, LAA29
3 J. Martinez, Det27
4 N. Cruz, Sea26
5t C. Davis, Bal24
5t J. Donaldson, Tor24
5t A. Rodriguez, NYY24
5t M. Teixeira, NYY24
9t J. Bautista, Tor21
9t B. Dozier, Min21
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Rank Name HR
1t T. Frazier, Cin27
1t B. Harper, Was27
1t G. Stanton, Mia27
4 N. Arenado, Col25
5 P. Goldschmidt, Ari22
6t A. Gonzalez, LAD21
6t J. Pederson, LAD21
8 C. Gonzalez, Col20
9 J. Votto, Cin19
10t R. Braun, Mil18
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