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WJLA, October 01, 2012

Nats clinch National League East title

Despite being beaten 2-0 by the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night, the Nationals earned their first division title since moving from Montreal in 2005, because the second-place Atlanta Braves lost 2-1 at the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Washington Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth, left, celebrates with teammates after clutching the National League East division title following their baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Washington, Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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