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Game #14 Nats need to find that explosive offense

The past few days it has been Bryce Harper who has been playing in a funk. He struck out three times yesterday chasing off-speed pitches below the zone and in the dirt. Harper is 2-for-his-last-14 and he has not had … Continue reading

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Game #8 Gio in the stopper role in a game of lefties with Mets

Clearly, the Washington Nationals miss Daniel Murphy who has just seemed to dominate the Mets in his career with the Washington Nationals.  Murphy has ownage on his original team where he sports his best NL stats slashing .386 /.435/ .700/ … Continue reading

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Game #6 Max Scherzer looks to win the series for the #Nats

Yesterday’s tomorrow is now today which is the wonderful part of baseball to shake-off a bad game and get back at it in the next day’s game. “Momentum is the next day’s starting pitcher” — Earl Weaver The Washington Nationals send … Continue reading

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T-Minus two, T-Minus one, Nats welcome their original Washington Senators descedents.

The Washington Nationals will play the Minnesota Twins today in an exhibition game at Nationals Park. These distant cousins share a lot of history. The Twins were born out of Washington, D.C. after the Griffith family took the 1960 Washington … Continue reading

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Game #31 Could this #Nats line-up be what we see on Opening Day?

In today’s line-up, Nationals’ manager Dave Martinez has gone off-script and has moved Anthony Rendon into the coveted two-hole and has pushed Trea Turner back to the six-hole for this game. Could this be a foreshadowing of the Opening Day … Continue reading

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Game #30 Scherzer’s final tune-up before Opening Day in 5 days!

On the concluding Saturday of Spring Training, Max Scherzer will get his final tune-up to get him ready for Opening Day in five days in Cincinnati. The plan is for Scherzer to pitch to real game conditions and keep him … Continue reading

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Game #28 & #29 Cole vs Cole and the debut of Jeremy Hellickson in split squad games!

The pitchers in the photo above are the current clubhouse leaders  in ERA (sort of). It is hard to compare apples to apples because Fedde has done most of his work in relief and is actually tied with Tommy Milone … Continue reading

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Game #27 Nationals have a night game for last Grapefruit trip outside of Palm Beach County

The early season games against the New York Mets had Tim Tebow in the starting line-up against the Washington Nationals. By the time Tebow was sent down to the the minor leagues, he was batting .056 with a shocking 61.1% … Continue reading

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Game #26 Only 3 regulars in the line-up; Ryan Zimmerman not in the cards

Opening Day is a week from tomorrow, and Daniel Murphy finally told us what we already knew that he would not be on the roster as he nurses his knee back to health. Ryan Zimmerman will be on the roster, … Continue reading

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Game #25 the Nationals play the Marlins in West Palm Beach

The Nationals will send Stephen Strasburg to the mound to face the Marlins’ rightie Odrisamer Despaigne. Yesterday the Nationals got smoked by these Marlins as they put up a 6-spot on Max Scherzer and tacked on 3 more against Shawn … Continue reading

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