Opening Day should be a national holiday!
Bryce Harper (@bharper3407)
- Dusty Baker has unfinished business!
- The 2018 #Nats roster and the free agents, options, and projections
- 111 questions for the 111 days to Spring Training
- Grading the 2017 Washington Nationals: Pitchers
- Baseball games should not be decided on non-baseball plays
- Analysis: Scherzer vs. Zobrist; The at-bat that changed Game #5
- The NLDS stats could shock you that Nats topped the Cubs in almost every category — except the win column which counts the most.
- Unfortunately more Game #5 Deja Vu as the Nats 2017 ends.
- Game #5 NLDS; One team will fly to LA after this game; One team will go home!
- First things first, who starts Game #5 tonight? Many choices and strategies!
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Author Archives: Ray Wyvill
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Football may be a game of inches. But, baseball is a game of millimeters. A baseball bat may not exceed 2.61 inches in diameter (66 millimeters). The ball itself is bigger at 2.86-2.94 inches in diameter (nominally 74 mm). So, … Continue reading
In the odd juxtaposition between reality and baseball, arguably the biggest name in the sport [Bryce Harper] was nominally suspended on the very day his franchise was providing him an honor. If this feels like a recovered draft of a … Continue reading
As Spring beckons and the players work through Training it’s also time to say “Good Bye” to what feels like an old friend. The old red hat started out as a stadium purchase in 2012. It was clean, beautiful, and … Continue reading