Opening Day should be a national holiday!
Bryce Harper (@bharper3407)
- Strasburg was 15K great today; Nats throw 1st shutout; MAT HR
- Game #48 Strasburg against his hometown team (again); Murphy sits
- A Scherzer gem; Koda save; 3 #Nats bombs back win!
- Game #47 Max Scherzer tonight; Chris Speier is your Manager!
- The Nationals only scored two runs; The Nationals gave up four runs
- Game #46 Gio Gonzalez wants to follow the lead of Strasburg, Joe Ross & Tanner Roark!
- Washington Nationals: Is it plain sailing from here?
- Nats win 5-1; Tanner Roark pitches 7 inning gem; Rendon crushes!
- Game #45 Tanner Roark must get back to his Cy form!
- Another Look at Starter Pitch Counts #Nats
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