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Game #124 EJax is trying to build on his recent success for the #Nats

Embed from Getty Images Winning this series against the Houston Astros has some bragging rights for TBOTPB¬†inhabitants along with some benefits in the standings and possible impact on home-field advantage in the World Series. Sure, that is putting the cart … Continue reading

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Matt Wieters powers the offense; “The Firm” gets it done!

It wasn’t a pretty game, but in the end the Nats got it done in a nailbiter 4-3 win. The Nationals starter, Tanner Roark, didn’t have his “A” game but he grinded it out on 116 pitches lasting 5 2/3 … Continue reading

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Game #123 Nationals to face one of the best teams in the American League

The good news is the Nationals will get to rest some regulars this week in the DH (designated hitter) role as they play in an American League series in Houston. There was a time back in June where the Astros … Continue reading

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Split Squad line-up beats their “A” line-up in 6 of 9 games since Bryce Harper’s injury

Since Bryce Harper‘s injury almost 10-days ago, the Washington Nationals have a record of 6-and-3 against the Giants, Angels and Padres. Some of the line-ups have looked like a Spring Training concoction like this one against the Twins on a … Continue reading

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Syracuse Chiefs Game #128 features #Nats Trea Turner & Jayson Werth

The Washington Nationals technically do not have a game tonight, but a few of their key players will be the star attractions when the Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs play near Philadelphia at 7:05 pm in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania. Both Trea Turner … Continue reading

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The #Nats bullpen goes from a weakness to a strength

Who knew there was a “Bullpen of the Week” award sponsored by The Hartford Insurance Company? ¬†The Washington Nationals bullpen won their first ever award this past week. The bullpen award began last season as a recognition of bullpens then … Continue reading

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Gio pitches a gem lowering his ERA to 2.39; Nats win 3 of 4 in San Diego

First of all, Gio Gonzalez pitched a great game after a 32-pitch first inning that resulted in 1 unearned run. He took control after the first inning and went 6 2/3 innings with no earned runs lowering his ERA to … Continue reading

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Game #122 The Nationals final regular season game in California

You never know when you will return to southern California so you must make the most of every chance. The Nationals are playing with few regulars but finally have their 2009 chosen one back in a dominating Stephen Strasburg. In … Continue reading

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Stephen Strasburg looked great even though he takes the 2 ER loss

One pitch was the difference in this game in a 3-1 Nats loss. Stephen Strasburg gave up a 2-run home run in the first inning to Solarte and that was really the only bad pitch on the outing by Stras. … Continue reading

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Game #121 Stephen Strasburg the kid from San Diego!

San Diego’s travel program had some incredible seasons in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s as the San Diego Sting produced not only All-Star Stephen Strasburg but also Mike Leake. The team included Thomas Neal and Brett Bochy who also … Continue reading

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