Category Archives: InGame

Game #19 Series finale in CitiField; Nats trying to get healthy

  With all of the Nationals health problems, they limped into this series with replacement players who were not projected as starters — and some who were not even part of the plans for this season. These three Dominican players … Continue reading

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Game #18 The limping Nats must feel healthier today!

With the bats coming alive last night, Kevin Long has to feel better today. Long came over from the New York Mets and for 7 innings last night watched his ex-students dominate until the stats turned and BABIP turned positive … Continue reading

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Game #17 Nats limp into NYC as the underdog

With Anthony Rendon limping on that bruised toe, he is like his team right now who are hobbled. The Nationals are in New York now for a pivotal series with the rival Mets who are winning games by small margins … Continue reading

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Game #16 Strasburg takes the mound if Mother Nature cooperates

Welcome to Jackie Robinson day. On this day, all players will wear jersey #42 to honor Jackie Robinson and his legacy. Today is the scheduled finale of this series with the Colorado Rockies. Weather reports have temperatures falling into the … Continue reading

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Game #15 A winning streak always starts with the first win

The last time Max Scherzer was listed as the starting pitcher, the Nationals were deep in a 5-game losing streak. Like the great stoppers, Scherzer threw an absolute gem in a complete game shutout to secure the much needed win … Continue reading

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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 #13 Nats open 4-game series against the Rockies

The Nationals open their fifth series of the season today, and their opponent this time is the Rockies of Colorado. For the Rockies, their game had lots of drama with an early game brawl that had multiple ejections. The Rockies … Continue reading

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Game #12 A.J. Cole gets the finale against his nemisis

Last week, Nationals manager Dave Martinez promised that A.J. Cole would get another start this week and true to his word, Cole is the starter in this early afternoon finale against the Braves.  In Cole’s career he has a 2.65 … Continue reading

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Game #11 Stephen Strasburg wants to continue yesterday’s momentum

Today’s roster will get a changeup as Miguel Montero is set to return from his paternity leave. With Pedro Severino playing so well and Matt Wieters set to return from the 10-day DL on Thursday, there are going to be … Continue reading

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Game #10 Braves come to Nationals Park; Scherzer on the mound against Teheran

Who would you want on the mound after a 5-game skid? Probably Clayton Kershaw, Max Scherzer or Chris Sale. Guess what, the Nationals have Max Scherzer pitching tonight. A year ago leading up to the 10-game mark, the Nationals entered … Continue reading

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