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Game #5 Winner take all game. Scherzer on the Hill: Game Thread

Today is a winner-take-all game in the final of the best-of-five NLDS series between the Dodgers and the Nationals. The Washington Nationals were able to create a do-or-die situation in Los Angeles on Tuesday for the Dodgers which caused Dave … Continue reading

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Game #4 The Nats will face Kershaw in elimination game: Game Thread

It took until 9AM local time in Los Angeles for Dave Roberts to announce Clayton Kershaw as his Game #4 starter which is an elimination game for the Dodgers.  This will be a start for Kershaw on three days rest … Continue reading

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Game #3 Can Gio step up for the Nationals: Game Thread

There is reason for optimism today with the left-handed Gio Gonzalez pitching as the Dodgers this year have only hit .213 against left-handed pitching. Gio also gets Ron Kulpa today as his homeplate umpire, and  Kulpa in a small sample … Continue reading

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Game #2 Rescheduled. Same line-up, same formation in a must-win game: Game Thread

When you ask how a future weather forecast can say 100% probability since weather rarely is 100% accurate proved to be an a debateable point after MLB Commisioner Manfred postponed the Nationals game based on a weather forecast he called … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Postponed Game #2 A must-win situation. Weather or weather not: Game Thread

In the best-of-five series, the second game of the series has to be a must-win situation for the team that comes in with the 0-1 record. Today it is the Nationals with a must-win situation. The weather will be a … Continue reading

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Game #1 The 2016 post-season starts now!: Game Thread

In Spring Training, few analysts were giving the Nationals a chance, and we scientifically created the Dusty Baker Effect chart that proved out to something very close to the pythagorean of this team. Dusty Baker led this 2016 to the … Continue reading

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Game #162 Meaningless to most except for Scherzer and the Nats!: Postgame

Dusty Baker says he wants to get Max Scherzer his 20th win which has always been considered a great pitching mileston. A 20th win for Scherzer would be a fitting finale to the 2016 regular season; however, the bigger picture … Continue reading

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Game #161 Tanner Roark will try to clinch HFA: Game Thread

Don’t expect the Nationals to pour champagne if they win today and clinch home field advantage for the NLDS. Tanner Roark needs to finish the regular season with a strong outing, and the Nationals could use a win today to … Continue reading

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Game #160 The regular season final weekend: Game Thread

Tonight begins the final three games of the regular season for both the Marlins and Nationals. This game does have some post-season implications. The Nationals control their own destiny in securing home field advantage for the NL Division Series against … Continue reading

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Game #159 Joe Ross with another start: Game Thread

This afternoon, the rain could cooperate to get this game in. It is Joe Ross against ex-Nat farmhand Robbie Ray. The Nationals faced Ray and his big heater in Arizona in early August, and it was Wilson Ramos who hit … Continue reading

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