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A managing brain freeze throws this game away.

On a night when Ryan Zimmerman hits 2 home runs and a triple, you have to win — right? Well, could have, should have, would have, if only. Ryan Madson is 37 2/3 years old with a lot of local mileage … Continue reading

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The Nationals clinch this series with tonight’s win in CitiField; Finale tomorrow with Roark!

The Nationals led wire-to-wire in this game, but it was way closer than the final score would look like in this 5-to-2 win over the Mets to clinch this series. The Nationals move back to an even .500 and look … Continue reading

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The Nats were left for dead down by 5 runs in the 8th inning; Hits happen — Nats win!

Can you believe what you just saw? If you watched the entire 9 innings of this game you saw things you have never seen before in a baseball game. Have you ever seen anything like Bryce Harper‘s home run when … Continue reading

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Harper and Wieters homer; MAT scores two; Difo/Zim strand 12 runners

The photo above seems like a daily occurrence of frustration. A promising start to this game ends like a gut punch with Ryan Zimmerman weakly grounding out to end the game and stranding Bryce Harper in a 6-to-5 loss. Rockies manager … Continue reading

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Max Scherzer to the rescue with his arm, bat, legs and enthusiasm!

For the second time in this early season, Max Scherzer had to be the stopper and end a long losing streak. It did not start pretty, but this game was the picture of perseverance from Max Scherzer and his battery-mate … Continue reading

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#Nats woes on offense continue in 2-1 loss

The Nationals went 1-for-5 with runners in scoring position and had their chances with bases loaded and 1 out with Bryce Harper up who could only muster a sacrifice fly to score the only run for the Washington Nationals in … Continue reading

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A lot of fight in these #Nats in extra innings loss; Balls didn’t bounce their way.

The Nationals lost in twelve innings 5-to-3 but came back twice in this game. It was Matt Adams home run with one out in the 9th inning that tied the game and sent it to extra innings, and Howie Kendrick … Continue reading

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Strasburg has 8 shutout innings; Zim the big hit; Nats win another to go above .500

Another pitching gem in this one, and tonight’s star was Stephen Strasburg who went 8.0 full innings of shutout baseball. The bullpen bent and gave up a run in this Nationals 4-to-1 win. The Nationals also move above .500 with … Continue reading

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The losing streak is over in 2 hours and 22 minutes of pitching mastery by Max Scherzer

When you needed Max Scherzer to go deep in this game to save the bullpen, Nationals manager Dave Martinez got more then he bargained for as he got a 2-hit complete game shutout from the reigning Cy Young for a … Continue reading

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Nats fall to 4-5 on the season after being swept in extra innings.

The Nationals blew so many opportunities to win on this day and break the losing streak which has now grown to five games. There were many positives in this game, and a few negatives like you would expect in a … Continue reading

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