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The season ends with more post-season heartache: Postgame

How can you explain how the Nats could blow that game. Max Scherzer went 6 full innings throwing a shutout. Scherzer was sent back out for the 7th inning nearing 100 tough pitches as he entered the inning at 97 … Continue reading

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#Nats claw back to tie the game at 5-5 then lose it 6-5. Deciding game 5 in DC: Postgame

The Dodgers were on the brink of elimination, and they finally got to the Nationals bullpen to force a winner-take-all game 5 back in Nationals Park on Thursday. Joe Ross only lasted 2 2/3 innings as he was victimized by … Continue reading

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Gio leaves with the lead & the Nationals bullpen keeps it!

You wouldn’t know it from the final score that this was a 1 run game from the 5th inning until the top of the 9th inning. The Nationals take a 2-1 lead in the series in the best of 5 … Continue reading

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Nats win the must-win game! All tied up in the series at 1-1: Postgame

Baseball has redemption as Jose Lobaton went from the outhouse to the penthouse in consecutive at-bats. Lobaton with bases loaded and one out in the 2nd inning swung at the first pitch and bounced into a doubleplay as the ball went only … Continue reading

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Scherzer gets bombed giving up 4 & Espinosa leaves 6 on-base in 3 ABs (all K’s): Postgame

The Nationals lost this game 4-3, and now are in a must-win situation tomorrow with Tanner Roark pitching. If you knew Clayton Kershaw would struggle and give up 3 runs over only 5 innings, you would like the Nationals chances, … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Nationals on 95 wins and Max Scherzer on 20 wins: Postgame

Spencer Kieboom finishes the season with a 1.000 OBP and OPS, and he is among the many Nats like Wilson Ramos, Daniel Murphy, Trea Turner, Wilmer Difo, Brian Goodwin, Pedro Severino, Tanner Roark, Max Scherzer and Mark Melancon who finished … Continue reading

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Nats win behind Turner and Tanner and clinch HFA: Postgame

It was the Turner and Tanner show to secure the Nats 94th win. The Nationals actually secured home field advantage in the NLDS before the Nationals won this game due to the Dodgers loss earlier in the afternoon. The Nationals … Continue reading

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Sloppy play along with bullpen failures equals a loss: Postgame

The Nationals lost 7-4 and in the 4th inning the Nats took a 4 run deficit and tied the game up, but the Nats bullpen couldn’t keep it close while the Nats offense did nothing after the 4th inning. The … Continue reading

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Taking care of business. Nats win game #93: Postgame

For another game this week, Dusty Baker pieced together a line-up of regulars and September call-ups, and it turned into another Curly W! This was win number 93 on the season for the Nationals, and the Magic Number for the … Continue reading

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Nats lose 3-0 in rain shortened game: Postgame

Who would have thought Shelby Miller would be credited with a complete game shutout in a rain shortened game? Dusty Baker thought we would see the good Gio as he would pitching with some inspiration to honor his friend Jose … Continue reading

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