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Unfortunately more Game #5 Deja Vu as the Nats 2017 ends.

The Nationals lost this game #5 by a final score of 9-to-8 and at times this was as sloppy of a game as we have seen the Washington Nationals play. The Nationals led early by a score of 4-to-1 and … Continue reading

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Stephen Strasburg makes Game #5 possible with a shutout for the ages! Trea scores; MAT slams; Nats win 5-0

The Nationals have now forced a game #5 with this win tonight! The Hollywood scriptwriters out-did themselves with portraying the sick and frail Stephen Strasburg as the hero of this post-season. Strasburg has now thrown 14.0 innings with a 0.00 … Continue reading

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Dusty Baker loses the chess match but the moves needed weren’t that complicated.

In this game 3 loss to the Cubs, the Nats got beat technically by a bloop single in the 8th inning, but some simple moves were never made which included a strategic defensive change at the top of the 7th … Continue reading

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The #Nats shift momentum with a historic 5 run 8th; #Nats win #Nat win!!!!

Were you one of the believers or were you giving up on this team in the late innings? The Nationals looked lethargic on offense for 16 innings of this NLDS, and in the 17th inning of this NLDS with a … Continue reading

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Nats drop the opener; You won’t win a game if you can’t score even one run!

Brilliance on the mound by Stephen Strasburg tonight went statistically wasted. Stras had a no-hitter going into the 6th inning with 2-outs in a 0-to-0 game, but a simple error to start the inning raised the intensity level to High … Continue reading

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#Nats regular season finishes with 97 wins!

The main goal in this game was for the players to get their final work completed before the first game of the NLDS on Friday. Bryce Harper went 2-for-4 with a walk and looked like he had his timing in … Continue reading

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Max Scherzer exits in the 4th inning with a leg issue; Nats give one away!

First things first, Max Scherzer exited the game with some leg tightness in the 4th inning while throwing a shutout and a one-hitter. Scherzer did go for a precautionary MRI. Dusty Baker brought in AJ Cole who continued the shutout … Continue reading

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A Strasburg gem with Zim huge game leads to 97th win!

Stephen Strasburg went 7 2/3 scoreless innings and dominated in the first 4 2/3 innings where Stras was perfect. He had a 2-hitter for his outing and was pulled after walking 2 batters in the 8th inning. Strasburg finishes his … Continue reading

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Dusty betters last year with win #96 on a De Aza walk-off!

In a strange development, the previously always perfect Sean Doolittle was imperfect tonight in his first appearance after his birthday when he suffered a blown save. The good news is that Dooo kept it at a tie in the top … Continue reading

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Lucky 21 secures 95 for Dusty and 3 for Cole with that HR from MAT

The Nationals had good starting pitching from A.J. Cole to earn him his 3rd win of the season which also happens to be the team’s 95th win matching the season’s total from 2016. All the offense needed was that 2-run … Continue reading

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