Category Archives: Roster

Bryce Harper celebrates Father’s Day in style honoring his dad Ron Harper!

For several years now, Major League baseball has been honoring fathers on Father’s Day with special apparel like the baby-blue caps and the blue ribbons attached to the jerseys. Bryce Harper has “POPS” tattooed on the inside of his right … Continue reading

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Max Scherzer is the complete ballplayer

With two outs in an inning, you are taught as a baserunner to run on contact. Max Scherzer is a complete baseball player, and he knew about running on contact with two outs. When Wilmer Difo connected in the 14th … Continue reading

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3rd 18*-gamer: A Breakout Set, Even With an Asterisk

Click here for links to previous 18-gamers. When the umps stopped the Nats’ first scheduled game against the Yankees on May 15 because of rain, little did they know what havoc they had wreaked on my 18-gamer. With the score … Continue reading

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And the envelope: The Nats best clutch hitter is….Max Scherzer!

For a batter to hit just every five days, you would expect they would get a little rusty. For Max Scherzer, he has found his groove. While his sample size is very small, his batting average is impressive especially with … Continue reading

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Trea Turner breaks-out and tops of all shortstops and #Nats players

While the media has not mentioned this, we will make note that Trea Turner according to Fangraph’s WAR is the top shortstop in the National League as well as the top positional player for the Washington Nationals as the “Nationals … Continue reading

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2nd 18 gamer: A Tale of Two Streaks

Click here for links to previous 18-gamers. When last we left the Nats, they had just escaped the first 18 games of the season with a 9-9 record by winning the first two games of a series against the then-division … Continue reading

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Bryce Harper Field will be a standing symbol of youth baseball in Washington, D.C.

Bryce Harper Field was officially dedicated on Saturday morning and will serve as a lasting symbol of youth baseball thanks to DC Parks, the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation, and Bryce and Kayla Harper’s own contributions. The field is situated in … Continue reading

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The Bryce Harper conundrum

2018 is not yet through the month of April, but as anticipated, Bryce Harper is already the story which is dominating Washington Nationals news. The volume of Harper news will only pick up as we move through the summer months … Continue reading

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First 18-gamer of 2018: Happy to escape at 9-9

 Lots of us would rather just forget the beginning of this season, so I’m almost reluctant to bring back the 18-gamers.  But here we are – exactly 1/9th of the way through the season, so it’s time to take … Continue reading

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Almost all of the #Nats non-roster invitees are gone!

The Washington Nationals have cut their list of non-roster invitees down from an original 21 to two (one of whom wasn’t even originally part of that list!) with a series of moves today meant to streamline their slate of players … Continue reading

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