Category Archives: Roster

4th 18-gamer: Fits and Starts

For previous 18 gamers, click here. The fourth 18-game set was the worst of the Nats’ season so far, 9-9. As regular readers of these 18-gamers know, averaging 10-8 in the nine sets in the season gets you 90 wins, … Continue reading

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Nats win scoring 10 runs with Zim back; Bullpen with no runs given up!

This game took a turn for the worse from a 3-2 Nats lead in the 6th inning. The top of the 6th inning finished with a 5-3 deficit and Ross departed with 5 2/3 innings in the books. Ross wasn’t … Continue reading

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Nats News & Notes| The Draft, The Bullpen, Ryan Zimmerman

THE DRAFT Today is the first day of the 2017 MLB amateur draft. The Nationals first pick is at number 25 which some believe never gets you top talent. Au contraire, Mike Trout was a 25th overall pick and so … Continue reading

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P-Nats star Victor Robles: Better than advertised!

Victor Robles is a young man with immense talent and potential on the baseball field, and a man of few words off of it. We had the chance to sit down with him prior to the Potomac Nationals game on … Continue reading

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3rd 18-gamer: A Tale of Two Aces

For links to previous 18-gamers, click here. You will recall that in the second 18-game set this season the Nats managed a 10-8 record despite some pitching woes, because their hitters continued to be on fire. The third set of 18 … Continue reading

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A Night with the P-Nats and Top Prospect Victor Robles and Manager Tripp Keister

Last night was the perfect opportunity to see Joan Baez pitch for the Potomac Nationals at Pfitzner Stadium in Woodbridge, Virginia. Baez worked at a good pace and turned in a good outing and worked himself out of some jams … Continue reading

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2nd 18-gamer: The Bats Bail Out the Arms

For links to previous 18-gamers, click here. Following up their hot 13-5 start, the Nats logged a respectable 10-8 in the second 18 game set. Their 23-13 record after the first two sets is exactly the same as the record … Continue reading

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A Night at the Park:  ZiMS Foundation

A Night at the Park:  the rain held off until after we got inside, and then waited until after we got back to the garage.     Yes, the lighting in that part of the club made the cake look … Continue reading

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What can’t Trea Turner do?

“There’s Only One Thing In Life You Can Control: Your Own Effort,” said Mark Cuban the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks and Shark Tank star. See it and weep we would say to every coach, scout, evaluator, and analyst … Continue reading

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And they’re back! First 18-gamer of 2017 #Nats

My 18-game posts have a long and sordid history.  For those who are new to this rodeo, check out the first few paragraphs of last year’s first 18-gamer for an explanation of what these posts are all about.  And for links to … Continue reading

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