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- The small things added up to the difference as Nats score 4 in the 9th and lose 5-4
- Game #76 Gio Gonzalez has a great opportunity to impress Joe Maddon as an All-Star
- Nats couldn’t dig out of 1st inning hole
- Game #75 Tanner Roark must get back on track
- An 18-3 blow-out as Trea Turner and Michael Taylor combine for 9 hits, 8 runs, & 5 RBIs
- Game #74 Afternoon baseball with a new CF
- #Nats walk-off saves the team amidst some questionable decisions
- Game #73 Nationals must get back to consistency, but roster is still a moving target!
- 4th 18-gamer: Fits and Starts
- The Day After: What Dusty said about the no-not!
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Category Archives: Giolito
Fortuitously for your faithful contributor who needed a little more time to pull together a post, the Nats 90th game of the season was last Sunday, with five days before the next game. So this 5th 18-gamer of the year … Continue reading
Lucas Giolito and Bartolo Colon are two pitchers from different generations with much in common Nats/Mets
A week from today, Lucas Giolito will no longer be a 21-year-old as he celebrates a new birthday during the All-Star break. Bartolo Colon turned 43-years-old about six weeks ago. As Lucas Giolito‘s mother Linsday was in labor to give … Continue reading
Secrets are hard to keep on the big news, and the Nationals players found out on Sunday in Milwaukee that Lucas Giolito was going to be called up, and TalkNats reported that news also on Sunday on this blog and … Continue reading
The news everyone was waiting for was the Lucas Giolito call-up news which we broke yesterday and was confirmed this afternoon. Giolito will start tomorrow in place of Stephen Strasburg who was officially placed on the DL today and back-dated … Continue reading
Official: Nats sign Strasburg to a 7 year extension. The Future Of The Nationals Rotation: Giolito, Gio Gonzalez, Ross, Roark, Scherzer, Strasburg, Voth
It’s official! Stephen Strasburg will be a Washington National for the foreseeable future. Timing is not always everything. How strange to leak the news of a Stephen Strasburg extension during the middle innings of last night’s game? This is huge … Continue reading
Part II: Around the #Nats Minor Leagues: Firsthand look at Giolito, Fedde, Lopez, Stevenson, and more!
If you have been watching Nationals baseball for a while, you have seen Trea Turner (Top Prospect #2), Wilmer Difo (Top Prospect #6), A.J. Cole (Top Prospect #7), and Pedro Severino (Top Prospect #7) in regular season games for the … Continue reading
Today we get Gio Gonzalez pitching in the friendly confines of Nats Park against the Twins and Kyle Gibson for a scheduled 7:05pm first pitch. Weather could be a factor today we have been told and of note the Harrisburg … Continue reading
The Nationals game scheduled for today was cancelled. Advantage to the Nationals who are playing short-handed without tablesetter Ben Revere and MLB rules also allow for a 26th player to be added to one of the doubleheader games which is … Continue reading
Some General Managers are more creative than others. When the Stephen Strasburg shutdown was announced in 2012, the plan seemingly lacked creativity. Stephen Strasburg pitched Opening Day on April 5th and pitched his turn in the rotation each time until … Continue reading
Life is about adjustments. And sometimes, you just get very lucky and draw to that inside straight. So after a good night’s sleep and a morning workout, we had planned an afternoon visit to minor league camp to check out … Continue reading