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- Scherzer struggled; Nats claw back to tie it from down 5-0; lose it in the end
- Game #95 Scherzer gets series opener in Arizona
- Adam Eaton takes his passion for cars to benefit cancer patients!
- A tip of the cap to Nationals draft pick Alex Meyer
- Game #94 Gio Gonzalez back in the AL West tonight!
- EJax 7 inning 2 run outing and a 4-4 for Bryce Harper; New bullpen gets the hold & save!
- Game #93 New teammate(s) will be part of this game in Anaheim tonight!
- Dusty wanted 20 games over .500; He got it today!
- Game #92 Stephen Strasburg has today; #Nats head to California to pick-up 3 new teammates!
- Mike Rizzo pulls off a blockbuster trade for Ryan Madson/Sean Doolittle
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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
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
For previous 18-gamers, click here. As the last 18 game set came to a close, the Nats had lost three straight to the Orioles. In the third loss, Daniel Murphy hit his first career grand slam in the 9th inning … Continue reading
For previous 18-gamers, click here. The last 18-game set conveniently concluded at the All Star break. As the baseball world’s attention turned to the mid-summer classic in San Diego, the Nats were 18 games over .500 and six games ahead … Continue reading
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
The story of this game was: BABIP (that favored the Marlins and hurt the Nats). Not great defense. And what appeared to be an uncharacteristically very bad game by Lance Barksdale. Probably need to retract this I want to clone … Continue reading
Tomorrow is the start of Spring Training, and when these 2016 Nats are fully assembled, they boast a group of major award winners. Bryce Harper is the reigning NL MVP and was the 2012 Rookie of the Year, Max Scherzer … Continue reading
Last December the Nats acquired four new relievers in rapid succession. I quickly read about each of them but remembered almost nothing as it was in the middle of the “You like that” craze. So with the Nats spring training … Continue reading
‘Twas the night of Christmas, when all through NatsTown, not a Free Agent was stirring, not even that Angelos [expletive deleted] clown. The stockings were hung by the lockers with care, in hopes that Blackmon or Span soon would be … Continue reading
Washington DC mixes business and politics all the time so why not the business of baseball? Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell who is a die-hard Nats fan gave his 2¢ when it came to Jonathan Papelbon (video below) as he … Continue reading