Category Archives: Scherzer

Max Scherzer makes his Grapefruit League debut; Roark stars in the WBC; Zimmerman is in a groove

What an exciting 24 hours in Nats camp! Team USA is heading to the WBC finals which was all made possible by a four-inning shut-out performance by the Washington Nationals’ own Tanner Roark! Roark spun a 2-hit gem while throwing … Continue reading

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Scherzer throws his 3 finger fastballs to his battery mate Wieters

Max Scherzer is still nursing that injured knuckle as he recovers from a hairline fracture suffered last season. Scherzer decided that a three-finger grip would eliminate the pain, and he has been perfecting this new grip which he debuted in … Continue reading

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Two years ago today, the #Nats shocked the baseball world!

It was exactly two years ago today when the Washington Nationals shocked the baseball world signing free agent Max Scherzer to the largest deal in Nationals’ history. The deal was for seven years and $210 million with deferred dollars. The … Continue reading

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What to make of Max Scherzer’s knuckle

The Nationals released some news that Max Scherzer has a stress fracture in his knuckle of his ring finger on his throwing hand. Scherzer took to Twitter and wrote the following: pic.twitter.com/PoT98HPni0 — Max Scherzer (@Max_Scherzer) January 9, 2017 The … Continue reading

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Win, Place or Show. #Nats are finalists in MVP/Cy Young/ROY/MOY

The 2016 Nationals are the first National League team in twenty-one years to have finalists in all four awards categories of the BBWAA Awards that include the NL Most Valuable Player with Daniel Murphy, the NL Cy Young Award with … Continue reading

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8th 18-gamer: Feasting on the NL East and Tuning Up for the NLDS

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

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7th 18-gamer: Up and Down, but Reason for Hope

For previous 18-gamers, click here. After the Nats’ third straight loss to the O’s on Wednesday night, if you asked just about any fan about how the last 18 games have gone, the answer would likely have been “not very … Continue reading

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6th 18-gamer: With Just 54 Games to Go, Things are Still Looking Up

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

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Nats sweep the Mets and Murphy and Scherzer were a 2-man show tonight!: Postgame

The Nats now have a 4 game winning streak and lead the Mets by 6 games in the NL East standings. Daniel Murphy had 3 RBIs from 2 HRs tonight and has now tied his career high in home runs. … Continue reading

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It’s time for the third 18-gamer so we’re a third through the season

When we left the Nats after game 36, they were 23-13, having followed a scorching 14-4 start by going 9-9 in their next 18 games. But .500 didn’t look too bad considering the tough opposition they faced (Cardinals, Royals, Cubs, … Continue reading

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