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Bryce Harper (@bharper3407)
- Rick Ankiel wrote a book that is a must-read!
- Game #24 without Adam Eaton, #Nats must move forward
- #Nats lose Adam Eaton to an apparent leg injury; Lose game 7-5
- Game #23 The #Nats are back home; Mets in town for weekend series
- Half St. and other #Nats fans invaded Coors Field for an historic series!
- What is so different about this 2017 line-up? #Nats take top spot in MLB Power Rankings!
- The Nationals take a happy flight back to D.C. on the wings of a 9-1 road trip!
- Game #22 The last game of this road trip; Gio gets the finale in an Au Revoir to Denver;
- Blake Perkins pulled off the rare walk-off in both ends of a doubleheader!
- 5 Guys Boomers & Long Flies! #Nats
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Category Archives: Starters
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
You would never know it from the last week in the standings, but the Nationals 1-4 starting pitchers are all ranked by ERA in the Top 38 of the Major Leagues. They say if you are Top 30 in the … 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
There has been a lot of discussion lately about trading Gio. And many of those suggesting it do qualify that suggestion by saying that the Nats should first sign a Free Agent starter. In 2015, the Nationals had 9 different … Continue reading
Blockbuster trades make the headlines in sports, and the distinction for the biggest baseball trade of this off-season belongs to the Diamondbacks and the Braves. The Braves dangled Shelby Miller out there like a great angler does with his favorite … Continue reading
Mike Rizzo wrapped up his last few hours in Nashville to pull off a trade that needed to be done at some point this off-season. No, not Papelbon, it was Yunel Escobar who was traded from the Nats along with … Continue reading
Mike Rizzo has confirmed that he has extended an offer to Mike Leake who is perhaps the highest rated starter remaining next to his ex-Reds teammate Johnny Cueto. Leake just turned 28 years old a month ago, and slots as … Continue reading
The top of the 2016 Nats rotation sets up with Max Scherzer 2.79 Stephen Strasburg 3.46 Gio Gonzalez 3.79 The next 2 spots for the 2016 Nats rotation are written in pencil just in case an eraser is needed 4. … Continue reading
At the GM Meetings in Boca Raton, Mike Rizzo was asked about the starting rotation for the 2016 season and said, “I’m happy sliding Tanner and Joe in the rotation. With that said, you can never have enough good starting pitching.” … Continue reading
In a recent post Help me if you can, I’m feeling down….. , ManassasNatsFan asked this very interesting question: One thing I wish I could find the stats for is our batting average against relievers and runs per inning. Compared to … Continue reading