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Trea Turner predictions for tonight!

For those who are into minuscule sample sizes, there are many who are concerned about Trea Turner and four games of progress. His BABIP will turn around as it is at .182 right now, and Trea is every bit of … Continue reading

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#Nats win 7-6 and survive 6 unanswered runs by the Phillies

The Washington Nationals improve to 3-1, and this game they held on to win 7-6 as Max Scherzer got the win and Koda Glover the well earned Hold and Blake Treinen survived the 9th inning after pitching in his third … Continue reading

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Game #4: It’s Opening Day in Philadelphia; Max Scherzer and Vince Velasquez square off

It is Opening Day in the City of Brotherly Love which always seems ironic for a city that will boo their own players for the slightest infractions. The Nationals play the Phillies this weekend in a three-game series with Max … Continue reading

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Nats win 2-of-3 of the opening series; lose the finale in the bullpen

The Nationals lose a tough game in 10 innings. The Nationals were 1-for-9 with runners-in-scoring-position tonight in a game delayed by two rain storms, but the Nationals still held a 2-0 lead into the 8th inning. Gio Gonzalez went 6 … Continue reading

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Roark rebounds; Ball bounces right for #Nats; Defense solid again!

Tanner Roark struggled through the first inning giving up 2-runs, but then followed that with 5 innings of shutout baseball en route to earning the win while running his pitch count to 97 pitches tonight in 6 full innings. The … Continue reading

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Winter’s Dream For A Baseball Fan

In our minds is an image that has been nurtured by the cold, dark evenings of an interminable winter.  Our young men bound out of the dugout wearing bridal veil white uniforms into the blinding sunshine set against impossibly green … Continue reading

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Opening Day for some teams is on Sunday; The new MLB rule changes

As I’m sure y’all have heard, MLB officially announced the 2017 rule changes. This is the next step in commissioner Rob Manfred’s never ending quest to reduce dead time and increase action in games. MLB & the MLBPA today jointly … Continue reading

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The Cy Young vs. The Heisman; Nats travel to Port St. Lucie; One week until Opening Day

Cy Young was a great baseball pitcher and John Heisman was a pitcher himself growing up. They grew up near each other in rural Ohio. Cy Young was two years older. Heisman played all the sports growing up and preferred … Continue reading

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What Does Statcast’s New Catch Probability Metric Tell Us About the Washington Nationals?

  The acquisition of Adam Eaton in the Washington outfield will provide a new look in 2017. Will he help last year’s below average defense? I helped introduce MLBAM & Statcast’s new Catch Probability metric at RO Baseball on Friday. Take … Continue reading

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Team USA and Team Colombia Murphy, Roark, and Solano

Four three Nats are part of tonight’s WBC opener of Team USA and Team Colombia. There will either be two happy Nats and two unhappy Nats after this one depending on who wins. Daniel Murphy and Tanner Roark are with … Continue reading

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