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Nats get shutout 2-0 in an almost lifeless effort

It is like the annual letdown on the Sunday game after the Dream Foundation Gala. Whatever happens, it is year after year that the team falls flat and lack energy on the game after the Gala. Today, the Nationals got … Continue reading

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Game #64 Season finale with the SF Giants; It’s Scherz-Day

Rumor has it that Max Scherzer wanted to party-all-night with Alexander Ovechkin, but Mad Max of course thought better of it as he had to work today. Scherzer is scheduled to pitch this afternoon for the Nats in the season … Continue reading

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Brandon Kintzler dodges a bullet; MRI reveals just a Grade 1 forearm strain

For Brandon Kintzler, pitching is a gift after he sustained a labrum tear early in his career. For most pitchers, a labrum tear is the kiss of death for a baseball career. Kintzler paid his dues coming back from the … Continue reading

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Game #60 It’s Max Scherzer day at Nationals Park

When Max Scherzer pitches in Nationals Park this season, he has a 1.77 ERA and a WHIP of 0.673 with a 14.4 K/9 rate.  Scherzer hopes to continue that dominance and today must face the catcher who was his battery-mate … Continue reading

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12 Things to Discuss about the #Nats

A dozen thoughts for a Monday morning: 1) Keep in mind: You are never as bad as you appear to be when things are going poorly but you are never as good as things appear to be when things are … Continue reading

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Game #42 Playing with house money on Mother’s Day

When the Washington Nationals opened this 4-game series with the Arizona Diamnondbacks, there was a precedent set in that the Diamondbacks had not lost a series all season. Winning two games of the four games in this series would not … Continue reading

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Game #41 with a Saturday in the park…And I’ve been waiting such a long time!

What a difference a week makes or in this case two weeks when the Arizona Diamondbacks rolled into Washington D.C. and pushed the Nationals further into the abyss and a season’s worst 5-games under .500. Some of you remember that … Continue reading

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Forming and Storming

Baseball teams are often misconstrued as collections of pieces and parts.  Were one to be constructing a fantasy roster this is all well and fine.  But, the fact is that real rosters are assemblages of humans.  They, in concert with … Continue reading

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Game #39 Nats have 4-game set in Arizona; Soto promoted again!

The Nationals season series against the Diamondbacks will wrap-up this weekend, and there is a good chance the next times these two teams could see each other is in October if both teams advance to the post-season. The Diamondbacks currently … Continue reading

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Victor Who?

By now, you may have heard about Juan Soto. But if you haven’t you may be F.P. Santangelo, here’s a quick summary: Believe the hype.

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