Major League Baseball is opening up their video library to all with key games on YouTube and the MLB app!

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Every 2018 and 2019 MLB game is now unlocked on the MLB.TV channel and their MLB app! Free to all for a limited time of course. You can watch all 105 wins from the Nats magical 2019 World Series run from Trea Turner‘s walk-off to Howie Kendrick‘s World Series clanker off of the Minute Maid Stadium foul pole. On YouTube, they have gone back a little further to 2014 through 2017 for some of the most memorable individual performances in Nats history including the three no-hitters and Max Scherzer‘s 20 K game. Interestingly, Wilson Ramos caught all four of those historic games. 

Here are the YouTube games available:

A memorable season finale (Sept. 28, 2014): On the final day of the regular season, Jordan Zimmermann throws a no-hitter against the Marlins, with left fielder Steven Souza making an acrobatic catch for the game’s dramatic final out on a line drive off the bat of Christian Yelich.

Max is almost perfect (June 20, 2015): Max Scherzer retires the first 26 Pirates he faced before hitting Jose Tabata with two strikes and two outs in the ninth. But he still completed the no-hitter a batter later.

Scherzer’s second no-hitter (Oct. 3, 2015): In the second game of a doubleheader on a brisk day and night in Flushing, Max Scherzer tosses his second no-hitter of the 2015 season, striking out 17 Mets batters and allowing just one baserunner, on an error.

20 K’s for Scherzer (May 11, 2016): Max Scherzer becomes just the fifth pitcher to strike out 20 batters in a nine-inning game.

Rendon makes history (April 30, 2017): Anthony Rendon goes 6-for-6 with three home runs and 10 RBIs against the Mets, becoming just the second player in history to have a game that included six hits, three home runs and 10 RBIs.

Of course, if you want something a bit off the beaten path you can watch the official World Series documentary which is still available for purchase Blu-Ray DVD and narrated by NBC “Today” anchor Craig Melvin who spent years in Washington, D.C. The 2019 World Series was loaded with surprises, comebacks, superstars, and a few new records. Home field advantage belonged to the 105-win Houston Astros, who were looking to take back a title they had won in 2017. The white-hot Washington Nationals were fighting for the first championship in franchise history. The Washington Nationals beat the Houston Astros in a most unpredictable Fall Classic, winning Game 7 with one last rally in a season full of rallies. For the first time in MLB history, the road team won all seven games in the World Series.  If you want the collector’s edition that has the DVDs of all 7 games of the World Series they are still available on this link.

These Nationals began their season on the brink, starting 19-31 before shifting into high gear with a baseball-best record of 74-38 down the stretch. Manager Dave Martinez battled a health scare while leading a roster balanced with experience and youthfulness that was tweaked for October by Mike Rizzo, General Manager & President of Baseball Operations. The National League Wild Card game and NLDS looked much like the regular season for the Nationals – down early, but coming back to win elimination games. Then they swept the surprising but outmatched St. Louis Cardinals in the NLCS to setup a showdown with the Astros. Willie Mays World Series MVP Stephen StrasburgMax Scherzer, and Patrick Corbin combined to win all four games played on the road. Superstars Anthony Rendon and Juan Soto delivered crushing blows throughout the series. Big plays and even bigger hits continuously poured in from veterans Kurt SuzukiAdam EatonHowie Kendrick, and Nationals first-ever draft pick Ryan Zimmerman, who helped return Major League Baseball to Washington, D.C. in 2005. Fight finished.

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