Author Archives: Stephen G. "Ghost" Mears

Game #157 Let’s try this doubleheader thing again! Part II

The all too familiar sight of the tarp on the field. See if you can follow what happened to today’s originally scheduled doubleheader. With the remnants of Hurricane Ian heading to Washington, D.C. they decided on Thursday to make today … Continue reading

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Game #157 Rain in the area from Hurricane Ian

The remnants of Hurricane Ian has arrived arrived in Washington D.C. as a slow and steady rain. Will the Washington Nationals be able to play this game tonight? The Nats dropped game #1 of this doubleheader this afternoon.

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Game #156 Hurricane Ian will ultimately determine this doubleheader!

Have the words “hurricane”, “spoiler”, and “doubleheader” been used in the same sentence before? Mother Nature has once again created damage and wreaked havoc on millions of people. Hurricane Ian pummeled the west coast of Florida with it’s target on … Continue reading

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Atonement for a sin is the beauty of baseball!

This is the Jewish holy week with the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur) next week. While we do not know CJ Abrams religious beliefs, he seemed to atone for his eighth inning sin of not running out a 66.7 mph … Continue reading

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Game #155 Josiah Gray on the mound for the last time in DC this season!

For the 23rd time this season, the Washington Nationals are in a salvage game in a series. The Nats are 11-11 in salvage games this year and looking to turn that to a dozen wins.  This is also the season’s … Continue reading

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Game #154 Playing for pride and a spot on the 2023 roster!

Getting to 100 losses seemed inevitable for the Washington Nationals and last night they reached that mark. Clearly not a good thing unless you consider a key draft pick in 2023 to be the best consolation prize. For the players … Continue reading

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The “B” word reared it’s ugly head last night.

The “B” word is defined as “losing a game by five or more runs”, and more commonly known as a BLOWOUT. For shortstop CJ Abrams, he had not been a part of one of those games until last night with … Continue reading

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Game #153 Atlanta in for a 3 game series

The big news of the day is that CJ Abrams has been moved up to the 2-spot in the batting order. Today’s lineup could be close to the 2023 Washington Nationals’ Opening Day lineup if you add back Keibert Ruiz … Continue reading

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Game #152 Two big numbers on the line today for the Nats!

The ignominious stats of the day are about what losing does. There are two big numbers on the line today for the Washington Nationals. The team is at 99 losses for the season, and they want to avoid their 100th … Continue reading

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Game #151 Facing Sandy Alcantara again!

The Washington Nationals have only missed Sandy Alcantara once this season in their series matchups with the Miami Marlins. Today will be the fifth and final time for 2022 that the Nats will have to face the Cy Young hopeful.

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