Author Archives: Stephen G. "Ghost" Mears

Game #68 History on the line

The Washington Nationals just notched a 5-game winning streak last night for the first time since June 24 of 2021. They managed that by skipping Patrick Corbin‘s scheduled start on Tuesday as the team took advantage of Monday’s day-off. Now, … Continue reading

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Game #67 Nats trying to keep the momentum going forward!

The Washington Nationals just completed a 17 consecutive game marathon on Sunday. They brought forward some momentum to Detroit and won last night to push the Nats winning streak to 4-games which tied their best mark of the season. With … Continue reading

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The Nats need a 1st baseman today; Think outside the box!

Last night, manager Dave Martinez confirmed that his first baseman, Joey Gallo, pulled his hamstring, and the team would need to get a player to Detroit. Just as Gallo finally started hitting the past 16-games at a .262 pace and … Continue reading

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Game #66 Nats will try to keep it going!

The Washington Nationals just completed a 17-game consecutive game marathon. They could have given their five starting pitchers an extra rest day — but instead they decided to skip Patrick Corbin‘s turn in the rotation, and will keep the other … Continue reading

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Nats go from a losing streak to a winning streak!

The Washington Nationals just did a complete 180° turn this week from a 4-game losing streak to a 3-game winning streak. That just reinforces that you’re never as bad as you look when you’re losing, and as good as you … Continue reading

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Game #65 A battle of call-ups this week

The Washington Nationals will have DJ Herz on the mound for his second career start after his debut five days ago. The Braves will have an MLB debut for their top pitching prospect, 22-year-old right-hander, Hurston Waldrep. He was drafted … Continue reading

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Game #64 Nats have 99 games remaining

The Washington Nationals stopped their losing streak and got their fifth one-run win of the season last night. This team continues to get some great starting pitching, and last night it was Jake Irvin leading the way.

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Game #63 The Nats need a stopper and more offense

The Washington Nationals are now tailspinning from a 4-game losing streak. When they had a no-hitter through five innings from Mitchell Parker, and a 2-0 lead going into the 7th inning — they gave the game away last night. We … Continue reading

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Mitchell Parker’s analytics tell an even better story

Here is the thing, Mitchell Parker could easily be 9-0 if his team gave him run support. Here’s a pitcher who set a Nationals’ record from the start of a career to go 10 starts without giving up more than … Continue reading

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Game #62 The rookie needs to be the stopper

The Washington Nationals need a stopper, and tonight’s game will put Mitchell Parker on the mound against former Nat, Reynaldo Lopez, in a game the Nationals desperately need to win. The Braves have their best four starters going in this … Continue reading

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