Author Archives: Stephen G. "Ghost" Mears

Game #72 Third time is the charm if Mother Nature cooperates!

We hope today that Mother Nature cooperates as the Nationals will try to get a doubleheader in today. The weather forecast looks dicey once again with terms like “isolated thunderstorms” and “scattered thunderstorms”. Right now Weather.com has  a 35% chance of … Continue reading

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Game #72 (Weather permitting) They will try to get in Game 1 of 4 in this series tonight!

When Mother Nature changes course, look out. Last night’s weather never allowed for a window to play the game after a change in the weather patterns. Last night’s starters of Patrick Corbin and the right-handed Jake Arrieta who were scheduled for last night … Continue reading

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Rain — rotation — roster; The Nats have to make moves due to the rain

Last month’s rain set the wettest year in Washington D.C.’s history at over 71 inches of precipitation, and the wet stuff continues like we saw with the inconvenient rains of 2018 that have returned and wreaking havoc on the Washington … Continue reading

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Game #72 It’s time; Corbin must lead his team!

When the Nationals ownership group greenlighted $140 million in the off-season to sign the top free agent pitcher, Patrick Corbin‘s deal was finalized by general manager Mike Rizzo in what was a surprise to many who were convinced he was … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day to the Nats!

The Nats won this game in a laugher to even the series 2-2 as Anibal Sanchez delivered on the mound and Matt Adams with the bat. Adams crush two homers and finished with 7 RBIs for nearly half the team’s … Continue reading

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Game #71 Father’s Day has a different meaning for today’s starter Aníbal Sánchez

  Baseball as we saw in the movie “Field of Dreams” brings many fathers together with their children, sons and daughters. Today, we celebrate fathers and father figures in our lives. For the Nationals, Anibal Sanchez will take the mound … Continue reading

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A Strasburg stinker sinks the ship!

The matchup today looked like a “lock” for the Nationals with Stephen Strasburg going up against rookie Taylor Clarke who had an ERA over 5.00. There is a reason they play the games as Clarke out-pitched Strasburg in this one … Continue reading

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Game #70 Stephen Strasburg versus the long-time Nats fan

Baseball proves so often that great pitching beats a hot hitting team, and Max Scherzer did that last night and Stephen Strasburg hopes to follow Scherzer’s lead in today’s game. Stras is having a solid season, and the team has … Continue reading

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Max Scherzer is the stopper and delivers the win!

The Washington Nationals needed to end a 2-game skid, and Max Scherzer delivered with a 7-inning 2-run performance that finished with one in the “W” column. Scherzer exited with a 5-2 lead, and his offense gave him two more runs … Continue reading

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Game #69 Max Scherzer enters as the stopper!

Yesterday, the Nationals just lost another opening game to a series where their record is 7-16 (.304 winning percentage) in those first games of new series. That is much improved from where it was a month ago. But today a … Continue reading

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