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The postseason snapshot as all of the top-3 Wild Card teams lost on Wednesday

With 11-games remaining on the regular season schedule, the Nationals postseason picture is solely focused on a Wild Card spot. The game is set for Tuesday, October 1st and televised on TBS. The Washington Nationals are now at an 83-68 … Continue reading

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Game #151 The hometown Scherzer in a key start!

When Max Scherzer was born in St. Louis in 1984, the Cardinals were two years removed from a World Series win. As Scherzer grew up in the area, the Cardinals went through those gut-punch years of 8 exits from the … Continue reading

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A familiar formula for a win with a Corbin good start and Howie/Victor clutch!

The Nats desperately needed a win tonight, and Patrick Corbin delivered a 6.0 inning no earnie performance although two errors brought in two runs on two-out plays that were booted. Howie Kendrick paced the offense and was a double shy … Continue reading

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Game #150 Patrick Corbin has a score to settle!

There are all of the baseball clich├ęs of taking it one game at a time. Literally taken, that is how a team has to do it. You cannot start a winning streak until you win that first game. Patrick Corbin … Continue reading

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A familiar ending: A bullpen loss

Even Cardinal fans were nervous as their home stadium was eerily quiet as they have seen their team lose too many games recently via some pitching incompetence, but the Nationals showed them that they can blow games too. This time … Continue reading

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Game #149 A much different Nats team will face the Cardinals this time!

As a person, you have to love Nationals’ manager Dave Martinez, and while he has his critics, the respect starts for Martinez as to who he is. Yesterday afternoon, he left the dugout and was taken to the hospital with … Continue reading

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The postseason snapshot updated for the Wild Card race!

With 14-games remaining on the regular season schedule, the Nationals postseason picture is focused on the first Wild Card spot which would come with the coveted home field advantage. The game is set for Tuesday, October 1st and televised on … Continue reading

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The Nats finish their season series with the Braves on a high note!

This was a game that the Washington Nationals really needed to win, and Anibal Sanchez and Howie Kendrick delivered for this team in a big way. The Nats shutout the Braves 7-0 after Sanchez went 7.0 scoreless innings. On the … Continue reading

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Game #148 The Nats are out of balance

For weeks this team has been out of balance; starting pitching, the offense, and the bullpen have rarely been clicking together. Yesterday, the Nationals got 5 2/3 innings from spot starter Austin Voth, and he departed with a 1-0 lead. … Continue reading

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Game #147 Austin Voth has a tall order for today!

This is one of those games that the Washington Nationals find themselves as underdogs on the betting lines, and it is understandable as the Nats have the inexperienced Austin Voth starting today. Last night the Braves clinched the season series … Continue reading

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