Author Archives: Stephen G. "Ghost" Mears

The Nats bounceback to claim this series with 16-runs scored!

The Nationals offense stepped on the gas pedal and did not let up in this game in which they scored 16-runs on 19-hits which also included eight home runs. The starting outfield trio of Juan Soto, Adam Eaton, and Victor … Continue reading

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Game #123 Will the #Nats see the Brewers again this year? Doolittle to the 10-day IL

After this game, the Nationals have just 39 games remaining, and while this will be the last game the Nationals will face the Brewers within the 162-game regular season, it might not be the last time they see each other … Continue reading

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The Nationals came back from 5 down, 3 down, 1 down, 1 down and then fell 1 run short in the 14th

Sometimes the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results, and the Nationals once again had a three run lead in the 9th inning like they did eight days ago and five days … Continue reading

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Game #122 It is Anibal Sanchez’s turn to follow the leader!

For Nationals manager Dave Martinez, he believes in the one game at a time approach which sounds cliché, however it makes sense to focus on the task at hand and not look too far ahead. In the starting rotation, Anibal … Continue reading

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Saying “Good to go” should not be enough to pitch Sean Doolittle

Last night, Nationals’ closer Sean Doolittle was back on the mound — again — and he once again caused Nats fans to reach for Zestril, Maalox, and bourbon after he walked the Brewers lead-off hitter on four pitches — none of which were … Continue reading

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Exceptional pitching and Turner scores 2-runs from Rendon RISP magic!

This was one of those signature wins from the Nats who only had 3-hits and no home runs yet they scored the only two runs they needed to win this one behind some small ball along with some exceptional pitching … Continue reading

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Game #121 Corbin gets the start to this weekend series against the Brewers!

After a well-deserved Thursday of rest, the Washington Nationals are back to the field today to start a three game weekend series against the Milwaukee Brewers. The home team will send Patrick Corbin to the mound, and the visitors have … Continue reading

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The analysis of the postseason picture for the Washington Nationals

There is no team that has mathematically clinched a playoff spot including the Los Angeles Dodgers who are an absolute lock statistically, and the Atlanta Braves have put themselves in an enviable spot that all they need to do is … Continue reading

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A 4-inning pitcher’s duel turns into a bloodbath as Nats score 10 in the 5th for the win!

This game had the look of a classic pitcher’s duel between Stephen Strasburg and Trevor Bauer as they went to the bottom of the fifth inning in a 1-1 game. Both runs were scored without a hit, and this game … Continue reading

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Game #120 Strasburg closes out this series

How quickly things change in baseball. On Saturday, many Nats fans were on the ledge after two consecutive losses to the Mets and facing reigning Cy Young winner Jacob deGrom this next day with the possibility of being behind the … Continue reading

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