Author Archives: Stephen G. "Ghost" Mears

Game #114 Juan Soto in the visitor’s dugout

This kind of stings seeing Juan Soto in Nationals Park wearing the other team’s jersey. We always new it was a possibility, and now it is reality. It is what it is, and the Washington Nationals are not fighting for … Continue reading

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Defense matters…did you know it was this bad?

Defense. Defense. Defense. A great defense behind a pitcher will certainly make a difference. With the season 70 percent complete, the sample sizes are large enough to look into how the Washington Nationals rank.

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Game #113 Win a series?

The Washington Nationals stopped their six game losing streak last night with a spirited come-from-behind win. Now the Nats have a chance with a win today to take this series against the Chicago Cubs today.

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Game #112 Espino to the mound for the Nats

Where have you heard this before, the Washington Nationals need a great start tonight. They will face Marcus Stroman of the Chicago Cubs. The Nats have now dropped six in a row and desperately need a win.

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Game #111 Anibal Sanchez gets his chance as the stopper!

These losing streaks have just been too commonplace, but hey, the Padres with Juan Soto haven’t won since he got there either. The Washington Nationals will give Anibal Sanchez the start tonight in Wrigley Field in Chicago.

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Game #110 Nats trying to avoid the dreaded 4-game sweep!

It did not matter that Bryce Harper has been on the IL for over a month and missed this series with a broken thumb. The Phillies have smashed the Washington Nationals’ starting pitching in the first three games of this … Continue reading

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Game #109 Corbin for the 65th time since the World Series!

Since Patrick Corbin earned the win as the relief pitcher in Game 7 of the 2019 World Series, we will see the lefty in his 65th consecutive start with no appearances out of the bullpen. From the 2020 forward, Corbin … Continue reading

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Game #108 Josiah Gray’s Friday Night Lights

Rain was the issue last night for the rare 4½ inning final. The Nats were a few feet from tying the game before the skies opened up, and it certainly seems like that is the story of the season in … Continue reading

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Game #107 Nats in Philadelphia with a Voit to fill!

The Washington Nationals cut Alcides Escobar last night to make room for Luke Voit who the team got as the sixth player from the San Diego Padres in their blockbuster deal this week.

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Game #106 Mike Rizzo had a lot to say on the radio

What a win last night. Who would have thunk that Cory Abbott could beat Jacob deGrom. Without Juan Soto and Josh Bell, it was Joey Meneses and Luis Garcia stepping up along with Abbott and most of the Nats bullpen … Continue reading

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