Author Archives: Stephen G. "Ghost" Mears

Stephen Strasburg pitches the best game for the Nats in 2019; Zim/Dozier provide the offense!

The Nationals needed a salvage win today to avoid being swept and that would take a good pitching performance from Stephen Strasburg. Both were accomplished and Strasburg did not have a good pitching performance — he had a great pitching performance. … Continue reading

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Game #20 Nats can only hope to salvage this series against the Marlins

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Game #19 Nationals want to get going with Max Scherzer!

The Nationals have their ace of aces pitching this evening in Miami in the second game of this series. With Max Scherzer on the mound, Nats fans can usually feel good about things, but this year even with Scherzer pitching … Continue reading

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Around the ballpark happenings with the opening of Walter’s Sports Bar & Homewood Suites baseball packages!

The ballpark district in the Navy Yard boasts so many fine bars, restaurants, and hotels that we have talked about, but if you consider the experience — you have to check out the newly opened Walter’s Sports Bar and the once-in-a-lifetime Nats … Continue reading

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The Nats had their chances and suffer another one-run loss!

When you go 1-for-7 in RISP spots, that is not a good sign for the Nationals who entered the game batting a very strong .299 on the season in those situations. But the real golden opportunity is when you have … Continue reading

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Game #18 First series this season with the Marlins brings new hope!

If you have been to Marlins Park before, you might not recognize it now as it has been through some major renovations beyond the outfield walls. That should please those who constantly complained about the animatronic “home run” sculpture which was … Continue reading

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Corbin’s gem secures another series win and move above .500!

Today, Patrick Corbin’s 7 2/3 innings of near perfection was enough to coverup for the little things that were not executed by his offense. Corbin pitched a 2-hitter of one-run baseball and was relieved by Kyle Barraclough who had to … Continue reading

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Game #17 Nats have Corbin on a warm April day in the rubber game in this series!

The Nationals have won two of their previous three series and have a chance to win another series in this afternoon’s game at Nationals Park with the San Francisco Giants. On this “getaway day” both teams are pitching lefties which … Continue reading

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New lineup sparks big offense! Bullpen makes it interesting in the end!

The outfield did it tonight with their bats, gloves and arms to get the Nats going tonight as the team returned to .500 on the season at 8-and-8 in what should have been considered a trouncing of the Giants and … Continue reading

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Game #16 Nats now look to get back to .500

With last night’s loss, the Nationals fell a game below .500 as they watched manager Dave Martinez get ejected for the first time this season. With Chip Hale given the keys to the kingdom he made several moves that worked … Continue reading

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