Author Archives: Stephen G. "Ghost" Mears

A week of roster moves for the #Nats is on the agenda!

Fifteen days go by quickly as the season reaches that mark on Friday and as such rosters by rule must be pared down to 28-players from the current thirty unless MLB agrees to continue with the larger rosters which seems … Continue reading

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Juan Soto was none too pleased about the “fake positive”

The 21-year-old is known to be the nicest young man until you cross a line. He is a person of faith, and that was tested in his two separate stints in self-isolation due to COVID concerns. In total, Juan Soto … Continue reading

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The Nationals current/future schedule has been directly affected by the Marlins COVID outbreak!

The numbers are staggering on the COVID-19 outbreak within the Marlins organization. Over half of their current roster has reportedly tested positive for COVID, and instead of utilizing players from their Alternate Training Site, MLB has instead just postponed games. … Continue reading

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If Howie Kendrick didn’t hurt his back, Kieboom’s groin wouldn’t have magically healed!

When Howie Kendrick was suddenly scratched from Wednesday’s lineup with upper back stiffness, Carter Kieboom’s groin mysteriously healed simultaneously, and he was inserted into the lineup. Yes, the groin they said kept him from moving laterally was healed. It had … Continue reading

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Nats are perfect on the road going back to Game 2 of the NLDS 10-0

If Starlin Castro was the star today for the Nationals offense, then Carter Kieboom has to be the second star, and Michael A. Taylor gets the third star. All of the pitchers had their moments today from Erick Fedde to … Continue reading

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Game #7 finale of Blue Jays and Nats as Ryu and Fedde square off!

The Nats will be the road team again in this series of four games became played as a home/road series in Nationals Park. The Nats know today’s Blue Jays starter well in Hyun Jin Ryu as they faced him many … Continue reading

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The road blues and gray combo continues to win! Nats take the 0-0 into the 10th and win 4-0!

In the Nats first-time using the new extra inning rules, they scored big to take this game as the “road” team in Nats Park with a 4-0 thriller! Max Scherzer was brilliant in a 7 1/3 inning gem to keep … Continue reading

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Game #6 Blue Jays are the home team in Nats Park; Scherzer against Blue Jays #1 prospect! Soto status waits for clearance!

There is great anticipation that Juan Soto will be cleared to play tonight after manager Dave Martinez during his pre-game presser yesterday said that Soto has now had two back-to-back negatives through the MLB lab for his COVID tests. The … Continue reading

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Nats fall to 1-4; Offense struggles again; 3 unearned runs in this 5-1 loss!

The Nats fell to 1-4 in this early season, and the “little things” came up big in this loss. This is the third game of the Nats five games where the offense scored only one run. Add two errors by … Continue reading

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Game #5 Roark is back to D.C. as a visitor; Voth needs to be the stopper!

The Nationals and their braintrust decided not to skip their number five starter, Austin Voth, and utilize the off-day last Friday to pitch Max Scherzer today on regular rest to face an old friend, Tanner Roark, at Nationals Park in … Continue reading

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