Author Archives: Stephen G. "Ghost" Mears

Game #6 pairs 6 Cy Young awards on one mound with Scherzer/Kershaw; Nats in salvage mode.

Two of the best pitchers of their generation are on today’s mound in Los Angeles for the season finale in Dodgers’ Stadium. This is a salvage operation for the Washington Nationals as they lost the first two games of this … Continue reading

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Game #5 shines the spotlight on the “Little Things”

Players win and lose ball games, and manager take a lot of the blame for decisions. In the first four games of the season, the Nats are off to another disappointing start at 1-3 on the season.  The offense is … Continue reading

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Game #4 of the season takes the Nats back to the scene of the rhyme!

It was 544 days ago when the Washington Nationals were seen in Los Angeles. On that day, they were celebrating the Howie Kendrick grand slam to beat the Dodgers in the finale of the NLDS. It was the Howie Wowee. … Continue reading

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Sam Clay’s MLB debut included strikeouts of Freddie Freeman and Marcell Ozuna!

WASHINGTON D.C. — Major League Baseball debuts for relief pitchers are generally spots made for low lev situations. That was not the spot you would expect to signal in a newbie to face the former Rookie of the Year, Ronald Acuna … Continue reading

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Setting Up Outdoor Sports In Your Neighborhood: How To Do It Efficiently

Setting Up Outdoor Sports In Your Neighborhood: How To Do It Efficiently   The enjoyment that one gets with sports outdoor is like nothing else. There are tons of sports that can be played outside such as baseball, basketball, football, … Continue reading

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Game #3 is the second game of the doubleheader, and the rubber game of the series!

The series is now knotted at a game each between the Washington Nationals and visiting Braves. Both games decided by just one run. The Nats won the first game on a walk-off and threatened in the first game of this … Continue reading

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Game #2 is the first leg of a doubleheader (7 innings)

Today’s slate of games starts with the first leg of a doubleheader to make up for Monday’s postponement between the Nationals and the Braves. These are the 7-inning “variety” doubleheaders that MLB instituted in 2020. The teams will play 3 … Continue reading

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With a depleted roster, Nats notch a walk-off on Opening Day via a Juan Soto single in the 9th!

The first pitch of the game was a Max Scherzer meatball that landed in the outfield seats for a Braves lead. The visitors ran the score to 4-0 on four solo home runs. The Nats’ roster on this Opening Day … Continue reading

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Game #1 Opening Day Redux with a lineup surprise!

On the originally scheduled Opening Day on April 1 for the Washington Nationals, the itinerary was chock-full with a must-see lineup for the fans in attendance as the team promised a full slate of pageantry. The pre-game was to have … Continue reading

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With the #Nats practicing, MLB announces the #Nats will play Game #1 on Tuesday!

The Washington Nationals players had to arrive hours before today’s scheduled practice for another round of COVID rapid tests as well as submit to samples that are sent out to the lab. All eligible players who met the protocols were … Continue reading

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