Author Archives: Stephen G. "Ghost" Mears

Fedde holds his own while the bullpen almost gives it back; Trea puts 4 on the board!

The Washington Nationals won this game by a final score of 7-6, but it should have been a blow-out win. Starting pitcher Erick Fedde went 6.0 innings only giving up 2-runs and departed with a 6-2 lead which almost fully … Continue reading

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Game #118 Nats are back home to start a series with the Reds

The Nationals are finally back home after a long road trip that started out west and finished with some emotional games in New York. The Reds enter Nats Park for a 3-game series, and there will be a slightly different … Continue reading

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Doolittle redemption as the main bullpen arms and bats win it!

The Nats won this game that on paper looked like a “lock” for a Mets win with Jacob deGrom on the mound facing Anibal Sanchez. While deGrom gave up no earned runs, he exited in a 3-3 tie after the … Continue reading

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Game #117 Nats go into salvage mode in NY

The Nationals have put themselves in another hole of their own making, but some credit should be given to the Mets for stealing the first two games of this series. The Nats go for a salvage win in this series … Continue reading

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Déjà vu all over again with another bullpen blown save and loss!

It was déjà vu all over again with another bullpen blown save and loss.  Tonight’s blown save came in the 8th inning as Fernando Rodney gave up a leadoff home run to the light hitting Luis Guillorme who had not hit … Continue reading

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Game #116 Today is a new day; Carpe diem dear Nats!

Yesterdays don’t count anymore, you just learn from them and move forward. Okay, yesterday’s W/L count in the standings, but you still must move forward because you cannot change the results. Carpe diem novum translates to: Seize the new day! Part … Continue reading

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Sean Doolittle with a meltdown of all meltdowns in a blown save loss!

Photo from Getty Images The Nationals lengthened their lead in the top of the 9th inning for closer Sean Doolittle to a 3-run cushion to work with to face the 5-6-7 batters in the Mets order, and he gave up a double, … Continue reading

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Game #115 A game of significance in NY with Strasburg on the mound!

There are games on the schedule that become more significant based on the standings. This weekend’s games are being hyped as the most important series of the year for the Mets. For the Nationals, they just need to keep winning … Continue reading

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The Nats sweep as Ross throws another shutout; Parra hits the 3-run blast!

When everyone wondered if Joe Ross was going to be able to throw as well as he did in Arizona, he actually did better with a 6.0 inning 3-hit shutout and 5 strikeouts. If Asdrubal Cabrera snagged a low liner, … Continue reading

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Game #114 Joe Ross has something to prove for his Nats!

The Washington Nationals had a “Help Wanted” sign for starting pitchers seeking temp work in place of Jeremy Hellickson and Max Scherzer.  General Manager has filled those spots with Erick Fedde, Austin Voth, Kyle McGowin, and Joe Ross to audition. … Continue reading

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