Author Archives: Stephen G. "Ghost" Mears

The Nats were built for marathons and short sprints; Officially eliminated, what’s next?

You probably heard that the Washington Nationals were officially eliminated from the postseason late last night. Not a shocker at all when you start a 60-game season at 19-31. The next time you see the Washington Nationals after Sunday, it … Continue reading

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Game #56 Nats will say goodbye to the Phillies

The Nats placed Carter Kieboom on the 10-day IL which ends his season, and Trea Turner was scratched after he was in the original lineup. We have no idea if Turner was a healthy scratch or if there was an … Continue reading

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Two friends from Triple-A Fresno bonded together for an unforgettable night!

We wrote about how Luis Garcia‘s family friend could not watch his MLB debut because the Hilton Hotel across from Camden Yards was closed due to COVID, and this has been a plight on families for the most part to … Continue reading

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Paolo Espino pitches and Yadiel Hernandez walk-off on the Phillies!

A 33-year-old callup started the second game of this doubleheader, and a rookie callup who will be 33 in 2 weeks hit a 2-run walkoff home run to lift the Washington Nationals to a doubleheader sweep over the Phillies. Yadiel … Continue reading

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Game #55 Nats go for the doubleheader sweep with Paolo Espino

The Nats pitched Austin Voth in the first game of today’s doubleheader against Aaron Nola. With the Nats as deep underdogs, it was Voth who threw the complete game gem in the abbreviated 7.0 inning game in which the Nats … Continue reading

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Game #54 is the first game of a doubleheader (Yes, the 3rd DH in 5 days)

The Washington Nationals have never been subjected to three doubleheaders in five days, but many of them played those in travel tournaments in their youth. One thing the MLB schedulers did not do was plan enough open days on the … Continue reading

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The Nats are doing their best to be a spoiler and take this game from the Phillies!

Sometimes you need a little bit of luck to win a baseball game, and the Washington Nationals had luck on their side in this one. Starter Anibal Sanchez gave up 4 hits and 4 walks over 5.0 innings on 105 … Continue reading

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Game #53 Phillies in town for the first of four games

Even in what has been a stressful and somewhat of an underachieving season for the Washington Nationals, there are many bright spots. As the sample sizes become full season stats in this 60-game season, it is evident that Juan Soto … Continue reading

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The Nats score 15 in this one and are now a 20-game winner! Braymer with a one-hitter!

On the day, the Nats scored 16-runs — 1 in the first game of the doubleheader and 15 in the second game of the doubleheader. The Nats gave up no earned runs today, and Ben Braymer won his first career start … Continue reading

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Game #52 is the end of the road for the Nats

When you get an opportunity, take advantage as they say. Ben Braymer gets the start in this second game of the doubleheader giving him a chance to show that he belongs. The first game of this doubleheader was as good … Continue reading

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