Author Archives: Stephen G. "Ghost" Mears

Game #38 Adon has his golden opportunity

When a fastball pitcher gets to pitch in Miami, their odds are normally better to succeed in that pitcher’s park. This is a golden opportunity for Joan Adon. Normally a rookie with a 7.03 ERA would not get so many … Continue reading

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Game #37 Nats feeling some déjà vu but 2019 is far different from 2022

In a bit of déjà vu, the Washington Nationals face the Miami Marlins at 12-games under .500 just like they did in 2019. Right, right, that 2019 Nats’ team was a good team that had some injuries and started off … Continue reading

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The Minor Leagues is all about developing players to come to the Majors to be successful!

When Joan Adon made his MLB debut last year in October, we got to see a glimpse of the future, and an unpolished gem in one start against the Red Sox. We knew he had a blazing fastball and a … Continue reading

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Game #36 has a vibe of 2019 matchups!

In a matchup of starting pitchers that could be on the marquee for the 2019 World Series, we have a divergent pair with Justin Verlander and Patrick Corbin. While Verlander is turning in a Cy season so far, Corbin is … Continue reading

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Game #35 Nats need to step up!

When losing becomes expected, you have to question the vision and the leadership. The stars must step up and align to bring winning back as the norm to the Washington Nationals. With regards to manager Dave Martinez and general manager … Continue reading

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Game #34 in a 2019 World Series rematch, sort of.

Some of you have had this game circled on your calendars since the day the schedules were published. The Washington Nationals will have the Houston Astros in for a weekend series in a rematch of the 2019 World Series teams. … Continue reading

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Game #33 Nats have a series to try to win

Here we are again in that pivotal game where a win gives the Washington Nationals a series win. The Nats only have two series wins this season so far. They would have had their third series win against the Angels, … Continue reading

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Game #32 Mistakes continue to sink the Nats

The Washington Nationals have made some costly mistakes in games this season. It is not only fielding errors, but also baserunning mistakes, missing your cut-off man, and sundry mental mistakes.  The team is 0-14 when they commit a defensive error … Continue reading

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Game #31 Nats back for a homestand

The Washington Nationals returned to their homes after midnight on Sunday, and several players, including Juan Soto, were taking in the Capitals’ hockey playoffs. Back to work for Soto and his teammates. They have a three-game series that starts tonight … Continue reading

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Game #30 the finale for the season with the Angels

The sample sizes on the season are getting larger as we enter the 30th game of the season for the Washington Nationals. Josh Bell, Yadiel Hernandez, and Juan Soto are your team leaders in OPS with Bell on top at … Continue reading

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