Author Archives: SaoMagnifico

Diving into the player pool

While we still don’t know whether the coronavirus will cooperate and a 2020 season will indeed be played, at least we have some baseball activities going on now with the goal of playing ball in July and beyond. On Sunday, … Continue reading

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If the #Nats could play ball, who would be on the team?

The news has moved so fast that it’s strange to think that, barely more than a week ago, the Washington Nationals were still playing Grapefruit League games. It’s strange, too, to think that if not for the coronavirus pandemic that … Continue reading

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Who the heck is that guy? — 2020 edition! New faces at #Nats spring training

It’s here! It’s finally here! As pitchers and catchers and coaches descend on West Palm Beach this week, the long, dark winter is finally coming to an end and baseball season is about to begin.

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Who’s on third? #Nats still have big decisions to make!

The Washington Nationals struck quickly on the first full day of the Winter Meetings in San Diego, re-signing World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg to return their all-world rotation from 2019.

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Who will be added to the #Nats roster?

It’s the offseason, and things are slow. But while there isn’t much happening in the world of Nationals baseball, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing happening.

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#Nats by numbers…just how amazing were these 2019 world champions!?

Before Game 6, I started on my customary report card for the 2019 Washington Nationals. And after handing out some A’s, B’s, C’s, D’s, etc., I ended up getting caught up in the drama and excitement of the game. The … Continue reading

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A day after scoring 12, the #Nats can’t score at all. That’s baseball!

A sellout crowd welcomed the Washington Nationals home, and they were rewarded with one of the grossest displays of offensive ineptitude the Nats have put forth all year.

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The winds of winter: Next year’s #Nats could look very different from this year’s contender!

As we enter mid-September, with fewer than 20 games from here until the end of the regular season, the Washington Nationals’ fate in 2019 is theirs to write. Still clinging to pole position in the National League wild card race, … Continue reading

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The losing streak ends at four! #Nats batter the Braves on getaway day!

It’s September. The divisional race is probably over. The wild card race has narrowed substantially. The Washington Nationals entered Sunday’s game on a four-game losing streak and staring ahead at three straight series against division leaders. They needed a big … Continue reading

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The #Nats old relievers did their job…the new ones did not…but the offense found a way via the walk-off!

We’ve seen it before. We saw it again tonight. The 2019 Washington Nationals, their backs up against the wall, found a way to win a game it looked like they were about to lose.

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