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Was there a #Nats game tonight? Here’s a recipe for chili instead

The Washington Nationals played a baseball game or something and also here’s a recipe for a North African-inspired chili. Lamb and Chickpea Chili Ingredients: 1 lb ground lamb 1 yellow bell pepper 4 cloves garlic 1 Tbsp olive oil ¼ … Continue reading

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And what it all comes down to, my friends: #Nats are down to final cuts

One. More. Day. The Washington Nationals will play two Sunday, sending a split squad to Port St. Lucie to face the division rival New York Mets for the last time before Opening Day and keeping another one back at the … Continue reading

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Who will be the #Nats fourth outfielder?

This is a question that should be easy to answer. It would have been easy to answer, if only Michael A. Taylor‘s left cleat hadn’t caught in the Fort Myers outfield turf during a game against the Minnesota Twins last … Continue reading

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Whither the #Nats Opening Day bullpen?

An enduring mystery of baseball is the churn of relief pitchers. Like a sock that vanishes somewhere between the washer and the dryer, the God-given talent and ability of a quality reliever can seemingly dry up in between one season … Continue reading

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#Nats officially have a winning streak going…

The Washington Nationals have come out firing in Grapefruit League play. But while they had to come back to win last night, today’s contest at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter against the St. Louis Cardinals was pretty much a rout. … Continue reading

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Who the heck is that guy? — 2019 edition! New faces at #Nats spring training

It’s that time again! The Washington Nationals have (finally) revealed their slate of non-roster invitees to spring training. We head into camp at West Palm Beach, Florida, eager to see what’s new and different in 2019 from last year’s disappointing … Continue reading

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The biggest story of the #Nats offseason is still Schrödinger’s Harper

Famed Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger devised a thought experiment to explain quantum mechanics back in 1935. Schrödinger posited a scenario, which (slightly simplified) goes like this: A cat is inside a box, and if a particular event happens inside the … Continue reading

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The #Nats add some oomph…with an asterisk…to the middle infield!

The Washington Nationals have been in need of a big bat in the middle of the order since Bryce Harper left to test the waters of free agency. They have also been in need of a second baseman to push … Continue reading

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The #Nats aren’t done shopping yet!

The Washington Nationals had a great time on Friday. Perhaps you heard? Patrick Corbin‘s first day at #̶N̶a̶t̶s̶ ̶P̶a̶r̶k̶ home. pic.twitter.com/v4SARib5AS — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) December 7, 2018 Yes, two-time All-Star and Nats top pitching target Patrick Corbin is now … Continue reading

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#Nats increase their title chances by one Brazilian!

After a topsy-turvy afternoon of trade rumors today, the Washington Nationals emerged with sought-after catcher Yan Gomes, formerly of the Cleveland Indians. Reports had linked both the division-rival New York Mets and former playoff nemeses the Los Angeles Dodgers to … Continue reading

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