Category Archives: Analysis

The home run on Tuesday from Victor Robles has changed the vibe in two cities!

The Nationals had already celebrated two walk-off wins in their first homestand of 2019, but there was still a damper on this young season due to the leaky bullpen that had set Nats fans into a funk until they could … Continue reading

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Nats claw back twice in this game and fall short 11-8

The Nats lost this game 11-8 but they showed their is a lot of fight in this dog. Stephen Strasburg went 6 innings and looked better than his 6.00 ERA as he got a no-decision as his offense bailed him … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is a new day; Two more big arms on the mound

The good news is the Washington Nationals have 161 regular season games remaining on their regular season schedule, and there will be plenty of games to celebrate wins. Lamenting frustrating losses usually only stings until you get to the next … Continue reading

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Same old stuff, different day with Dave Martinez

Tell us if you heard this story before — a man walks into a room and tells everyone he’s changed. That is manager Dave Martinez. During the off-season and Spring Training, he has told anyone who has interviewed him that … Continue reading

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Official: The Nationals set their Opening Day roster!

The Washington Nationals have set their Opening Day roster, and in mid-February there would be some names on the list who would surprise you. But after the team officially announced on Tuesday that they optioned Austen Williams and Adrian Sanchez … Continue reading

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Early promises by Rizzo/Martinez on this 2019 team will be tested!

At the Nationals “Hot Stove” event prior to Spring Training, general manager Mike Rizzo and his manager Dave Martinez spoke to an invited list of season ticket holders. The pair laid out their state of the union team for the … 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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Game #28 Final weekend tune-up in Spring Training and some concerns amid the optimism

Where do we start in our discussion of the Washington Nationals? At what point do we stop saying this is just Spring Training and the results do not matter? It is really picking and choosing like an a la carte … Continue reading

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Real baseball is not played on paper or computers

It is officially spring today with the vernal equinox in the northern hemisphere although baseball enthusiasts celebrate spring the day their teams report to Spring Training. Hope springs eternal, and Washington Nationals fans will hope that this year will exceed … Continue reading

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Who grabs the #Nats last bench spot: Adrian Sanchez, Spencer Kieboom or Jake Noll?

Chances are Howie Kendrick and Michael A. Taylor will both begin the 2019 season on the 10-Day Injury List as they rehab their way back to join the team. Because we are now less than 10 days until the season … Continue reading

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