Category Archives: Analysis

For a team 3-under, the Nats are in a good spot!

Sure you want to head on a road trip with a win, but a 5-2 record in the last seven games with a sweep of the Phillies tucked into those numbers has to feel good. Those two losses were both … Continue reading

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Rain — rotation — roster; The Nats have to make moves due to the rain

Last month’s rain set the wettest year in Washington D.C.’s history at over 71 inches of precipitation, and the wet stuff continues like we saw with the inconvenient rains of 2018 that have returned and wreaking havoc on the Washington … Continue reading

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Game #56 Anibal Sanchez is back on the field that led him to the Nats!

The Nationals will officially activate Anibal Sanchez off of the 10-day IL to start tonight’s game in Atlanta. It was with the Braves that Sanchez resurrected his career in 2018 which enabled him to sign a lucrative contract in the … Continue reading

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Why have the Nats struggled to win Max Scherzer games?

This 2019 season has made Max Scherzer into an enigma because statistically there is no way that the Nationals should be at 2 wins and 10 losses in Scherzer’s twelve starts. Scherzer has only had one bad start this season, … Continue reading

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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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