Category Archives: Bullpen

Nats and Mets Clash in Pivotal Series

As the Washington Nationals have begun to make a recent ascent to reaching their full potential, there are many teams still standing in their way. One of them is the New York Mets who are in first place in the … Continue reading

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Nats look to add to the Pirates misery in three game set

The Washington Nationals, for all the bad things that have occurred over the course of the 2021 season, had a strange, but uplifting weekend. Against the team with the best record in the MLB, the Nats not only split the … Continue reading

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Nats Host Giants to Open Homestand

If nothing else, the Washington Nationals showed some true grit over the course of their recent road trip. The Nats came home late Wednesday night/early Thursday morning on what the team likes to call a “happy flight” even though this … Continue reading

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What’s left to be decided at #Nats spring training camp?

There’s just three Grapefruit League games remaining on the Washington Nationals’ schedule before they head north. Opening Day is less than a week away. We’ve talked a lot about spring training stats, but we know that on Opening Day, everyone … Continue reading

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The complexion of the Nats bullpen changed today!

On February 22nd as news broke of Jeremy Jeffress signing a minor league deal, it appeared he would have the clearest path to the final spot in the Washington Nationals bullpen. In less than two weeks on the Spring Training … Continue reading

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The bullpen mix favors those with MLB success, but don’t count out Sam Clay!

If you went by professional experience versus MLB success, Sam Clay might be a shoo-in for this Washington Nationals bullpen for Opening Day. He had not surrendered an earned run off of a home run in his entire career as … Continue reading

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A good deep bullpen will take some pressure off of the starting pitching! Depth of starters will help also!

To have an eight-man bullpen that can eat innings as well as close-out games is a luxury in baseball. We have seen the years when Washington Nationals’ managers of the past have been reluctant to pull a starting pitcher because … Continue reading

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The #Nats 2020 bullpen standouts aren’t who you thought they would be!

We got to a point where we would just say, “All bullpens are bad” and then when your bullpen is actually good — you just don’t what to say. When the Nats PR department flashed a stat to the media during … Continue reading

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Mike Rizzo goes “quick strike” to bolster the bullpen with 2 former closers!

Already twice during the Natioanls’ off-season, they have been on “quick strike” to add to their bullpen. On October 10th, the Nationals added Kyle Barraclough to the bullpen via a trade, and today following that theme they made the first … Continue reading

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A different way of thinking about a pitching staff!

The Tampa Bay Rays won’t make the playoffs. The historic excellence of the Boston Red Sox, as well as the great play of the second-place New York Yankees, has seen to that. But it’s undeniable that the Rays have done … Continue reading

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