Category Archives: DL

4th 18-gamer: Good News and Bad News, Mostly Bad News

For previous 18 gamers, click here.  And apologies for the tardiness of this post. Life intervenes sometimes.  Plus, it was a crappy set. First the good news. Remember that asterisk (*) attached to the last 18-gamer? It’s gone. With the … Continue reading

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8th 18-gamer: Feasting on the NL East and Tuning Up for the NLDS

For previous 18-gamers, click here. As the last 18 game set came to a close, the Nats had lost three straight to the Orioles. In the third loss, Daniel Murphy hit his first career grand slam in the 9th inning … Continue reading

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7th 18-gamer: Up and Down, but Reason for Hope

For previous 18-gamers, click here. After the Nats’ third straight loss to the O’s on Wednesday night, if you asked just about any fan about how the last 18 games have gone, the answer would likely have been “not very … Continue reading

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Fifth 18-gamer: A breakout for the Nats?

Fortuitously for your faithful contributor who needed a little more time to pull together a post, the Nats 90th game of the season was last Sunday, with five days before the next game.  So this 5th 18-gamer of the year … Continue reading

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Where is the #Nats thin ice?

We are now less than 2 weeks to the official start of Spring Training.  Metaphorically speaking, every team this time of the year has that thin ice warning for the areas of their team that lacks depth and screams of … Continue reading

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The January 14th Lineup. What is it? #Nats

Earlier today, Daniel Murphy did an interview with Thom Loverro and Kevin Sheehan on ESPN 980 . Loverro asked Murphy, “from the outside looking in, what do you think went wrong with the Washington Nationals last year?” Murphy simply started his … Continue reading

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Mike Rizzo and Dusty Baker are back to the grind!

The timing of the Nats WinterFest was actually perfect for Rizzo to set up a dinner at near the Marriott Marquis on Saturday night so Dusty Baker and his coaches could finally meet their players.  Mike Maddux and Chris Speier made the trip … Continue reading

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The Nats Clubhouse looks like a MASH unit. Span to the DL, MAT with knee, Esco with hand.

Three injuries were reported in 1 game, and two happened during the game. First it was Esco getting a HBP on his hand with bases loaded, and Yunel left the game and was replaced by Danny Espinosa at 2nd as … Continue reading

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Status of the walking wounded. #Spanning for AA-Harrisburg

In case you were wondering where Denard Span would be playing this weekend, it looks like he will be with AA-Harrisburg along with Dan Uggla and David Carpenter.  The rainout with Low-A Hagerstown on Thursday most likely will push back … Continue reading

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