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A conflict of interest may exist with Sean Doolittle

Last night, Nationals’ closer Sean Doolittle was back on the mound — again — and he once again caused Nats fans to reach for Zestril, Maalox, and bourbon after he walked the Brewers lead-off hitter on four pitches — none of which were … Continue reading

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The analysis of the postseason picture for the Washington Nationals

There is no team that has mathematically clinched a playoff spot including the Los Angeles Dodgers who are an absolute lock statistically, and the Atlanta Braves have put themselves in an enviable spot that all they need to do is … Continue reading

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Captain Obvious is one of the most popular fans at Nats Park

You have probably seen the man in captain’s attire and a sash with the word “OBVIOUS” on it around the ballpark and on TV.  Now it’s time to get to know him. Meet Captain Obvious, one of the Washington Nationals’ … Continue reading

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The #Nats bullpen will look much different on Friday

At some point today at the Nationals’ team hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona, there will be some new guests checking-in by the last names of Hudson, Elias, and Strickland. These are the new bullpen pitchers who the Nationals traded for yesterday. … Continue reading

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Midseason sees new Nats prospects making the top 30!

The Washington Nationals officially have a new Top-30 prospects’ ranking courtesy of MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis. The midseason list, which was posted online Friday, is updated to reflect both the Nats’ new cache of top draftees and international … Continue reading

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Max Scherzer says he’s 100% and that could set the rotation strategically!

There has not been a sighting of Max Scherzer on a mound since he donned that throwback Expos uniform before the All-Star break. Scherzer has skipped two starts, but he threw a bullpen session today and stated that he felt … Continue reading

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The Nats really miss Max Scherzer!

The Nationals ace of aces, Max Scherzer, remains on the 10-day IL although manager Dave Martinez was optimistic that Scherzer would return this week. He has now missed two starts which included the Sunday start out of the All-Star break … Continue reading

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Three bullpen losses in less than a week, who’s to blame? #Nats

We have said it over and over that a coach’s job is to put their athlete in their best situation to succeed for their team. By this point in the season, we should know who each player is on the … Continue reading

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It’s how you finish #Nats

There are just 70-games remaining in the regular season for the Washington Nationals. If this team just goes 40-30 the remainder of the season, they will exceed the final Fangraphs projection of 88-wins. An 89 win season most likely means … Continue reading

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The Nats “Big Four” is going FOR it!

Pitching, pitching, pitching, and pitching. This Washington Nationals team since 2012 has been built on starting pitching, and that is paying big dividends now. Last night it was Stephen Strasburg who just threw another shutout for this staff. Is there … Continue reading

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