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Nats drop to the unthinkable 10-games under .500 with a heartbreaking loss!

Not since September 11th of 2011 have the Washington Nationals been 10-games below .500 until tonight as the Nationals lose on a walk-off infield single by the final score of 6-5. This was another game that was lost in the … Continue reading

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Game #48 Fedde has to keep his team in the game — if not, 10 games under!

When Erick Fedde was called up as a fill-in for the beleaguered bullpen, he adjusted well to his new role on the team. He said that he found success in the bullpen because he was aggressive in the strike zone, … Continue reading

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Corbin didn’t have his “A” game; Nats offense too little too late

On this night, Patrick Corbin did not have his best stuff and gave up 4-runs over 5.0 innings, and the Nationals could not capitalize against the Mets spot starter Wilmer Font for more than the 2-runs the Nats pushed across. … Continue reading

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Game #47 Nats travel to Mets for 4 games amid manager unrest!

The rumors are swirling that the Mets could be making a change in managers before the opening to the 4-game series between their team and the Nationals that begins tonight. The Mets have not scored a run in 19 innings … Continue reading

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Heck of a comeback try, but unfortunately it’s just a loss. No participation trophies!

It was a heck of a comeback attempt by the Nationals, but unfortunately it ends in a loss. No participation trophies. The game started with 3 consecutive walks issued by Nationals starter Jeremy Hellickson that dug a hole for his … Continue reading

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Game #46 Hendricks and Hellickson in the battle of the soft-tossers!

This game wraps up the D.C. series with the Cubs, and this third game matches up the crafty soft-tossers of Kyle Hendricks and Jeremy Hellickson. The birthday boy, Victor Robles, also returns to the line-up as we reported last night … Continue reading

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Stephen Strasburg puts the team on his back and delivers a gem!

After yesterday’s bullpen meltdown, the Nationals really needed Stephen Strasburg to throw an 8-inning gem, and he delivered just that while going 8.0 innings and yielding 1 earned run on just 4 hits and no walks. Stras turned over the … Continue reading

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Game #45 Strasburg has the mound on FOX

Yesterday, all the past troubles seemed so far away were not the exact lyrics of The Beatles, but it seemed like the Nationals were ready to turn a corner and put their past troubles behind. It was not the case … Continue reading

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It was a 1-run game in the 7th inning then the Nats bullpen happened. Nats lose 14-6

It is hard to believe that this was a 1-run game entering the top of the 8th inning before the Nats bullpen imploded — again — and allowed a winnable game to slip away quickly. The bullpen gave up 5 home … Continue reading

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Game #44 is ScherzDay and TreaDay — but can it be TGIF?

After 39-games on the IL, Trea Turner returns to the Nationals and joins his teammates to create what is nearly the lineup that manager Dave Martinez envisioned. Maybe this current roster is better in some ways with the addition of … Continue reading

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