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Tonight is the first World Series elimination game; Will Tampa Bay force a Game 7?

Few people gave the Tampa Bay Rays a chance in this 2020 World Series against the mighty Los Angeles Dodgers. It was billed as a David versus Goliath, and if nothing else, Tampa has put up a good fight to … Continue reading

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Many local D.C. ties to the World Series this year!

This World Series roster has many players with ties back to the Washington, D.C. area, and at the top of the list is Blake Treinen who made his debut with the Washington Nationals in April of 2014 at twenty-five years … Continue reading

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NLCS in a Winner-Take-All game between the Braves and Dodgers

The Dodgers are dealing with a depleted starting rotation, and the Braves will go with their 22-year-old rookie who has a 0.00 ERA in three starts in this postseason. Ian Anderson makes the biggest start of his life and has … Continue reading

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Game #60 puts a stamp on a bittersweet season that ends today for the #Nats

It is a bittersweet finish to a season that was a sprint to the finish. Sixty games within the confines of COVID. The Nats made it to the end with no in-season issues at all with COVID infections. The same … Continue reading

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Game #59 is Anibal on the mound to try for a doubleheader sweep!

The birthday boy, Dave Martinez, got a win he really wanted and he also got to see Max Scherzer record that win. Max finished his 2020 season with a winning record, and he won the 175th of his career.

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Game #58 is a long day for the “Birthday Boy” who officially got a multi-year contract! Marquee match-up on the mound!

Smile Davey, it’s your birthday! He is 56 years young today, and was rewarded with a multi-year contract, exact terms undisclosed.

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Game #57 is an audition for next year

When manager Dave Martinez talked about the future, he spoke optimistically about the All-Star and MVP candidates on his roster next year. He also spoke about wanting to manage long-term for this Washington Nationals team. 

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Game #56 Nats will say goodbye to the Phillies

The Nats placed Carter Kieboom on the 10-day IL which ends his season, and Trea Turner was scratched after he was in the original lineup. We have no idea if Turner was a healthy scratch or if there was an … Continue reading

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Game #55 Nats go for the doubleheader sweep with Paolo Espino

The Nats pitched Austin Voth in the first game of today’s doubleheader against Aaron Nola. With the Nats as deep underdogs, it was Voth who threw the complete game gem in the abbreviated 7.0 inning game in which the Nats … Continue reading

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Game #54 is the first game of a doubleheader (Yes, the 3rd DH in 5 days)

The Washington Nationals have never been subjected to three doubleheaders in five days, but many of them played those in travel tournaments in their youth. One thing the MLB schedulers did not do was plan enough open days on the … Continue reading

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