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Game #148 The Nats are out of balance

For weeks this team has been out of balance; starting pitching, the offense, and the bullpen have rarely been clicking together. Yesterday, the Nationals got 5 2/3 innings from spot starter Austin Voth, and he departed with a 1-0 lead. … Continue reading

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Game #147 Austin Voth has a tall order for today!

This is one of those games that the Washington Nationals find themselves as underdogs on the betting lines, and it is understandable as the Nats have the inexperienced Austin Voth starting today. Last night the Braves clinched the season series … Continue reading

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Game #146 Max Scherzer on this Friday faces a familiar foe (Freddie F. Freeman)

Five days ago, Max Scherzer beat the Atlanta Braves, and he once again will face them and rookie Mike Soroka in the first of a three-game series which will be the last series they will meet in this regular season. … Continue reading

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Game #145 Patrick Corbin (weather permitting) will try to seal a series win in Minnesota!

Tonight’s weather could cooperate like last night or Mother Nature could throw a curveball¬† on a night where the Twins scheduled a late night game on a “getaway” date. In the last hour, the forecast looks better than it did … Continue reading

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Game #144 Stephen Strasburg looks for #17

Every win that Stephen Strasburg tallies is another for the Washington Nationals as well as a new high in his illustrious career. He is tied for the lead in the NL with 16 wins with Max Fried, and with a … Continue reading

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Game #143 Anibal Sanchez needs to be his June version!

We have seen the many sides to Anibal Sanchez this year and how good he can be. In April he had a 5.91 ERA and landed on the 10-day IL in May. He came back and was aces in June … Continue reading

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Game #142 Max Scherzer steps from rehab mode to stopper role!

There are times when your team is tested, and the Washington Nationals have looked ordinary for the last four games. The clutch hits have been few and far between, the bullpen has been spotty, the starting rotation has been inconsistent, … Continue reading

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Game #141 Voth needs to do what Corbin and Strasburg couldn’t!

Yesterday, we learned that Joe Ross was scratched from today’s start with forearm discomfort and replaced by Austin Voth. The Nats are dealing with many injury issues as well as some players in deep slumps. The timing could not be … Continue reading

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Game #140 Patrick Corbin must step in as the stopper!

In the off-season, two of the biggest names in the starting pitching free agent pool were Patrick Corbin and Dallas Keuchel. It was Corbin who signed the largest deal of any pitcher in the off-season, and he surprised everyone when … Continue reading

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Game #139 Stephen Strasburg on the mound in the first of four in Atlanta

When manager Dave Martinez reset his rotation last weekend, he said that he had set his rotation for the remainder of the season with the possibility of inserting a sixth starter to take some innings off of Stephen Strasburg and … Continue reading

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