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The Nationals came back from 5 down, 3 down, 1 down, 1 down and then fell 1 run short in the 14th

Sometimes the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results, and the Nationals once again had a three run lead in the 9th inning like they did eight days ago and five days … Continue reading

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Exceptional pitching and Turner scores 2-runs from Rendon RISP magic!

This was one of those signature wins from the Nats who only had 3-hits and no home runs yet they scored the only two runs they needed to win this one behind some small ball along with some exceptional pitching … Continue reading

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A 4-inning pitcher’s duel turns into a bloodbath as Nats score 10 in the 5th for the win!

This game had the look of a classic pitcher’s duel between Stephen Strasburg and Trevor Bauer as they went to the bottom of the fifth inning in a 1-1 game. Both runs were scored without a hit, and this game … Continue reading

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Joe Ross continues his dominance; Robles defense, bullpen, and Soto/Dozier are keys to Nats win!

For the third game in a row, Joe Ross dominated and while his shutout streak ended at 18 innings, he finished tonight with 6 2/3 innings of one run baseball with help from his defense as Victor Robles for the … Continue reading

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Fedde holds his own while the bullpen almost gives it back; Trea puts 4 on the board!

The Washington Nationals won this game by a final score of 7-6, but it should have been a blow-out win. Starting pitcher Erick Fedde went 6.0 innings only giving up 2-runs and departed with a 6-2 lead which almost fully … Continue reading

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Doolittle redemption as the main bullpen arms and bats win it!

The Nats won this game that on paper looked like a “lock” for a Mets win with Jacob deGrom on the mound facing Anibal Sanchez. While deGrom gave up no earned runs, he exited in a 3-3 tie after the … Continue reading

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Déjà vu all over again with another bullpen blown save and loss!

It was déjà vu all over again with another bullpen blown save and loss.  Tonight’s blown save came in the 8th inning as Fernando Rodney gave up a leadoff home run to the light hitting Luis Guillorme who had not hit … Continue reading

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Sean Doolittle with a meltdown of all meltdowns in a blown save loss!

Photo from Getty Images The Nationals lengthened their lead in the top of the 9th inning for closer Sean Doolittle to a 3-run cushion to work with to face the 5-6-7 batters in the Mets order, and he gave up a double, … Continue reading

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The Nats sweep as Ross throws another shutout; Parra hits the 3-run blast!

When everyone wondered if Joe Ross was going to be able to throw as well as he did in Arizona, he actually did better with a 6.0 inning 3-hit shutout and 5 strikeouts. If Asdrubal Cabrera snagged a low liner, … Continue reading

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Suzuki and Trea provide the power; Nats pitching keeps the lead!

The Nationals put up four runs quickly on a pitcher making his second career start, but then the Nats bats went quiet which put the pressure on the Nats pitching to hold the lead which they did. Nats starter Anibal … Continue reading

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