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Nats win with four-of-a-kind and Bang — Zoom Go the Fireworks!

The Nationals extended their winning streak to four games in a row with a sweep of the Marlins by a final score of 5-2. This game started off with Anibal Sanchez on the ropes, but he only gave up one … Continue reading

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A Strasburg gem; Blasts from Dozier/Adams; Rodney hold; Doo saves!

As they say, winning baseball games is never easy. In the boxscore, it looks like an easy 3-1 win, but in reality, the game was a nailbiter in the 8th and 9th innings. Stephen Strasburg went 7 1/3 innings of … Continue reading

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Trea Turner with the walk-off double with a Patrick Corbin gem!

It was an emotional night for Patrick Corbin who lost his good friend Tyler Skaggs and wore his former teammates’ jersey number 45 tonight. Through a rain delay that went over an hour and a quarter, Corbin came back out … Continue reading

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Max goes 14K in an 8.0 inning gem; Rendon smacks the game winner!

This game lived up to the hype in this pitcher’s duel between former teammates Max Scherzer and Jordan Zimmermann with the Washington Nationals’ ace coming out on top with a 2-1 win in Detroit. With this triumph, Scherzer has now … Continue reading

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The bullpen bent and broke giving up a two run lead to lose by two.

Lead-off walks will usually kill you, and giving up two walks to start an inning followed by a hit is usually a recipe for a disaster. Tanner Rainey was the guilty party here in the seventh inning of this game. … Continue reading

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An Anibal Sanchez gem with a Fernando Rodney save to move over .500!

The Nationals closed-out the mathematical first half of the season on a winning note with a 3-1 win on the arm of Anibal Sanchez and a well-executed save by Fernando Rodney. With this win, the Nationals extended their winning streak … Continue reading

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Nats sweep and get back to .500 on another Matt Adams 3-run HR and Robles 2-run blast!

It has been a long way to claw back to the .500 mark for these Washington Nationals pulling off the rare feat of going from 12-games under .500 back to the even mark before the All-Star break. The last time … Continue reading

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Nats use same formula as last night to win: Pitching gem (Corbin) + 3-run HR (Adams)

The Nationals were behind 1-0 until the sixth inning when Matt Adams connected for a 3-run blast to put the Nationals up 4-1, and Patrick Corbin cruised through seven innings, and turned the ball over to the bullpen. The Nats … Continue reading

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Max Scherzer adds another gem to his record; Trea’s 50th HR caps the win!

With a Max Scherzer 8-inning one run gem, he cruised with six runs of support in a 6-1 final. Scherzer lowered his ERA to 2.52 and moved into third place in the Majors only trailing Hyun-Jin Ryu (1.27) and Charlie … Continue reading

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Nats lose in extra innings; Austin Voth with a very good start!

On paper, this looked like the Braves would dominate this game with their hottest pitcher, Mike Soroka, on the mound, and the Nationals calling up a minor leaguer.  Soroka was as good as advertised (2.07 ERA) but after he sustained … Continue reading

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