Category Archives: Strasburg

Nats and Mets Clash in Pivotal Series

As the Washington Nationals have begun to make a recent ascent to reaching their full potential, there are many teams still standing in their way. One of them is the New York Mets who are in first place in the … Continue reading

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Nats look to add to the Pirates misery in three game set

The Washington Nationals, for all the bad things that have occurred over the course of the 2021 season, had a strange, but uplifting weekend. Against the team with the best record in the MLB, the Nats not only split the … Continue reading

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Nats Host Giants to Open Homestand

If nothing else, the Washington Nationals showed some true grit over the course of their recent road trip. The Nats came home late Wednesday night/early Thursday morning on what the team likes to call a “happy flight” even though this … Continue reading

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Nats Face Tampa Bay in Hopes of Gaining Momentum

  The Washington Nationals are in desperate need of some victories. This team must pick up wins rapidly, and the road to doing so becomes more difficult. Their next opponent is one of the best teams in the entire MLB: … Continue reading

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Nats Head to Philly Looking to Switch Places in the Standings!

As the Washington Nationals boarded their charter plane from Atlanta to Philadelphia which was delayed a few hours due to inclement weather, there should be a feeling that had not been present for a little while: confidence. Confidence that the … Continue reading

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Ten years ago, history was forever changed when Stephen Strasburg made his debut! A Kory Casto strikeout on 9/19/2008 might have made it all possible!

Exactly a decade ago, were you one of the lucky 40,315 fans in a sold-out Nationals Park to witness the “debut”? What Nats fan could forget June 8, 2010 when Stephen Strasburg made his MLB debut for the Washington Nationals? … Continue reading

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The Padres are reportedly trying to trade for a starting pitcher. Could the #Nats engage with the Padres?

From The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal, he reports that the Padres remain interested in a trade for Noah Syndergaard. Would the Padres have interest in trading for San Diego’s Stephen Strasburg? For those who did not know, Strasburg was born in … Continue reading

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4th 18-gamer: Good News and Bad News, Mostly Bad News

For previous 18 gamers, click here.  And apologies for the tardiness of this post. Life intervenes sometimes.  Plus, it was a crappy set. First the good news. Remember that asterisk (*) attached to the last 18-gamer? It’s gone. With the … Continue reading

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3rd 18*-gamer: A Breakout Set, Even With an Asterisk

Click here for links to previous 18-gamers. When the umps stopped the Nats’ first scheduled game against the Yankees on May 15 because of rain, little did they know what havoc they had wreaked on my 18-gamer. With the score … Continue reading

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2nd 18 gamer: A Tale of Two Streaks

Click here for links to previous 18-gamers. When last we left the Nats, they had just escaped the first 18 games of the season with a 9-9 record by winning the first two games of a series against the then-division … Continue reading

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