Category Archives: Turner

The home run on Tuesday from Victor Robles has changed the vibe in two cities!

The Nationals had already celebrated two walk-off wins in their first homestand of 2019, but there was still a damper on this young season due to the leaky bullpen that had set Nats fans into a funk until they could … Continue reading

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Trea Turner had over two dozen Cobras at the park!

When Trea Turner attended Park Vista High School, he wore jersey #3 and was skinnier than he is now. He had a quick bat and quicker feet, and a heart of gold back in 2011 at PVHS. Not much has … Continue reading

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The new and projectible Trea Turner compared to Rickey Henderson and Tim Raines

Possibly the biggest news out of the Washington Nationals camp yesterday was when manager Dave Martinez disclosed his entire batting order, and yes, Trea Turner is his choice at lead-off with Adam Eaton in the 2-hole. Last season it was … Continue reading

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Sorry ladies, Trea Turner got married today!

There is a strategy when you set your wedding date in advance as a Washington Nationals player. There are so many key dates to traverse like the World Series (just in case) in October then there is the G.M. Meetings … Continue reading

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Trea Turner is Super Two which will give him a windfall of millions!

While people all over the country were buying Mega Millions and Powerball tickets this week, Trea Turner by one calendar day of service time crossed the threshold of minimum salary player to Super Two status which gives him four years … Continue reading

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Trea Turner breaks-out and tops of all shortstops and #Nats players

While the media has not mentioned this, we will make note that Trea Turner according to Fangraph’s WAR is the top shortstop in the National League as well as the top positional player for the Washington Nationals as the “Nationals … 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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First 18-gamer of 2018: Happy to escape at 9-9

 Lots of us would rather just forget the beginning of this season, so I’m almost reluctant to bring back the 18-gamers.  But here we are – exactly 1/9th of the way through the season, so it’s time to take … Continue reading

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Who should bat lead-off for the #Nats?

Newly minted Nationals’ manager Dave Martinez made it clear that he is already considering his line-up construction. Martinez wants to take advantage of Adam Eaton’s prowess for getting on-base followed by the speedy and pesky Trea Turner who can be a dynamic … Continue reading

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8th 18-gamer: One goal achieved ahead of schedule, tougher challenges await

For previous 18 gamers, click here. At the end of the 7th 18-game set, the Nats were 26 games over .500 and stood atop the NL East by 12 1/2 games. The division title seemed assured: the question was not … Continue reading

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