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Game #72 Third time is the charm if Mother Nature cooperates!

We hope today that Mother Nature cooperates as the Nationals will try to get a doubleheader in today. The weather forecast looks dicey once again with terms like “isolated thunderstorms” and “scattered thunderstorms”. Right now Weather.com has  a 35% chance of … Continue reading

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It’s the bullpen, stupid! Time to sign Craig Kimbrel!

An ode to James Carville who wrote “It’s the bullpen economy, stupid” as a political strategist, and he is often seen at Nationals Park as a fan of the game. The Ragin’ Cajun might agree that the Nationals problems have … Continue reading

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Game #55 First trip to Atlanta for the Nats

The schedulers at MLB cobbled together some early season matchups that never included the Nationals and Braves playing each other once in the first third of the season. Now these teams will face each other for the first time this season … Continue reading

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Game #47 Nats travel to Mets for 4 games amid manager unrest!

The rumors are swirling that the Mets could be making a change in managers before the opening to the 4-game series between their team and the Nationals that begins tonight. The Mets have not scored a run in 19 innings … Continue reading

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Gerardo Parra has the greatest 1st base debut in #Nats history!

We needed a Hollywood ending, and Gerardo Parra delivered the script with a grand slam winner in the 8th inning to take a loss and turn it into a win. Entering the 8th inning, the Nationals win expectancy was calculated at … Continue reading

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The most complete win for the Nationals in 2019; Offense, pitching, defense

Pick your stars of this game, and it begins with Howie Kendrick who started the scoring in the first inning with a 3-run blast on his way to a 4 RBI game in this 6-0 shutout behind 7.0 strong innings … Continue reading

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Game #31 Nats begin road trip in Philadelphia!

For the NL East teams, they have been feasting on each other in a feeding frenzy and nobody has run away with the division. The last time the Nationals were in Philadelphia they were healthier than they are now, and … Continue reading

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A night of dreams ends in a gut-punch loss

The Nationals had to hold a 2-2 tie in the dreaded 8th inning but gave up a run which painfully scored on a passed ball. That gave  Carter Kieboom a spot to get on-base or do something spectacular to get the … Continue reading

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Confirmed: Carter Kieboom to the Nats and Jake Noll back to Triple-A

Maybe Mike Rizzo has grown tired of the mistakes made at shortstop or there is something else in play here because the Nationals top-prospect, Carter Kieboom, is being called-up for Friday’s game. The corresponding move is Jake Noll back to … Continue reading

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Game #21 Nationals have 3 games in Colorado

The weather is going to be rough for the start of this series with an expected first pitch temperature in the low 40°’s, and the Nationals are arriving just as the Colorado offense seems to be waking up from their … Continue reading

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