In Lost Season the Nationals Have Major Questions With Their Young Hitters

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Entering Tuesday’s series with the Tampa Bay Rays, the Washington Nationals are sitting at 17-28 with the third-worst record in the National League. The Nationals eight-year streak of being above .500 is at risk. They would have to go 14-1 to finish the season. That seems almost impossible given how they have played thus far. […] READ MORE


Stephen Strasburg Out for the Season

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World Series MVP Hits the IL The Washington Nationals announced a big blow to their starting rotation on Saturday. The team announced that World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg will be out for the season. Britt Ghiroli who writes for the team for The Athletic had the news first on Twitter. Stephen Strasburg has been put […] READ MORE


Philadelphia Phillies Keys to Winning Wide-Open Division

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After it seemed like the Philadelphia Phillies had hit rock bottom in an abysmal sweep by the Baltimore Orioles, a four-game win streak got them right back in the thick of things. Despite falling to the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, August 19, the Phillies remain just two games back of the first-place Atlanta Braves […] READ MORE


Surprised By the Orioles Early Success

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Most are about as surprised at the early success of the Baltimore Orioles as they are that we have a reality TV actor making decisions about a global pandemic. This season in Baltimore started with a roster that was so obscure, Topps didn’t even know whether they should make cards for half of them. But […] READ MORE


Mets Slam Nationals Behind Peterson, Nido

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FLUSHING, NY, August 13th – The New York Mets defeated the Washington Nationals 8-2 earning a split of the four-game series Thursday afternoon at Citi Field. The Mets pounded out 13 hits and hit three home runs with two by catcher Tomas Nido. Rookie pitcher David Peterson continues to impress winning his third game in […] READ MORE


Nationals Place Sean Doolittle on IL and Call up Seth Romero

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Before the day game on Thursday against the New York Mets, the Nationals placed left-handed pitcher, Sean Doolittle on the IL with right knee fatigue, and called up former first-rounder Seth Romero from Fredericksburg according to Britt Ghiroli. With the injury to Sam Freeman, the Nationals are very thin for lefties in the bullpen. Freeman […] READ MORE


Mets Bats Explode In 11-6 Victory Over Nationals

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FLUSHING, NY, August 12th – The New York Mets hit three home runs and the bullpen pitched seven strong innings en route to an 11-6 victory over the Washington Nationals. Both starting pitchers were bad in this game combining to throw four and two-thirds innings giving up eight runs on 10 hits. The Mets are […] READ MORE


Nationals Week One Grades: Starting Pitching

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Just seven games into the 2020 season, the Washington Nationals weekend series with the Miami Marlins has been canceled due to 20 members of the Marlins’ organization testing positive for the coronavirus. After dropping two out of three to the New York Yankees, the Nationals stormed back to split a four-game set with the Toronto Blue […] READ MORE


Rain Out Can’t Dampen Gerrit Cole’s Yankee Debut

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Last night, the Washington Nationals hosted the New York Yankees on ”Opening Day.” There was much anticipation, not just because this game was the first of the season, but because this was Gerrit Cole’s Yankee debut, the richest pitcher in MLB history. Contract In December of last year, the New York Yankees signed Gerrit Cole […] READ MORE