Monthly Archives: August 2015

Site enhancements are coming soon!

Hello Nats fans! We are working hard to improve the overall blog experience. We have lots of great feedback, and are moving forward with a better, more robust hosting situation and a new comment module https://disqus.com/. This is what MASN … Continue reading

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In-Game 1st game of the Cardinals series, Yunel is back!

This series bookends the last day of August and the first days of September in St. Louis where the Nats have a crucial 3 game series. The Cardinals bring their MLB best 84-46 record into this series, and as we … Continue reading

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Meltdown Soup Mix

If you have hopes for the Nats to come back and win the division this year there may be good underpinnings for that. September is notorious for division leader collapses. The list is quite long including the 1964 Phillies, 2007 … Continue reading

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Jayson Werth, Don’t Ever Count Him Out!

Jayson Werth was the offensive star of Sunday’s come-from-behind win with a 2 run HR and a RBI double.  Werth finished the game at a .209 Batting Average and distancing himself from that late season lowpoint .184 BA on August … Continue reading

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Strasburg’s Back to the future. His success could be the Nats success.

Stephen Strasburg left today’s game after 4 innings with back tightness and headed to the trainer’s room.  Strasburg had been the Nationals 2nd half Ace of Aces this season, and in fact had not allowed more than 2 runs in any … Continue reading

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In-game 8/30/15 Strasburg goes for #Nats

Stephen Strasburg has been the Nats ace in the 2nd half, and he gets the start today to finish out the rubber game of this series against the Marlins. The Marlins pitch the lefty Brad Hand, and the Nats know … Continue reading

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It took 10 days for the Nats to gain ground in the standings. Progress!

It seems like forever since the last time the Mets would lose on the same day the Nats would win and that last happened on August 19 when the Mets lost in Baltimore and the Nats beat the Rockies. On … Continue reading

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In-Game 8-29-15 Bryce Harper vs. Tom Koehler again

This will be the 3rd time the Nats have faced Tom Koehler this season as the Nats send Jordan Zimmermann to the mound.  This will be JZ’s 21st career start vs. the Marlins and he has a career 3.28 ERA … Continue reading

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Does anyone know what is wrong with the 2nd half version of Max Scherzer?

When Max Scherzer was penciled in as the starter in the 1st half, you felt comfortable that he would not give up more than 2 runs in his start, and the Nats would have a great chance to win.  In … Continue reading

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In-Game: Scherzer vs Marlins. New Look lineup version #108 Trea Turner gets the start!

How many different line-ups has Matt Williams had to pencil in and scratch through in this injury crazed season?  I’m actually feeling sorry for this guy as I thought he was about to shed a tear in his post-game presser. … Continue reading

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