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The conventional wisdom is that too much hubris will bring retribution.  The Greek gods are long gone from the equation.  But, the meltdown and pending exit of one Drew Storen from the Nationals is the fodder of Greek Tragedies.  Rather … Continue reading

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In-Game: Joe Cool to the Rescue?

The Nationals send Joe Ross to the hill for his 12th start against Cardinal’s Left-handed prospect Marco Gonzalez. The originally scheduled pitcher was Carlos Martinez. But, he was scratched with a sore neck.

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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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Of Margins and Little Things

FP Santangelo had an interesting take the other night during the telecast.  He was relaying a conversation with Joe Madden from earlier in the year.  “It isn’t about winning this game.  It’s about doing everything right.  When the game is … Continue reading

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