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Game 72: Wake up the Nats!

Today’s game story: Nats lose to Os to end win streak at 8.
Monday update: correct graph/numbers inserted.

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Maya-esque: Tom Gorzelanny (-33.9%) is the victim of some defensive miscues, but gives up plenty of hard hits on t… Continue reading

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Game 71: Nats win, Blue needs LASIK

Today’s game report: Nats win 8th straight on Morse HR.
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Squeezed: Jordan Zimmermann (+9.7%) struggles through 6.1 IP, only giving up 2 ER in spite of a non-standard strike zone.
Beast mode: Michael Morse (+25.1%) hits a go… Continue reading

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Game 70: 3rd place?

Tonight’s post-game: Nats beat Os to win 7th straight.
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Both been better: Jason Marquis (-14.1%) and Todd Coffey (-19.9%) combine to give up an astonishing 15 hits in 5.2 IP, although it only costs 4 runs. Mind you, Marquis… Continue reading

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Game 69: Lannan robbed again. Also, SWEEEEEEEP!

Tonight’s post-game: Nats sweep Cards to win 6 straight on 10th-inning walkoff.

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Gatorade shower recipient: Danny Espinosa (+40.5%) is 3-5 with a 10th-inning, 3-run, walkoff bomb in true h3r0 fashion (+20.7%)–after having … Continue reading

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Game 68: No-doubter

Tonight’s game report: Livo is teh majik

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No big deal: Livan Hernandez (+25.5%) gets his 50th career complete game, 100th career home win, and 9th career shutout (including 6 Ks and no BBs) for a couple hours of casually pl… Continue reading

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Game 67: Zim is the anti-jinx

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Not a great outing: Yunesky Maya (-32.8%) gives up 6 ER in 4.2 IP, putting the Nats in a deep hole.
Patient hero: Laynce Nix works a pinch-hit, 12-pitch walk to force in the go-ahead run (+19.6%).
Speedy hero: Danny Espi… Continue reading

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Game 65: Straight-W in the books!

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Pleasantly solid: John Lannan (+23.6%) makes the most of his two runs, giving up only 1 ER in 6.1 IP with only a single K, 2 BBs, and many, many grounders (although he escaped a bases-loaded jam in the 6th with a popup, +1… Continue reading

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Game 64: Ask your coach if OFFENZA is right for your team

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5 good innings + excitement! Jason Marquis (+19.2%) throws 5 scoreless, then loads the bases in the 6th and walks in a run (+15.8%) before getting a K (-13.6%) and a grounder (-13.2%) to end the threat.
MOARSE CRUSH! Micha… Continue reading

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Game 63: Not much to be happy about

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Not crafty enough: Livan Hernandez (-27.9) only makes it through 5.1 IP, giving up 6 ER with 4 Ks and 1 BB.
Heroism attempted: Michael Morse (+10.6%) is 2-4 with an RBI single to get the Nats within one in the 6th (+10.6%)… Continue reading

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Game 62: Insult to injury (well, I hope no injury)

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Lone hero: Rick Ankiel (+15.9%) doubles in a run to tie the game in the 7th (+21.3%)
Getting better: Yuneksy Maya (+10.4%) somehow manages to go 6 IP with 1 ER with only 1 K.
Ouch: Danny Espinosa (-13.4%) strikes out with … Continue reading

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