Category Archives: MOCK

Long Day of Baseball; Nats Split Twi-City Doubleheader

It was a long day for all involved.
The Washington Nationals played a pair of spring training games yesterday, defeating the New York Mets 6-5 at home and falling to the Houston Astros 6-5 in Kissimmee, FL in the nightcap. 
And although the Houston game was listed as a "split squad" game, several players that appeared in the home game also played in the night game, and skipper Jim Riggleman was Continue reading

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Sloppy Play Dooms Nats Against Cardinals

For the first time this spring training, the Washington Nationals looked sloppy at times, had a pitcher blow up, and — not surprising — found themselves on the wrong side of the score, falling to the St. Louis Cardinals 7-5, before 3.601 at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, FL.
The Nationals were charged with two errors, but twice let balls fall between fielders and a run scored when Michael Morse Continue reading

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Random Thoughts for Friday Mid-Day

BULLET-POINT STYLE!

Congratulations to 1B Tyler Moore and OF Randolph Oduber for winning MVP honors in their respective leagues.  Moore won the Carolina League MVP, finishing first in that league in homers, RBIs, doubles and extra-base hits.  Moore’s 75 XBHs were second in all of minor league baseball.  Oduber won th Gulf Coast League MVP.  He led that league in average (.366), slugging (.569)  Continue reading

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