Category Archives: BAD BASE RUNNING

GAME 53 REVIEW: Solo Shots Not Enough; Phils Top Nats 5-4

Roy Halladay continued his dominance of the Washington Nationals. (C.Nichols/Nats News Network)

Through three innings on Monday, traditional roles were reversed. Livan Hernandez was working quickly, efficiently and dominantly, shutting down the Philadelphia Phillies prodigious offense.  On the other hand, defending Cy Young winner Roy Halladay was struggling with his command, throwing a lot of Continue reading

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GAME 52 REVIEW: Nationals Squander Opportunities in 5-4 Loss to Padres

In today’s 5-4 loss to the San Diego Padres, the Washington Nationals failed physically when presented with opportunities on multiple occasions, but also made several mental mistakes that added to the frustration of watching an imminently winnable game slip away.
Manager Jim Riggleman insists his team is playing good, clean baseball.  But when runners are making outs on the base paths and hitting Continue reading

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GAME 129 REVIEW: A Dark Day All Around in NatsTown

THE RESULT:  At 10:30 am Friday, Washington Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo uttered the two words no one in the baseball world wanted to hear:  Tommy John.
At 4:00 pm, the 22-year old for whom that dreaded procedure was ordered told everyone — in no uncertain terms — that he would be back better than ever.

And at 7:05 pm, the team went out and put on display many of the traits that have Continue reading

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