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Your Nationals Dispatch: SPOOOCK! Edition

You remember the most recent Star Trek movie? Eric Bana plays the villain, a Romulan miner gone absolutely apeshit and there is this scene where he goes nuts and starts screaming, “SPOCK!”? For absolutely no reason at all except for the fact recent news in Natstown might make you go equally as batty and shout [...] Continue reading

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Nats Postgame – Another first for Kimball

Cole Kimball might be a rookie. He might have all of three days of major-league experience to his name. But the Nats’ 25-year-old reliever already gives off the cool vibe of an established veteran. Pitch three days in a row to start your career? No p… Continue reading

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Nats Postgame – 8-4 win over Marlins

Nats 8, Marlins 4

Some postgame thoughts from the Nats’ first victory of the homestand, which concludes with a brief two-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday and Tuesday. Washington’s offense has been in dire straits early in 2011…. Continue reading

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Nats Postgame – Kimball arrives

Marlins 1, Nats 0

It will get lost in the shuffle of another demolition at the hands of Marlins starter Anibal Sanchez. But Nationals rookie reliever Cole Kimball made his major-league debut on Saturday against Florida. We knew at some point this sea… Continue reading

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His Indian Name Is “Guy Who Throws Smoke And Is Named Cole”

Reports coming down the wire are saying the Nationals have designated reliever Brian Broderick for assignment while recalling right-handed reliever Cole Kimball from the Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs. Broderick, a Rule 5 guy from the St. Louis Cardinals  never seemed comfortable in a long relief role and the Nats have 10 days to trade, release or [...] Continue reading

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Not much of a relief so far this year

Brian McNally

It was their biggest strength last season. To be honest — it might have been their only strength. But relying on a strong bullpen is often fool’s gold for any major league club.

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Nyjer Is Going To Get That Tyler Clippard Guy

The Nationals were losing to the Houston Astros this afternoon 3-2 in the inning and I felt the urge to purge so I grabbed a copy of Treasure Island and went to the shithouse where I read a little bit. I’ve read the book already, probably 233 times, but I was just starting out the [...] Continue reading

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Photos From Your Pre-Launch Nats Friday Workout

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Nats Go KAPOW, ZOOM, SMASH, THWOMP In Eighth For Win

They are gone. The Warlocks are finally gone. I returned from the Nationals three hour and thirty minute, 14-9 victory Spring Training affair with the Houston Astros and found the Warlocks gone. Who are the Warlocks? The redneck family that has been giving me the shakes the past week at Camp NQ. From loud arguments [...] Continue reading

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