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Nats Postgame – 8-6 win over Cardinals

Nats 8, Cardinals 6

That was one of the better atmospheres we’ve seen at Nationals Park since Stephen Strasburg made his big-league debut last June 8. Nothing could match that night, of course. But for a Tuesday evening with most public schools just… Continue reading

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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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The Anniversary Of “The Debut”

Today marks the anniversary of the Stephen Strasburg debut. It is without a doubt in my mind the single greatest game in Nationals history thus far and anyone who disagrees can certainly step up to the plate, say another game and state a case, but– no. No other game united the organization and the fans, [...] Continue reading

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Strasburg on schedule

Nationals right-handed pitcher Stephen Strasburg gave reporters an update Tuesday on his rehabilitation progress from Tommy John surgery last Sept. 3.

The 22-year-old has been at the team’s extended spring training complex in Viera, Fla. for weeks. … Continue reading

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Sophomore suffering

Brian McNally

For baseball’s sake, you hope it is just a fluke. But for now the league isn’t reaping the benefits of last year’s brillia… Continue reading

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Nats Game Day – vs. Phillies, 5/31/11

Nats (22-30) vs. Phillies (33-20)

What – Game #54

Where – Nationals Park

When – 7:05 p.m.


Radio – WJFK-106.7 FM; WFED-1500 AM

No rest for the weary. The Nats have lost three in a row and 13 of 17 games and get Phillies starter Cliff … Continue reading

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Strasburg Makes Official First Step From the First First Step He Took Before reports that Stephen Strasburg threw his first bullpen session from a mound at the Nationals Spring Training complex in Viera, Florida on Monday afternoon. It was rumored that this type of session was going to come to pass sometime soon for Strasburg and apparently it came Monday. It is the first time Strasburg has [...] Continue reading

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Better days ahead … still

John Keim

One good thing about the Nats-Orioles series this weekend? It stops us from talking about another mediocre battle: the Redskin… Continue reading

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No No. 1 pick, but Nats’ draft plan progressing

The past two seasons the MLB draft has arguably been the most important date on the Nats’ calendar. Forget games. In 2009 and 2010 it was all about selecting no-brainer draft picks Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper and getting them signed before los… Continue reading

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Harper Slams, Strasburg Bass Fishes

There is some good news on the Phenom Front. Actually, it isn’t much of a “front” considering it is just two people we are talking about, but when you are talking about Nats pitcher Stephen Strasburg and prospect Bryce Harper in the same post you tend to go big. In fact, I don’t think there [...] Continue reading

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