Category Archives: BREWERS

GAME 49 REVIEW: Greinke’s Arm, Bat Help Brewers Sweep Nats

There were no bullpen implosions, no late inning heroics.  Not much of anything particularly dramatic happened. No, the Washington Nationals 6-4 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers today was simply the better team playing better, led by their best player and a former Cy Young winning pitcher.  Who, adding insult to injury, also hit a home run.
The loss drops the Nationals record to 21-28.  It’s their Continue reading

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GAME 48 REVIEW: Brewers Rally, Send Nats to Fourth Straight Loss

BULLPEN ALLOWS FOUR RUNS IN LATE INNINGS SPURRED BY WALKS
The Washington Nationals seemed to have things going for them last night, as they took a 6-3 lead into the late innings with a rested bullpen.  But as is their way right now, the Nats couldn’t seal the deal, and the Milwaukee Brewers scored four runs across the seventh and eighth innings to snatch victory from the Nats, 7-6, before 24,722 Continue reading

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GAME 47 REVIEW: Busy Day Ends in Embarrassing Loss

GORZELANNY POUNDED FOR THREE HOMERS IN 11-3 LOSS
Monday was an interesting — and busy — day for the Washington Nationals.
First came the reports that P Brian Broderick was claimed by the St. Louis Cardinals, the team that the Nats drafted him from during the Rule 5 draft over the off-season.  A little while later, the team announced that 1B Adam LaRoche was indeed placed on the 15-day Disabled Continue reading

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Nats Sweep Brewers with Espinosa at Leadoff

In a lot of ways, Danny Espinosa is not a prototypical leadoff hitter.  He’s never hit for a high average (career .270 in minors), is not what one would consider a "speedster" (70 percent SB%), and has always had enough pop for folks to think he could thrive in a production spot lower in the order (career .455 slugging).
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SERIES PREVIEW: Washington Nationals v. Milwaukee Brewers; Starting Lineups

Milwaukee Brewers (7-5, 2nd NLC) v. Washington Nationals (5-7, 3rd NLE)Nationals Park, Washington D.C.Friday, Apr. 15 7:05 pm: Chris Narveson (1-0, 0.00) v. Tom Gorzelanny (0-1, 8.44)Saturday, Apr. 16, 1:05 pm: Yovanni Gallardo (1-0, 2.70) v. Jason Marquis (0-0, 3.65)Sunday, Apr. 17, 1:35 pm: Marco Estrada (1-0, 5.14) v. Livan Hernandez (1-1, 3.50)__________________________________________
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