Tanner Roark Running Away With Washington Nationals’ Fifth Starter Spot

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The Washington Nationals‘ competition for their fifth starter was supposed to be resolved by now. When an injury to Doug Fister‘s lat popped up, the expectation was that the competition would extend into the first week or two of Washington’s […]

Washington Nationals Need to Continue Positive Momentum Against Los Angeles Angels

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The Washington Nationals are hot off a series split with the St. Louis Cardinals. If it was against any other team, this would probably be something that would be ignored, but all in all, the Nationals played a very competitive […]

Washington Nationals Take Major Step Forward Against St. Louis Cardinals

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For the past two seasons, the Washington Nationals have suffered agonizing losses vs. the St. Louis Cardinals. In 2012, after an exciting walk-off win in the NLDS, there was the agonizing, gut-wrenching loss that was Game 5, and then the Nationals […]

Washington Nationals: Matt Williams Benching Bryce Harper Makes Sense

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The Washington Nationals were finally able to break through against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, a team they had not beaten since Game 4 of the 2012 NLDS. Saturday was a tad different, as the Nationals chipped away and battled […]

Washington Nationals Look Like Geniuses in Jayson Werth Deal

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Even before he donned their uniform, the Washington Nationals were widely criticized for their acquisition of Jayson Werth. Why would a team of such low caliber like Washington give $126 million over seven years to a 31-year-old outfielder with a […]

Washington Nationals’ Struggles Against Atlanta Braves are Meaningless

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One of the hardest things to do during a baseball season is keep a level head. Teams play 162 games stretched over six months, playing weeks on end with twists and turns galore. So when the Washington Nationals lose five […]

Washington Nationals Face Major Test After Latest Injuries

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One major theme for the Washington Nationals in recent years is injuries to key players early in the season. In 2012, it was Wilson Ramos, who tore his ACL and meniscus, as well as Jayson Werth, who broke his wrist. Ryan […]

Washington Nationals Look Very Different Early On

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One thing that plagued the 2013 Washington Nationals was their inability to play up to their potential. This was most obvious when they played teams they were clearly better than, and would play down to that teams skill level. This […]

Washington Nationals: Ryan Zimmerman’s Shoulder Will Force Move to First

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When asking who the face of the Washington Nationals franchise is, it’s pretty hard to argue against it being Ryan Zimmerman. Being the team’s first ever draft pick, Zimmerman has seen the Nationals grow from a Major League punchline to […]

Should Washington Nationals Be Alarmed by Bryce Harper’s Slow Start?

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After starting off with three consecutive wins, the Washington Nationals are mired in two straight losses to the Atlanta Braves, where the Braves have looked like the clearly better team, defensively, offensively, and in all aspects of pitching. For the […]

Washington Nationals Aggression on Basepaths Will Work Against Them

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After a solid start with a series sweep, the Washington Nationals were truly tested by the Atlanta Braves in their home opener yesterday. Sure, the MLB season is still in its proverbial embryonic stage, but starting off on the right […]

Washington Nationals Make Mild Statement With Series Sweep

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The Washington Nationals did something today that they did eight times in 2013 — sweep a series. The difference is that this incarnation of the Nationals was able to show a resiliency and a toughness that seemed absent from 2013′s […]