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 […]

Washington Nationals: Is Wilson Ramos Injury-Prone Or Just Unlucky?

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For the past few seasons, there have been few players with more problems than Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos. The winter of 2011 saw Ramos kidnapped in Venezuela, and after being rescued, he blew out his ACL in the 2012 […]

Did Matt Williams Over-Manage in His Washington Nationals’ Debut?

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On opening day 2014, the Washington Nationals did something they were not able to do until June of their disappointing 2013 season. Today, the Nationals won a game in which they trailed by three or more runs and where they […]

What Are Fair Expectations for 2014 Washington Nationals?

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It is Opening Day for the Washington Nationals and New York Mets, if the weather does not prohibit that. It is currently snowing in New York, though today’s high is supposedly 50. Needless to say, there is a pretty healthy […]

MLB Players Vote Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper Overrated, But Why?

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Ever since he was 16 years old, Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper has had to deal with naysayers and ridiculous expectations as well as fight a reputation he gained through few isolated actions. When Harper was in the Minors, for […]

Washington Nationals: Could Tyler Moore Be Pushed Back To The Minors?

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As Spring Training comes to an end, smaller scale roster battles begin to fully reveal themselves. This is no different for the Washington Nationals, who now have two relatively small scale battles going on. One is the battle to round […]