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Game 134: Nats at Mariners

Though first pitch is an hour earlier than Friday night’s start, Saturday will be another late one for the Nationals.

The Nats and Mariners will get started at 9:10 p.m. 177 more words

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Nats extend contract with Hagerstown

One day after reaching a contract extension with their New York-Penn League affiliate, the Nationals announced a new deal with Single-A Hagerstown that will maintain the partnership between both clubs through 2016. 130 more words

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Baseball in the District - MLB radio's Casey Stern

This week’s episode of ‘Baseball in the District’ featured two excellent guests. The first was Casey Stern, host of MLB Network Radio’s ‘Inside Pitch.’ The second was new Washington Times columnist Todd Dybas. 123 more words

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I’ve talked a lot on the broadcast throughout the season about Nathan Eovaldi’s struggles to put hitters away once he gets ahead in the count and, also, to put innings away after recording 2 outs. 302 more words

Stephen Strasburg narrowly avoids hitting little girl with pitch

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Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg throws extremely hard, even by the elevated standards set for Major League pitchers. Dating back to 2010, his fastballs have average 95.5 mph, good for… 87 more words


Nats close memorable homestand with wild comeback

You know a team has done something special when two of its most seasoned veterans – in this case Adam LaRoche and Scott Hairston, who have a combined 22 MLB season between them – say they’ve never seen anything like it. 731 more words

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Fastball command a familiar foe for Strasburg

By Andrew Simon

WASHINGTON — Stephen Strasburg faced a full count against Giants leadoff man Gregor Blanco in Sunday’s first inning. Catcher Jose Lobaton called for a fastball and set up low and inside on the left-handed hitter. 549 more words