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Pirates Vs. Braves Preview

Following an abysmal series against a team that is 9 games under .500, the freshly swept Bucs looked to make a change. Out went a mainstay in the rotation since 2013, some highly touted prospects and another starter fresh off of his World Series appearance in New York. 1,169 more words


Nationals Game Notes: July 31 at San Francisco Giants

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Washington Nationals (61-43) at San Francisco Giants (60-44)

LHP Gio Gonzalez | RHP Matt Cain

Sunday, July 31 l Game #105 / Road #54 l AT&T Park l San Francisco, Calif. 325 more words

Jayson Werth

Thoughts on the Melancon Trade

The Pirates sent 3x All Star Mark Melancon to the Washington Nationals earlier today for relief lefty Felipe Rivero and prospect Taylor Hearn. The Pirates are 52-49 heading into tonights game in Milwaukee and are only 3 games out of the 2nd Wild Card spot. 412 more words


Breaking News: Nationals Acquire Mark Melancon

The Washington Nationals have acquired closer, Mark Melancon from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for Felipe Rivero and Taylor Hearn. This move bolsters the bullpen for the Nationals, as they acquire a proven closer who will take over for the struggling… 232 more words


Rapid Reaction: Nats Grab Closer Melancon For Small Price

Pirates Get: Felipe Rivero (49.2 IP, 4.53 ERA, 1.168 WHIP, 3.26 FIP) Taylor Hearn (Class A Hagerstown — 22.2 IP, 3.18 ERA, 1.412 WHIP)

Nationals Get: Mark Melancon (41.2 IP, 30 SV, 1.51 ERA, .96 WHIP) … 528 more words

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Game 82 Review- Reds 9 Nats 4 (10 Innings)

Reds’ catcher Tucker Barnhart watches his 10th inning, go-ahead single head to right center during last evening’s Reds’ 9-4 victory of the Washington Nationals that ended the home team’s winning streak at six games. 541 more words

Links to remember, 2015 season

“Links to remember” are links to articles that are worth re-reading months after they were written, or to video of memorable plays. A long time ago I used to post them every month or two, but now I’m down to posting them once a year. 573 more words

Bryce Harper