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In Close Race for NL Cy Young, Jose Fernandez Should Come Out on Top

By Jacob Meyer

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Jose Fernandez’s death nearly a month ago is truly a tragedy. 1,120 more words

Nats by the Numbers- April 2016 Review

Chris Heisey is mobbed at home plate by his Nationals’ teammates following Heisey’s 16th inning game-ending home run that gave the Nationals a 6-5 victory over the Minnesota Twins on April 24th. 927 more words

Recap of My Votes for the 2016 MLB Major Awards

Over the past week, or so, I’ve been typing up individual posts on who I feel most deserves the awards of American League and National League Rookie of the Year, Cy Young and Most Valuable Player. 235 more words


Nats Making the Rounds Supporting Other D.C. Teams

WASHINGTON — The Washington Nationals’ postseason run came to a close on Thursday night with a heartbreaking loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

While the city rallied around the team in the postseason, few were more outspoken in their support of the Nats than the Redskins. 387 more words


Russo Mistakes Akin To Stones Thrown At Glass Houses

MLB Network’s Christopher Russo, again, someone to a degree, I have accepted, as an often needed, critical, albeit many times irresponsible, “voice” in sports, had just finished excoriating “Wash” pitcher Max Scherzer for not doing his job, when he reeled off three factual mistakes. 289 more words

Nats by the Numbers- NLDS Edition

As the visiting Dodgers celebrate their National League Divisional Series win on Thursday at Nationals Park, Bryce Harper and the Nationals are left to wonder what might have been. 695 more words

Max Scherzer's Eyes Cost Nationals a trip to NLCS

The Nationals and Dodgers played one of the best games in an already historical MLB playoffs.  After the Nats scored early off an Espinosa RBI, it was up to Max Scherzer and his extremely creepy eyes to hold off an increasingly resilient Dodgers offense. 261 more words