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Nats Notebook- West Coast Bias...

The Major League Baseball universe is decidedly tilted to towards the opposite side of the country in 2017.  The top two teams (Dodgers and Houston) plus four of the top seven squads reside west of the Mississippi, and LA’s magic number for home field is less than the Nats number to win the dilapidated NL East.   446 more words


My Ode to Curtis Granderson

News broke late last night after the Mets 3 – 1 loss to the Miami Marlins that the Mets agreed to a trade that would send outfielder Curtis Granderson to the Los Angeles Dodgers. 607 more words


Nats Notebook- Saved by the MRI...

Nineties Night at Nats Park definitely did not go as planned.  Actually, the whole weekend didn’t go as planned.  Friday’s game with San Francisco was postponed and Saturday’s tilt was delayed…forcing the two teams to play three games in a little over 24 hours.   618 more words


The Next Paul Goldschmidt

Is it really ever possible to predict the next coming of a perennial 5-to-6-WAR player? I don’t think it is, but when looking through a certain minor leaguer’s stats I noticed a glaring similarity to those of Paul Goldschmidt. 1,394 more words

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The Braves maul the Marlins 20-3 to clinch the NL East title (October 5, 2001)

It was an evening game at Turner Field. 29,290 were in attendance when the Braves maul the Marlins on October 5, 2001, 20-3 to clinch the National League East title. 113 more words

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Nats Notebook- Dog Days Underway...

Well, that was a week you don’t often see.  The Nationals began the week with a trading deadline deal that yielded a third reliever in less than a month…and then saw Gio Gonzalez take a no-hitter into the ninth inning.   541 more words


July Recap: East

We’ve come full circle and we’re starting this month with the East divisions once again. But I like to mix things up, so we’ll start with the American League. 498 more words