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Nationals Notebook-- Dealing at the Deadline...

Late July in the DC Metro area used to mean for most the start of Redskins Training Camp.  While things still get underway this week in Richmond (better than Ashburn but not as awesome as Carlisle), more than a few eyes will be focused on baseball’s non-waiver trading deadline.  1,202 more words

Dodgers Jump On Mets Early

NEW YORK (AP) — Some of Ian Thomas’ teammates say he looks like Clayton Kershaw. While he may not have flirted with a perfect game like Dodgers ace the previous night, the Los Angeles rookie filled in admirably in an emergency start at Citi Field. 820 more words


Mets' Collins Takes Blame For Absolutely Brutal Defeat

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York Mets manager Terry Collins said the stakes were high enough Wednesday that he should’ve turned to closer Jeurys Familia before the ninth inning. 758 more words


Aaron Nola, The Symbolism of Facing the Rays, and the Concept of Hope on a Random Tuesday Night

(Picture via nola.com — Kinda makes you think)

I used to have this — for lack of a better term let’s call it a — ‘talent.’ 799 more words

Nationals Notebook-- Lights Out Park, Lights Out Pitching...

Talk about coming back with a bang.  The Nationals returned from the All Star break by facing the Los Angeles Dodgers in a duel of division leaders, and in a potential playoff preview (the two teams would face off in the NLDS if the regular season ended today) to boot.  704 more words

3 Things 2 Watch 4: Division Face-Off

The Mets (48-44) head to Washington for a 3 game series against the first place Nationals (49-41). While the Nats hold a 2 game lead on the Mets in the NL East, the Nationals offense, aside from Harper, is just as putrid as the Mets. 385 more words


A look back on the first half of the season

Since the All-Star break has officially come to a close, it is time to look at the Nats going into a crucial second half of the season. 464 more words

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