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Observations from Saturday's 10-2 loss to the Mets

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Stephen Strasburg was making his first start in 11 days, and it looked like it. The right-hander, scratched from his last outing due to a minor ankle sprain, wasn’t as sharp as he had been the last time he faced a major-league lineup, giving up four runs on four hits (including back-to-back homers) and two walks Saturday against the Mets. 955 more words

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Nationals announce season-opening rotation order

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Less than a week after announcing Max Scherzer as their Opening Day starter, the Nationals announced the order for the rest of their rotation to open the season. 272 more words

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Nats vs. Mets — 3/28/15

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Hello from Tradition Field, where the Nats and Mets meet for the fifth time this spring. (They’ve still got one more meeting Tuesday in Viera before they meet for real on Opening Day.) It’s a bit interesting that Stephen Strasburg will pitch today, considering he’ll be facing New York in the third game of the regular season, but the right-hander does need to pitch in a big-league game after missing his last start with a twisted ankle. 619 more words

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Nationals grace cover of Sports Illustrated's 2015 MLB preview issue

The Washington Nationals, pegged by many as 2015 World Series favorites and boasting what is considered to be the best pitching rotation in baseball, grace the cover of Sports Illustrated this week in anticipation of the upcoming MLB season. 270 more words

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Harvey okay with not starting either Mets opener

Coming back from Tommy John surgery in October 2013, Matt Harvey hasn’t missed a beat this spring, showing no signs of lost velocity. While he won’t be starting Opening Day on April 6 in Washington or the Mets’ home opener on April 13 against the Phillies, Harvey’s season debut will be a high-profile matchup with the Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg in the third game of the season. 52 more words

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Saying Hello to Max...and Goodbye to Stras and JZ?

The Nats have named Max Scherzer their Opening Day starter, which makes a lot of sense. After all, they Nats are paying him an ungodly amount of money. 391 more words

Harvey on Mets passing him over for Opening Day: "It's something that I expected."

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — As far back as September, Matt Harvey had penciled Opening Day onto his calendar, going as far as to proclaim that he was chalking the Nationals up “as a ‘W’” on April 6. 380 more words