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Nationals Make a Move and Get Going – The PostD. Cruz Acquired; Relievers Deliver : Nationals 3, Braves 2Last night the Nats got an important win in the most important series to date. They did this behind strong relief pitching (no runs allowed) after starter John Paterson left with stomach cramps.
Archive for August, 2005
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Nats rained out in Atlanta, will play in doubleheader Wednesday
For Nats’ Patterson, a Delayed Arrival – The PostLate bloomer John Paterson has become one of the NL’s best pitchers since coming to Washington.
THOMAS BOSWELL – Stop Your Sobbing – The PostBoz makes the case that the Nats need not fold up the tents just yet. [...]
LANDOVER, Md. — Friday night, Erica, Fritz, Sam and I went to see the Steelers vs. Redskins game. We all know that the Redskins won, 17 – 10 (The Post) which means that about 50% of Redskins fans are now looking forward to playing in February. I have posted a photo gallery too.
Some other thoughts [...]
Fading Nats Home-Schooled by Cardinals – The PostFor the second day in a row, the Nats neglected to score while giving up six runs. Everyone is angry, especially GM Jim Bowden. Well, Jim-Bow, you built the team, didn’t you?
Despite all of this the Nats are only 2.5 games back in the Wild Card. They face [...]
BIG, “CLASSIC” NATS WIN
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Guillen and Loaiza Wake Up Nationals – The PostAlert Base Running, Fine Pitching Are Key: Nationals 4, Cardinals 1The Nats got off to a good start in their crucial series vs. St. Louis by playing aggressive, smart baseball.
The win allowed the Nats to keep pace with everyone ahead of [...]
7 days until kickoff
Every year, there is the first day that it feels like football. Last year, it came really early, on August 6. Yesterday morning, walking to my car, the air was full of with the sights, sounds, smells, and feel of early autumn. At last, I knew I was ready to return [...]
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Nats Fail to Seize the Day – The PostToday’s big question is “are the Nats done?” Mike Wise thinks so, but then again, he has been ready to pounce for a week/since April. At least he thinks Bowden should go.
Back to yesterday’s game, the Reds got off to an early lead, [...]
Erica and I are going to tomorrow night’s Redskins vs. Steelers game with Fritz and Sam. While I could care less about either team, it is an opportunity for Sam (and to a lesser extent, Erica) to see his favorite team and Fritz has always wanted to go to a Redskins game and I [...]
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Patterson, Nats Stress the Positives to Beat Reds – The PostP John Patterson had another big outing, going 8 1/3 before being pulled after giving up a two run homer. He admitted that he is very stressed pitching for Washington, since the Nats tend to not score when he is on [...]
One my favorite hangouts, the Arlington Cinema N Drafthouse, has finally created a Web site. There will be online ticket sales eventually as well, which could change the dynamic of the place quite a bit. I wil be interested to see how it works out.