When you think about it, the Miami Marlins (previously Florida) and Colorado Rockies have been giving D.C. trouble for over 20 years now. Back in 1991, D.C. fell short to South Florida and Denver in the ‘93 expansion derby. If I recall correctly, Denver had the promise of a new sales-tax funded ballpark and South [...]
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Bryce Harper loves Washington, and says he wants to play his entire career in the city – The Post
Bryce Harper has decided as a 19 year old that he wants to stay in the D.C. area forever as a member of the Washington Nationals. He’s living in Pentagon City and I never wanted to move [...]
The Washington Nationals losing a series is always disappointing, but double so when it is to the corrupt Baltimore Orioles for oft stated reasons like “evil will always triumph, because good is dumb.” The Baltimore fanboys in D.C. sports media are surely thrilled. Still, the Nats had a strong stretch through the seemingly most difficult [...]
To gauge just how unusual this season has been for the Washington Nationals and those who follow them, it took until mid-May to get a three game losing streak. In the past, it seemed like it never took more than three days to get there, even if only two games were scheduled. This unexpected fortune [...]
Ryan Zimmerman hurts hamstring as Washington Nationals rally past Colorado Rockies – The PostNats show grit, but no one’s watching – Nats InsiderLefty John Lannan got off to a shaky start last night, giving up 3 runs before through 3 innings. The Washington Nationals caught up quickly and took a 4-3 lead over the Colorado [...]
Washington Nationals struggle from the start again in 10-4 loss to Colorado Rockies – The PostThe consistently inconsistent Nats – The Wash. TimesA heavy-hearted win for Rockies over Washington – – Denver PostThe Washington Nationals starting pitching has been going to extremes lately. Saturday was a feast with Liván Hernández going the distance with [...]
Craig Stammen pitches Washington Nationals to 5-2 victory over Colorado Rockies – The PostAfter his worst-ever outing, Craig Stammen bounced back and gave the Washington Nationals 8 innings of 2 run, 5 hit pitching to defeat the Colorado Rockies before the smallest crowd in team history. Stammen pitched against his own personal grain — to [...]
Jason Marquis, Nationals fall to Brewers, 11-7 – The PostAfter expressing concern that some pitchers in the bullpen were not getting enough work, Jim Riggleman had to use it to get all 27 outs. He won’t make that mistake again. After the 1st inning though, only one run was scored.
Something is wrong with starter [...]
Before I give my 2010 Washington Nationals prediction, some background on past predictions:
I did not predict the 2005 Nats record for some reason.
The second Nats season of 2006 saw me predict a 75-87 finish. They went 71-91, not a terrible prediction on my part.
I have not had much success predicting the Nats final record. In [...]
Rizzo’s Ambition Becomes a Reality – The PostTough love drove Rizzo to GM post – The Wash. TimesThe son of a scout, who labored as a scout after his father told him he had no future as a professional player, is now the Washington Nationals general manager. We heard this impressive story when Mike Rizzo [...]