Tag Archives: Joel Hanrahan

McCutchen, Pirates beat Nats, take season series

The Maryland Bureau Chief Emeritus drew first blood in a duel of reverse jinx texts last night. Curses, he was one step ahead of me! His prediction of a 3-2 Washington Nationals win over the Pittsburgh Pirates was not what I had wanted to see. I replied back that the Nats would probably lose 2-1,

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Nats closers past and present blow saves in loss to Pirates

After a day off to think about a fully formed rivalry between the Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies, it was time to play baseball again. The Nats traveled to Pittsburgh to start their Ohio River road trip. Edwin Jackson faced A.J. Burnett. Other than two solo homers, Jackson was decent, while Burnett was striking

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Nats vs. Pirates Q&A with Sam, The Outgoing Maryland Bureau Chief

For the last ten years, my friend Sam has called the state of Maryland home, but soon he’ll be moving back to his native Western Pennsylvania with his family. Since 2004, Sam has been The Maryland Bureau Chief for this blog, but with his move that bureau will be shutting down. He’ll probably become The

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