Tag Archives: John Lannan

Checking in with the Nats, the day after they lost to John Lannan

I am not surprised the Washington Nationals were beaten by their former teammate, John Lannan. Eight innings of shutout ball on the other hand, was a bit surprising. The Nats have trouble hitting lefties and soft tossers. When Lannan’s sinker is working, he induces lots of ground balls and typically pitches about 5 2/3 innings,

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John Lannan kind of gets revenge, Nats almost comeback, lose to Phillies in 9th

Here’s my idea for the Washington Nationals season — just score 4 or more runs for Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez and Jordan Zimmermann start. Take your chances when Ross Detwiler and Dan Haren pitch. Three runs might even be enough for Stras, Gio and Znn. I’m not going to get into haiku (DC Sports Bog,

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Nats can’t take Cleveland series and now face John Lannan for the first time in Philly

My guest prognosticator, Vince Guerrieri was right — his Cleveland Indians did take their series with my Washington Nationals. Thus, #Nats haven't driven in a runner via base hit since Thursday: http://t.co/QaAx8VBNeC — Mark Zuckerman (@ZuckermanCSN) June 17, 2013 That succinctly describes the Nats weekend. Two solid pitching performances by Gio Gonzalez and Stephen Strasburg

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