August 2013 archive

Aug 20

Washington Nationals Records by Opponent 2005 to 2013

Next opponent – Chicago Cubs Last game: Cubs 11, Nationals 1   Opponent Won Lost Year CHC 5 1 2005 CHC 4 2 2006 CHC 1 6 2007 CHC 3 3 2008 CHC 2 5 2009 CHC 2 4 2010 CHC 4 3 2011 CHC 6 1 2012 CHC 1 3 2013 Year Won  Lost …

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Aug 20

Catch Frederic Frommer’s D.C. Baseball History presentation at the Grand Slam Sports Bar

Frederic Frommer, will be giving a presentation and selling signed copies of his new book, “You Gotta Have Heart,” this Thursday, 7 p.m., at the Grand Slam Sports Bar in the Grand Hyatt Hotel, at 1000 H Street NW (between 10th and 11th Streets in the Penn Quarter neighborhood). The event is sponsored by the …

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Aug 19

This Day in Washington Nationals History – Zimmerman’s Eighth Walk-Off Home Run

August 19 2006 – Alfonso Soriano hit his career-high 40th home run and became the 10th player in major league history with at least 40 homers and at least 30 steals in a season. Soriano is the eighth player in history to hit 40 or more homers in his first season after switching leagues joining …

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Aug 19

Washington Nationals Records by Opponent 2005 to 2013

Next opponent – Chicago Cubs Last game: Braves 2, Nationals 1   Opponent Won Lost Year CHC 5 1 2005 CHC 4 2 2006 CHC 1 6 2007 CHC 3 3 2008 CHC 2 5 2009 CHC 2 4 2010 CHC 4 3 2011 CHC 6 1 2012 CHC 1 2 2013 Year Won  Lost …

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Aug 18

This Day in Washington Nationals History

August 18 2005 – Washington erased a four-run deficit and the bullpen did the rest. Carlos Baerga’s go-ahead single in the eighth inning gave the Washington Nationals (64-57) a 5-4 victory and a split of doubleheader with the Philadelphia Phillies (65-57). Luis Ayala (8-6) earned the win and Chad Cordero pitched the final 1 2-3 innings …

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Aug 18

“Near Riot and Fight Mark Game of Dean’s”

Fans got to see that headline on 24 October 1934. What follows is one of the more infamous events in baseball history. Old Nats fans will recognize George Susce. Paul and Daffy Dean with a local “pickup” outfit were in Pittsburgh to take on the Pittsburgh Crawfords. The Crawford’s were fortified by players from several …

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Aug 17

This Day in Washington Nationals History

August 17 2007 – *Transactions / Boston Red Sox traded Wily Mo Pena and cash to Washington Nationals in exchange for a player to be named later; Boston Red Sox received Chris Carter (August 21, 2007). 2008 – The Washington Nationals (44-81) lost their 10th straight game Washington’s 7-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies (57-69). …

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Aug 17

Washington Nationals Records by Opponent 2005 to 2013

Next opponent – Atlanta Braves Last game: Braves 3, Nationals 2   Opponent Won Lost ATL 9 10 ATL 8 10 ATL 7 11 ATL 12 6 ATL 8 10 ATL 10 8 ATL 9 9 ATL 10 8 ATL 3 11   Year Won Lost 2005 81 81 2006 71 91 2007 73 89 …

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Aug 16

This Day in Washington Nationals History

August 16 2011 – Chien-Ming Wang won back-to-back starts for the first time since 2008 and Michael Morse and Ryan Zimmerman homered to lead  the Washington Nationals (58-62) to a 6-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds (59-63).  Wang (2-2) allowed four runs and seven hits in 6 1/3 innings, his longest outing since June 10, …

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Aug 16

Washington Nationals Records by Opponent 2005 to 2013

Next opponent – Atlanta Braves Last game: Giants 4, Nationals 3   Opponent Won Lost Year ATL 9 10 2005 ATL 8 10 2006 ATL 7 11 2007 ATL 12 6 2008 ATL 8 10 2009 ATL 10 8 2010 ATL 9 9 2011 ATL 10 8 2012 ATL 3 10 2013   Year Won …

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