September 2013 archive

Sep 18

Span extends hit streak to 28 games

Last night at Nationals Park, Denard Span’s fifth-inning single extended his hitting streak to 28 games, breaking a tie with Colorado’s Michael Cuddyer for the longest in the major leagues this season… By extending his hit streak to 28 games Span became only the 3rd player in Washington D.C. baseball history to have a hit …

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Sep 16

Washington Nationals Records by Opponent 2005 to 2013

Next opponent – Atlanta Braves Last game: Nationals 11, Braves 2   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 4 12 2013 Year Won Lost …

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Sep 15

George Winkleman

Winkleman pitched only one game in the majors, a loss to Kansas City in 1886. Washington was in desperate need for pitching so it was understandable that they would place a call to a well known local amateur pitcher. Monday 2 August Kansas City 12 Washington 10 Here is the write up. This game was …

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Sep 14

Washington Nationals Records by Opponent 2005 to 2013

Next opponent – Philadelphia Phillies Last game: Nationals 6, Phillies 1   Opponent Won Lost Year PHI 8 11 2005 PHI 10 9 2006 PHI 6 12 2007 PHI 6 12 2008 PHI 3 15 2009 PHI 6 12 2010 PHI 10 8 2011 PHI 9 9 2012 PHI 10 7 2013 Year Won Lost …

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Sep 13

Gilmore Strikes out Sixteen

Having read Mark’s recent well written article on Mr. Mack, we thought we would cover the other half of the “Shadow” battery. Gilmore, 22 years old, is one of several players recently acquired from Hartford. Washington beset by ownership troubles, lack of talent and gambling issues struggles in their first season in the League. But …

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Sep 13

Washington Nationals Records by Opponent 2005 to 2013

Next opponent – Philadelphia Phillies Last game: Nationals 7, Mets 2   Opponent Won Lost Year PHI 8 11 2005 PHI 10 9 2006 PHI 6 12 2007 PHI 6 12 2008 PHI 3 15 2009 PHI 6 12 2010 PHI 10 8 2011 PHI 9 9 2012 PHI 9 7 2013 Year Won Lost …

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Sep 12

Washington Nationals Records by Opponent 2005 to 2013

Next opponent – New York Metropolitans Last game: Nationals 3, Mets 0   Opponent Won Lost Year NYM 8 11 2005 NYM 6 12 2006 NYM 9 9 2007 NYM 6 12 2008 NYM 8 10 2009 NYM 9 9 2010 NYM 10 8 2011 NYM 14 4 2012 NYM 11 7 2013 Year Won …

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Sep 11

Marino Pieretti

April 1945 and Pieretti is in the headline’s “Midget Marino Pieretti Big Talk of Big Leagues.” Statements like, “Some of our most astute observers of the baseball scene are convinced that they watched the beginning of stardom for a Washington pitcher here in Yankee Stadium.” Pieretti stood 5-07 and weighed just over 150 pounds. But …

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Sep 11

Washington Nationals Records by Opponent 2005 to 2013

Next opponent – New York Metropolitans Last game: Nationals 6, Mets 3   Opponent Won Lost Year NYM 8 11 2005 NYM 6 12 2006 NYM 9 9 2007 NYM 6 12 2008 NYM 8 10 2009 NYM 9 9 2010 NYM 10 8 2011 NYM 14 4 2012 NYM 10 7 2013 Year Won …

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Sep 11

Span extends hit streak to 21 games

Last night at Citi Field, Denard Span extended his hit streak to 21 games as the Nationals beat the New York Mets 6-3. By extending his hit streak to 21 games Span became only the 11th player in Washington D.C. baseball history to have a hit streak of 21 games or more. The Nats center …

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