August 2016 archive

Aug 29

Murphy shooting for spot among DC’s all-time greats


Nationals fans are having fun watching their team move closer to its third division title in the past five seasons, but an even more exciting race is is in full swing between the Nats’ Daniel Murphy and Colorado’s DJ LeMaiheu for the National League batting title. The two second basemen came into last weekend’s series …

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Aug 28

Goose Goslin leads Senators over Yanks

August 28, 1924 – The Washington Senators win the first game of a four game series against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium by the score of 11 to 6. The Senators were led by Goose Goslin who hit for the cycle and went 4 for 5 and knocked in 6 runs during the …

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Aug 10

Washington D.C. Baseball – Yesterday & Today Poll

Washington D.C. Baseball – Yesterday & Today Poll on Facebook What Washington baseball team did you see when you attended your first Washington major league game. https://www.facebook.com/groups/60009109815/?ref=bookmarks   Washington Senators (1961-1971) / 88 Washington Senators/Nationals (1901-1960) / 55 Washington Nationals (2005-2016) / 50 Baltimore Orioles (1983-1989) / 9 updated at 9:25am/ Aug 10, 2016  

Aug 08

In a postseason atmosphere, Nats come up big

Sunday’s game against the San Francisco Giants was the kind of game the Nationals needed badly to win this season. Although they had the second-best record in all of baseball, and the second-largest division lead in the National League, seven games over the Miami Marlins, the Nats needed to distinguish themselves from another top team. …

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Aug 01

How does the Melancon trade affect the rest of the Nats’ bullpen?

So the Nationals have finally landed a new closer, with Mark Melancon coming from Pittsburgh. General manager Mike Rizzo sent left-hander Felipe Rivero and prospect Taylor Hearn to the Pirates in hopes that he can solve the late-inning issues that have plagued the team in the past week. But what will become of the man …

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