Offense wakes up as Nationals down Marlins 7-3

WASHINGTON — After Sunday’s shutout loss, Washington Nationals manager Davey Martinez advised his team to take their bats home and scream at them. The bats listened. Scoring only eight runs over their previous three games, the Nationals (30-22) broke out of their two-game offensive funk by defeating the Miami Marlins (25-29) 7-3 Monday afternoon. Entering … Continue reading Offense wakes up as Nationals down Marlins 7-3

Marlins outlast Nats 1-0, Take lead on wild pitch

WASHINGTON — Washington Nationals (29-22) reliever Tanner Rainey has his fair share of pitching woes this season. Rainey entered the third game of a four game weekend series against the Miami Marlins (25-28), on Sunday with a lousy 8.05 ERA after being roughed up for two runs in a third of an inning Friday night. … Continue reading Marlins outlast Nats 1-0, Take lead on wild pitch

Nationals storm back late, beat Marlins 3-2

WASHINGTON— The gloomy overcast wasn't the only thing keeping the noticeably silent home crowd down for the first seven innings. But, by the time the Washington Nationals (29-21) began to put its first rally of the day together in the bottom of the eighth, the crowd roared to life. In that moment, Nationals manager Davey … Continue reading Nationals storm back late, beat Marlins 3-2

Introduction: Covering the Nationals in MLB the Show 20

If you’re anything like me, you miss watching, reading and writing about baseball.  In January, if you had told me a live sporting event would be difficult to find on TV, I would’ve laughed and told you to stop drinking before you text an ex. Before the novel coronavirus shut down some of the greatest … Continue reading Introduction: Covering the Nationals in MLB the Show 20

Nationals 2020 MLB The Show Season in Review

*Disclaimer: This series is a simulated version of the 2020 Washington Nationals season on MLB The Show. This is all for fun and not to be taken seriously. Player quotes are fake and made up to add realism to articles. The Washington Nationals (28-21) sputtered early in the season, a World Series hangover seemed to … Continue reading Nationals 2020 MLB The Show Season in Review