The comeback seemed impossible against one of the league’s best relievers in Josh Hader. According to the Elias Sports Bureau the Nationals had a 0.050% chance at coming back down after as Michael A. Taylor stepped up to the plate with two outs in the eighth.
Photo by Nationals/Twitter WASHINGTON-- Stay In The Fight. The motto the Nationals stuck to all season remains true as the Nationals stayed in the fight during last night’s win game against none other than Bryce Harper’s Philadelphia Phillies to clinch an NL wildcard spot. After winning just 19 of their first 50 games the Nationals … Continue reading It’s a ‘National’ Party on S. Capitol Street and No One Can Stop It: A Wild Ride to the Wild Card Game
Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI WASHINGTON-- Oh boy, what a sweet, sweet victory the Nationals will feel if they clinch a wild card berth with a certain Philadelphia Phillies right fielder either on the field or in the dugout when the playoff spot becomes official later this week barring a complete meltdown by the Nats. Bryce … Continue reading What it means for the Nationals to wipe Bryce Harper out of the playoff race this week
It’s a wild time to be on South Capitol Street as the Nationals acquired three relievers to blooster the worst bullpen in professional baseball. GM Mike Rizzo planned to acquire at least two bullpen pieces today one of which he wanted to be a left handed reliever. Rizzo got his wish and more as he … Continue reading Nationals Add Three Pieces to Bullpen at Deadline to Help Surge Towards October
WASHINGTON-- After starting the season with a record of 19-31, the Nationals looked to be sellers at the trade deadline at the end of May. After a sudden turnaround and the best record in baseball since May 24, the Nationals have clawed their way back into the wildcard race but still have some flaws such … Continue reading Nationals Trade Deadline Targets Update