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The Washington Nationals did just about everything right this season -- until their final inning. They had the best pitching in baseball, especially the starting rotation. But the starters and bullpen struggled in the Division Series against the Cardinals, as did the offense. And even though the Nationals came within one strike of advancing to the next round, they do have a few holes to fill. But the bottom line is this: The Nationals are a team that grew a few levels in 2012. They were one of the best clubs in baseball this year --leading the majors with 98 wins and losing to the Cardinals in the NLDS proved to be learning experience that should push them to a higher level next year. "It was a fun ride, a lot of character," Nationals manager Davey Johnson said. "I really enjoyed managing them this year. You know, I've been on the other end of the stick where just one out and you move on. We couldn't get it. We had the right people there, just got a litt...
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So, that settles it -- the Washington Post's Adam Kilgore finally got Davey Johnson to address the second guessing, and the upshot is that there is no second guessing Davey Johnson. Sorry, Drew Storen. Davey Johnson isn't willing to consider that he maybe made a mistake or two there in Game 5. Edwin Jackson? Davey doesn't give a rat's ass what you think. Not intentionally...
Despite suffering a heartbreaking 9-7 loss in Game 5 of the NLDS to the St. Louis Cardinals, bush league Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo remains confident that shelving flamethrower Stephen Strasburg in early September was the right choice for … Continue reading →
The Washington Nationals were the surprise team of the year. Davey Johnson led the team to their first post season appearance and believes that there is unfinished business. “Is there some unfinished business? Yeah, there’s some unfinished business. But that’ll be up to ownership. That ball is in their court. I don’t have a bad [...]
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The Washington Nationals were the surprise team of the year. Davey Johnson led the team to their first post season appearance and believes that there is unfinished business.“Is there some unfinished business? Yeah, there’s some unfinished business. But that’ll be up to ownership. That ball is in their court. I don’t have a bad feeling, and I don’t mind waiting until November...
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is just nineteen years of age and had himself a very nice rookie season.
But it is widely known that the kid has some growing up to do and has made news frequently for things he has said or done on and off the field.
Take for example earlier this season in Toronto when he responded to an ill-advised reporters question with the infamous...
The season is over, but baseball never ends. We talk about the Washington Nationals and the season that was, reminisce about the good moments and the not so good moments of the postseason, and give out our 2012 season accolades. We hope the listening is as therapeutic as the recording.
LOTD Recap Had a 2-2 weekend, but our Lock of the Month (Patriots -3.5) lost, so we were -2 units, as we gave the LOTM a +/- 3 result. Friday, we got robbed by the choking dogs that were the Washington Nationals, as they coughed up a 6-0 lead to the cardiac kids from St. [...]