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Joe Panik scored the winning run after Aaron Barrett's wild pitch with the bases loaded in the 7th. Giants 3, Nationals 2: Stand pat Matt and the punchless Nats punch their ticket to the offseason. Silver lining: no soul crushing Game 5 loss this year. Plenty of heaping slices of blame pie to go around. But this sort of sums up the series: When a graphic is worth a thousand...
Via Nationals Enquirer
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Defeat Nationals 3-2, Head To NLCS For Rematch With Cardinals

SAN FRANCISCO — Joe Panik scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning on Aaron Barrett’s bases-loaded wild pitch, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Tuesday night to return to the National League Championship Series. The wild-card Giants took Game 4 in the best-of-five Division Series and eliminated the Nationals by scoring on a bases-loaded walk...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Aaron Barrett airmails pitch, gets the out at home

As if the Nationals game 4 against  the Giants wasn’t stressful enough, Aaron Barrett just added to it. In the bottom of the 7th inning, just after Barrett threw a wild pitch to give the Giants a 3-2 lead, the Nationals tried to intentionally walk Pablo Sandoval. Instead of delivering the ball to Wilson Ramos, Barrett threw the ball over Ramos’ head to the backstop. Luckily...
Via DC Sports-Kings
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Barrett Air Mails Intentional Walk Pitch (Video)

I’ve never seen this happen on the major league level in my entire life. What is supposed to be a simple toss to the catcher for an intentional walk almost turned into a disaster for rookie Aaron Barrett of the Washington Nationals in Game 4 of the NLDS. Barrett is incredibly lucky that the catcher was able to track this ball down and relay it quickly for the out, but man how...
Via BlackSportsOnline
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlight: Nationals’ Aaron Barrett airmails pitch on intentional walk

The Washington Nationals just went through a whole range of emotions in a matter of two frames. After a Bryce Harper’s game-tying home run, reliever Aaron Barrett managed to throw the momentum away, literally. With two runners on Barrett walked San Francisco Giants right-fielder Hunter Pence, loading the bases. Then he threw a wild pitch to Pablo Sandoval that allowed Joe Panik...
Via KCM Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Barrett’s Wild Intentional Walk Pitch Is A Successful Fail

Aaron Barrett's wild intentional walk pitch against the Giants was a successful fail.
Via Gamedayr
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nationals’ Aaron Barrett and Brandon Barnes standoff before the game

With a 162 game season there has to be some fun before, after, and sometimes during the game. Right before the Washington Nationals and Colorado Rockies threw the first pitch, pitcher Aaron Barrett and outfielder Brandon Barnes decided to standoff. The challenge started during the playing of the National Anthem, but continued until Denard Span walked up to the batters box. With the...
Via DC Sports-Kings
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals, Rockies Engage In Lengthy National Anthem Standoff (Video)

Before the first pitch was thrown at Wednesday afternoon’s Washington Nationals-Colorado Rockies game, the Nats recorded a huge morale-boosting win. After the national anthem wrapped up and the players returned to their respective dugouts, Washington’s Aaron Barrett and Colorado’s Dave Barnes remained on the field, as they engaged in a lengthy and fiercely competitive standoff...
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Standoff between Nats, Rockies players before game

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Via Next Impulse Sports
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Aaron Barrett strike out Giancarlo Stanton with filthy slider, stare him down

It doesn't get much better than Aaron Barrett's strikeout of Giancarlo Stanton with a nasty slider to end the 8th inning yesterday, followed by a death stare from Barrett as he walked off the field. Go ahead, watch the Vine above (via @recordsANDradio) all day long. During his postgame interview with MASN's Dan Kolko, Ian Desmond found himself at a loss for words to...
Via Nationals Enquirer
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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