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The 'What's old is new again (but also still old)' quiz

These are the types of headlines that are generated when a long-retired, 53-year-old former MLB player who went through a very public fall from grace announces, out of the blue, that he is considering an attempt at a comeback: Is Rafael Palmeiro seriously considering an MLB comeback at 53 years old? Apparently Rafael Palmeiro hints at possible MLB comeback despite being an ancient...
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Jayson Werth Returns to D.C. for a Very Different Job

 Jayson Werth the baseball player might be entering hot stove season, but that doesn’t detract from the responsibilities for Jayson Werth the organic farmer. News to most fans of the Washington Nationals, Werth owns a 500-acre certified organic corn, soybean, and wheat farm in central Illinois, and is thinking of adding to his portfolio. Last week, Werth joined 20 other farmers from...
3 days ago

REPORT: Nationals Not Expected to Re-Sign Jayson Werth

REPORT: Nationals Not Expected to Re-Sign Veteran OF The post REPORT: Nationals Not Expected to Re-Sign Jayson Werth appeared first on KCM Sports.
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13 days ago

Reflecting on Werth with the Nats and where he might be next season - Byron Kerr

A few days have passed since the difficult Game 5 National League Division Series loss and reflection continues on the impact of left fielder Jayson Werth and whether or not 2017 was his final year in a Nationals uniform. Werth played seven seasons with the Nats from 2011-2017, the longest ... Read More
October 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Winners and losers of Cubs NLDS victory over Nationals

After nearly five hours of baseball, the Chicago Cubs survived a winner-take-all Game 5 to defeat the Washington Nationals and move on to the NLCS against the Los Angeles Dodgers. It was a hard-fought series and while it was far from perfectly played, an absolutely classic deciding game. Naturally, it produced some winners and losers.Many of the Nationals’ best players fall into...
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October 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Three Up, Three Down: Divisional Series brings both luck and heartbreak

Welcome to this week's edition of Three Up, Three Down — your weekly catch-up of the three best highlights (and lowlights) from around the league. We're here for all of the cheers and the jeers, because it's baseball. You can't have a winner without someone losing along the way.Up: The Dodgers are just fine, after allRemember when everybody (mostly Dodgers fans, themselves) was in...
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October 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Nationals' biggest challenge right now is survival

It should seem self-evident what type of shape a team that is approaching 30 games over .500 in late August is in. The easy answer should be that they are putting the finishing touches on what has been a spectacular season, and should be counted among the very best in the game.Perhaps no word is more synonymous with the Washington Nationals than ‘should,’ because it sums up both...
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August 29, 2017  |  Discuss

Max Scherzer trolls Phillies fans after Jayson Werth homer

Philadelphia fans booing former Phillie Jayson Werth has become something of a standard tradition, but it backfired on them spectacularly this weekend.In the fifth inning of the Phillies’ series finale with the Washington Nationals on Sunday, Werth stepped up to the plate and was showered by the customary boos from the Citizens Bank Park faithful. But the joke was on them as the...
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May 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Umpire CB Bucknor faces backlash for terrible call

Umpire CB Bucknor faced some backlash on Tuesday night after making a horrendous call to give the Atlanta Braves a second chance against the Washington Nationals.Chase d’Arnaud was up for the Braves with the bases loaded and two outs in the 9th, with his team trailing 3-1. Facing a 1-2 count, d’Arnaud swung and clearly missed a pitch that bounced in the dirt. Possibly because the...
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April 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper, Jayson Werth team up for ‘Step Brothers’ photo

The Washington Nationals held picture day on Thursday, and Bryce Harper teamed with Jayson Werth for one heck of a photo.The duo recreated the often-memed photo from the comedy “Step Brothers.” Harper even included a quote from the movie when sharing the picture on Twitter. Here’s a side-by-side comparison of the pictures: And this nice Photoshop job by Yahoo Sports on Twitter: Yup...
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February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

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