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Miami Marlins at New York Mets game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE BEGINS AT 6:30 P.M. Bartolo Colon didn't exactly showcase any veteran poise in his previous start, hitting two batters and getting ejected. The New York Mets right-hander should be well aware that the Miami Marlins are currently a bit less tolerant than most clubs when it comes to being hit by a pitch. Coming off a testy outing that was his...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Harper latest to come down with illness

The illness that plagued Adam LaRoche, Anthony Rendon and others on the Nationals’ roster the last two weeks apparently has now taken down Bryce Harper as well. Harper had to come out of Monday night’s game against the Braves in the top of the fourth inning after feeling lightheaded and experiencing other symptoms similar to what struck others. “He just came in and said:...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The NLeast You Should Know Vol. 22

If the Washington Nationals played 162 games against the Mets, one would have to believe they would win close to 130 games with the way the last few years have gone. Home run records would fall in epic proportion. Luckily, that is not how the schedule goes in Major League Baseball. Even still, by taking three of four from the Mets, the Nationals have inched closer to claiming another...
Via NYMetsLife
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals Blank Mets 3-0

Wilson Ramos’ two run homer in the top of the 7th broke up a scoreless pitching duel and the Nationals went on to shutout the Mets 3-0, Sunday afternoon in New York. Washington (85-63) has an opportunity to wrap up the National League East during the three game series in Atlanta, which begins on Monday. Magic number: 5. #Nats #NLEast #ItsHappening pic.twitter.com/VNTcaVyTjP ...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals Magic Number @ Six!

The Nationals magic number to win the National League East is down to six!. Washington with an easy 10-4 win over the Mets on Saturday night in New York. With only 15 games remaining, the Nats (84-63) increased their lead over Atlanta to 9.5 games with the Braves 3-2 loss to the Rangers in Texas. Magic Number: 6. #Nats #NLEast #ItsHappening pic.twitter.com/OSE1xtUxwd — Washington...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Growing Pains Slow Mets Quest for Mediocrity

The Washington Nationals demolished the New York Mets, 10-3, on a chilly Saturday evening in Flushing. Nationals OF Bryce Harper kicked off the scoring for his club with a two-run home run in the second inning. The blast came less than 24 hours removed from Harper’s vicious glare at Mets closer Jenrry Mejia for his post-game celebration. Anthony Rendon tallied four hits to boost...
Via Around Citi
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington 10, New York Mets 3; 13 September 2014 (Washington 84-63, New York Mets 72-77)

Photo Credit: Washington Nationals After Friday night’s nail-biter loss, the Nationals sent Cy Young darkhorse Doug Fister to the mound, opposed by promising youngster Zack Wheeler. As Atlanta fades in the NL East, Washington sought to keep going towards a division title. There was a steady rain at the start of the game, but it didn’t deter Washington in its’ quest. Bryce Harper...
Via DC Sports-Kings
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Harper, Nats rout Mets 10-3 to close in on NL East

NEW YORK (AP) Bryce Harper homered, Ian Desmond drove in three runs and the Washington Nationals moved a step closer to their second NL East title in three years with a 10-3 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday night. Anthony Rendon added to his huge series with four hits as Washington reduced its magic number to six for clinching the division. Denard Span had a two-run homer...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

No, really: Mets actually beat Nationals at Citi

The Mets have retaken Citi Field — for one night, at least. Ending an embarrassing franchise-worst home losing streak, the Mets wrestled back the keys to Citi Field with a 4-3 win over the Nationals on Friday night, giving them their first home win over Washington in 13 games. The victory also ended a six-game losing streak to the Nationals, who are 26-5 against the Mets at Citi...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets End Nats 12 Game Streak

The Nationals 12 game winning streak at Citi FIeld ha ended. The Mets scored three in the bottom of the first on their way to a 4-3 win over the Nationals on Friday night. The Nats are 11-3 this season vs. the Mets, Gio Gonzalez was the losing pitcher in all three. Despite the loss, Washington’s (83-63) magic number to win the National League East has been reduced to eight. The...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitol Punishment: How the Nationals have Owned the Mets

The New York Mets enter tonight’s game against Washington Nationals at Citi Field on the heels of another cumbersome loss to the National League East leaders. The Mets have dropped 12 consecutive ballgames to their divisional rivals in their home ballpark, making one wonder who feels more at home in Flushing. The 12-game skid is hardly an albatross: The Mets have struggled against...
Via Around Citi
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats Reduce Magic Number To Nine

The Nationals continue to call Queens home, beating the Mets 6-2 on Thursday night in New York. The win is Washington’s 12th straight at Citi Field and reduces the Nats magic number to win the National League Eastern Division to nine. Magic number: 9 #Nats #NLEast pic.twitter.com/4NpuqjvF0g — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) September 12, 2014 Adam LaRoche and Anthony Rendon...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington 6, New York Mets 2; 11 September 2014 (Washington 83-62, New York Mets 71-76)

Photo Credit: beaumontenterprise.com Prior to Thursday’s Nationals-Mets game, there was a moment of silence in Citi Field in remembrance of those killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. First responder Regina Wilson sang a stirring rendition of the national anthem. After the solemn observance, there was a game to be played. Hot-hitting Adam LaRoche drove in three runs, and Anthony...
Via DC Sports-Kings
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The New York Mets Embarrassed Themselves on Thursday

The New York Mets dropped their 12th consecutive home game against the Washington Nationals on a violent Thursday evening in Major League Baseball. 41-year-old SP Bartolo Colon allowed six earned runs in 3+ IP, including two, two-run home runs to Adam LaRoche and Anthony Rendon. The veteran starter hit each of the proceeding batters following the home runs, and was ejected after...
Via Around Citi
6 days ago  |  Discuss

LaRoche, Rendon as Nationals beat Mets 6-2

NEW YORK (AP) Adam LaRoche and Anthony Rendon had two-run homers off Bartolo Colon, who was ejected after hitting the following batter both times, and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 6-2 Thursday night for their 12th straight win at Citi Field. Washington opened its NL East lead to 8 1/2 games over second-place Atlanta, and the Nationals lowered their magic number...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals Injury Update: Anthony Rendon and Ian Desmond sit

As reported earlier, Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond left Tuesday night's game against Atlanta Braves with back tightness. He's getting the day off for the finale Wednesday, along with third baseman Anthony Rendon, who is down with flu-like symptoms, according to Mark Zuckerman of Nats Insider.  Danny Espinosa is in the lineup at short with Kevin Frandsen...
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington 2 Atlanta 1; 8 September 2014 (Washington 81-61, Atlanta 74-70)

Photo Credit: sportschatplace.com Every season has moments like this. Top of the seventh, two on, two out. Manager Matt Williams walks to the mound with a deliberate gait, ready to make a decision on his starting pitcher… In a game that had all sorts of pennant race atmosphere, Anthony Rendon drove in one run and scored the other. Doug Fister and his bullpen buddies held the Braves...
Via DC Sports-Kings
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats Extend NL East Lead To Eight

Round one of the biggest series of the season has gone to the Nationals. Washington edging Atlanta 2-1 on Monday night, taking game one of the three game set at Nationals Park. Now 81-61, the Nats reduced their magic number to a dozen, to clinch their second division title in three seasons. Just beautiful tonight. @nationals thanks again! #NatsSocialFan pic.twitter.com/ADnhDW1BJp...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats Rock King Felix

The Nationals broke their three game losing streak on Friday night, beating the Mariners 8-3 in Seattle. The Nats used the long ball, six on the night, to support a solid pitching performance by Jordan Zimmermann. Washington hit six home runs in one game for only the fourth time in club history, but the most amazing aspect is that four of them came off arguably the best pitcher in...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals hammer four home runs off Felix Hernandez

When you’re riding a three-game losing streak, facing Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez isn’t exactly endearing. But that was the challenge the Washington Nationals were up against on Friday. It was a challenge they conquered early, hammering four home runs off the king in the first four innings en route to the Nationals 8-3 win. Felix Hernandez has never allowed four homers...
Via KCM Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals use long ball to beat Mariners 8-3

SEATTLE (AP) Anthony Rendon hit one of Washington's four homers off Felix Hernandez, and the Nationals showed off their power in an 8-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night that snapped a three-game losing streak. Rendon hit a solo shot in the first, and Jayson Werth, Ian Desmond and Wilson Ramos also connected against Hernandez (13-5). It was the first time Hernandez...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Rendon's backwards batting helmet won yetserday's walk-off celebration

Oh sure, there were big and small Gatorade buckets being dumped all over the place again, and Rafael Soriano smiling (WTF!?), and the Jayson Werth Garden Gnome standing watch, and lots of other zaniness in the wake of the Nats' fifth walk-off in six games yesterday. But Anthony Rendon with his batting helmet on backwards in the aftermath somehow summed up the craziness of the...
Via Nationals Enquirer
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats win tenth in a row, Sweep the DBacks

The Washington Nationals have matched their highest winning streak in Nationals history, completing a four game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks and winning their tenth consecutive game. The win was also the Nationals fifth walk off win in the last six games and their third consecutive series sweep. Denard Span scored in the bottom of the sixth inning on a wild throwing error...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Yawn! Anthony Rendon's walk-off single (Video)

"I mean, just absolutely epic. That’s the best word I can put on it for you. It’s been incredible." (Bryce Harper, via NatsInsider, 8/21/2014) Nationals 3, Diamondbacks 2: Walk-off City. Nine wins in a row, 4th walk-off win in five days. Epic. Video of Anthony Rendon's pinch-hit walk-off above, complete with a dousing from the "tiny" Gatorade bucket...
Via Nationals Enquirer
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Rendon lifts Nationals to 3-2 win with ninth-inning pinch-hit single

What the Washington Nationals have done in the past nine days — nine straight wins, including four walk-offs — now borders on absurd. It has reached a point that Manager Matt Williams, who has spent a lifetime in baseball, can’t visibly share in his players’ excitement after the games because of the stress. “It’s exciting for them,” the typically even-keeled Williams...
Via Pro Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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