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Michael Wacha continues to impress as Cardinals pull away from Nationals 4-1

It was a great pitcher’s duel on paper, and the match up between Michael Wacha and Max Scherzer lived up to the hype in the series finale between the Cardinals and Nationals on Thursday afternoon in Washington D.C.Matt Carpenter would lead off the game with a double, per usual. He then came around to score on a wild pitch as the Cardinals took a 1-0 lead in the Top of the 1st....
Via Cardinals Farm
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Lose Fifth Straight to Nationals

In a game that could have been a lot closer than it was, the Phillies offense showed some heart against a tough Max Scherzer who pitched eight innings and only gave up four hits. Our own Sean O’Sullivan gave up a three-run home run to Bryce Harper after a single, hit batter, and a flyout to start the bottom of the first inning. After a triple by Obdubel Herrera in the third inning...
Via Phillies Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals Top Phillies 7-2 for Third Straight Win: Five Takeaways

Bryce Harper hit a three-run home run in the first, Danny Espinosa followed with a solo shot, and Max Scherzer was sensational, as the Washington Nationals topped the woeful Philadelphia Phillies 7-2. The Nationals are now on a three-game win streak, improving to 5-6 on the season. They will look for their fourth straight win, and the series clincher in Saturday’s matinee. The...
Via KCM Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Scherzer, Harper power Nationals to 7-2 win over Phillies

WASHINGTON (AP) Max Scherzer pitched eight strong innings to get his first win with the Nationals and Bryce Harper hit a three-run homer as Washington beat the reeling Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Friday night. Danny Espinosa also homered and Ryan Zimmerman added a two-run double to help the Nationals get their third straight win. Scherzer (1-1) scattered four hits and one run and...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Early homers send Phillies to sixth straight loss

Max Scherzer earned his first win of the season, and got support from home runs by Bryce Harper and Danny Espinosa in Washington's 7-2 victory over the Phillies on Friday.
Via Philly Sports Live
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies String Two Wins Together Defeating the Nationals

The Phillies find themselves a game above .500 after taking the second game of the series against the Washington Nationals tonight. Cole Hamels returned to form, only giving up one homer to Wilson Ramos in the 4th inning, and going seven innings with two hits and one run, striking out five.  Jeanmar Gomez gave up the second run in the top of the 8th on a Clint Robinson single,...
Via Phillies Nation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats' third baseman Rendon seeks 3rd opinion on knee

VIERA, Fla. (AP) Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon was scheduled to meet with Dr. Steven Singleton in Vail, Colorado, for a third opinion on his injured left knee. Dr. James Andrews on Monday confirmed the team's initial diagnosis of a sprained medial collateral ligament, and Rendon was to be examined by Singleton on Tuesday. ''We're just trying to make sure we cover...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Espinosa shaves mustache, hits home run on same day (Video)

Pour one out for Danny Espinosa's amazing mustache. It has been unceremoniously removed from his face. pic.twitter.com/S5pynZd1JT — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) March 12, 2015 A sad start Thursday for the Nationals with news of the passing of Danny Espinosa's gigantic mustache. But Espinosa paid his respects later in the day by hitting a solo home run during an 11...
Via Nationals Enquirer
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals' 2B Danny Espinosa Sports Awesome Fu Manchu at Spring Training

Great facial hair in Major League Baseball is to be expected. All players reported to spring training over the last week, and one player’s...
Via Athlon Sports
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Just look at Anthony Rendon's hair

Eyes on it. #TonyTwoBags #Nats pic.twitter.com/MSVh3nmm4T — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) February 24, 2015 Forget Danny Espinosa's Fu Manchu; get a load of Anthony Rendon's big hair. Some serious moss coming out of #TonyTwoBags' cap this spring. @Taylor_Michael3 no longer rocking the flat top.
Via Nationals Enquirer
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Espinosa shows up to Nationals camp with stellar Fu Fanchu

Baseball is here. That means wacky facial hair is here. Pitchers and catchers reported to five teams on Wednesday, while 13 more clubs opened up camp on Thursday, including the Nationals. Their second baseman, Danny Espinosa, showed up to Viera, Fla., with a an impressive Fu Manchu. Just look at that thickness.
Via Fox Sports
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Espinosa Has an Intense Fu Manchu Mustache

Usually baseball players wait till the second of the season to grow out their facial hair for postseason runs. But if you know Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa, the offseason is when he lets its run wild. The Nats Twitter account posted this shot of Danny when he reported to camp Thursday morning: I mean, baseball experts already love the Nationals as the trendy pick to...
Via Busted Coverage
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Espinosa’s New Mustache Is Legendary

Sometimes you’ve got to go to extraordinary lengths to impress your club at Spring Training. For Danny Espinosa, his new handlebar mustache seems to have done the trick already. That thing is outstanding. [@Nationals] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Espinosa’s fu manchu is terrifying

Players are reporting to Spring Training all across Florida and Arizona, and Washington Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa arrived with some extra facial hair. Danny Espinosa was one of the first position players in camp. His Fu Manchu has also reported. And it is glorious. pic.twitter.com/8K9EwJDQd6 — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) February 19, 2015 GOOD GOOGLY MOOGLY...
Via Bloguin Best
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Espinosa’s fu manchu is terrifying

Players are reporting to Spring Training all across Florida and Arizona, and Washington Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa arrived with some extra facial hair. Danny Espinosa was one of the first position players in camp. His Fu Manchu has also reported. And it is glorious. pic.twitter.com/8K9EwJDQd6 — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) February 19, 2015 GOOD GOOGLY MOOGLY...
Via The Outside Corner
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals Spring Training Preview: The Infield

The Washington Nationals are less than two weeks away from entering Spring Training.  There are not many roster spots up for grabs on what many describe as the National League favorite.   As for the Nats infield, the positions are pretty much set.  The infield was a focus this off-season because of a rare roster need at second base.  The Nats addressed that need via a trade....
Via DC Pro Sports Report
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Ranking the NL East Second Basemen

We saw some change within the division at the Winter Meetings with the Marlins making a significant upgrade at second and appearing to be serious this offseason about a wild card run in 2015, much to the Mets’ chagrin. It’s also looking more and more like Murphy will continue to be our starter and as far as I’m concerned, the Mets are in pretty good shape at the position...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats tender all 10 arbitration eligible players

As expected, the Washington Nationals have tendered contract to all ten players on their roster who were arbitration eligible.  The only two that had question marks were 2B Danny Espinosa and P Ross Detwiler.  Given the fluid situation at second base right now, Espinosa was considered to be a foregone conclusion.  The big question mark was on Detwiler. Detwiler was Washington...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch home plate umpire Vic Carapazza get hit on the head by foul ball off the screen (Video)

Yay! The only good thing to happen in the 18th inning of NLDS Game 2? That would be home plate umpire Vic Carapazza getting hit on the head by a foul ball off the bat of Danny Espinosa that ricocheted off the screen. Carapazza didn't exactly cover himself in glory last night with his strikezone (which was awful for both teams), but specifically on Jordan Zimmermann's 1-0...
Via Nationals Enquirer
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Umpire gets hit in head with ricochet, everyone laughs

It wasn’t a good night in Washington DC for home plate umpire Vic Carapazza. Eight innings after ejecting Nationals manager Matt Williams and second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera, he got hit in the head with a foul ball off the bat of Danny Espinosa that ricocheted off the screen behind home plate. The remaining crowd at Nationals Park, and members of both teams’ benches, had a laugh...
Via The Outside Corner
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Umpire gets hit in head with ricochet, everyone laughs

It wasn’t a good night in Washington DC for home plate umpire Vic Carapazza. Eight innings after ejecting Nationals manager Matt Williams and second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera, he got hit in the head with a foul ball off the bat of Danny Espinosa that ricocheted off the screen behind home plate. The remaining crowd at Nationals Park, and members of both teams’ benches, had a laugh...
Via Bloguin Best
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

A day after clinching division Nationals roll out lineup the resembles a spring training split squad

Now that the Washington Nationals have clinched the National League East division title, they can focus their attention on a larger goal. Home-field advantage in the National League comes to mind, but in reality the largest goal is to win the World Series. In doing so, the Nationals need to be well rested and ready for the push in October. Therefore, manager Matt Williams decided...
Via KCM Sports
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Nationals 3, Mets 0

The Mets (72-78) were defeated by the Washington Nationals (85-63) by a score of 3-0. What you should know: Jon Niese pitched a solid game for New York, going seven innings, and allowing two runs on six hits while walking zero and striking out seven. Unfortunately, he took the loss as he had no offensive support. The Mets had runners in scoring position in six separate innings, including...
Via Mets Merized Online
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Reactions to Jenrry Mejia’s Celebration are Overstated

New York Mets closer Jenrry Mejia’s famous post-game celebrations have officially sparked controversy. The 24-year-old closer struck out Washington Nationals 2B Danny Espinosa to record his 26th save of the year last night, and proceeded to celebrate in dynamic fashion. Mejia, known for his energetic foot stomp, added a fishing motion last night. Many on social media have theorized...
Via Around Citi
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats Lose Game, Win Series

Atlanta avoided a sweep in Washington with a 6-2 win on Wednesday afternoon at Nationals Park. Despite the loss, the Nats (82-62) still lead the National League East by eight full games. The Nationals, who celebrated #Heroes Day at the park, still have a magic number of ten to win the division for the second time in three seasons. Aaron Harang proved to be too much for the Nats bats...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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