Tag Archives: Stephen Strasburg

Posted on March 28, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Well, it was another long offseason for baseball fans, but it’s finally over. Opening day is finally upon us, even if the Mariners and A’s technically played two games last week. Unfortunately, some notable free agents remain unsigned, but the offseason and spring training are both over, […]

Posted on March 20, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Once again, the Washington Nationals fell short of expectations in 2018, finishing the season 82-80. With Bryce Harper signing elsewhere, there’s a different feel around the club heading into 2019. However, the Nationals still feel like they have a chance to win the NL East for the […]

Posted on February 6, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine When it comes to starting pitching, you can never have enough. That’s certainly the stance of the Washington Nationals after they re-signed veteran righty Jeremy Hellickson on Wednesday. Hellickson and the Nationals agreed to a one-year deal with a base salary of just $1.3 million. However, Hellickson […]

Posted on December 13, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Cincinnati Reds have been a little more active than usual at this year’s MLB Winter Meetings. On Wednesday, they pulled the trigger on a notable trade, acquiring starting pitcher Tanner Roark from the Washington Nationals. In exchange, Washington has received pitching prospect Tanner Rainey. The 32-year […]

Posted on December 4, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals are poised to make the first major free agent signing of the offseason. According to reports, the Nationals have agreed to a deal with left-handed ace Patrick Corbin worth $140 million over six years. As of Tuesday evening, the deal is pending a physical. […]

Posted on August 8, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals are far from being out of contention in the playoff race. But injuries continue to make it difficult for the reigning NL East champs to make significant headway. The latest victim of the injury bug is reliever Kelvin Herrera. The Nationals placed Herrera on […]

Posted on April 2, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine With an important season ahead of him, Washington Nationals catcher Matt Wieters is making an early-season trip to the DL. The Nationals placed Wieters on the DL Monday, just three games into the season, because of a left oblique strain. In a corresponding move, the Nationals have […]

Posted on March 21, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals have enjoyed sustained success at the top of the NL East, winning the division title in four of the last six years. However, the Nats have no playoff series wins to show for it. With several key players, most notably Bryce Harper, set for […]

Posted on November 16, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Major League Baseball announced the 2017 Cy Young Award winners on Wednesday evening, and both winning pitchers happen to be previous winners of the award. Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals won in the National League, taking home the award for the second consecutive year and third […]

Posted on November 4, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The World Series may have just ended, but it’s never too soon to start thinking about next year. Sportsbooks have already listed their betting favorites for the 2018 World Series. Of course, there will be plenty of offseason transactions over the course of the winter, so things […]

Posted on October 20, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals took a week after their elimination from the MLB postseason to make a decision about manager Dusty Baker. Yet, they still managed to make the wrong choice. The Nationals announced Friday that Baker would not return for the 2018 season. Baker took the Nationals […]

Posted on October 12, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine As it turns out, Stephen Strasburg wasn’t all that sick. All he needed was an extra day off afforded by Tuesday’s rainout to come up big for the Washington Nationals in Game 4 of the NLDS. Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings at a rainy and windy Wrigley […]

Posted on October 7, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago Cubs became the first road team to win a game this postseason when they took Game 1 of the NLDS from the Washington Nationals. Despite Stephen Strasburg taking a no-hitter into the sixth inning, the Cubs were eventually able to grind out a few runs. […]

Posted on October 5, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The National League Division Series gets underway Friday night when the Chicago Cubs visit the Washington Nationals. Both teams won their division this season, although the Nationals did so with a huge cushion while the Cubs had to sweat it out until the final week of the […]

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