Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.
Aaron Barrett, the Nationals’ rookie relief pitcher who surrendered the game-winning run in Tuesday’s heartbreaking Game 4 playoff loss, says Washington “will come back stronger than ever.”
The Washington Nationals’ season is over after losing 3-2 to the San Francisco Giants in Game 4 of their National League Division Series on Tuesday night.
There was nothing redeeming about playing in the longest game in postseason history, no moral to take or lesson to learn.
Left-hander Ross Detwiler has been left off the Washington Nationals’ roster for their NL Division Series against the San Francisco Giants.
The San Francisco Giants and Washington Nationals both missed the postseason last year. That’s pretty much where the similarities end heading into Friday’s NL Division Series opener.
The Nationals and Giants don’t start their playoff series until Friday afternoon but shots were fired late Wednesday night, just hours after San Francisco booked its trip to Washington.
Here’s a look at the keys to the best-of-five National League Division Series between the Nationals and Giants.
Desmond had a career-high five RBIs and Stephen Strasburg won his third straight decision for the Nationals in their 9-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night.
Okay, whoa. Whoa whoa whoa. Where are you going? Don’t leave. Not rooting for them more than your own favorite teams. That’s not what I mean. Not even rooting for them to win championships. But rooting for them to be good. Rooting for them to be legitimate contenders.