Stephen Strasburg struck out 12 in 6 2-3 innings on a day Washington really needed to rest its relievers, and Jayson Werth and Ian Desmond homered, leading the Nationals past the Miami Marlins 7-1 Thursday for a three-game sweep.
We’re used to craziness in D.C. sports, but the events that took place from Monday afternoon until Wednesday last night were pretty incredible.
Yesterday’s 9-7 victory on Opening Day at Citi Field was a very good sign for the Washington Nationals.
Last season started so perfectly for the Washington Nationals. This season they’re hoping for the same — but with a different finish to the year.
The Nats are just too talented not to reach postseason. And in baseball, over 162 games, talent is almost always decisive.
Coming as little surprise, Stephen Strasburg will be the opening day starter for the Nationals when they face the New York Mets on March 31 at Citi Field.
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Nats pitching coach Steve McCatty joined Grant and Danny Tuesday, and talked about Strasburg’s new pitch, Storen’s abrupt weight gain, and the effect Fister’s leadership has had on the pitching staff.
Because Stephen Strasburg is Stephen Strasburg, the Washington Nationals gave him one of the bigger lockers in the clubhouse at spring training. He’d prefer they didn’t.
Pitchers and catchers report tomorrow for the Washington Nationals in Viera, Fla., and under new manager Matt Williams, change is surely on the horizon.