Thanks to their pitching, the San Diego Padres have hovered around the .500 mark despite having the second-lowest batting average in the National League.
Stephen Strasburg has gotten off to a shaky start, and his struggles peaked in a 6-earned-run loss to the Marlins, which was “a little bit alarming,” says former MLB pitcher C.J. Nitkowski.
Stephen Strasburg endured another rough outing in Miami, allowing six runs and eight hits in four innings.
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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