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August 23, 2012

Okay, the Nationals are Great. Now Can We Please Beat Them?

There’s no more denying that the Nationals are an outstanding team. For so much of the season, their success has felt like an illusion, like the curtain would drop at any moment and reveal their middling, unsuccessful teams from recent …

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August 15, 2012

Kimbrel for Cy Young

In my mind, there’s no doubt he’s the number one closer in the National League. He trails only Hanrahan of Pittsburgh in saves, but his ERA and WHIP are each about half of the Pirate’s hurler. Kimbrel has twenty-three more …

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August 09, 2012

The One Game Playoff

The NL East title is out of reach by no means. In fact, with each passing week, my confidence in our team’s ability to track down the Nats and take over first place grows and grows.

However, there’s also a …

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August 02, 2012

Kris Medlen Solidifies the Rotation

Because Medlen faced the unchallenging Miami offense for his season debut as a starter we have to take it with eleven grains of salt, but he looked great. His performance Tuesday night made me wish he’d been part of our …

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July 27, 2012

MLB Doesn’t Need Instant Replay

I turned on Sportscenter the other night, and one of the anchors was talking about how the endings of close NBA games tend to be dragged out for what seems like hours. I think the word he used was “interminable.”

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