10:59 AM EDT, Fri May 26, 2017

Fantasy Update

2 hours ago
numberFire
With both Max Scherzer and a potential high-scoring offense at Coors Field on the same slate, which should we be favoring in daily fantasy baseball?
May 21, 2017
Fox Sports Fantasy Baseball
ATLANTA -- Stephen Strasburg struck out just three batters in his most recent start, and the Washington Nationals right-hander is averaging a career-low 8.2 strikeouts per nine innings this year.
May 20, 2017
Fox Sports Fantasy Baseball
ATLANTA -- Max Scherzer proved in his first start at SunTrust Park that the Atlanta Braves' new ballpark doesn't have to be a hitter's paradise.
Talk Nats 1 hour ago

Game #47 Max Scherzer tonight; Chris Speier is your Manager!

Chris Speier posts the line-up card Chris Speier will make his managerial debut for the Washington Nationals tonight as Dusty Baker is off for this entire series against the Padres while he attends his son’s High School graduation. After the … The post Game #47 Max Scherzer tonight; Chris Speier is your Manager! appeared first on TalkNats.com.
Federal Baseball 1 hour ago
Washington Nationals vs San Diego Padres Series Preview: The tale of two rotations

Washington Nationals vs San Diego Padres Series Preview: The tale of two rotations

The Washington Nationals play the San Diego Padres with both teams trending in very different directions. Padres (18-31) vs. Nationals (28-18) Series Info: Game 1: Friday, May 26 at 7:05 p.m. EST (MASN/106.7 The Fan) Game 2: Saturday, May 27 at 4:05 p.m. EST (MASN/106.7) Game 3: Sunday, May 28 at 1:35 p.m. EST (MASN/106.7) Pitching Matchups: Friday: Luis Perdomo (0-1, 5.79 ERA) vs. Max Scherzer (4-3, 3.02) Saturday: Clayton Richard (3-5, 4.31) vs. Stephen Strasburg (5-1, 3.28) Sunday: Jhoulys Chacin (4-4, 5.74) vs. Joe Ross (2-0, 5.32) What to watch for: Nationals starters beginning to...
numberFire 2 hours ago
The Solo Shot Podcast: Friday 5/26/17

The Solo Shot Podcast: Friday 5/26/17

With both Max Scherzer and a potential high-scoring offense at Coors Field on the same slate, which should we be favoring in daily fantasy baseball?
CBS DC May 24, 2017
Max Scherzer on injury scare: ‘My whole knee kind of went numb’

Max Scherzer on injury scare: ‘My whole knee kind of went numb’

Max Scherzer may not have looked it, but that line drive off the knee sure had him worried.
Federal Baseball May 23, 2017
Wire Taps: What do high pitch counts for Nationals’ starters mean?; Where are Joe Blanton, Joe Nathan, etc.?; Joe Ross returns

Wire Taps: What do high pitch counts for Nationals’ starters mean?; Where are Joe Blanton, Joe Nathan, etc.?; Joe Ross returns

Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news before the start of tonight’s game against the Mariners. The world can really be garbage sometimes. On the bright side, the Nats are playing today. Here’s the latest from Nats Park. What do the Nats' pitch counts mean?Four out of five Nationals’ starters make up the top five in the NL in pitches per start. Some of these make sense (Gio Gonzalez is a guy that throws a lot of pitches, as is Max Scherzer--and both take great care of their arms), but others, such as Stephen Strasburg, are more worrisome. If you're tired of the Nats' bad...
Federal Baseball May 21, 2017
Max Scherzer struggles with fastball command in Nationals’ 5-2 loss to Braves...

Max Scherzer struggles with fastball command in Nationals’ 5-2 loss to Braves...

“To only give up three runs in that scenario, things could have been a lot worse. As Mad Dog says, ‘How good is your bad game?’” - Max Scherzer on start vs Braves In Washington’s 5-2 loss to the Atlanta Braves last night in SunTrust Park, Max Scherzer threw just 37 of 61 fastballs for strikes, 60.7% strike percentage, down from 70.2% and 73.2% in his previous two outings. Scherzer and Nationals’ manager Dusty Baker both pointed to the right-hander’s lack of fastball command as the cause for his struggles in the less-than-stellar outing. “Just couldn’t find a way to...
District On Deck May 21, 2017

Washington Nationals: Max Scherzer’s start shows red flags

An unusual outing for Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer makes you wonder if it was a bad Saturday or if he is hurt. Here is why. Saturday was not a banner day for Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer. Although the right-hander did not pitch poorly in the Nats 5-2 loss to the Atlanta Braves, Scherzer […] Washington Nationals: Max Scherzer’s start shows red flags - District on Deck - District on Deck - A Washington Nationals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Strasburg, Nationals hope to avoid sweep in Atlanta (May 21, 2017)

ATLANTA -- Stephen Strasburg struck out just three batters in his most recent start, and the Washington Nationals right-hander is averaging a career-low 8.2 strikeouts per nine innings this year.
MASN Sports May 20, 2017

Scherzer lasts only five innings, homers hurt in 5-2 loss - Byron Kerr

ATLANTA-- Max Scherzer allowed only three runs in a rain-delayed loss Saturday. But he again surrendered home runs. The Braves racked up two of them: a two-run shot for Rio Ruiz, his first career roundtripper, and a Matt Kemp solo...
TalkingChop May 20, 2017
Rio Ruiz homers as Braves upend Nationals 5-2

Rio Ruiz homers as Braves upend Nationals 5-2

Rio Ruiz hit his first career homer as the Atlanta Braves knock off the Washington Nationals 5-2. Home runs by Rio Ruiz and Matt Kemp helped the Atlanta Braves to their second straight with a 5-2 win over the Washington Nationals. Atlanta broke through early against Nationals ace Max Scherzer. Dansby Swanson worked a two-out walk and Rio Ruiz followed with the first home run of his career into the right field stands to put the Braves in front 2-0. Atlanta extended the lead to 3-0 in the fourth when Matt Kemp lined a solo shot over the center field wall. Bartolo Colon came into the game...
Washington Times May 20, 2017

Braves hit 3 homers to beat Max Scherzer, Nationals 5-2

ATLANTA (AP) - Rio Ruiz, Matt Kemp and Tyler Flowers hit home runs and the Atlanta Braves again relied on their bullpen for a 5-2 victory over Max Scherzer and Washington on Saturday night, the Nationals' fourth straight loss. After Bartolo Colon allowed two runs, one earned, in 4 1/3 ...
Federal Baseball May 20, 2017
Washington Nationals drop fourth straight, 5-2 to Atlanta Braves in SunTrust Park...

Washington Nationals drop fourth straight, 5-2 to Atlanta Braves in SunTrust Park...

Washington’s Nationals set a season-high with their fourth straight loss. Atlanta’s Braves made it two in a row over the Nats in SunTrust Park. Max Scherzer held the Atlanta Braves scoreless over seven innings of work on the mound in a mid-April outing in SunTrust Park. This afternoon, in Atlanta’s new ballpark, Washington’s ace gave up three runs in five innings in what ended up a 5-2 loss. Braves’ third baseman Rio Ruiz and left fielder Matt Kemp took Scherzer deep for two-run and solo home runs, respectively, in the second and fourth innings. The two-out walk Scherzer issued...
MASN Sports May 20, 2017

Baker respects Scherzer's inner drive (Braves lead 2-0) - Byron Kerr

ATLANTA - Manager Dusty Baker knows he has a very special pitcher in his Cy Young award winner Max Scherzer. He said one reason why Scherzer is the pitcher he is today is his inner drive to get better every...
MASN Sports May 20, 2017

Baker says deciding bullpen usage "the most difficult part of the job" - Byron Kerr

ATLANTA -- The bullpen quandary might force even Nationals' starters to try to push too far. So would the likes of Max Scherzer or Stephen Strasburg try to attempt complete games because the bullpen has not been consistent in the...
Federal Baseball May 20, 2017
Washington Nationals’ lineup: “Medical Marvel” Max Scherzer vs the Braves in SunTrust Park...

Washington Nationals’ lineup: “Medical Marvel” Max Scherzer vs the Braves in SunTrust Park...

The Nationals try to avoid a fourth straight loss in the second of three with the Braves in SunTrust Park. In the fourth inning of last Sunday’s night’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Washington, D.C., Max Scherzer took a line drive back to the mound off his left knee. Scherzer starter tried to walk it off, but he collapsed to the ground eventually, in obvious and significant pain. He stayed in the game, however, completing six innings on 105 pitches, once again impressing his manager with determination. Baker wasn’t sure Scherzer could keep going after the liner, but he...

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