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Federal Baseball Apr 21, 2018
Max Scherzer outduels Clayton Kershaw; Washington Nationals beat Dodgers 5-2 in series opener in LA...

Max Scherzer outduels Clayton Kershaw; Washington Nationals beat Dodgers 5-2 in series opener in LA...

Washington won their third game of four on the current road trip as Nationals’ ace Max Scherzer outdueled Dodgers’ lefty Clayton Kershaw in the series opener in Chavez Ravine... Max Scherzer outdueled Clayton Kershaw in a battle of three-time Cy Young winners in LA, and Washington’s ace handed a 4-1 lead to the Nationals’ bullpen after six innings and 106 pitches. Two nights after the Nats’ relievers blew a late lead in Citi Field, they held on for a 5-2 win over the Dodgers in the series opener in Chavez Ravine, with Matt Grace, Sammy Solis, Brandon Kintzler, and Sean Doolittle...
Federal Baseball Apr 15, 2018
Nationals drop series finale to Rockies on Ian Desmond HR in the 9th, 6-5 final...

Nationals drop series finale to Rockies on Ian Desmond HR in the 9th, 6-5 final...

Ian Desmond broke hearts in the nation’s capital with a go-ahead, two-out, full-count home run off Nationals’ closer Sean Doolittle that was the difference in this afternoon’s game. Looking for a split of the four-game set with the Colorado Rockies, Washington’s Nationals fought all the way through the series finale in the nation’s capital, but it was a familiar face that made a difference in this one when Ian Desmond worked the count full against Nats’ closer Sean Doolittle and hit a two-out solo shot to center field in the ninth that decided the game, 6-5...
Federal Baseball Apr 12, 2018
Davey Martinez on Nationals’ closer Sean Doolittle, Ender Inciarte trying to steal home, identifying what Braves saw...

Davey Martinez on Nationals’ closer Sean Doolittle, Ender Inciarte trying to steal home, identifying what Braves saw...

Sean Doolittle, Davey Martinez, and the Nationals have some work to do before the closer makes his next appearance on the mound... Before he was the Washington Nationals’ closer, back on July 1, 2017, when he was still in the Oakland A’s bullpen, Sean Doolittle faced the Atlanta Braves in Oakland’s Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. Braves’ outfielder Danny Santana singled with one down in a 1-1 game in the seventh, stole second base, then third, and scored on an RBI double by Dansby Swanson to put Atlanta up, 2-1. The previous night, Ender Inciarte had bunted his way on, and stolen...
WTOP Apr 5, 2018

Eireann Dolan, Sean Doolittle defy baseball convention

Eireann Dolan and her husband, Nationals closer Sean Doolittle, defy the expectation for and convention of professional athletes and their families. The post Eireann Dolan, Sean Doolittle defy baseball convention appeared first on WTOP.
Federal Baseball Mar 30, 2018
Nationals 2-0 over Reds: Max Scherzer strikes out 10 on Opening Day in GABP

Nationals 2-0 over Reds: Max Scherzer strikes out 10 on Opening Day in GABP

Washington Nationals’ right-hander Max Scherzer struck out ten batters and the Nats won 2-0 over the Cincinnati Reds on Opening Day in Great American Ball Park. Max Scherzer struck out 10 of the 24 Cincinnati Reds’ batters he faced in his 2018 debut, and handed a 1-0 lead to the Washington Nationals’ bullpen after six innings of work this afternoon in the season opener in Cincinnati, Ohio’s Great American Ball Park. Brandon Kintzler, Ryan Madson, and Sean Doolittle followed Scherzer on the mound with a scoreless inning each as the Nats’ took the season opener from the Reds. Adam...

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