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Federal Baseball May 19, 2017
Washington Nationals’ lineup for series opener in Atlanta’s SunTrust Park...

Washington Nationals’ lineup for series opener in Atlanta’s SunTrust Park...

Nationals’ shortstop Trea Turner is scuffling, but healthy, heading into this weekend’s three-game set with the Braves in Atlanta. It’s been a rough month of May for Trea Turner, the Washington Nationals’ shortstop, who just went 2 for 14 with a double and three Ks in three games against Pittsburgh, leaving him with a .156/.191/.281 line, two doubles, two home runs, two walks and 19 strikeouts in 15 games and 68 plate appearances this month. The rough stretch for the 23-year-old infielder has taken him from a .317/.348/.556 line at the end of an injury-shortened April down to a...
TalkingChop May 19, 2017
Preview: All eyes on Ender Inciarte for “Game Ender” bobblehead night

Preview: All eyes on Ender Inciarte for “Game Ender” bobblehead night

All eyes will be on the Braves’ center fielder for his bobblehead night — and he also has what could be a favorable matchup against the Nats’ starter. The Braves may be heading into tonight’s game against the Nationals having won five out of their last seven games, but they’re also reeling after receiving a timetable on Freddie Freeman’s injury and also receiving a 9-0 series-ending beatdown at the hands of the Toronto Blue Jays. Now the Braves have to deal with the Nationals and their high-powered offense as they make their second visit to SunTrust Park. Granted, the Nationals...
Federal Baseball May 19, 2017
Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves Series Preview: Braves host Nats amid Freddie Freeman injury

Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves Series Preview: Braves host Nats amid Freddie Freeman injury

The Washington Nationals will take on the Atlanta Braves without their best bat, as Freddie Freeman is out 10 weeks with a broken wrist. Nationals (25-15) vs. Braves (16-22) Series Info: Game 1: Friday, May 19 at 7:35 p.m. EST (MASN2/106.7 The Fan) Game 2: Saturday, May 20 at 4:10 p.m. EST (MASN/106.7) Game 3: Sunday, May 21 at 1:35 p.m. EST (MASN2/106.7) Pitching Matchups: Friday: Gio Gonzalez (3-1, 2.47 ERA) vs. R.A. Dickey (3-3, 4.22) Saturday: Max Scherzer (4-2, 2.80) vs. Bartolo Colon (2-4, 6.80) Sunday: Stephen Strasburg (4-1, 3.42) vs. Jaime Garcia (1-2, 4.65) What to watch...
District On Deck May 19, 2017

Washington Nationals: 5 to watch against Atlanta again

For the second time this year, the Washington Nationals make their way south to SunTrust Park and the Atlanta Braves. Here are five players to watch. This has not been the best of weeks for the Washington Nationals. Dropping two of three at PNC Park against the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Nats gave the effort of […] Washington Nationals: 5 to watch against Atlanta again - District on Deck - District on Deck - A Washington Nationals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Federal Baseball May 19, 2017
Washington Nationals look to bounce back after back-to-back losses in PNC...

Washington Nationals look to bounce back after back-to-back losses in PNC...

Gio Gonzalez starts for the Nationals tonight as they try to avoid a third straight loss in the series opener with the Braves... Washington took the series opener with the Pittsburgh Pirates in PNC Park, but dropped the series after back-to-back losses in the last two games. Nationals’ skipper Dusty Baker talked after each off game about the sloppy play that led to the losses against a Pirates team that had won just five of 15 games heading into the series. “Worry is going to worry about itself. So, you don’t worry, what you do is you try to find a solution.” - Dusty Baker not...

David Huzzard: In NL East, are Nationals battling themselves?

It is still early in the baseball season and yet it feels like it is over. The Nationals are 10 games over .500, while the second-place Braves are six games under. The National League East is a weak division and...
MASN Sports May 19, 2017

Opposite dugout: Loss of Freeman leaves a big hole for Braves to fill - Nationals Buzz

Opposite dugout: Freeman's fractured wrist is a most difficult break for Braves
Federal Baseball May 19, 2017
Wire Taps: Why Erick Fedde is going to pen and Joe Ross isn’t; Nationals’ Bryce Harper will bring in “more than $500M”?

Wire Taps: Why Erick Fedde is going to pen and Joe Ross isn’t; Nationals’ Bryce Harper will bring in “more than $500M”?

Rumors, we’ve got rumors, we’ve got lots and lots of rumors... and links! Okay, so yesterday was bad. The good news is that the Nationals now go to Suntrust Park in Atlanta, where they last swept the Braves. Happy thoughts, everyone. Happy thoughts. Here’s the scoop from SunTrust. Now that we’re past the quarter pole, a look at what’s aheadErick Fedde, Austin Adams, and Trevor Gott are all names to remember when the Nats play 20 straight from June 2nd to June 21st. Rizzo explains why Fedde is moving to 'pen, Ross isn'tThe move to put Fedde in the pen had been in the works for a...

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