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Series Summary

Final 0-2
Thu 9/28 4 @ 5
Fri 9/29 1 @ 6
Federal Baseball Sep 29, 2017
Washington Nationals 6-1 over Pittsburgh Pirates: Stephen Strasburg dominates over 7 2⁄3 scoreless...

Washington Nationals 6-1 over Pittsburgh Pirates: Stephen Strasburg dominates over 7 2⁄3 scoreless...

Stephen Strasburg earned his 15th win of 2017 and finished the regular season with a 2.52 ERA, 2.71 FIP, 47 BB (2.14 BB/9), and 204 Ks (10.47 K/9) in 28 GS and 175 1/3 IP. Stephen Strasburg retired the first fourteen batters he faced in his final regular season start tonight in the nation’s capital. His bid for a no-hitter ended with two out in the top of the fifth, but he continued to dominate over 7 2⁄3 scoreless, holding Pittsburgh Pirates’ hitters to just two hits while striking out eight batters on 98 pitches in what ended up a 6-1 win for the Washington Nationals. Strasburg...
MASN Sports Sep 29, 2017

Game 160 lineups: Nats vs. Pirates - Byron Kerr

The Nationals are prepping their starters for the National League Division Series and if tonight's starter Stephen Strasburg is the Game 2 starter, he will have eight days off. Game 2 of the NLDS is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 7....
Federal Baseball Sep 29, 2017
Washington Nationals’ lineup for second of four with Pittsburgh Pirates + Dusty Baker talks Daniel Murphy...

Washington Nationals’ lineup for second of four with Pittsburgh Pirates + Dusty Baker talks Daniel Murphy...

Dusty Baker talked last night about the role Daniel Murphy’s fresh legs played in his big game last night against the Pirates... Dusty Baker told reporters on Wednesday night, after Daniel Murphy went 1 for 2 with a double and three walks in Philadelphia that he liked what he saw from his veteran second baseman, who, “had some good at bats,” after “he hadn’t been back in there in a while.” Murphy missed two games nursing a sore hamstring, but returned against the Phillies, and followed that up with a 3 for 4 game against the Pittsburgh Pirates last night in the series opener in...
District On Deck Sep 29, 2017

Washington Nationals announce 2017 minor league awards

Yesterday, the Washington Nationals announced the winners of their annual minor league awards Before the Washington Nationals began their series against the Pittsburgh Pirates yesterday, the team announced the winners of their three main minor league awards. Outfielder Daniel Johnson won the Player of the Year award, Wander Suero won the Pitcher of the Year, […] Washington Nationals announce 2017 minor league awards - District on Deck - District on Deck - A Washington Nationals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Federal Baseball Sep 29, 2017
Edwin Jackson ends regular season on high note: Will he make Washington Nationals’ postseason roster?

Edwin Jackson ends regular season on high note: Will he make Washington Nationals’ postseason roster?

Nationals’ right-hander Edwin Jackson bounced back from a couple rough outings with a strong start against the Pirates in the nation’s capital. Edwin Jackson put together an impressive run at Triple-A Syracuse that earned him a call to the majors when there was a need in the Washington Nationals’ rotation, then rewarded the Nats’ faith with a strong stretch of outings once he joined the staff in the nation’s capital. “I’ve always known what I can do, and the past three before this have been kind of terrible, so just to end it on a good note...” - Edwin Jackson on start vs...
Federal Baseball Sep 29, 2017
Wire Taps: Bryce Harper sits; Sean Doolittle blows first save with Nationals; Nats return to high-pressure situations

Wire Taps: Bryce Harper sits; Sean Doolittle blows first save with Nationals; Nats return to high-pressure situations

Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news before the second of three with the Pirates in D.C. Alright, that’s kind of more like it! Hopefully the blown saves—is that what they’re called, it’s been so long...—won’t continue. In the meantime, here’s what’s new in Washington, D.C. Bryce Harper sits, but Dusty Baker says not to be alarmedBaker made it very, very, very clear that there was nothing wrong with Bryce, that it was just a day off, stop freaking out, okay? Sean Doolittle blows first save, Nats rally to win anywaysSean Doolittle is now 21-for-twenty-doo, and...

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