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Jordan Zimmermann: About Yesterday Afternoon (August 23)

It certainly didn’t look good early for Jordan Zimmermann (10-8). After Scooter Gennett singled on a curve that just broke lazily, Jonathan Lucroy hit a two-run home run to left center on a slider that was just broken. Oh, Ryan Braun then hit a fastball off the base of the right field wall. Is any …

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Joe Ross: About Last Night (August 22)

It was clear early on that Joe Ross (4-5) and Nationals Pitching Coach Steve McCatty were going to force Milwaukee to hit the fastball. Well, everyone except Ryan Braun. Braun got sliders. He whiffed so badly on those there wasn’t really a point in throwing him anything else. Everyone else, however, saw lots of 96-mph …

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Gio Gonzalez: About Last Night (August 21)

The Nationals now enter a rather favorable portion of their schedule. Entering Friday, they play 16 of their next 19 games at home (a nine game home stand against the Brewers, Padres, and Marlins with a quick three game series against the Cardinals followed by seven against the Mets and Braves), and if ever there’s …

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Can Jacob deGrom Start Every Game?

I’m now at the point that when Jacob deGrom starts (or any Mets starter for that matter) I don’t worry if the Mets will score or not. I don’t even particularly enjoy watching the team bat. I’d rather just watch them pitch, enjoying the 15 or so pitches that it normally takes for deGrom to …

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