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Sep 25

MLB Daily Heat Check Friday, September 25

Here you’ll find information regarding the pitchers that light up the radar gun each and every night. I’ve listed for both starters and relievers the top average pitch velocity with a heading for type. It doesn’t equate to quality of an outing or take into consideration the end result of the pitch (sometimes really, really …

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Sep 05

Tanner Roark: About Last Night (September 04)

The five or six of you that read my posts regularly know that I’m a huge fan of Tanner Roark. I’ve said it many times. Personally I think he should be a regular in the Nationals rotation, but I understand the reasoning for using Joe Ross as the fifth starter. Roark did everything asked of …

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Aug 05

Max Scherzer: About Last Night

Prior to his July 30 start against Miami, Max Scherzer hadn’t walked three batters in game this season, and now he’s done it in back-to-back starts. Important? Meaningful? Scherzer has sort of been a strike throwing machine this season, sporting an impressive and career best 1.27 BB/9 while owning a pretty ridiculous 8.23 strikeouts for …

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Aug 04

Doug Fister: About Last Night

On a night where the Nationals needed Doug Fister to pitch well and return the team to their winning ways, he struggled to keep the ball down and the Diamondbacks touched him for three home runs and five earned runs. David Peralta and Welington Castillo went back-to-back in the fourth and much like Sunday, the …

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Aug 01

Gio Gonzalez: About Last Night

It could have been a bad night for Gio Gonzalez. He allowed four hits and walked four in 4 2/3 innings, but try as he might to gift the Mets with additional base runners, the Mets could only score one run on a Wilmer Flores groundout in the second. Jose Lobaton threw out Curtis Granderson …

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Jun 25

Jordan Zimmermann Adds to Nats Dominant Run

The last time a Washington Nationals starting pitcher allowed an earned run, the country hadn’t celebrated our dads for being awesome, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley hadn’t called for removing the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds, and I hadn’t added my twenty bucks to the one billion or so Jurassic World has earned so …

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