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Washington Nationals news & notes: Nats 11-5 over Rockies; offense wakes up in Coors Field

Notes and quotes from the Nationals’ 19-hit, 11-run, nine extra-base hit win over the Rockies in Coors Field...

WELCOME TO COORS FIELD:

In their two losses in the series with the Arizona D-backs, Davey Martinez’s club had eight hits and two runs combined, with no walks.

In their 3-1 win in the second of three in D.C., they had six hits and four walks.

Not exactly an impressive offensive output. But the manager told reporters after the finale of the three-game set, he wasn’t...

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Can Nationals Top Prospects Help Them Contend Right Now?

Not long ago, the Washington Nationals were hoisting the World Series trophy at the end of the season.  The reason that many tend to forget that fact is

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Nationals hope latest young arm up to task vs. Rockies

The Stephen Strasburg era in Washington ended at the beginning of this season, but now the Nationals have another young pitcher to take his place. And he looks like he's ready for the role after just three major league starts.

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Washington Nationals news & notes: Nats drop 2 of 3 to D-backs in D.C. with 5-2 loss; MacKenzie Gore vs AZ...

Notes and quotes from the Nats and D-backs’ series finale in D.C.

GORE VS AZ:

Pitching on extra rest after dealing with a fingernail issue on his pitching hand, MacKenzie Gore tossed seven strong against Miami last week in the nation’s capital, giving up five hits, a walk, and one earned run while striking out 10 of 28 batters he faced in a 103-pitch effort.

Gore set a new career-high in the outing, with 25 whiffs overall, 12 on his fastball, five on his changeup, and four each on his...

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Buyers or Sellers? The Washington Nationals Trade Deadline

With an exciting start to the season and a bevy of highly-touted prospects on the rise, the future is bright in Washington. Despite being 0.5 game back

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MacKenzie Gore out to lead Nats to series win over D-backs

Washington left-hander MacKenzie Gore looks to continue his strong campaign when the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks and the Nationals meet in the rubber game of their series on Thursday.

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Washington Nationals news & notes: Jesse Winker with big HR; Patrick Corbin holds D-backs to 1 ER in 3-1 win...

Notes and quotes on the Nationals’ 3-1 win over the D-backs in D.C.

CORBIN VS AZ:

Pitching on extra rest last week, Patrick Corbin put together one of his stronger outings this season, holding the Detroit Tigers to a run on four hits and two walks in 5 1?3 IP.

He threw 94 pitches, 58 for strikes, striking out four, with just eight swinging strikes, but a total of 15 called strikes, eight on his sinker and five on his slider (with one each on his four-seam fastball and his changeup).

The...

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Red-hot Jesse Winker guides Nationals past D-backs

Jesse Winker hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning and the Washington Nationals rallied for a 3-1 win against the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday.

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Washington Nationals news & notes: Nats drop one to forget, 5-0 to D-Backs + Davey Martinez on Willie Mays...

Notes and quotes from the Nationals’ series-opening loss to the D-backs in D.C.

NO MORE OFF-DAYS:

Davey Martinez’s club went into the series opener with the Arizona D-backs last night in the nation’s capital coming off a three-game sweep of the Miami Marlins (outscoring the Fish 15-2), with wins in eight of their last nine games with a 14-9 record in their last 25 games going back to May 24th.

Going into the first of three with the Diamondbacks, however, the seventh-year manager did...

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Washington Nationals news & notes: Nats’ rotation talk; Jesse Winker, his knee, and his first season in D.C.

Notes and quotes before the Nationals start a three-game series with the D-backs...

ROTATION ROLLING:

Mitchell Parker kept things rolling for the Nationals’ rotation with six strong innings of work on Sunday afternoon, over which he gave up just one earned run.

Washington’s starters, the club’s PR folks highlighted in the post game notes after the win, “… have pitched to a 1.03 ERA (4 ER/35.0 IP) with a .198 opponents’ average, 37 strikeouts, and seven walks,” over the last six...

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Report: Dylan Crews promoted to Triple-A Rochester in Washington Nationals organization

Former LSU star Dylan Crews is reportedly continuing to climb his way up in the Washington Nationals organization. Crews has been promoted to Triple-A Rochester, according to Matt Moscona.

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MLB Trade Rumors: Nationals' Kyle Finnegan, Hunter Harvey, Lane Thomas Eyed by Teams

The Washington Nationals have reportedly received interest from rival teams regarding trades for pitchers Kyle Finnegan and Hunter Harvey and outfielder Lane…

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Washington Nationals news & notes: Nats sweep Marlins; Mitchell Parker keeps rolling...

Notes and quotes from the Nationals’ series finale with the Marlins in D.C.

ROTATION FEEDING OFF EACH OTHER:

MacKenzie Gore struck out 10 of the 28 batters he faced in seven strong in the series opener with Miami on Friday night in the nation’s capital, then DJ Herz followed up on Gore’s start with six scoreless in which he struck out 13 of 18 batters, building on the impressive outing by his rotation-mate and fellow southpaw in a way his manager in Washington, D.C. liked to see.

“I...

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Washington Nationals news & notes: DJ Herz Ks 13 in six scoreless, Nats 4-0 over Marlins...

Notes and quotes from DJ Herz’s 13-K, six-scoreless start vs the Marlins in Nationals Park...

Some of the notes from 23-year-old lefty DJ Herz’s efficient, 84-pitch, six-scoreless-inning, 13-strikeout, 0-walk outing against the Miami Marlins on Saturday afternoon in Nationals Park?

Via the Nationals’ post game notes:

His 13 punchouts are the most by a Nationals’ pitcher this season and the most since Max Scherzer struck out 14 on May 8, 2021 at New York (AL). They are also the...

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Nationals hurler DJ Herz makes impressive history in third career start

Washington Nationals prospect DJ Herz impressed in his third career start on Saturday.

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Jonathan Papelbon has great reaction to Nationals’ dugout dustup

The Washington Nationals saw a little dustup in their dugout on Friday when pitcher MacKenzie Gore and third baseman Nick Senzel exchanged some words and then some shoves.

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After eventful series opener, Nats seek more success vs. Marlins

If the Washington Nationals can overcome a scrum between their starting pitcher and third baseman, they should be able to brush aside just about anything.

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James Wood’s Swing Adjustments Have Made Him MLB’s Top Prospect

*Editors Note: James Wood has not appeared in a game since May 23 due to a hamstring “tweak”. As of June 5, Wood was back practicing with Triple-A Rochester.

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Washington Nationals news & notes: MacKenzie Gore Ks 10; 25 whiffs + shoving; Nats beat Marlins, 8-1...

Notes and quotes on the Nationals’ 8-1 win over the Marlins and MacKenzie Gore shoving ... or Nick Senzel shoving, or something...

SHOVES, WHIFFS, AND THE INNER CIRCLE:

MacKenzie Gore struck out 10 of the 28 Miami Marlins’ hitters he faced on Friday night in the nation’s capital, and held the Fish to a run on five hits in seven strong innings, over which he threw 103 pitches, 71 for strikes. Gore also set a new career high in swings and misses, with 25 whiffs overall, 12 on his...

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Watch: Nationals teammates get into it in dugout

The dugout incident will likely remind baseball fans of what happened in D.C. between Bryce Harper and Jonathan Papelbon in 2015.

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