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Nationals vs. Reds series preview: Nats begin brutal stretch of 17 games in 17 days
June 23rd, 2017 at 7:27 AM
***PHOTO1*** Joe Ross will get a chance to bounce back this weekend against the Reds. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) After their first day off in three weeks, the Washington Nationals begin their final push before the all-star break with a three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds that opens a stretch of 17...

Washington Nationals Rumors: Nats’ long list of rumored bullpen targets keeps growing…
June 22nd, 2017 at 4:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports FanRag's Jon Heyman had previously reported that he spoke to someone with ties to the Washington Nationals who told him it wasn't just a closer that the Nats and GM Mike Rizzo are after right now as they try to...

Thursday mailbag: Who is untouchable if the Nationals look to deal for relief help?
June 22nd, 2017 at 2:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** The sample size is too small to really judge Trea Turner's performance in the majors. (Steve Mitchell/USA Today) Welcome to another installment of our off-day mailbag. Since the Nationals just played 20 games in 20 days, it's been a while. Not much has changed since we last spoke, so below,...

Washington Nationals: The greatness of Max Scherzer
June 22nd, 2017 at 2:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** There is no denying that Max Scherzer is one of the Washington Nationals' best players. On June 21, Scherzer was on his way to his third no-hitter of his career. Unfortunately, a late inning mistake would cost him the no-hitter and the game. He allowed two runs in the...

Despite decline in velocity, Gio Gonzalez is finding success with more fastballs
June 22nd, 2017 at 11:33 AM
***PHOTO1*** Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports It's no secret that Gio Gonzalez isn't the strikeout artist that he used to be. Since leading the National League with a 9.3 K/9 in 2012, Gonzalez's strikeout totals (as well as the rest of his numbers) have gradually declined....