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Scary 1st Inning

Posted on March 13, 2011 at 9:29 pm

Scary 1st Inning

There were a couple scary moments in the first inning of today's 5-1 win over the Marlins in Jupiter, FL. Well, three actually, but I'll get to the third in a later post. Nyjer Morgan led off against the team he started a brawl with late last season and was hit by a pitch by the Marlins pitcher Nolasco. Everyone held their breath, but Morgan calmly removed his batting gear and took his base. Whew, no fireworks there, but it made ... Continue Reading

Wordish About 9th Inning

Posted on March 13, 2011 at 7:24 am

See what I did there? If Harper can be hitterish (a word I have heard before), then I can get a little wordish. Damn Yankees. The Yankees faithful filled Space Coast Stadium yesterday to watch one recognizable player (Cano) take on the Nats starters. Cano was heartily cheered in his first at bat in the first inning as well. But as the game wore on, the Nationals staged another late inning rally to finally win on a walk-off from catching ... Continue Reading

03-12-11 Yankees 5 Nats 6

Posted on March 12, 2011 at 10:58 pm

03-12-11 Yankees 5 Nats 6

[ Photoset on Flickr ] Today was the last day for phenom Bryce Harper in major league camp before he was sent to single A (one of those H cities) after the game. It was also the day for prospects, namely Derek Norris, to shine. I'll be more wordish in the morning, but wanted to get the photos up! Click the first one, then use the arrows to navigate through the set. PRE : Spring training is so loose! PRE : This ... Continue Reading

03-11-11 ST Astros 7 Nats 6

Posted on March 12, 2011 at 8:44 am

03-11-11 ST Astros 7 Nats 6

[ Photoset ] Well hello from sunny Viera, Florida, where the Nats took on the Astros at Space Coast Stadium under the (not as bright as MLB) stadium lights last night. Cranking this blog-machine back up, I'm down here for a few days and couldn't have picked a better game to kick off the trip. Last night's had it all from a rocket launch in the 2nd inning to a balk call to a couple home run bombs by Nats Michael ... Continue Reading

Dream of Singing the Anthem or Shagging Fouls?

Posted on March 4, 2011 at 2:15 pm

Got pipes? Mad ball skillz? Can you tickle the (electronic) ivories like no other? Great news! You can tryout next weekend to do any of those at Nationals games this upcoming season! The Washington Nationals are gearing up for the 2011 season by offering fans the opportunity to help fill their gameday roster. Beginning this week, the Nationals will accept applications for national anthem performers, ball girls and organists/keyboardists. ... Continue Reading


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