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Nats investment in Daniel Murphy is paying off

Before this past Christmas, the Washington Nationals received an early present by signing second baseman Daniel Murphy away from the divisional rival New York Mets. Washington needed to fill a void at second base and they did just that by acquiring Murphy. At the All-Star break, Murphy leads the MLB with a .348 batting average. He ranks third in slugging… Read More
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Strasburg dominant in win, Scherzer gives up 21st home run in loss

Stephen Strasburg was unhittable through the first six and two-thirds innings on Sunday afternoon against the Cincinnati Reds. Strasburg left the game with two outs in the seventh inning with the no-no still in tack after throwing his 109th pitch of the game. Strasburg hadn’t started a game since June 15 as he has been on the disabled list due… Read More
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Record tying night for Mad Max

Wednesday night at Nationals Park, starting pitcher Max Scherzer had another game for the MLB record books. He tied the record for strikeouts in a 9-inning start when he struck out 20 batters against his former team, the Detroit Tigers. The only other players in MLB history to strike out 20 batters in a game are Randy Johnson, Roger Clemens… Read More
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Nationals give Strasburg long-term extension

Jim Bowden of ESPN confirmed on Monday night that the Washington Nationals and Stephen Strasburg agreed to a 7-year, $175 million extension. The deal reportedly has a rolling opt-out clause after year three or four. Strasburg could also receive up to $7 million in performance bonuses and will get an additional $1 million every season he pitches at least 180… Read More