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State of the Nats-6/10

Jun 10, 2013, 4:43 PM EDT

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Team Record: 31-31 (12-12)

N.L. East Standings



Offensive Game of the Week: Ian Desmond 6/9 vs. Twins – 3-for-4, 2 RBI, 2 R
Pitching Line of the Week: Jordan Zimmermann 6/9 vs. Twins – 7 IP, 0 ER, 2 H, 2 BB, 8 SO, 111 pitches (77 strikes)
Top Storylines
Bryce Harper’s knee – The Nats superstar is seeing Dr. James Andrews for a second opinion on his swollen left knee today. Mike Rizzo said Sunday the team is confident there is no structural damage, or any reason for serious concern. Still, Nats fans will be anxiously awaiting the news as Harper has been the team’s most indispensible player so far this season. 

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  1. NatsLady - Jun 11, 2013 at 4:39 AM

    Jeez, Heyward homers. 7-6. Come ON, Padres!!

  2. Nats 128 - Jun 11, 2013 at 4:40 AM

    Nail biter. Padres win by 1 run

  3. David Proctor - Jun 11, 2013 at 4:42 AM

    Wow Braves made that interesting. Same result though. We gain half a game!

  4. NatsLady - Jun 11, 2013 at 4:42 AM

    Whew, J Upton strikes out. Can't believe the Padres bullpen almost blew that game.@@@@@!!!!

  5. Joe Seamhead - Jun 11, 2013 at 4:42 AM

    Justin Upton K's to end it.

  6. Nats 128 - Jun 11, 2013 at 4:43 AM

    Braves are set to go on a long losing streak.

  7. Joe Seamhead - Jun 11, 2013 at 4:49 AM

    They came dangerously close to coming back from 7-1 down in the 8th. This guy Gattis has been pretty unreal.

  8. NatsLady - Jun 11, 2013 at 5:09 AM

    No one wants to win it in LA, either.

  9. JayB - Jun 11, 2013 at 9:46 AM

    Some questions….How many of you still fell ego and arrogance is not a big reason for the Nats fall this year?To date Mark and Ghost have said it….I think Njack did but he seems to have taken a vacation from his "it is early and Davey is God like and Rizzo is super smart" view.How many of you still think it is early and games in April, then May and now June do not matter?Ghost's latest….."it's also ego driven. 2 years and 2 months and Josh Willingham invested in this player. Rizzo doesn't want to walk away empty."

  10. Rabbit34 - Jun 11, 2013 at 10:06 AM

    Ghost, give JD some slack. He's trying.

  11. Eric - Jun 11, 2013 at 11:43 AM

    JayB, your post marks the first time in quite some time that I've read anything about it being early or the games not mattering.

  12. Nats 128 - Jun 11, 2013 at 11:52 AM

    Davey was a Math major and the numbers are easy to work with. 100 games left. 31 in the W column now. 95 wins requires 64-36 the rest of the way. 90 wins requires 59-41 the rest of the way.One game at a time.

  13. UnkyD - Jun 11, 2013 at 11:55 AM

    "Nats should have kept 1 of the 3, either Burnett,Gonzo or Gorzo."————————–Mick, this is a weird statement to make in retrospect. Given that none of the three, has produced at, shall we say, an enviable level, why are you wishing one of them was still here? Sime of the ones Rizzo went with, haven't worked out, but why not wish for different free agent or a trade? If you want to bash over bad decisions, wish for something productive….

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