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Game 125: Diamondbacks at Nats

Aug 20, 2014, 3:27 PM EDT

Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER

Only once in their nearly 10 seasons of existence have the Nationals rattled off at least nine straight wins (they did it in June 2005, then added one more for the even 10, establishing the club record). Tonight, they’ll try to make it nine in a row, riding the high of last night’s 8-1 thumping of the Diamondbacks.

Winning streak aside, Matt Williams does have to think about the long-term health of his players. With that in mind, he’s giving Anthony Rendon a rare night off. How rare? Well, he had started 62 straight games, dating back to June 10. Cal Ripken Jr. might not be all that impressed, but in today’s world, it’s not an insignificant feat.

Tanner Roark gets the ball for the Nationals, in search of his 13th win. (And, yes, it’s still remarkable to consider that possibility.) Right-hander Trevor Cahill starts for Arizona. Updates to come…

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS at WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Where: Nationals Park
Gametime: 7:05 p.m. EDT
TV: MASN, MLB.tv
Radio: 106.7 FM, 1500 AM, XM 183, MLB.com
Weather: Chance of storms, 85 degrees, Wind 9 mph RF to LF

NATIONALS (71-53)
CF Denard Span
2B Asdrubal Cabrera
RF Jayson Werth
1B Adam LaRoche
SS Ian Desmond
LF Bryce Harper
C Wilson Ramos
3B Kevin Frandsen
RHP Tanner Roark

DIAMONDBACKS (53-73)
CF Ender Inciarte
3B Cliff Pennington
RF David Peralta
1B Mark Trumbo
C Miguel Montero
2B Aaron Hill
LF Alfredo Marte
SS Didi Gregorius
RHP Trevor Cahill

UMPIRES
HP Bill Welke
1B James Hoye
2B Bob Davidson (cc)
3B John Tumpane

5:10 p.m. — Weather update: It has started to rain here, and they just covered the infield with the tarp. (Thankfully, this unfurling bore no resemblance to last night’s fiasco at Wrigley Field.) We’ll have to hope this thing blows through quickly and allowed them start on time, but be prepared for a late first pitch.

6:30 p.m. — The rain has passed and they say the game will start at 7:15 p.m. Not too bad, all things considered.

7:17 p.m. — And we’re underway after a brief delay of only 12 minutes. Tanner Roark fires strike one to Ender Inciarte.

7:25 p.m. — A scoreless top of the first for Roark, who allowed a 2-out single to David Peralta, but that’s all. Eighteen pitches for Tanner in the inning.

7:32 p.m. — Denard Span tagged a drive to deep center to lead off the bottom of the first, and it looked like he might have himself yet another double. But Inciarte made a nice play to track it down at the warning track. Looks like Ender’s got some game, huh? (Sorry, I couldn’t help myself.) Scoreless after one.

7:48 p.m. — Well, that was kind of interesting. The Nats had runners on the corners with one out and Wilson Ramos at the plate. Ramos hit what looked like the easiest 6-4-3 double play in the world, which should have ended the inning. But Bryce Harper’s hard slide prevented Aaron Hill from even attempting the turn at second base, and so that allowed Ian Desmond to score and give the Nats a 1-0 lead after two.

8:04 p.m. — Roark hasn’t been particularly sharp tonight, but he has managed to get through three scoreless innings. The D’backs have three singles and a walk off him, not to mention several hard-hit balls. But they haven’t been able to string together enough to get a run across the plate.

8:23 p.m. — Another tailor-made, 6-4-3 double play grounder from Ramos with two on and one out in the fourth. This time, Harper could only peel off well before reaching second base, no chance to break it up. Nats still lead 1-0 after four.

8:37 p.m. — Both pitchers have put men on base tonight, but so far the lone run for either team came when Harper broke up that double play in the second. We move to the sixth, still 1-0 Nats.

8:47 p.m. — You know, it’s been an under-appreciated part of his game, but Roark is very good with the glove. He just showed that in snagging a comebacker and starting a 1-6-3 double play to escape a jam in the top of the sixth, preserving this 1-0 lead.

9:11 p.m. — Back-to-back doubles from Cabrera and Werth open up the bottom of the sixth and give the Nats a 2-0 lead. They might’ve tacked on another run, but Ramos couldn’t beat out a very high chopper to third with two out and runners on the corners yet again. Honestly, the only way Ramos is going to beat out a Baltimore Chop is if he can get the ball to bounce all the way up to the International Space Station. 2-0 Nats heading to the seventh.

9:18 p.m. — A really quick top of the seventh for Roark. He has completed seven scoreless on 99 pitches, and that figures to be it for him tonight. His ERA is down to 2.80. Still 2-0 at the stretch.

9:31 p.m. — Tyler Clippard enters for the top of the eighth trying to protect this 2-run lead. And, yes, Matt Williams intends to use Rafael Soriano in the ninth.

9:52 p.m. — Hoo-boy, here we go again. Clippard walked the leadoff man, then served up a 2-run homer to Inciarte, tying this game 2-2. It’s the Nats’ third blown save in four days (two by Clippard, one by Soriano). Drew Storen had to come in and clean up the mess. So now it’s a tie game heading to the bottom of the eighth.

10:04 p.m. — Nothing for the Nats in the bottom of the eighth. So we go tot he ninth, and here’s Rafael Soriano in a tie game. He’ll face the bottom of the D’backs lineup.

10:06 p.m. — A 1-2-3 inning from Soriano, who seemed to have a little more oomph on his fastball tonight after two days off. He hit 93 mph a couple of times. Bottom of the ninth coming up and a chance for another Nats walk-off win.

10:22 p.m. — Nats win! Harper singled, then took third on Frandsen’s single. Anthony Rendon then came off the bench and delivered the game-winning single. That’s 9 in a row, 4 of the last 5 on walk-offs. And the lead in the NL East is up to 7 games.

285 Comments (Feed for Comments)
  1. unterp - Aug 20, 2014 at 3:28 PM

    let’s go Nats…

  2. ehay2k - Aug 20, 2014 at 3:33 PM

    Hmm.. Rendon is out. I’m sure that is in no way influenced by MW not wanting to have to do his Ruth impression! Win tonite, win tomorrow, see MW trot the bases like Ruth!

    GYFNG!

    • scmargenau - Aug 20, 2014 at 6:52 PM

      I was thinking the same! Lol

  3. thomaswell - Aug 20, 2014 at 3:33 PM

    is espi sill on the team?

    • stoatva - Aug 20, 2014 at 3:44 PM

      I bought a carton of milk yesterday with his picture on it.

      • manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:09 PM

        I rarely laugh at comments but chuckled on this one.

    • masterfishkeeper - Aug 20, 2014 at 3:49 PM

      Danny likely will start tomorrow, with Miley going for Arizona.

      • thomaswell - Aug 20, 2014 at 3:57 PM

        with how Cabrera is playing lately, i would say its 50/50 espi starts against Miley

      • Section 222 - Aug 20, 2014 at 6:13 PM

        Don’t bet on it.

    • Section 222 - Aug 20, 2014 at 5:35 PM

      You’d rather see Espi than Frandsen play against the RHP? Even if you would, who would play 3B?

      • bisonaudit - Aug 20, 2014 at 6:25 PM

        Rendon hasn’t had an extra night off since like June or something so I’m cool with that, but to the extent you’re playing Espi and Frandsen I’d have a strong preference for doing it against LHP. Over the last 3+ seasons they have the 2 largest platoon advantages on the team v. LHP.

  4. micksback1 - Aug 20, 2014 at 3:36 PM

    The streak is over for for old Mick, after attending 5 straight home games, all wins, my luck or should I say, my buddy’s tickets have run out until September. so if Nats lose tonight, its because I could not attend.

    lol

    • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 3:55 PM

      Mick, the streak is alive since I started growing the pinky nail. I cut all my nails and missed that one.

      I’m most worried about tomorrow’s matchup. Miley has been good on the road since end of June. Gio has to be better. Is Gio up for it? Two lefties in down years that pirch similar. By the way, Miley pitched very good in Atlanta, in Pittsburgh and in San Francisco. He also gave up 10 earned 2 starts ago.

      • micksback1 - Aug 20, 2014 at 3:59 PM

        there you go!

        all good points, as far as Gio goes, I m convinced this is all in his mind set. his velocity is very good and when he is focused his curve is un hittable. I have no idea what is troubling him?

      • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 4:27 PM

        mick, that’s a theory that has to be looked at. I have looked at mechanics, velo, move, pitch selection and what is most troubling is the pitch selection against lefties where he used the curve as his out pitch against them.

        He has to get back to efficiency.

      • Section 222 - Aug 20, 2014 at 5:36 PM

        With Brandon McCarthy gone and Patrick Corwin injured, Miley is the best pitcher on the D-backs, wouldn’t you say? Boy, what a sorry team they are.

      • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 5:52 PM

        No Prado! No Goldscmidt and yes Wade Miley is the hidden gem behind those lousy stats. Has to be tough playing for a team like that.

    • sjm308 - Aug 20, 2014 at 4:15 PM

      Don’t worry Mick, I still have my old red hat on which has worked for the last 8!
      How did you like Strasburg last night?

      • micksback1 - Aug 20, 2014 at 4:31 PM

        Coach
        it was spectacular!

  5. micksback1 - Aug 20, 2014 at 3:39 PM

    Now Nats need to right ship with Gio, if that happens and if R Zim returns, maybe 100 wins is possible. This is getting exciting. MW is correct to rest Rendon and he should rest out field as much as possible too

    • Eugene in Oregon - Aug 20, 2014 at 3:56 PM

      100 wins is a nice round number, but I don’t think that will be necessary to have the best record in NL (which is what matters).

    • Section 222 - Aug 20, 2014 at 5:39 PM

      100 wins is not possible. They’d have to go 29-9 to do that. Not gonna happen. 93 or 94? Sure.

      • bisonaudit - Aug 20, 2014 at 6:29 PM

        They’re basically on track for 93.

      • Section 222 - Aug 20, 2014 at 6:32 PM

        If a guy whose name is audit says so, I’ll take it!

  6. Smyrcok - Aug 20, 2014 at 3:45 PM

    What do we need to know about Cahill?

    • stoatva - Aug 20, 2014 at 3:49 PM

      http://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/mlb/diamondbacks/2014/08/03/confident-trevor-cahill-helps-d-backs-chill-pirates/13558737/

      Still a good young pitcher, figuring it out from night to night.

    • David Proctor - Aug 20, 2014 at 3:49 PM

      He’s a sinkerballer. He was really, really bad early on and got demoted to AAA, but has been much better since returning.

      • Smyrcok - Aug 20, 2014 at 4:08 PM

        Thanks David and stoatva. His numbers aren’t great but I know the DBacks were counting on him to be a strong part of the rotation this year

      • DaveB - Aug 20, 2014 at 6:01 PM

        Yep … He’s been very good in his 3 starts so far in August (at least 6 2/3 innings in each with no more than 2 ERs allowed … overall 2.18 ERA for the month).

  7. micksback1 - Aug 20, 2014 at 4:02 PM

    watching Crebera live, this young man is a player period. I do not know how good Zach Walters will become, but right now, Rizzo’s deal for him is better than the Suzuki pick up in 2012.

    • tcostant - Aug 20, 2014 at 4:38 PM

      I agree, I’m a big fan. I hope we strongly consider resigning him as a 2B next year, LaRoche would have to go, with Zimm to first and Rendon to third.

    • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 5:02 PM

      Both were good. I still stand by that Suzuki was overused and really screwed up in the playoffs.

  8. natsfan1a - Aug 20, 2014 at 4:12 PM

    Go, Ro-ark! Go, NATS!!

  9. Doc - Aug 20, 2014 at 4:12 PM

    We are watching the Fisterization of our Starters.

    Stras did his part last night; Roark will continue with his on-going process of being mentored to-night.

    Gio is thinking about it.

  10. Eugene in Oregon - Aug 20, 2014 at 4:14 PM

    Score early, score often, pitch well, focus on defense, and GYFNG!

    (Oh, and if there is rain, do a more professional job with the tarp than Wrigley’s ground crew did last night.)

    • stoatva - Aug 20, 2014 at 4:20 PM

      Looked as if they were caught in the middle of their third beer break of the evening. What a mess.

  11. Candide - Aug 20, 2014 at 4:34 PM

    The Nats will win tonight because The Gnome is protecting this house.

    • Eugene in Oregon - Aug 20, 2014 at 5:29 PM

      So you’re basically saying he keeps Peter Angelos away?

    • scmargenau - Aug 20, 2014 at 6:58 PM

      Damn it. I MUST have one.

  12. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 5:00 PM

    “@ZuckermanCSN: Been a month now since Zimmerman strained hamstring. Williams today expressed confidence he’ll be back “sometime in September.””

    That sure makes one of the most interesting storylines. From the Ladson story that’s it’s a Grade 3 to Dr Ray Solano writing that a Grade 3 would sideline RZim for the remainder of the season and possibly longer. Then there were rumors of ruptures and surgery.

    If RZim makes it back that in itself is remarkable unless the Grade 3 was not accurate.

    My hopes of course is for a healthy and productive RZim!

    • David Proctor - Aug 20, 2014 at 5:20 PM

      Ladson has not exactly proven to be the most reliable over the years

      • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 5:25 PM

        Not only that, we have a fairly good idea they gave him some totally false info he ran with a few years ago such as trades and callups.

        I think he finally caught on that they were doing that with him as he no longer gets big stories.

  13. Danny - Aug 20, 2014 at 5:06 PM

    Daniel Murphy making a mockery of defensive 2B currently. Gave the As two free runs.

    • Eugene in Oregon - Aug 20, 2014 at 5:22 PM

      And A’s give at least one back. Hard to say if it’s randomness or normal regression to the proverbial mean, but the A’s performance since the Cespedes-Lester trade has left a lot to be desired (if you’re an A’s fan, that is).

    • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 5:30 PM

      Funny, read my post this morning about his -3.7 UZR in which I said is better than what he is. He’s in the bottom 10 of 2nd baseman IMO. Fangraphs has him middle of the pack.

  14. David Proctor - Aug 20, 2014 at 5:21 PM

    Span did the ice bucket thing that is popular right now and challenged Soriano. That should be fun to see.

  15. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 5:27 PM

    Holy sheep Barman. Samardzija pulled after 3 giving up 7 earned to the Mutts.

  16. npb99 - Aug 20, 2014 at 5:33 PM

    What’s with this Gnome business anyway? First it’s bobble heads, then gnomes, and next what? Nats players as teddy bears?

    • Section 222 - Aug 20, 2014 at 5:49 PM

      I heard that the first gnome was done for Brian Wilson. Brilliant marketing. That Tuesday night game against the lowly Mets was not only a sellout, but got 25,000 people to the park before 6 pm. I’ll bet there beer, food, and merchandise sales were through the roof that night.

      • npb99 - Aug 20, 2014 at 5:55 PM

        Well, if silliness sells tickets, more will follow. Something playing off of Ramos as buffalo can’t be far away.

      • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 6:03 PM

        The detail on these new giveaways are remarkable. I have a Bryce bobble that was produced by Forever Collectibles that looks like Zac Efron.

        Great job Nats!

      • Eugene in Oregon - Aug 20, 2014 at 6:54 PM

        In the minor leagues it’s tougher given the turnover of players, but over the past two seasons I’ve gotten both a Steve Prefontaine and a Bigfoot bobblehead from the Eugene Emeralds.

      • 6ID20 - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:01 PM

        Werth gnome >>>>> shrunken Bill bobblehead.

      • Section 222 - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:02 PM

        Roger that Feel. The Bill bobblehead is kind of an embarrassment.

  17. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 5:35 PM

    Eugene, good point on the Cespedes trade. I thought his intangibles don’t show up in stats. You don’t (or shouldn’t) take the extra base on Cespedes. That doesn’t show up in stats unless they actually run and thrown out.

    Cespedes also was their most nationally known player like Harper is for the Nats. Those players take the glare off of others so guys like Rendon can play out of the spotlight.

    Lester is a real deal pitcher but he only pitches once every 4 games in the playoffs. Cespedes plays everyday.

    • Section 222 - Aug 20, 2014 at 5:47 PM

      Cespedes was hitting .256/.303/.464. That’s pretty medicore production from a middle of the order bat. Lester is a durable stud pitcher with amazing post season credentials. That kind of guy is gold in the playoffs. There’s not glare on the A’s playing in that market. They may collapse or not go that far in the postseason, but it won’t be because of this trade.

      And if Lester wins two games in the ALDS and ALCS, I will make sure to remind you of this post. :-)

      • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 5:54 PM

        .767 OPS and he made all those around him in the lineup better. Intangibles. I love the guy.

      • Eugene in Oregon - Aug 20, 2014 at 6:02 PM

        It’s a great case study — hitter vs. pitcher in a relative clean trade (Jonny Gomes notwithstanding) — that can’t really be fully evaluated until October. I’m also a big Yoenis Cespedes fan, but I understand why the A’s made the move — although you have wonder whether they would have done so if Jason Hammel had performed as well in his first few starts with the A’s as he did in his last two starts for the Cubs (both against the Nats, as you’ll recall).

  18. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 5:44 PM

    Brewers lose. Nats are ahead of them now 3 games in the L column. Nats also pick up another on the Marlins since I still believe (more hope) they overtake the Barves.

  19. Section 222 - Aug 20, 2014 at 5:53 PM

    Anyone ever seen the SkyMotion app? It gives you a weather prediction up to 2 hours in advance. Mine is saying that there will be rain for the next 66 minutes, which would be until 7:00 pm. So perhaps a 7;30-7:45 start time? We’ll see.

    • Section 222 - Aug 20, 2014 at 6:20 PM

      SkyMotion now saying the rain should end at the park at 6:42. Anyone there who can report?

      • Eric - Aug 20, 2014 at 6:26 PM

        I’m not down there, but radar was looking pretty positive about a half hour ago. We were halfway through a thin band that appeared to be moving pretty solidly from west to east (as opposed to nw to se or something) and it looks clear to the west of the system. Even if we start late, I’m guessing it will be under an hour and then play will be uninterrupted.

  20. micksback1 - Aug 20, 2014 at 6:24 PM

    heard an interesting question posed about R Zim’s return on the junkies… since minor league ball is over on Sept 1, how does Zim get his reps in before returning and is it critical if he does not?

    • Eugene in Oregon - Aug 20, 2014 at 6:31 PM

      Fair question. But isn’t there pretty much always some sort of quasi-league going on down in Florida?

      • micksback1 - Aug 20, 2014 at 6:33 PM

        good point, you could be right, i really do not know

    • Section 222 - Aug 20, 2014 at 6:34 PM

      He missed a lot less time, but on MLB Network, they showed a Double A pitcher who was brought to Pittsburgh to pitch full speed batting practice to McCutcheon. It was kind of funny to watch. Maybe AJ Cole or Giolito can come to DC to throw to Zim.

      • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:31 PM

        That’s what Livan Hernandez did for some of the guys coming off the DL.

      • Section 222 - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:03 PM

        Isn’t he still under contract with the Nats?

      • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:06 PM

        Yes he is but he is an on-call employee.

      • Section 222 - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:07 PM

        Well that works. Though Ryan might want to see a heater that’s faster than 82.

      • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:11 PM

        I heard that Livo is throwing a little faster these days. Maybe that’s 85. All kidding aside if they move up the screen to make it 52 feet that makes an 82 feel like a 95.

    • natsjackinfl - Aug 20, 2014 at 6:40 PM

      The Nats have already said Fall Instructs are in order for Zimmerman in September. Camp starts around the 3rd and games start about the 5th.

  21. Eric - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:00 PM

    AtBat says Delay…so I guess it’s official?

    • Eric - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:00 PM

      NM, just changed to Warmup…sweet

  22. David Proctor - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:12 PM

    Syracuse Chiefs ‏@SyracuseChiefs 41s
    Nate the Great! The first hit for Nate Schierholtz as a member of the Chiefs is a 3-run BOMB to right! 3-0 Chiefs with no outs in the 1st!

    • Eugene in Oregon - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:18 PM

      Shall we take that as an omen?

  23. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:14 PM

    Suppose to start momentarily

  24. Danny - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:23 PM

    Quit falling behind.

  25. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:29 PM

    “Syracuse Chiefs @SyracuseChiefs
    Nate the Great! The first hit for Nate Schierholtz as a member of the Chiefs is a 3-run BOMB to right! 3-0 Chiefs with no outs in the 1st!”

    That’s nice to hear.

  26. David Proctor - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:32 PM

    Why oh why would you swing at the first pitch a sinkerballer throws after he’s thrown 6 of 7 for balls? You’re smarter than that Jayson

    • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:36 PM

      Ambush. Cahill knows that Jayson usually doesn’t swing at a 1st pitch in the 1st inning. Jayson saw 4 seam and he got the sinker. #Sucker’d

    • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:41 PM

      You also realize that was the 3rd pitch to Werth but the 1st strike.

  27. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:34 PM

    Bryce with one of his better catches this year going back to the wall.

  28. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:39 PM

    Talk about lucky BABIP. Line drive single over Cabrera. Line drive smash right to Desi. Line drive smash that Bryce runs down. Smash right at LaRoche.

    I like but I don’t like. That was bottom of the order and everything was up. Easily could have been a disaster of an inning.

    • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:09 PM

      “Mark Zuckerman ‏@ZuckermanCSN
      The BABIP gods have been kind to Roark through the first two innings tonight. Bunch of hard-hit balls caught.”

      We are in agreement Mr. Z

  29. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:41 PM

    Desi’s 6th walk in 8 games.

  30. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:43 PM

    Nats with some luck there. I give that a H for Bryce.

  31. David Proctor - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:45 PM

    Great takeout slide by Bryce! That’s an easy DP

  32. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:46 PM

    Nice steal Desi. I wonder if that was called or Desi on his own. Turns into a run.

  33. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:47 PM

    Official scorer doesn’t want to give the 1st hit on a crazy play. Now that there is no “no hitter” does the OS go back and change Bryce’s to a H?

    • nats128 - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:48 PM

      Nice call Ghost. That’s exactly what they just did. H for Bryce.

  34. Eugene in Oregon - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:50 PM

    Wow — just got an alert notice that the Giants appeal of last night’s game has been granted. Not sure whether they’ll start the game over or restart where they halted.

    • Eugene in Oregon - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:52 PM

      So it appears they’ll restart the game on Thursday. Means the Giants will arrive in Washington later than planned.

    • manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:54 PM

      When will it be played.

      • knoxvillenat - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:22 PM

        Thursday, 5:05 PM. I presume that is central time but I don’t know that for a fact.

      • knoxvillenat - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:31 PM

        Just checked on CBS sports web site and they have the game at 4:05 local time or 5:05 eastern time. They are to play also at 8:05 Thursday night in the regularly scheduled game.

        Should be some tired Giants when they get into DC the next morning.

    • Joe Seamhead - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:54 PM

      That’s amazing! It was a pretty unfair to the Giants, but I’m shocked that they granted the appeal.

      • masterfishkeeper - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:14 PM

        Doesn’t that mean the Giants will have a very tired bullpen this weekend? I assume you don’t get to call someone up for the resumption of that game?

      • Eugene in Oregon - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:24 PM

        That — a tired bullpen — would be a good thing (wrote the Nats fan).

  35. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:50 PM

    Harper preventing buffalo from hitting a double play allowed the run to score.

  36. David Proctor - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:58 PM

    Roark is all over the place.

    • manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:00 PM

      But just missing, ump could call it a strike as easily a ball on a pitch to both the last 2 batters

  37. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 7:58 PM

    Come on Roark. Man already on base no reason to walk him to scoring position.

  38. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:01 PM

    With a pitcher’s ump those are strikes. This is a hitter’s ump.

  39. David Proctor - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:03 PM

    That was a dangerous play

  40. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:03 PM

    51 pitches through 3. Without improvement Roark in for only 6 innings.

  41. Joe Seamhead - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:04 PM

    Adam is pretty darn steady most of the time. Nice play.

  42. David Proctor - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:15 PM

    Much better that inning

  43. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:15 PM

    A 9 pitch inning much better.

  44. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:19 PM

    The ump is calling balls take advantage.

  45. Danny - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:23 PM

    Ramos jeez

  46. David Proctor - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:23 PM

    Ramos is like a DP machine lately. I mean, there’s some great stuff sprinkled in too, but jeez. He has to keep the ball off the ground.

    • manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:27 PM

      Correct his key is to elevate pitches.

    • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:39 PM

      David, so 10 out of his last 27 (.370) with the walkoff double, and 2 game tying hits including the 2 run HR in just the last week isn’t good enough for you?

      Do you complain for a reason? Sometimes it’s better to write nothing.

      • David Proctor - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:43 PM

        When did I ever say it wasn’t good enough? Ramos has been fine, but there have been a lot of DPs

      • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:47 PM

        It’s part of the game when BABIP is working for the pitcher and the runner isn’t super fast.

        Lets see if Roark can get one.

  47. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:24 PM

    The sinker just is hit into the ground. I wonder if swinging with more of an uppercut could counter balance a sinker.

    • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:30 PM

      Tough to do unless that’s your natural swing and you still have to drop your bat head below the ball. The thing is see it, hit it and you “see” a straight 4 seam and get the sinker.. You get your hits off of grounders through the holes and mistake pitches. Sinkers that don’t sink are stinkers. Give it time for Cahill to make a mistake. Fatigue can set in shortly!

      • manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:34 PM

        I figured it must be too hard since no one does.

        But they do need to let the breaking balls go. Those are never going to be a strike.

  48. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:27 PM

    Come on Pirates. Score some darn runs!

    • manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:30 PM

      we apparently broke the pirates spirit

  49. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:31 PM

    15 pitch fifth. Now 75 through 5

  50. davecydell - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:32 PM

    Tanner keeps looking better,
    with only a one run lead.

  51. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:36 PM

    Come on guys barrel these sinkers

  52. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:38 PM

    Weird. Chill 12 less pitches. Though he has more walks and strike outs than Roark.

    Nats more hits too.

    Statistically makes no sense

  53. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:44 PM

    Big inning for Tanner here. Big out on Peralta.

  54. veejh - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:44 PM

    Roark is a machine.

    • veejh - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:46 PM

      Spoke too son..

      • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:48 PM

        Yah, I don’t get you guys. Baseball gods don’t appreciate it but the doubleplay comes through.

  55. veejh - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:47 PM

    Yesssssss

  56. davecydell - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:47 PM

    163dp
    Tanner

  57. David Proctor - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:48 PM

    That would be the end of his night if it were me, but I suspect Matty gives him the 7th

    • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:51 PM

      Me too unless the Nats score 3 or more here.

  58. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:50 PM

    There’s the mistake pitch that I was talking about!

  59. veejh - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:50 PM

    Living cabrera

  60. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:54 PM

    There you go!

  61. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 8:59 PM

    Cahill is approaching 80 pitches. I expect him to make some more mistake pitches.

  62. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:05 PM

    Cahill fastball velo dropping. Now sitting 89 to 91.

  63. David Proctor - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:10 PM

    I knew walking ALR would work out for them there.

    • veejh - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:11 PM

      Tell me, what’s gonna happen next?

      • David Proctor - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:13 PM

        I can’t see the future, but I had a gut feeling because it took away the small ball stuff.

        Of course, it’s a game of inches and Harper almost delivered.

  64. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:13 PM

    David, and there’s our answer that we expected.

  65. David Proctor - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:16 PM

    How does Roark do it?

    • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:19 PM

      Tonight he missed locations a few times and got away with it. He got the 1 doubleplay he needed and great positioning. Lucky BABIP if you ask me.

      • Mrsb loves the Nats - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:21 PM

        He seems to have been lucky lately, if you ask me.. But I’d rather have luck than the lost…

    • manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:22 PM

      Ball movement

  66. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:19 PM

    A few runs in the 7th would be nice.

  67. Danny - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:20 PM

    Those Pirates need a bath.

  68. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:21 PM

    Finally the Pirates have something going.

  69. Mrsb loves the Nats - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:21 PM

    Come on pirates… Do something….

  70. Mrsb loves the Nats - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:22 PM

    Let’s make this Leadoff walk hurt!!!!! Come on Nats bats!

  71. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:23 PM

    After the walk, Danny comes in and swings at what would have been Ball 1.

    • Danny - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:24 PM

      Sounds about right

  72. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:25 PM

    Just another awful at-bat for Danny. All set up from swinging at that Ball 1

  73. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:26 PM

    Pirates get the run. Runner at 3rd and 1 out.

  74. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:26 PM

    Some things dont’t change. He can’t make contact, but if you look only one pitch the curve was in the strike zone. Danny needs to dump the left hitting for sure.

  75. scnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:28 PM

    I agree. Danny has to abandon the left side of the plate to be anything more then an occasional factor in a game.

  76. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:29 PM

    Pirate score

  77. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:29 PM

    Wild pitch run!

  78. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:30 PM

    Pirates tie the Barves!

  79. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:31 PM

    Ok, Clippard for the 8th. Will it be Soriano for the 9th as expected.

  80. Danny - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:32 PM

    Not Spans best outing.

  81. scnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:35 PM

    How do walk the lead off guy. How.

  82. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:36 PM

    I don’t believe it. Darn leadoff walk.

  83. David Proctor - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:37 PM

    Nothing comes easy in the late innings anymore. The walk is what hurts.

  84. Mrsb loves the Nats - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:37 PM

    I said to my dad before the inning.. No clip…

  85. scnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:37 PM

    And Roark walks away with nothing

  86. Danny - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:37 PM

    Would have been fine with Storen he was already warmed. We use Clippard too often imo. I know the 8th innings his when were up but..

    • Danny - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:39 PM

      Ugh posted that before the homer. Had a bad feeling about Clippard tonight.

  87. Mrsb loves the Nats - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:38 PM

    Correct me if I wrong…. But clip always has a bad April/may then great June/July and then suspect August/September….

    I swear that’s how I remember it… Especially when the weather gets warmer….

  88. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:38 PM

    Clip with long counts. Not good.

  89. scnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:39 PM

    Need to pull him. Don’t give this game away.

  90. conatsguy - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:40 PM

    OK Clip

    Settle down. We can get this back.
    Buckle up..

  91. David Proctor - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:42 PM

    Leaving Werth stranded at second with no outs hurts too.

  92. ehay2k - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:45 PM

    Seems like MW pulled a Clip just when he found his fastball. Was a good sequence to Peralta.

  93. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:45 PM

    Lead off walk why are relievers doing this suddenly.

    Clippard pitched great MW put him in the 9th, and now he lost the mojo.

    Can’t stand when the relievers walk lead off batters

    • scnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:51 PM

      Just will never understand it

  94. Danny - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:46 PM

    Now comes Storen ><

  95. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:48 PM

    Storen falls asleep and lets the runner steal off of him. Come on boys!

  96. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:49 PM

    Mans steals second wipes out double play

  97. veejh - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:52 PM

    We still got this. All is well.

  98. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:52 PM

    Justin Upton drops it!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:53 PM

      Then he jogs after it. Wait to you see it PIRATES WIN!

      • ehay2k - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:06 PM

        The play is up on AtBat. Awesome. The Pirates’ announcer said it was “a family affair”, lol

      • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:06 PM

        Isn’t that a thing of beauty. How did you like Justin Upton in a slow jog after it. He could’ve had a play at 2nd possibly.

      • ehay2k - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:10 PM

        That kind of play from the Uptons is why I am so glad they are not here.

      • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:14 PM

        They are 2 guys that project to anyone watching that they just don’t care. That’s what got JUp in hot water in Arizona and BJ in Tampa.

        Whether or not that’s accurate, it’s perception.

  99. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:53 PM

    Our bullpen has been weak despite the streak. Seems like one or the other just screws my guess overuse.

    Needs the starters to go more (7 is fine but way too many 6’s in there)

    • Danny - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:55 PM

      Clippard is overused.

  100. David Proctor - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:53 PM

    Pirates win thanks to an Upton error.

    • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:55 PM

      Did you see it. Both Uptons come together on a flyout and Justin drops it. Runners on 3rd and 2nd and scores on the long Sac Fly.

  101. ehay2k - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:54 PM

    That seemed to be great analysis by FP: the steal let ALR play off the bag, so he makes that play. Storen comes through, but it wasn’t pretty.

  102. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:58 PM

    “@ZuckermanCSN: Applause from the upper deck at #Nats Park as final from Pittsburgh goes up on the out of town scoreboard. Braves’ 7-game win streak ends.”

    5 game win streak over fir the Barves.

  103. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:58 PM

    Carpenter made Bull’s hit was gone.

  104. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:59 PM

    I’m hoping ALR has another HR in ‘em!

  105. conatsguy - Aug 20, 2014 at 9:59 PM

    Thornton on ice tonite?

  106. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:01 PM

    When Werth was on second Harper’s hit saved by Aaron Hill saved a run.

  107. nats128 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:02 PM

    Braves lost. Now the Nats need a blast here!

  108. veejh - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:02 PM

    Mr clutch will keep this rolling.

    • veejh - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:03 PM

      Ugh..

  109. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:03 PM

    7-8-9 up for Soriano

  110. David Proctor - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:03 PM

    We’re going to have to walk-off yet again to win…

    • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:05 PM

      Yes, that is now a fact.

    • scmargenau - Aug 20, 2014 at 11:21 PM

      It’s ok. We got this… Heh

  111. nats128 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:04 PM

    Carp calls Asdrubals ball like a HR and FP doesnt say a word until it is caught and replies that it didnt have the sound. Thats a Rob Dibble move as he used to do that to Bob all the time after the fact.

    • Section 222 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:12 PM

      +1 He’s done that a few times tonight. “Corrects” Carp in a way that wasn’t necessary. Carp is a pro. Doesn’t argue with him, doesn’t point out how silly the “correction” was. I don’t know how he does it.

      • nats128 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:54 PM

        Carp had to suck it up with Dibble. He shouldnt have to do it with FP.

      • Section 222 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:59 PM

        I agree. He’s a doofus sometimes, but it’s so unprofessional for FP to do that. Carp never does that to FP, and he certainly could if he wanted to. FP says plenty of dumb things.

      • nats128 - Aug 20, 2014 at 11:14 PM

        I think its called mutual respect.

  112. Mrsb loves the Nats - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:04 PM

    Sigh….

  113. micksback1 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:05 PM

    first chance to grab the lab top

    good news, Roark is solid as a rock, I feel for him

    watching on the tube after 5 nights at park, i could se by Clip’s 3rd pitch, he did nt have it, why can’t MW?

    Clip owes Roark and apolgy period, tTanner deserves his 13 win. That was some lousy relief and 2 in a row, one of which I watched live

    one bad outing OK, 2 in a row to same team is not good.

  114. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:05 PM

    No walks

  115. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:06 PM

    Soriano gets the bottom of the DBacks order. Let’s go Sori.

  116. micksback1 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:06 PM

    btw, the clown of an umpire behind the plate sucks!!

  117. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:07 PM

    I was taking trash out when Clip walked the first guy then the homer. Was the walk ump squeezed or bad pitching?

    • micksback1 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:08 PM

      clips pitches were all high in the zone tonight, no snap to them

  118. micksback1 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:07 PM

    sori looks good so far

    • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:11 PM

      A good spot to put him in. Med Lev. Tie game. Bottom of the order.

  119. veejh - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:10 PM

    Sori on rest is Waaay better.

  120. micksback1 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:10 PM

    that was awesome by Sori!

  121. Danny - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:11 PM

    That was a fine appearance.

  122. ehay2k - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:11 PM

    WordPress is whacko!

  123. micksback1 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:11 PM

    come on boys, lets go up 7, walk off in 9th!!!!?

  124. Joe Seamhead - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:11 PM

    Boring inning from Soriano.

  125. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:12 PM

    Soriano got a good hand tonight. He just needs to pitch less. 3 times through a week is enough.

    • davecydell - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:13 PM

      How come the sorry-one is not pulling his shirt tail out?

  126. Hiram Hover - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:12 PM

    Nice!

    Now let’s finish it in 9.

  127. Section 222 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:13 PM

    Interesting to see Sori jog off the mound. Jumped over the chalk, of course.

  128. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:14 PM

    Throw Bryce an inside heater.

  129. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:15 PM

    The center fielder for Arizona has no power why would clippard groove one instead of staying outside part of the plate? Why? Because blue probably squeezed him.

  130. conatsguy - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:15 PM

    Bad call

  131. micksback1 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:15 PM

    blue you are terrible!!!!

  132. David Proctor - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:15 PM

    3-0 pitch was clearly a ball.

  133. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:15 PM

    Blue is a killer. Then Harper swings at the second ball 4B

    • manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:16 PM

      Harper gets 3 hits and could have had 4

  134. conatsguy - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:16 PM

    Nice contact!

  135. micksback1 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:16 PM

    atta boy harper, good at bat, dealing with a horrible HP ump too

  136. Danny - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:17 PM

    Wilson get it in the air

  137. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:17 PM

    Buffalo do it

  138. Soul Possession, Sec 3, My Sofa - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:17 PM

    Visualizing Buffalo stampede…

  139. David Proctor - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:18 PM

    Ramos has had a day to forget.

  140. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:18 PM

    That ball was not a strike, if you have to reach its a ball.

  141. conatsguy - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:18 PM

    Just a hit Kevin.

  142. micksback1 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:18 PM

    actually, no problem with wilson’s K, he is not seeing it tonight and if he did, I have a feeling it would be a DP ball.

  143. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:19 PM

    Way to go Frandsen! Great baserunning Bryce!

  144. Danny - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:19 PM

    Wow so close to a DP!

  145. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:19 PM

    Frandsen

  146. ehay2k - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:19 PM

    Get ready for FP to gush about Frandsen…
    And I’m OK with it!

  147. micksback1 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:19 PM

    it seems like Frandsen the past month is playing the way Rizzo envisioned.

  148. Section 222 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:19 PM

    Oh yeah. So glad MW saved Rendon for this moment.

  149. conatsguy - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:19 PM

    That was a “good” hustle Bryce!

  150. knoxvillenat - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:20 PM

    Ghost,

    Did you see A. Hill dive and miss that hit by Fransden? There’s that declining defense you were talking about back in July.

    • Section 222 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:21 PM

      Oh please. The guy has made several diving stops just today.

      • Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:25 PM

        That’s true. In Arizona he was a whiz but what a lousy defensive job there. Instead of a doubleplay its a single to move Bryce to 3rd.

        Aaron Hill is like many of the vets on Arizona. Tough to go through it day after day.

      • Section 222 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:33 PM

        I’ll bet it’s a nightmare. Especially playing for a poor excuse for a manager.

        But he made some great plays tonight. Sometimes they get through. It’s not like that was an easy play. I’m sure there are some other examples of declining defense, but tonight he looked pretty darn good.

    • knoxvillenat - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:22 PM

      Frandsen, not Fransden.

  151. Section 222 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:20 PM

    Absolute best guy to have up there in this situation. Come on Anthony!

  152. micksback1 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:20 PM

    just a fly ball baby

  153. micksback1 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:21 PM

    BEAST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  154. manassasnatsfan - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:21 PM

    Walkoff

  155. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:21 PM

    PINCH HIT WALKOFF!!!!!!!!!!!!

  156. conatsguy - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:22 PM

    Just as I envisioned…

  157. Ghost of Steve M. - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:22 PM

    Soriano gets the win!

  158. ehay2k - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:22 PM

    How sweet it is!
    Wooooo Hoooooo!!!! (Tm MicheleS)

  159. Mrsb loves the Nats - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:22 PM

    FRICKIN A MAN!!!!! Frickin A!

  160. micksback1 - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:22 PM

    the poor poor Barves, do i feel sorry for the barves……….

    uh…. whats the word i am lookin for….hmmmmm, hee hee

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!

  161. veejh - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:22 PM

    Wow. This team is real good right now.

    • stoatva - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:25 PM

      Yes, this team likes the taste of winning.

  162. stoatva - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:23 PM

    Those are some SLOW D-Backs infielders, there.

  163. stoatva - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:24 PM

    The spouse says G*d, Anthony is a cutie pie.

  164. conatsguy - Aug 20, 2014 at 10:26 PM

    Gotta give MW credit for the Soriano call. Could have backfired, but instead He has another bullpen weapon back in the fold

    • Section 222 - Aug 20, 2014 at 11:03 PM

      And also for not PHing with Rendon in the 7th when Danny the K K’d. Saved him for a game winning moment. Perfect.

  165. scmargenau - Aug 20, 2014 at 11:15 PM

    Does MW have fleas? Lol

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