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2018 MLB All-Star Break Insight & Predictions

This year, the MLB 2018 Mid-Summer classic will be hosted in the Nation’s Capitol, with the majority of the events taking place at the Washington Nationals’ stadium in the heart of the District. The Athletes Hub will have exclusive and local coverage of all the events transpiring over the long weekend, and into Tuesday for […]

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Reasons Behind Why the Nationals Must Fire Davey Martinez

Enough is enough.  This Washington Nationals squad was not supposed to perform this way during this season at any point and time. The Nats have now slipped to under .500 and held a players-only meeting to help clear the air about how they are better than this. That can’t be good, right? Nats held a […]

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The DC Sports Curse Has Been Shattered

I still can’t believe what I just witnessed last evening. The Washington Capitals have finally secured their franchise’s first Stanley Cup Championship in dominant fashion, winning the series in five games versus the Las Vegas Golden Knights. That loud sound you heard last night was all of Washington, DC exhaling in relief as the DC […]

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Rumors of the Nationals Demise Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

It’s funny how quickly things can change in a long baseball season. The Washington Nationals have now surpassed the Atlanta Braves for first place in NL East division. The Nats have won their sixth straight game, and eight of their last ten games. This Washington team is also suddenly getting healthier again, with Adam Eaton […]

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The Nationals Are Poised For a Fight With the Braves

A quick look at the National League East standings finds the Washington Nationals in a heated three-way battle with the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies. The Nats, who currently sit in third place with a record of 26-21, are starting to gain back some of the lost momentum from their rough outings against the LA […]

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The Curious Case of Washington’s Early Season Slump

The Washington Nationals have found themselves in a very unfamiliar position of looking way up at the National League East standings. The Nats, who currently sit at 7-9, are six games back of the division-leading New York Mets and are two games under .500 for the first time since mid-2015. Other than that, things are […]

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Too Early to Call Shohei Ohtani a “Star”?

Heading through the MLB Spring Training process, most of us were writing off Los Angeles Angels pitcher Shohei Ohtani as a bust. While the debate used to be whether Ohtani could get a grip on himself, now the argument involves whether it’s too early to label him as a star. Selling to crowds over 44,000, […]

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2018 NL East Preview

With the 2018 MLB season less than a month away, it’s time to take a look and preview the season ahead. We’re going division by division to try and project every teams’ strengths, weaknesses, and questions heading into the season. Continuing on with the NL East: Washington Nationals 2017 Record: 97-65. Lost to Cubs in NLDS. […]

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Padres Extend Brad Hand, But Will He Last?

The San Diego Padres extended star reliever Brad Hand on Saturday, giving him a new three-year contract. Hand, who was set to be a free agent after 2019, is now under control until 2021. However, the Padres are a rebuilding team, and Hand is getting closer to 30-years old. This begs the question: Will Hand […]

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Dusty Baker Out as Washington Nationals Manager

The news breaking out of DC is all too familiar for the Washington Nationals: A manager has been relieved of their services due to another early postseason exit.  Why does this situation sting so much for the DC sports family?  For starters, Dusty Baker did a phenomenal job during the past two seasons as the […]

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