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⚾️⚾️ The Morning Briefing: Nats drop series against the Phillies
Good Morning Washington Nationals Fan,
Here are the latest headlines and analyses around the Washington Nationals and Major League Baseball for today, August 11th. My name is Haden Raymer. The Nationals lost the last game of the series. Let’s talk about it.
Leading today’s Morning Briefing: Nats drop series to Phillies
Good news, the Nationals did record a hit today. In fact they even led early against the Phillies, taking a 1-0 lead in the sixth inning. The Phillies answered back with two in the bottom of the sixth. The Nats never had the lead after that and lost 6-2.
Your Nats Report Player of the Game is CJ Abrams. He went 2-5 with a double and a stolen base. Tonight’s game starts at 7:05 p.m. on MASN.
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Down on the Farm
The Rochester Red Wings lost 17-6 against the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs. Carter Kieboom hit a home run. Darren Baker went 1-5. Travis Blankenhorn went 2-5 with a home run and a double. Catcher Jacob Nottingham went 1-2 with two walks.
The Harrisburg Senators won 5-2 against the Akron RubberDucks. James Wood went 2-4 with a home run. Brady House went 2-4. Robert Hassell III went 2-4 with a home run. Jacob Young hit a triple. Alemao Hernandez went 7.2 innings and allowed one run. These guys have absolutely raked against the RubberDucks.
The Wilmington Blue Rocks lost 2-1 in both games against the Bowling Green Hotrods. Jeremy De La Rosa homered. Daylen Lile has gone very cold since being promoted to Wilmington.
The FredNats lost 12-6 against the Lynchburg Hillcats. Dylan Crews went 2-5 with a double. Yohandy Morales went 2-4 with a double and a walk. Andrew Pinckney went 2-5. Roismar Quintana went 1-4 with a walk.
Links around the League
An Ode to Paolo Espino via The Washington Post
A Juan Soto Quote ⬇️
"Days like this series, we just give up. Like literally, we just give up instead of keep grinding, keep pushing. We’ve got to forget about yesterday and keep moving."
Mariners score five runs in 8th to complete sweep of Padres, who go down feebly again
Nats move to a six-man roto via The Washington Post