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Thursday, May 09, 2019

The Nationals are one of the worst teams in baseball, and there’s plenty of blame to go around

The Washington Nationals sent a clear message when they fired Dusty Baker a season and a half ago: Simply making the playoffs was no longer good enough. The team had to do better.

After failing to make the playoffs in 2018, things don’t look promising for the Nationals this season either. The team suffered its fourth-straight loss Wednesday, dropping a 7-3 game against the Milwaukee Brewers. With the loss, the Nationals now sit at 14-22 on the season.

That record gives the Nationals the second-fewest wins in the National League. It also gives the team one more win than both the Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals, two clubs clearly in rebuild mode.

Where did it all go wrong?

When four wins is the difference between one of the worse records in the league and a .500 record, it seems far too early for one of these articles…

 

QLE Posted: May 09, 2019 at 05:36 AM | 10 comment(s)
  Beats: blame, davey martinez, mike rizzo, nationals

 

 

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