Tag: baseball

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Washington Nationals hosting a college day for Mason students

By Mitchell Westall, Sports Editor As part of their college day series targeting students or fans of seven Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia universities, the Nationals will host George Mason University day Thursday, Sept. 28. The promotion allows students and…

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Mason Baseball on five-game winning streak

  BY MICHAEL ABLER, STAFF WRITER   The Mason Baseball team seems to be showing signs of turning this season around. Mason has gone on a five-game winning streak over the past week. The streak includes a three-game series sweep…

Washington Nationals season in review

BY BEN CRISWELL AND MITCHELL WESTALL, STAFF WRITERS   More than a week after losing the final game of the National League Division Series, the Washington Nationals find themselves in a familiar position—a position that does not include a baseball…

Nationals fall short in postseason

BY BEN CRISWELL, STAFF WRITER   The Washington Nationals fell to the  Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 Oct. 13 in the deciding Game 5 of the National League Division Series. Twenty-year-old Julio Urias picked up the win in two innings of…

No place for cheaters in Hall of Fame

Ben Criswell, staff writer The year was 1998. For 37 years, the single season home run mark had remained in the possession of Roger Maris. A seemingly unbreakable record had stood fast for almost four decades, resistant to attempts made by some of the…

Hey Nationals, this is your year

Ben Criswell, staff writer  2016, this is the year. Sound familiar? On paper, the Washington Nationals’ rotation is as good if not better than any other rotation in baseball. On paper, the team’s lineup is as formidable as their competitors. On…

Spring training brings high hopes for Nats fans

Ben Cowlishaw, assistant sports editor Beat the drum and hold the phone, the sun came out today. There’s no better symbol for a change of seasons like baseball spring training. Everyone’s team is in first place, everyone believes this is…