Nats Scraps: Season finale podcast

October 17, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo recap the Washington Nationals‘ season, which ended with another disappointing elimination in the NL Division Series. After falling to the Chicago Cubs, what do the Nationals need to get over the top? And if they go after another top pitcher, would they have to give up a young talent in Victor Robles or Michael A. Taylor?  

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Nats Scraps: Oct. 11 podcast

October 11, 2017

Greg DePalma offers instant analysis as the Washington Nationals stave off playoff elimination with a 5-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs, sending their NL Division Series matchup back to DC for the decisive fifth game. Stephen Strasburg saves the Nationals’ season with a pitching gem, and Michael Taylor‘s grand slam in the eighth provides a cushion.  

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Nats Scraps: Oct. 10 podcast

October 10, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo set the stage as the Washington Nationals face elimination after Monday’s loss to the Chicago Cubs in Game 3 of their NL Division Series. A continued lack of offense was compounded by a questionable decision to lift Max Scherzer despite giving up just one hit in 6 1/3 innings – then to let Sammy Solis stay in when the Cubs countered with…

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Nats Scraps: Oct. 8 podcast

October 8, 2017

Greg DePalma, PSN baseball analyst Scott Zolotorow and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo look back at the Washington Nationals‘ Game 2 playoff victory over the Chicago Cubs, powered by homers from Bryce Harper to tie the game and Ryan Zimmerman to win it. Game 3 is set for Monday in Chicago.  

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Nats Scraps: Oct. 7 podcast

October 7, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo look back at the Washington Nationals‘ 3-0 loss in Game 1 of their NL Division Series matchup with the Chicago Cubs. A strong outing by Nats ace Stephen Strasburg is squandered by a lack of offense, sending DC fans to thoughts of hockey’s Capitals and similar playoff ruin.  

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Nats Scraps: Division Series preview

October 3, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo are joined by PSN baseball analyst Scott Zolotorow to preview the Washington Nationals‘ opening playoff series against current World Series titleholders Chicago Cubs. In three previous playoff appearances, the Nationals have yet to advance out of the first round.  

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Nats Scraps: Sept. 26 podcast

September 26, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo look ahead to the Washington Nationals‘ fourth postseason appearance, as slugger Bryce Harper returns to the lineup for a few tuneup games. Who rounds out the playoff roster, and who might get left off?  

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Nats Scraps: Sept. 12 podcast

September 12, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo celebrate the Washington Nationals‘ fourth NL East title in the past six seasons, coming despite injury woes and a bullpen that was shaky early on. The duo also updates the injury report, asking whether slugger Bryce Harper can return in time to make the playoff roster.  

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Nats Scraps: Aug. 22 podcast

August 22, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo discuss a number of Washington Nationals injury updates, including Bryce Harper‘s latest prognosis after hyperextending his left knee while slipping on a rain-slicked base last week. Also, outfielders Jayson Werth and Trea Turner have started rehab assignments in AAA.  

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Nats Scraps: Aug. 8 podcast

August 8, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo look at how such Washington Nationals role players as Wilmer Difo (1) and newly acquired Howie Kendrick have made an impact. And with the bullpen now solidified through trades, should the Nationals pursue a veteran starter in a waiver deal?  

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