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.
Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo speculate on how many more blown saves it will take for the Washington Nationals and manager Dusty Baker to give Koda Glover a shot at the closer job. Meantime, Michael Taylor has done an admirable job taking over for the injured Adam Eaton in center field.
Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo discuss the Washington Nationals‘ loss of Adam Eaton to a torn ACL and whether the club should make a trade or stay in-house with Michael A. Taylor and Triple-A outfielder Andrew Stevenson. There’s also a big win on the docket, scoring 23 on Sunday against the New York Mets.