Nats Scraps: June 13 podcast

June 13, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo recap a week in which the Washington Nationals were stung by injuries and chronic bullpen shortcomings. Jayson Werth has been on the disabled list since June 4, Ryan Zimmerman missed four games with a back issue and – combining both woes – Koda Glover (left) hurt his back in the shower, didn’t tell anyone, blew a save and went on the DL….

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Prime Sports Baseball: May 19 podcast

May 19, 2017

Greg DePalma and PSN baseball analyst Scott Zolotorow discuss the week’s top headlines and turn their focus to the National League East – a weak division where the Washington Nationals have MLB’s third-best record, no one else has a winning mark and the New York Mets have been drama-tinged underachievers. Also, why people shouldn’t overreact to the anti-gay slur by Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar.   

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Nats Scraps: May 2 podcast

May 2, 2017

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.  

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Nats Scraps: April 18 podcast

April 18, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo continue to lament the Washington Nationals‘ bullpen problems, where Blake Treinen already may have worn out his welcome as closer. On the bright side, Gio Gonzalez (pictured) has been off to a strong start, and the hitting is solid behind Daniel Murphy and Bryce Harper.  

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Nats Scraps: April 11 podcast

April 11, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo look at the highs and lows of Washington Nationals‘ opening week of the season. The good: Newly acquired Adam Eaton moving into the leadoff spot for an injured Trea Turner and thriving. The bad: The bullpen has been an early bust.  

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Nats Scraps: Opening Day podcast

April 4, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo look back at the Washington Nationals‘ opening victory over Miami, keyed by Adam Lind‘s pinch-hit homer, and discuss the makeup of the final roster that manager Dusty Baker took north.  

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Nats Scraps: Season preview podcast

March 30, 2017

As the Washington Nationals break camp and head north for Opening Day, Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo take a look at how the defending NL East champions’ roster shaped up for manager Dusty Baker. Of note: Blake Treinen wins the three-way battle for the closer’s job.  

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Nats Scraps: Oct. 17 podcast

October 17, 2016

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo look back at a Washington Nationals season that ended in another NL East crown and another playoff exit in the divisional series. Though the Nationals ran up against Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw one too many times, GM Mike Rizzo also gets blame for his inability to acquire another key role player.  

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Nats Scraps: Sept. 15 podcast

September 15, 2016

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo discuss the latest Washington Nationals news in a week in which they’ve extended their NL East lead to 10 games. Even as news regarding ace Stephen Strasburg isn’t good, rookie Trea Turner continues his red-hot pace.  

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Nats Scraps: Sept. 1 podcast

September 1, 2016

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo discuss the latest headlines surrounding the Washington Nationals, whose roster is now fairly set for the postseason with the passage of the trade deadline. One recent revelation: The emergence of Trea Turner batting leadoff and playing center field.  

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