The Nats took care of business against the Mets this week, Stephen Strasburg isn’t dead, and Tanner Roark is so, so good. All that, plus many amazing listener questions.
The Nationals have landed four players in the All-Star Game. Lucas Giolito is still with the team, while Michael A. Taylor was sent down. And we both got pretty heated about the thought of shaming Nats fans.
Lucas Giolito has made his MLB debut for the Nationals, but it didn’t go quite as planned. Trea Turner has been taking reps in CF, and Wilson Ramos has been insanely good. All that, plus Stephen Srasburg’s injury and what to do with Gio Gonzalez.
Stephen Strasburg was scratched at the last minute when was scheduled to go up against Clayton Kershaw. We talk about that sadness, the Nats fledgling bullpen, and the numerous Mets injuries. Also, the post-10 pm game time madness has to stop.
We had two Stephen Strasburg vs. Matt Harvey matchups since our last recording, and both of them turned out pretty well for the Nationals’ starter. We talk about that at length, as well as some talk of the large Mets crowd at Nats Park this week. We also have a long list of listener questions, so many, in fact, that we couldn’t even get to all of them!
Stephen Strasburg signed a seven-year extension, and we, quite simply, couldn’t stop talking about it. We talk about the details and implications of the signing, and what happened with Bryce Harper with his weird ejection on Monday. All that and more, plus listener questions.