Game 116: Shutout by San Diego

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By Mark Zuckerman & Al Galdi, Mark Zuckerman, and Al Galdi. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

The Nats were blanked in the series rubber match against the Padres 6-0. Mark & Al bring you up to speed on Sunday's lineup as the lead-off hitter was definitely someone you never have heard of before. "Joey Four Bags" was "Joey One Bag" as he had a pair of singles to extend his hitting streak to eight games. Tune in to hear how our podcast infiltrated Friday's national broadcast on Apple TV+.

(06:20) We taped our episode just prior to confirmation that C.J. Abrams will be called-up on Monday. Luis Garcia is currently nursing a sore groin and might be headed to the IL. Abrams pulled from the lineup on Sunday in Rochester; which gave an early indication of what was likely going to happen for the SS. He is currently the top ranked prospect in the farm system.

(15:13) Paolo Espino was so close to a quality start, but a Victor Robles error cost him that department. He briefly saw his ERA nudge below 4.00, but that was short lived on his 109 pitch afternoon. Robles did however make another web-gem that robbed Josh Bell.

(30:05) A listener submitted question about Juan Soto's free agency and Washington chances in landing him again in a few years.

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