Bryce Harper Walk-Off Hit Completes Epic Comeback

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Photo: @Nationals

By Michael Marzzacco

Bryce Harper came up clutch in the bottom of the 10th inning, delivering a deep walk-off single to the right field wall that scored Trea Turner to give the Nats a 6-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds in the three-game series opener at Nationals Park. Trailing 5-1 earlier, the Nats used the long ball four times to tie the game.

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Series Preview: Reds @ Nationals


By Michael Marzzacco

Friday June 23: Luis Castillo (0-0, 0.00 ERA) vs. Stephen Strasburg (8-2, 3.28 ERA) 7:05 p.m. MASN
Saturday June 24: Homer Bailey (0-0, 0.00 ERA) vs. Joe Ross (3-3, 5.98 ERA) 4:05 p.m. MASN 2
Sunday June 25: Scott Feldman (5-5, 4.20 ERA) vs. Tanner Roark (6-4, 4.88 ERA) 1:35 p.m MASN

The Nationals and Reds face off for the first time this season at Nationals Park this weekend. Don’t forget about tonight’s epic Game of Thrones night! The Nats and Reds will meet seven times this season, three at home and four in Cincinnati. They’ll meet in Cincinnati to begin the second half of the season after the All Star break from July 14-17.

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Throwback Thursday: The “Kiss my A–” Game

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Photo: USA Today FTW

By Michael Marzzacco

Original recap: Werth does it again, Nats take series over Cubs

Welcome to Throwback Thursday where on random Thursdays throughout the season, The Pursuit will take a look back into the vault of some amazing nationals moments. With the Cubs coming to town next week I figured we’d start this series off by taking a look back at a big win over these guys last year. The Cubs went on to win the World Series, but in June they met the Nationals in the district for a series we won’t forget.

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