Wire Taps: Juan Soto a stolen base threat; How Max Scherzer can help 'pen; How the Nationals deal with tipped pitches...

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Wire Taps: Juan Soto a stolen base threat; How Max Scherzer can help 'pen; How the Nationals deal with tipped pitches...
Wire Taps: Juan Soto a stolen base threat; How Max Scherzer can help 'pen; How the Nationals deal with tipped pitches...

Good morning. Max Scherzer pitches today. Here's the beat from PNC Park: Nationals' Juan Soto is now a legit threat to steal bases (WaPo) Quietly, Soto has swiped 12 bags this year — yet another facet of his game upon which he's been working diligently, never skipping leg day and getting in some cardio work on the beach in the DR while learning to better read pitchers. Even if he doesn't become a 20-20 threat, it's one more thing for pitchers to worry about. Max Scherzer's return could positively impact the Nats even on the days he doesn't pitch (WaPo) Scherzer, before his summer sabbatical, was the most dominant pitcher in baseball without question. If he returns to form, he—instead of anyone

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