The Nationals want to bring down the average age of their roster, but also want to bring up the liveliness in the clubhouse.
Juan Soto’s World Series legend began with a home run off Gerrit Cole originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington The Nationals went into the 2019 World Series against the Houston Astros as the biggest underdogs in 12 years. A lowly 93-win Wild Card team, Washington was set to face one of the deepest lineups in MLB history as well as a star-studded rotation headlined by Gerrit Cole. Cole got the ball in Game 1, pitting him against Max Scherzer in a matchup of two perennial aces.
WASHINGTON – Nearly every professional baseball player would admit this was a season unlike any other. That holds true for left-handed pitcher Seth Romero, 24, who had never pitched above the low Single-A level before the 2020 campaign. The Texas native made his Major League debut on Aug. 12 for the Nationals at New York against the Mets after being part of the 60-player pool in Fredericksburg.