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Oct. 31, 2019: MLB Postseason Wrap

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Nationals win their first World Series!

MLB: World Series-Washington Nationals at Houston Astros Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

The Washington Nationals proved it is not how you start, it is how you finish.

The Nationals lost Game 1 of their National League Divisional Series at Los Angeles, they would not lose another postseason game on the road.

Stephen Strasburg won the 2019 World Series MVP award.

‘Something to think about all offseason.

Tough to be a home fan attending a game in the 2019 World Series

Nationals at Astros - World Series Game 7 (Nationals win 4-3)

When you looked at the Nationals as a playoff contender, it was always that combination of Max Scherzer and Stephen Strasburg that made you think that they would be a tough out. Well, in 2019, those two were just unbeatable in the playoffs.

Don’t think there will be a parade in Detroit but this is something.

When you read this, Gerrit Cole and several other players will be free agents.

Anthony Rendon put the first run on the board for the Nationals.

Howie Kendrick did it again with a home run off the foul (fair) pole to give the Nationals the lead and eventually the World Series.

The Nationals used Scherzer, Patrick Corbin and Daniel Hudson in their Game 7 win. Everyone knew the way to beat the Nationals was to get to their bullpen, the Nationals plan was to use six of their pitchers as much as possible, In the end, their plan worked.

Wednesday’s scoreboard

Nationals 6, Astros 2