Washington Nationals vs. San Francisco Giants Tickets
About Washington Nationals vs. San Francisco Giants
The San Francisco Giants and the Washington Nationals are two teams that have not played against each other on many occasions. Both teams are members of different divisions, with the Giants in the NL West and the Nationals in the NL East division. Furthermore, the Nationals only began their tenure in Washington D.C. in 2005.
Of the 73 times that the two teams have faced each other, the Giants have had the upper hand, boasting an impressive 49 wins against the Nationals. But will that begin to change in the upcoming MLB seasons, and do the Nationals have a stronger roster capable of defeating the Giants?
The Giants and the Nationals – Memorable Moments
In the few times the two teams have met, the Giants and the Nationals had some memorable interactions. Here are some of the most notable moments between the two teams
Longest Game in MLB Postseason History - In 2014, game 2 of the National League Division Series, the Giants and the Nationals went on for a whopping 6 hours and 23 minutes, ending just after midnight in the 18th inning. The Giants won the game 2-1 thanks to Brandon Belt who hit a homer into right field.
All out brawl - There haven’t been too many legitimate fights in the MLB in recent years, that’s why the brawl between Giant Bryce Harper and Nationals Hunter Strickland caused such a stir. The two went at it during a game on May 29, 2017. No one knows what set off the altercation, but it is believed that a feud has existed between the two since that fateful 2014 playoff game.
A Statistical Look at the Head to Head Records
The San Francisco Giants and the Washington Nationals have not played against each other too often over the years. Here is how the Giants have fared against the Nationals since their move to Washington D.C.
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In the few games that the Giants have played against the Nationals, they have scored 464 runs and allowed 288 runs. The two teams met once in the postseason in 2014 for the NL Division Series where the Giants won the series 3-1.
Notable Giants and Nationals Players
The Giants are with the most Hall of Famers, 23, in MLB history. Some of their best players include Willie Mays, the 24 time all-star and 12 time Golden Glove winner. Robb Nen, the all-time Giants saves leader. And Tim Lincecum, the young pitcher who helped the Giants win three World Series championships in five years.
The Nationals only began their tenure in Washington in 2005 and have since had only a few notable players. They are Jayson Werth - the powerhouse hitter, Ryan Zimmerman - the original Face of the Franchise for the Nationals, and Tyler Clippard - one of the best relief pitchers in the MLB.
The Giants and the Nationals Faceoff
If you want to see the Giants and the Nationals take on each other in the upcoming MLB season, check the San Francisco Giants Schedule and the Washington Nationals Schedule. To get the best deal on Giants and Nationals tickets, you’ll need to look at the respective venues seating charts for the AT&T Park and Nationals Park. Once you’ve done that, get your cheap San Francisco Giants Washington Nationals tickets here.