Washington Nationals: mean tweets edition, featuring Austin Voth

Austin Voth #50 of the Washington Nationals walks to the dugout after being taken out of the game in the ninth inning against the New York Mets at Nationals Park on September 05, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)
Austin Voth #50 of the Washington Nationals walks to the dugout after being taken out of the game in the ninth inning against the New York Mets at Nationals Park on September 05, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images) /
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There was a time this year, early on, when Austin Voth was one of the two or three best arms in the bullpen. Beginning the year as the Washington Nationals long man, Voth only appeared in games for mop up duties. As the year progressed he slowly worked his way into more high leverage situations. However, he may now be working himself off the roster and out of contention for the 2022 bullpen.

Last appearing on September 3rd, when the Nationals fought back to send the game into the tenth inning, Voth walked two, gave up three hits and dug the Nationals a four run hole by the time he exited.

In the series finale against the Mets, Voth entered in a one-run game in the ninth and allowed things to get out of hand. Some say he came out of the bullpen carrying a can of gasoline, but there really wasn’t a fire going. He brought the match which lit the fire.

Francisco Lindor greeted Voth with a home run and Pete Alonso followed with a double. Two singles and a walk later, Kevin Pillar launched a grand slam to left field and the book was closed on Voth. Faced six hitters, all six scored, and failed to get an out. His ERA sits at an even 6.00.

Pitcher Austin Voth imploded in his second straight appearance, which has Nationals fan Twitter up in arms.

Social media has been an outlet for fans ever since its inception many years ago. What better way to blow off some steam, then to express your thoughts for all to see. Nationals fans came out in full force after the recent Voth outing. You’ll always get the standard “DFA him”, or “that guy stinks”, but there were several other creative thoughts as well.

The meme game was even top notch as well.

Needless to say, Nationals fans were none to pleased with the pitching performance on this day by Austin Voth. After collecting just seven wins in August, the team has just one thus far in September. Genaral manager Mike Rizzo is evaluating the talent and determining who will be around for next year as the team continues to rebuild. Austin Voth most likely won’t be on that list.

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