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  1. Position analysis: Rotation

    Oct 18, 2012, 11:00 AM EDT

    US Presswire photo Stephen Strasburg won't be on a hard innings limit in 2013. As we transition into offseason mode, we'll start by breaking down the Nationals' roster by position (infield, outfield, catcher, rotation and bullpen) this week and examine where things stand at season's end and where things might stand moving forward. Today's position:…

  2. Video: Strasburg, rotation and Storen

    Oct 17, 2012, 6:00 PM EDT

    In this latest TV segment from CSN’s Geico SportsNet Central, I discuss what — if any — restrictions the Nationals will have on Stephen Strasburg next season, what — if any — changes Mike Rizzo will make to his starting rotation and what — if any — lingering effect Friday night’s blown save will have…

  3. Position analysis: Catcher

    Oct 17, 2012, 11:00 AM EDT

    US Presswire photo Wilson Ramos expects to return 100 percent after tearing his ACL in May. As we transition into offseason mode, we'll start by breaking down the Nationals' roster by position (infield, outfield, catcher, rotation and bullpen) this week and examine where things stand at season's end and where things might stand moving forward.…

  4. Video: On LaRoche, E-Jax, Davey

    Oct 16, 2012, 5:00 PM EDT

    The Hot Stove League won’t heat up for several more weeks, but it’s never too early to look at some of the biggest offseason storylines. In this segment from CSN’s Geico SportsNet Central, I discuss three key decisions involving the Nationals: 1) Whether to re-sign Adam LaRoche to a long-term extension, 2) whether to bring…

  5. Position analysis: Outfield

    Oct 16, 2012, 11:00 AM EDT

    US Presswire photo Bryce Harper enjoyed one of the best big-league seasons ever by a teenager. As we transition into offseason mode, we'll start by breaking down the Nationals' roster by position (infield, outfield, catcher, rotation and bullpen) this week and examine where things stand at season's end and where things might stand moving forward.…

  6. Position analysis: Infield

    Oct 15, 2012, 11:00 AM EDT

    US Presswire photo Adam LaRoche could leave via free agency, creating a hole at first base. As we transition into offseason mode, we'll start by breaking down the Nationals' roster by position (infield, outfield, catcher, rotation and bullpen) this week and examine where things stand at season's end and where things might stand moving forward.…

  7. Can they make it back?

    Oct 14, 2012, 11:00 AM EDT

    Associated Press photo Davey Johnson believes his Nationals can return to the postseason in 2013. The mantra was repeated over and over and over by just about everyone in the Nationals organization: This is a ballclub that expects to be good for a long time and expects to make many trips to the postseason. And…

  8. Debating the big decisions

    Oct 13, 2012, 6:00 PM EDT

    Associated Press photo Mike Rizzo and Davey Johnson will face criticism all winter after the Game 5 loss. As the throbbing pain of a punch to the gut begins to ease and turn into a mere, lingering black-and-blue mark, the outcome of Game 5 of the National League Division Series begins to take a backseat…

  9. Inside Storen’s collapse

    Oct 13, 2012, 3:00 PM EDT

    Drew Storen walks into the dugout after the ninth inning of Game 5. (Photo by AP) The protective plastic over the lockers, the cart of champagne bottles, all of it was in place. All Drew Storen had to do was get one strike. Twice the Nationals had the Cardinals where they wanted them: two strikes…

  10. Gone in a flash

    Oct 13, 2012, 4:34 AM EDT

    Associated Press photo Drew Storen sits motionless at his locker after taking the loss in Game 5. Updated at 4:45 a.m. The remnants of a celebration that was supposed to happen lingered throughout a surreal clubhouse scene, plastic tarps either torn down in haste or left to hang from the ceiling, a temporary carpet covering…

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