Jun 11, 2012, 2:00 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Head trainer Lee Kuntz tends to a banged-up Jesus Flores on Sunday. BOSTON — Some leftover thoughts from a big weekend for the Nationals at Fenway Park… — Jesus Flores is taking an absolute pounding behind the plate right now, but he's managing to keep himself together enough to keep starting behind…
Jun 10, 2012, 11:45 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Rick Ankiel, Roger Bernadina and Bryce Harper celebrate their series sweep. BOSTON — All afternoon he sat in the dugout at Fenway Park, pacing around, chomping on bubble gum, unsure what exactly to do with himself. Bryce Harper has rarely ever found himself out of his team's starting lineup, and Sunday marked…
Jun 10, 2012, 8:41 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Jordan Zimmermann allowed three runs over seven innings. Game in a nutshell: Without Bryce Harper in the starting lineup (held out with tightness in his lower back) the Nationals jumped out to a quick lead thanks to Danny Espinosa's game-opening double off the Green Monster. Their bats went silent after that against…
Jun 10, 2012, 5:07 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Bryce Harper-less Nats will try to sweep the Red Sox today at Fenway Park. BOSTON — No, they won't have Bryce Harper in their lineup today. (The 19-year-old is dealing with tightness in his lower back, according to Davey Johnson.) Nonetheless, the Nationals will still have an…
Jun 10, 2012, 2:29 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Bryce Harper went 0-for-3 with a walk yesterday against the Red Sox. Updated at 12:52 p.m. BOSTON — For the first time since he made his major-league debut six weeks ago, Bryce Harper is not in the Nationals' starting lineup. The 19-year-old outfielder wasn't listed among Davey Johnson's starting nine for today's…
Jun 10, 2012, 1:38 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Adam LaRoche and Tyler Clippard each contributed to Saturday's 4-2 victory. BOSTON — As well as they seemed to be playing all afternoon — with Gio Gonzalez dealing and the heart of their lineup scoring four early runs off Daisuke Matsuzaka — there was a point late in Saturday's game at Fenway…
Jun 9, 2012, 11:00 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Ian Desmond made multiple impressive plays at shortstop during the Nats' win. Game in a nutshell: After last night's impressive show starring Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper, the Nationals once again pounced on the Red Sox and took an early lead. Adam LaRoche's team-leading 10th homer got them on the board, and…
Jun 9, 2012, 7:49 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Danny Espinosa reached base three times last night from the right side of the plate. BOSTON — Halfway through Friday night's game, Danny Espinosa could do no wrong. He had stepped to the plate three times and reached safely three times. He'd doubled twice, walked once, driven in a run and stolen…
Jun 9, 2012, 4:45 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Behind Gio Gonzalez, the Nationals try to make it two in a row at Fenway Park. BOSTON — All of New England was buzzing last night about Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper and the Washington Nationals, and the locals were still buzzing this morning about the performances of those…
Jun 9, 2012, 5:17 AM EDT
Associated Press photo Stephen Strasburg struck out 13 over six dominant innings in his Fenway Park debut. BOSTON — They've been playing baseball in this cozy little yard for 100 years, and the names who have excelled on this field read like a guest list to some exclusive dinner party in Cooperstown. Ruth. Cobb. Williams.…
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