May 15, 2010, 9:17 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Livan Hernandez allowed three runs over seven innings but took the loss. Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Ubaldo Jimenez dominated again, improving to 7-1. Read more »
May 15, 2010, 4:08 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The forecast is shaky again … but let's play two! DENVER — This could be a long day of baseball. Even if the weather holds out, the Nationals and Rockies will play two today: the makeup from last night's rainout at 2:10 p.m. EDT and then the regularly…
May 15, 2010, 12:40 AM EST
DENVER — Even as his club won ballgames through the season’s first month-plus, Jim Riggleman insisted his Nationals still weren’t playing up to their full capabilities. Offensively, he felt like this team had yet to click on all cylinders. Well, if the last week is any indication, it appears the Nats’ lineup is revving up…
May 14, 2010, 11:45 PM EST
DENVER — Just because there's no game tonight doesn't mean there isn't news to report from the Nationals clubhouse, so let's get right to it… – Jason Marquis had successful surgery today in Cincinnati to remove bone chips from his right elbow. The team is now saying it will be eight weeks before he's ready…
May 14, 2010, 11:13 PM EST
DENVER — Tonight’s game against the Rockies has been postponed due to rain. The two clubs have scheduled a day-night doubleheader for tomorrow, with the first game starting at 2:10 p.m. EDT and the nightcap starting at 8:10 p.m. EDT. Ubaldo Jimenez will face Livan Hernandez in the opener, with Luis Atilano meeting Jason Hammel…
May 14, 2010, 9:40 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER More rain is expected tonight at Coors Field. DENVER — The pitching matchup of the young season takes place tonight at Coors Field. Who would have guessed that matchup would involve Ubaldo Jimenez and Livan Hernandez? Jimenez, of course, has enjoyed a breakout six weeks, tossing his no-hitter…
May 14, 2010, 4:43 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Ryan Zimmerman's all-around play is just one reason the Nats are 20-15. DENVER — Walking out of Coors Field late last night, a couple of Denver writers were raving to me about the Nationals club that had just thumped the Rockies, 14-6. "That looks like a pretty good…
May 14, 2010, 6:32 AM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER John Lannan labored as the night went on, but he was bailed out by a robust lineup. DENVER — It's easy to forget on a night like this, when Ryan Zimmerman was peppering the left-field bleachers at Coors Field, that the Nationals' No. 3 hitter missed nearly half…
May 14, 2010, 12:05 AM EST
DENVER — Seth Bynum, an infielder with Class AAA Syracuse, has been suspended 50 games after testing positive for an amphetamine, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. The suspension takes effect immediately. Bynum, 29, is hitting .248 with four homers and 17 RBI in 29 games with…
May 14, 2010, 12:00 AM EST
Nats PR maven (and self-loathing Cleveland Cavaliers fan) Bill Gluvna sent out his weekly minor-league report yesterday. But with as much as was going on yesterday in New York, combined with the long trip west to Denver today, I never got around to posting it. So here it is in belated (and abbreviated) form. His…
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