Jun 8, 2012, 12:00 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Stephen Strasburg is scheduled to make his first career start at Fenway Park tonight. The Nationals probably won't face a more daunting stretch of games this season than what they're experiencing right now: 32 consecutive games against the NL East and AL East, with every team in each division cracking the .500…
Jun 7, 2012, 9:15 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Michael Morse tries to break up a double play in the fifth inning. Though he carried a shutout into the fifth inning, Chien-Ming Wang was flirting with disaster all afternoon, needing to pitch his way out of several jams to to reach that stage of the game. Disaster finally came in the…
Jun 7, 2012, 3:50 PM EDT
File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nats go for a sweep of the Mets this afternoon at Nationals Park. The Nationals have yet another opportunity to sweep a division rival, but the task today isn't an easy one. In knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, the Nats will be facing one of the NL's best…
Jun 7, 2012, 1:15 PM EDT
Did the Nationals make the right choice in drafting Lucas Giolito? Is Michael Morse about to break out at the plate? Should Bryce Harper be considered for the All-Star Game? Chase Hughes of CSNwashington.com and Amanda Comak of the Washington Times joined me yesterday to discuss those subjects and more on our latest episode of…
Jun 7, 2012, 4:32 AM EDT
Associated Press photo Adam LaRoche drove in four of the Nationals' five runs Wednesday night. You wouldn't know based on the 0-for-13 he carried with him to the plate Wednesday night for his first at-bat, but Adam LaRoche believes the mere presence of Michael Morse behind him in the Nationals' lineup is going to pay…
Jun 7, 2012, 2:52 AM EDT
The Nationals will place catcher Carlos Maldonado on the disabled list with a back injury before Thursday’s game and recalled first baseman/outfielder Tyler Moore from Class AAA Syracuse, manager Davey Johnson said following tonight’s 5-3 win over the Mets. Maldonado hasn’t appeared in a game since May 29 in Miami and has been experiencing what…
Jun 7, 2012, 1:53 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Adam LaRoche is congratulated by Ryan Zimmerman after his three-run homer. Game in a nutshell: After a marathon game last night, the Nationals hoped to get both a productive start out of Edwin Jackson and some early run support to make manager Davey Johnson's job a little easier in the later innings.…
Jun 6, 2012, 10:50 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Michael Morse had a pair of doubles during Tuesday night's game. Not that anyone was really worried Michael Morse's 0-for-the-season would continue forever, but as the outs started piling up there was at least some question about when hit No. 1 would finally come. Then Morse erased those doubts in fairly emphatic…
Jun 6, 2012, 7:28 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nats try to make it two in a row against the Mets tonight. Since Michael Morse returned from the disabled list last week, Davey Johnson has essentially settled on a regular starting lineup. Unless they're facing a left-hander, the Nationals are pretty much going to stick with…
Jun 6, 2012, 3:00 PM EDT
Bryce Harper’s first career walk-off hit. Michael Morse’s return to the lineup. Lucas Giolito’s questionable right elbow. There are no shortage of storylines right now for the first-place Nationals, so CSNwashington.com’s Chase Hughes, the Washington Times’ Amanda Comak and I will have plenty to discuss later this afternoon when we tape our latest edition of…
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