May 8, 2011, 2:43 PM EDT
File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nationals seek a rare sweep of the Marlins at Sun Life Stadium today. How much do the Nationals dislike playing in South Florida? Well, consider this is their 20th series played at Sun Life Stadium since relocating from Montreal. They won only three of the previous…
May 7, 2011, 8:01 PM EDT
File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nats, with new leadoff hitter Roger Bernadina, face the Marlins tonight. The Nationals, as surmised, officially recalled Roger Bernadina from Class AAA Syracuse today, filling the roster spot that opened when Rick Ankiel was placed on the DL. And, as you had to figure, Bernadina is…
May 7, 2011, 3:32 AM EDT
The Nationals placed outfielder Rick Ankiel on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right wrist following tonight’s 3-2, 10-inning victory over the Marlins in Miami. Ankiel hadn’t played since Monday, when he injured himself making a diving catch of Miguel Tejada’s sinking line drive at Nationals Park. Though X-rays and an MRI came back…
May 6, 2011, 7:54 PM EDT
File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nationals open a three-game series tonight at Sun Life Stadium. Stuck in a three-game losing streak, desperately trying to get some production out of a lineup that has been among the majors' worst, the Nationals take the field tonight in Miami facing yet another uphill battle.…
May 6, 2011, 2:16 PM EDT
Friday, 7:10 p.m. — RHP Jordan Zimmermann (2-4, 4.29) vs. RHP Ricky Nolasco (3-0, 3.35)TV: MASN2 Radio: WJFK-106.7 FM, WFED-1500 AMSaturday, 7:10 p.m. — LHP Tom Gorzelanny (1-2, 2.93) vs. RHP Chris Volstad (2-1, 6.00)TV: MASN Radio: WJFK-106.7 FM, WFED-1500 AM Sunday, 1:10 p.m. — RHP Livan Hernandez (3-3, 3.57) vs. RHP Anibal Sanchez (1-1,…
May 6, 2011, 4:29 AM EDT
US Presswire photo John Lannan departs without recording an out in the third inning. PHILADELPHIA — John Lannan lives just outside of New York City, so with the Nationals only 95 miles down the road this week, he took the opportunity to head home Tuesday night to see family. But on the way back down…
May 5, 2011, 10:00 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Jim Riggleman will make his third All-Star appearance in 12 seasons as a manager. PHILADELPHIA — Nationals manager Jim Riggleman has been selected as a member of the National League’s coaching staff for this summer’s All-Star Game, according to two sources familiar with the decision. Riggleman is one of two coaches picked…
May 5, 2011, 7:36 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER To avoid a sweep at Citizens Bank Park, the Nats will need to beat Roy Halladay. PHILADELPHIA — We've discussed here before the idea of the "reverse lock," the match-up that looks so lopsided toward one side that it practically ensures the opposite side will triumph. Think Levale…
May 5, 2011, 3:19 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Like the Nats, the Caps have suffered their share of heartbreakers in recent seasons. Unlike the Nats, at least they've made the playoffs and been in position to win. PHILADELPHIA — It seems to be the sports storyline that never ends in Washington: Local team offers glimpse of hope, only to underachieve…
May 5, 2011, 4:15 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Jim Riggleman was ejected by Alfonso Marquez after arguing a called third strike. PHILADELPHIA — Jim Riggleman was ejected Wednesday night for the first time this season, arguing a called third strike on Adam LaRoche in the top of the fourth inning of what would eventually become a 7-4 loss to the…
NL EAST STANDINGS
TUE: Nats at Marlins, 7:10 p.m.
WED: Nats at Marlins, 12:40 p.m.
THU: Phillies at Nats, 7:05 p.m.
FRI: Phillies at Nats, 7:05 p.m.
SAT: Phillies at Nats, 7:05 p.m.
SUN: Phillies at Nats, 1:35 p.m.
MON: Orioles at Nats, 7:05 p.m.
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TUE: 2:30 p.m.
WED: 4:30 p.m.
THU: 2:30 p.m.
FRI: 1:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m.
SAT: 10:30 a.m.
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