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  1. Jackson gets his World Series ring

    Apr 17, 2012, 9:04 PM EDT

    Photo by Amanda Comak / Washington Times Edwin Jackson's World Series ring arrived from St. Louis today. A small, black box arrived at Nationals Park today and wound up in Davey Johnson's office. The Nationals manager then had the pleasure of presenting it to its true owner: Edwin Jackson, who at long last received his…

  2. Game 12: Astros at Nats

    Apr 17, 2012, 7:38 PM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Gio Gonzalez takes the mound tonight against the Astros at Nationals Park. The Nationals faced only one left-handed starter in their first 11 games, Mets ace Johan Santana, so Davey Johnson hasn't had much reason to consider platoons and lefty-righty matchups. Tonight, though, the Astros send Wandy Rodriguez…

  3. Ankiel’s jaw-dropping throw

    Apr 17, 2012, 2:00 PM EDT

    US Presswire photo Rick Ankiel wowed everyone at Nationals Park last night with his sixth-inning throw. In the five years since he successfully returned to the major leagues as a position player after seeing his pitching career come to a screeching halt, Rick Ankiel has dazzled onlookers plenty of times with remarkable throws from the…

  4. Lombo’s big night saves Strasburg

    Apr 17, 2012, 4:31 AM EDT

    US Presswire photo Steve Lombardozzi had plenty to smile about after going 4-for-5. He had carved up the Astros lineup for five innings, making mincemeat of every hitter who dared step to the plate, but after slogging his way through a laborious top of the sixth Stephen Strasburg retreated to the dugout knowing he had…

  5. Instant analysis: Nats 6, Astros 3

    Apr 17, 2012, 2:11 AM EDT

    US Presswire photo Stephen Strasburg dominated for five innings before allowing two runs in the sixth. Game in a nutshell: Stephen Strasburg was just about everything the Nationals could have hoped in his first home start of the season, though the young staff ace did let the Astros come back to tie the game in…

  6. Nats won’t rush Wang back

    Apr 16, 2012, 9:59 PM EDT

    US Presswire photo Chien-Ming Wang is slated to pitch a simulated game Wednesday in Viera. Though Chien-Ming Wang has progressed quickly from a strained hamstring and could be ready to return to a big-league mound by the end of the month, the Nationals plan to take things slowly with the veteran right-hander, not feeling the…

  7. Game 11: Astros at Nats

    Apr 16, 2012, 8:38 PM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Stephen Strasburg makes his 2012 home debut tonight against the Astros. Let's see, Stephen Strasburg has already turned in two stellar performances in his first two starts of the year, both on the road. Tonight, he makes his home debut against an Astros lineup that, while producing at…

  8. Are Strasburg starts still a big deal?

    Apr 16, 2012, 2:00 PM EDT

    US Presswire photo Stephen Strasburg hopes to stand tall tonight in his 2012 Nationals Park debut. It's been nearly seven months since Stephen Strasburg last took the mound at Nationals Park, but the young right-hander who started on Sept. 23 against the Braves was not the same one who will get the ball tonight against…

  9. Blown calls, missed opportunities

    Apr 15, 2012, 11:29 PM EDT

    Associated Press photo Ryan Zimmerman can't watch as Ryan Ludwick rounds the bases on a grand slam. The blown calls came in rapid fire — Bang! Bang! Bang! — on three consecutive at-bats in the top of the first, each umpiring gaffe enraging the Nationals more than the previous one. Standing on the mound, Ross…

  10. Instant analysis: Reds 8, Nats 5 (11)

    Apr 15, 2012, 9:18 PM EDT

    US Presswire photo Brandon Phillips turns a double play as Jayson Werth slides into second base. Game in a nutshell: A disastrous top of the first featured three blown calls (one by first base umpire Mike Everitt, two by plate ump Laz Diaz) put the Nationals in a 4-0 hole that later became 5-0 in…

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