Sep 10, 2011, 4:00 PM EDT
Fans attending this weekend's games at Nationals Park should be prepared for heightened security measures coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. According to the Nationals, fans are encouraged to arrive earlier than normal for tonight's 7:05 p.m. game and tomorrow's 1:35 p.m. game against the Astros and leave backpacks, bags and…
Sep 10, 2011, 3:58 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Jayson Werth is mobbed by Michael Morse and Jonny Gomes after his 11th-inning hit. It’s far too late in the season for a team like the Nationals to salvage the big picture. Even with Friday night’s 4-3, 11-inning victory over the Astros, this club is 10 games under .500 with 20 to…
Sep 9, 2011, 9:56 PM EDT
Stephen Strasburg is tentatively scheduled to make four consecutive starts at Nationals Park before possibly pitching the season’s final game at Florida. Manager Davey Johnson outlined the right-hander’s schedule for the remainder of the month, detailing a plan that has Strasburg (who debuted Tuesday night against the Dodgers) penciled in to start Sunday against the…
Sep 9, 2011, 7:45 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The sun is out and the Nats and Astros will open their series tonight. Take a good, long look at that above photo. I took it a few minutes ago. Yes, that is indeed sunshine over Nationals Park, something we haven't seen in quite some time. Thus, the…
Sep 9, 2011, 7:31 PM EDT
The Nationals announced their roster for the upcoming Florida instructional league, which begins Sept. 16 and runs through Oct. 12. Among the notable names: All four of this year's top draft picks: Anthony Rendon, Alex Meyer, Brian Goodwin and Matt Purke, who will be making their professional debuts. Also included on the roster: 2010 draft…
Sep 9, 2011, 2:34 PM EDT
Friday, 7:05 p.m. — RHP Bud Norris (6-9, 3.83) vs. LHP Tom Milone (0-0, 8.31)TV: MASN Radio: 106.7 FM, 1500 AM, XM 188 Saturday, 7:05 p.m. — LHP Wandy Rodriguez (10-10, 3.47) vs. LHP John Lannan (9-11, 3.48)TV: MASN Radio: 106.7 FM, 1500 AM, XM 183 Sunday, 1:35 p.m. — RHP Henry Sosa (2-3, 4.11)…
Sep 9, 2011, 12:16 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Drew Storen gave up three ninth-inning runs to take the loss. The Nationals fell to the Dodgers, 7-4, on Thursday afternoon after closer Drew Storen allowed three runs in the top of the ninth inning to take the loss. Pitching in just his third game since Aug. 22, and with rain pouring…
Sep 8, 2011, 10:30 PM EDT
The Nationals and Dodgers remain on a delay for the second game and the rain is really coming down. While you wait here is a video from earlier of Capitals defenseman John Carlson throwing out the first pitch.
Sep 8, 2011, 8:45 PM EDT
File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER It's Game 2 of today's doubleheader at Nationals Park. UPDATE AT 7 P.M. — The second game of the double header will not be played today. A team spokesman said the game will only be rescheduled if it has playoff implications and is necessary. The Dodgers at…
Sep 8, 2011, 3:26 AM EDT
File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nats and Dodgers square off in an old-fashioned doubleheader today. Wet grounds last night forced the postponement of the Nationals' game against the Dodgers, so the two clubs will attempt to play two today the old-fashioned way: back-to-back. Yep, it'll be a traditional doubleheader. One ticket…
ON THE RADIO
As ESPN-980 AM's Nats Insider, Mark makes daily appearances on the station's various shows. Here's the 2014 schedule (subject to change)...
MON: 12:45 p.m.
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.
*All times Eastern. You can also listen to the station on 94.3 FM, 92.7 FM and online at ESPN980.com. Click here for past audio clips.
Follow us on Twitter
- Royals hope to even World Series in Game 2
- Phillies' A.J. Burnett likely to return for 2015
- Nationals roster report: Ryan Zimmerman
- Bumgarner, Giants stop Royals 7-1 in Series opener
- Report: Marlins may have James Shields atop shopping list
- Royals host Giants in Game 1 of the 2014 World Series
- Sporting News names Mets pitcher NL Rookie of the Year
- Palm Beach approves funding for Nats spring complex
- Williams named top NL manager by peers
- Nationals roster report: Adam LaRoche