Apr 11, 2010, 4:05 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The temperature is up and Livan Hernandez is on the mound today. NEW YORK — So, let's see what has already taken place on this Sunday morning… – Garrett Mock was optioned to Class AAA Syracuse following wretched season opener Friday night. – Livan Hernandez had his contract…
Apr 11, 2010, 2:30 PM EST
NEW YORK — The Nationals placed Mike Morse on the 15-day disabled list this morning and recalled Roger Bernadina from Class AAA Syracuse to take his roster spot. Morse has been hampered by a strained calf muscle for several days, and though he said he’s feeling better, the club needed to add another healthy body…
Apr 11, 2010, 2:01 PM EST
NEW YORK — Struggling right-hander Garrett Mock was optioned to Class AAA Syracuse this morning, clearing space on the Nationals’ 25-man roster for Livan Hernandez, who starts today’s series finale against the Mets. Mock, who at one point last month was classified as the club’s No. 3 starter behind John Lannan and Jason Marquis, barely…
Apr 10, 2010, 11:29 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Willie Harris got plenty of high-fives after his game-ending catch sealed the Nats' 4-3 win. NEW YORK — The ball shot off Rod Barajas' bat and as it made a beeline toward shallow left field, the crowd of 33,044 at Citi Field let out a roar, confident the…
Apr 10, 2010, 7:25 PM EST
NEW YORK — Ryan Zimmerman was taken out of today’s game against the Mets in the sixth inning with tightness in his left hamstring. The Nationals said the move was precautionary, and Zimmerman didn’t appear to injure himself on any particular play leading up to his departure. Willie Harris took over at third base for…
Apr 10, 2010, 4:10 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The sun is out today, but it's still cold and windy. NEW YORK — It's another chilly, windy day in Queens, but at least the sun's out for this afternoon's matinee between the Nationals and Mets. The Nats can only hope the abundant sunshine brings out the best…
Apr 10, 2010, 4:03 AM EST
Photo by Rachel Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Garrett Mock's 3 1/3-inning start set the tone for tonight's loss. NEW YORK — Two factors, more than anything, contributed to the Nationals' 8-2 loss to the Mets tonight. – Garrett Mock was yanked after 3 1/3 innings, having thrown 84 pitches. – Jason Bergmann, Jesse English and…
Apr 9, 2010, 7:41 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Citi Field, the Mets' overly quirky new home. NEW YORK — Good afternoon from Citi Field, now in its second year of operation. The new home of the New York Mets is a MAJOR upgrade from Shea Stadium (then again, RFK Stadium would have been an upgrade from…
Apr 9, 2010, 1:02 AM EST
Photo by Rachel Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Matt Capps had a rough spring but looked strong tonight in his first save situation. Matt Capps knows only one way to pitch: With everything he's got, every time he lets go of the ball. There are closers who dance around the plate, try to fool hitters into…
Apr 8, 2010, 9:01 PM EST
All those who were worried about Cristian Guzman moping over his new role as a utilityman need not fear. The veteran shortstop has actually embraced his new situation, as you’ll read in this piece I just wrote for CSNwashington.com.
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