Jul 25, 2011, 1:00 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Victory has often been just out of the Nationals' reach since the All-Star break. It's been more than two weeks since the Nationals were last seen in the District, two weeks that saw one of baseball's hottest clubs hit the All-Star break with a .500 record, then stumble out of the restart…
Jul 25, 2011, 12:56 AM EDT
Chien-Ming Wang will start Friday night against the Mets, the right-hander’s first big-league appearance in more than two years, the Nationals announced Sunday evening. The announcement came hours after Wang made his sixth (and final) minor-league rehab start, allowing five runs and eight hits over five innings for Class AAA Syracuse against Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. It was…
Jul 24, 2011, 5:54 PM EDT
US Presswire file photo The Nationals face the Dodgers today in the rubber game of their series. On July 7, the Nationals stormed out to an 8-0 lead against the Cubs, then proceeded to blow it in stunning fashion and lose 10-9. Since that night, they've gone 4-8, falling from two games over .500 to…
Jul 23, 2011, 8:51 PM EDT
US Presswire file photo Tom Gorzelanny faces Ted Lilly tonight at Dodger Stadium. Behind a couple of surprising home runs (John Lannan's two-run shot, Jerry Hairston's grand slam) and some impressive pitching from Lannan, Sean Burnett, Tyler Clippard and Drew Storen, the Nationals won last night's series opener against the Dodgers, 7-2. In order to…
Jul 22, 2011, 10:17 PM EDT
US Presswire file photo The Nationals open a weekend series at Dodger Stadium. If you're like me, currently sweating it out in D.C. and wondering what exactly the formula is for determining the heat index, you may not want to look closely below at tonight's forecast in Los Angeles. Suffice it to say, those of…
Jul 22, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
Friday, 10:10 p.m. — LHP John Lannan (6-6, 3.62) vs. RHP Hiroki Kuroda (6-11, 3.13)TV: MASN2 Radio: 106.7 FM, 1500 AM, XM 189 Saturday, 10:10 p.m. — LHP Tom Gorzelanny (2-6, 4.07) vs. LHP Ted Lilly (6-10, 4.83)TV: MASN2 Radio: 106.7 FM, 1500 AM, XM 189 Sunday, 4:10 p.m. — RHP Jason Marquis (8-4, 3.92)…
Jul 21, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
Thanks to everyone who watched today's live edition of Beltway Baseball at 1 p.m. Chase Hughes and I discussed plenty of topics, including the upcoming July 31 trade deadline, Chien-Ming Wang's pending arrival in D.C. and Stephen Strasburg's soon-to-be-pending return to Nationals Park. And as always, we answered your questions on the Nats. If you…
Jul 20, 2011, 3:37 PM EDT
US Presswire file photo Livan Hernandez faces Brett Myers in today's series finale at Minute Maid Park. Remember that remarkable run the Nationals went on in early-to-mid June? You know, when they won 12 of 13 games, seemingly all of them by one run? Well, they've fallen back into a more consistent pattern since then.…
Jul 19, 2011, 8:50 PM EDT
US Presswire file photo Jordan Zimmermann faces J.A. Happ tonight at Minute Maid Park. Though his team managed to scrape together five runs last night, Davey Johnson is making one significant tweak to tonight's lineup against the Astros: Danny Espinosa will lead off, with Ian Desmond bumped all the way up to the No. 2…
Jul 19, 2011, 2:03 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Jayson Werth is tagged out by catcher Carlos Corporan in the ninth inning. Three thoughts to share in the wake of the Nationals' 5-2 victory over the Astros last night in Houston… 1. MARQUIS' STOCK GOES UPFrom a competitive standpoint, the Nationals couldn't have gotten a better performance out of Jason Marquis…
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