Sep 9, 2011, 9:56 PM EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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…
Sep 7, 2011, 6:51 PM EST
US Presswire photo The grounds crew at Nationals Park has been kept busy this week. Updated at 5:46 p.m. Tonight's game between the Nationals and Dodgers has now officially been postponed due to heavy rain and potential flooding in the area, general manager Mike Rizzo told reporters at Nationals Park. The teams will play a…
Sep 7, 2011, 5:26 AM EST
US Presswire photo Stephen Strasburg was brilliant in his 2011 debut. Pitchers making their first start since undergoing Tommy John surgery aren’t supposed to toss five scoreless innings. They aren’t supposed to hit 99 mph on the radar gun. They aren’t supposed to display the kind of efficiency and consistency normally reserved for guys who…
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