May 1, 2012, 10:08 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Ryan Zimmerman is eligible to come off the disabled list Sunday. Third baseman Ryan Zimmerman began throwing and taking groundballs today for the first time since going on the disabled list with right shoulder inflammation, and the Nationals are hoping he'll be ready to return Sunday when he's eligible. Brad Lidge, meanwhile,…
May 1, 2012, 7:31 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Bryce Harper makes his debut at Nationals Park this evening. The scene at Nationals Park tonight won't rival Stephen Strasburg's debut on June 8, 2010. In all likelihood, nothing ever will. But the scene for Bryce Harper's first home game — especially the crowd reaction to his first…
May 1, 2012, 2:27 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Bryce Harper went 2-for-6 with a walk and a sac fly in Los Angeles. Bryce Harper didn't think he'd be stepping onto the field at Nationals Park quite this soon. But he knew the day would be coming sometime soon, so he's had plenty of time to contemplate what it will be…
Apr 30, 2012, 2:13 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Gio Gonzalez is one of four Nats starters with a sub-2.00 ERA. After a rough trip out west that ended with four consecutive losses to the Padres and Dodgers, the Nationals are enjoying a much-needed day of rest. Here at the Insider, of course, there's no such thing as rest. (Those of…
Apr 30, 2012, 1:50 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Rookie Tyler Moore recorded one of the Nationals' four hits on Sunday. LOS ANGELES — Bryce Harper strode to the plate late this afternoon, the shadows starting to creep onto the emerald green field at Dodger Stadium, and surveyed the situation. Top of the ninth. Two outs. Man on first. His team…
Apr 30, 2012, 12:24 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Jayson Werth was a late scratch from today's game due to severe migraines. LOS ANGELES — Already playing without their regular No. 3 and No. 4 hitters, the Nationals lost their No. 5 hitter before today's series finale when Jayson Werth reported to Dodger Stadium with what manager Davey Johnson called "severe…
Apr 29, 2012, 10:56 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Bryce Harper's leaping catch at the fence wasn't enough to lift the Nationals. Game in a nutshell: Needing a win to avoid a series sweep and a four-game losing streak, the Nationals were done in again by a tepid lineup. Playing without Ryan Zimmerman, Michael Morse or Jayson Werth, they were shut…
Apr 29, 2012, 7:00 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Gio Gonzalez tries to snap the Nationals' three-game losing streak today. LOS ANGELES — Lost amid all the hoopla of last night's game is a bit of a sobering fact: The Nationals are stuck in a three-game losing streak for the first time this season, facing something of…
Apr 29, 2012, 5:12 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Tyler Moore will join the Nationals in time for today's game against the Dodgers. Updated at 2:40 p.m. LOS ANGELES — One day after Bryce Harper made his ballyhooed debut, the Nationals are promoting another top prospect out of necessity. First baseman/left fielder Tyler Moore has been recalled from Class AAA Syracuse…
Apr 29, 2012, 7:08 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Matt Kemp watches his game-winning homer soar to center field. LOS ANGELES — It was everything Bryce Harper dreamed it might be, and maybe even a little more than he ever imagined. A raucous, sellout crowd in an iconic ballpark. A laser beam of a double off the base of the center-field…
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