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  1. Zimmerman on his surgery and rehab

    May 4, 2011, 10:17 PM EDT

    PHILADELPHIA — Ryan Zimmerman, 24 hours removed from surgery to repair an abdominal tear, walked one mile on a treadmill Wednesday morning. It took the Nationals third baseman 30 minutes to do it. "I was flying," he said. OK, so Zimmerman wasn't exactly walking at normal speed, nor was he anywhere close to running speed.…

  2. Game 30: Nats at Phillies

    May 4, 2011, 7:29 PM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nationals try to get back to .500 tonight at Citizens Bank Park. PHILADELPHIA — It's a cold, windy and rainy afternoon in Philly right now, though the skies are beginning to clear and there's not expected to be any precipitation worry for the game tonight. It will,…

  3. Time for Werth and LaRoche to hit

    May 4, 2011, 3:15 PM EDT

    US Presswire photo Michael Morse's solo homer last night accounted for the Nationals' entire offense. PHILADELPHIA — Perhaps lost amid all the Jayson Werth hullabaloo last night was another feeble performance from the Nationals' lineup, which managed one run and five hits against Phillies starter Cole Hamels. This, of course, was nothing new. The Nats…

  4. Werth’s eventful return

    May 4, 2011, 4:14 AM EDT

    US Presswire photo Jayson Werth doffs his helmet upon stepping to the plate in the first inning. PHILADELPHIA — From the moment he walked into Citizens Bank Park Tuesday afternoon, past the Phillies clubhouse he called home for four years and into the visitors’ digs for the first time in a long time, Jayson Werth…

  5. Zimmerman surgery complete

    May 3, 2011, 10:41 PM EDT

    PHILADELPHIA — Ryan Zimmerman had successful surgery here Tuesday to repair the torn abdominal muscle that had plagued him since early April, a procedure that is expected to keep the Nationals third baseman sidelined another six weeks. Philadelphia specialist Bill Meyers performed the surgery and informed Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo it was less severe…

  6. Game 29: Nats at Phillies

    May 3, 2011, 7:44 PM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Jayson Werth and the Nationals open a three-game series tonight in Philadelphia. PHILADELPHIA — There are all kinds of connections between the two teams here tonight at Citizens Bank Park. Obviously, this marks Jayson Werth's return to Philadelphia, and the right fielder is sure to be greeted with…

  7. Series preview: Nats at Phillies

    May 3, 2011, 1:48 PM EDT

    Tuesday, 7:05 p.m. — RHP Livan Hernandez (3-2, 3.23) vs. LHP Cole Hamels (3-1, 3.13)TV: MASN Radio: WJFK-106.7 FMWednesday, 7:05 p.m. — RHP Jason Marquis (3-0, 2.62) vs. RHP Vance Worley (1-0, 0.00)TV: MASN Radio: WJFK-106.7 FM Thursday, 7:05 p.m. — LHP John Lannan (2-3, 3.78) vs. RHP Roy Halladay (4-1, 2.14)TV: MASN Radio: WJFK-106.7…

  8. Gorzelanny’s gem gets Nats back to .500

    May 3, 2011, 3:57 AM EDT

    US Presswire photo Tom Gorzelanny tonight authored the latest gem by a Nationals starter. They weren’t supposed to pitch like this. The Nationals’ rotation was supposed to be this club’s weakest link. Certainly, that’s the way it had been in previous seasons. And with Stephen Strasburg spending his spring and summer in Viera, Fla., rehabbing…

  9. Game 28: Giants at Nats

    May 2, 2011, 7:40 PM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nats try to take three of four from the Giants tonight at Nationals Park. The Nationals had planned all season to celebrate Military Appreciation Night during tonight's game against the Giants. Little did anyone know how appropriate that would be. Should make for a compelling scene tonight…

  10. One month down

    May 2, 2011, 2:59 PM EDT

    US Presswire photo Jason Marquis leads the Nats' surprising rotation with three wins and a 2.62 ERA. Though today is May 2 and the Nationals played yesterday, for practical purposes they've just now completed the first month of the 2011 season. With 27 games in the books, the Nats are exactly one-sixth of the way…

Archives

NL EAST STANDINGS

W L GB
WASHINGTON 75 57 --
ATLANTA 69 64 6.5
MIAMI 65 66 9.5
NEW YORK 62 71 13.5
PHILADELPHIA 61 72 14.5
Through Wednesday's early games

UPCOMING SCHEDULE
THU: OFF
FRI: Nats at Mariners, 10:10 p.m.
SAT: Nats at Mariners, 9:10 p.m.
SUN: Nats at Mariners, 4:10 p.m.
MON: Nats at Dodgers, 8:10 p.m.
TUE: Nats at Dodgers, 10:10 p.m.
WED: Nats at Dodgers, 4:10 p.m.
Full season schedule

Mark joins Rob Carlin and Joe Orsulak every Thursday at 4 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet for a half-hour show on the Nats, Orioles and rest of MLB. Re-airs Thursdays at 11:30 p.m., Saturdays at 9 a.m. and Sundays at 11:30 a.m.

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.

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