Aug 9, 2011, 11:35 PM EST
Associated Press photo Stephen Strasburg threw 31 pitches over 1 2/3 innings Sunday at Hagerstown. CHICAGO — Stephen Strasburg’s rehab tour has officially booked its next stop. The recovering Nationals right-hander will start Friday night at high-Class A Potomac, the closest he’ll get to Washington before making his official return from Tommy John surgery next…
Aug 9, 2011, 8:29 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Chien-Ming Wang faces Matt Garza tonight at Wrigley Field. CHICAGO — OK, let's try this again. With last night's rainout behind us, we're back at the Friendly Confines for the delayed opener of this series between the Nationals and Cubs. It's a gorgeous day, a beautiful blue sky…
Aug 9, 2011, 2:33 PM EST
US Presswire photo Jayson Werth and Michael Morse will definitely be part of next year's lineup. CHICAGO — What's the No. 1 problem area that has plagued the Nationals this season? Obviously, a lack of offensive production. How many more games might this team have won had it simply produced one more clutch hit per…
Aug 9, 2011, 11:00 AM EST
In his latest blog posting on CSNwashington.com, Ryan Zimmerman writes about the importance of the next two weeks for the Nationals, the importance of Stephen Strasburg’s nearly completed rehab from Tommy John surgery and (most importantly) the importance of … coming up with a name for his fantasy football team. Yes, Zim is looking for…
Aug 9, 2011, 12:39 AM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The tarp at Wrigley Field was unrolled at 4 p.m. and stayed there all evening. Updated at 9:30 p.m. CHICAGO — Steady rain showers throughout the late afternoon and the threat of more to come forced the postponement of Monday’s game between the Nationals and Cubs. It will…
Aug 8, 2011, 8:09 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nats open a three-game series against the Cubs tonight at Wrigley Field. CHICAGO — Hello from the one and only Friendly Confines, still a great place to watch a ballgame all these years after it opened. It's a bit of a warm, muggy day on the North…
Aug 8, 2011, 3:00 PM EST
Monday, 8:05 p.m. — RHP Chien-Ming Wang (0-2, 6.00) vs. RHP Matt Garza (5-8, 3.78)TV: MASN Radio: 106.7 FM, 1500 AM, XM 187 Tuesday, 8:05 p.m. — LHP Ross Detwiler (1-1, 2.66) vs. RHP Rodrigo Lopez (2-3, 5.17)TV: MASN Radio: 106.7 FM, 1500 AM, XM 187 Wednesday, 8:05 p.m. — RHP Jordan Zimmermann (7-9, 3.12)…
Aug 8, 2011, 3:38 AM EST
HAGERSTOWN, Md. — In his first minor-league rehab appearance since undergoing Tommy John surgery last September, Stephen Strasburg didn’t wait long to make a statement. His first two pitches touched 96 mph, his third 98, and after 31 throws in Hagerstown it was clear the pitcher who once captivated the entire sports world still has…
Aug 7, 2011, 2:47 PM EST
US Presswire file photo The Nationals try to salvage a series split today at Coors Field. After getting torched for 15 runs last night, oh how the Nationals could use a quality performance from their pitching staff in today's series finale against the Rockies. Fortunately for them, John Lannan is on the hill this afternoon.…
Aug 6, 2011, 7:00 PM EST
US Presswire file photo The Nationals look to make it two in a row at Coors Field tonight. Last night's game was less notable for the final score (Nationals 5, Rockies 3) than it was for the scary scene in the top of the second that saw Colorado right-hander Juan Nicasio plummet to the ground…
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