Jun 7, 2012, 4:32 AM EDT
Associated Press photo Adam LaRoche drove in four of the Nationals' five runs Wednesday night. You wouldn't know based on the 0-for-13 he carried with him to the plate Wednesday night for his first at-bat, but Adam LaRoche believes the mere presence of Michael Morse behind him in the Nationals' lineup is going to pay…
Jun 7, 2012, 2:52 AM EDT
The Nationals will place catcher Carlos Maldonado on the disabled list with a back injury before Thursday’s game and recalled first baseman/outfielder Tyler Moore from Class AAA Syracuse, manager Davey Johnson said following tonight’s 5-3 win over the Mets. Maldonado hasn’t appeared in a game since May 29 in Miami and has been experiencing what…
Jun 7, 2012, 1:53 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Adam LaRoche is congratulated by Ryan Zimmerman after his three-run homer. Game in a nutshell: After a marathon game last night, the Nationals hoped to get both a productive start out of Edwin Jackson and some early run support to make manager Davey Johnson's job a little easier in the later innings.…
Jun 6, 2012, 10:50 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Michael Morse had a pair of doubles during Tuesday night's game. Not that anyone was really worried Michael Morse's 0-for-the-season would continue forever, but as the outs started piling up there was at least some question about when hit No. 1 would finally come. Then Morse erased those doubts in fairly emphatic…
Jun 6, 2012, 7:28 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nats try to make it two in a row against the Mets tonight. Since Michael Morse returned from the disabled list last week, Davey Johnson has essentially settled on a regular starting lineup. Unless they're facing a left-hander, the Nationals are pretty much going to stick with…
Jun 6, 2012, 3:00 PM EDT
Bryce Harper’s first career walk-off hit. Michael Morse’s return to the lineup. Lucas Giolito’s questionable right elbow. There are no shortage of storylines right now for the first-place Nationals, so CSNwashington.com’s Chase Hughes, the Washington Times’ Amanda Comak and I will have plenty to discuss later this afternoon when we tape our latest edition of…
Jun 6, 2012, 5:40 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Bryce Harper exults after recording the first game-winning hit of his career. He'd already had multiple opportunities to be the hero, in the bottom of the ninth and the bottom of the 11th. That Bryce Harper found himself with yet another chance to deliver for the Nationals in the bottom of the…
Jun 6, 2012, 3:21 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Jordan Zimmermann had two hits to go along with six strong innings on the mound. Game in a nutshell: In the opener of their latest big series against a division foe, the Nationals found themselves in a wacky, extra-inning thriller. They managed to blow a 3-0 lead when Jordan Zimmermann gave up…
Jun 5, 2012, 9:56 PM EDT
A string of injuries has forced the Nationals to reshuffle their bullpen several times over the last month, but the day is coming when those injured relievers all make their return, leaving the organization facing more reshuffling dilemmas. Closer Drew Storen was back at Nationals Park today to be checked on by team doctors and…
Jun 5, 2012, 9:28 PM EDT
Unlike in recent seasons when they were awarded several compensation picks to go along with their first-round selection, the Nationals’ scouting department had plenty of time last night and this morning to sit around and wait during the second phase of the MLB draft. After taking left-hander Lucas Giolito with the 16th overall pick last…
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