Aug 22, 2011, 9:00 PM EST
File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Ross Detwiler and Joe Saunders meet tonight in a showdown of left-handers. On the heels of an impressive series against the Phillies in which they twice rallied to win in walk-off fashion, the Nationals tonight open a four-game series against the NL West-leading Diamondbacks. There was plenty…
Aug 22, 2011, 8:29 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Stephen Strasburg faces the Hickory Crawdads tonight at Municipal Stadium. HAGERSTOWN — Hello once again from Municipal Stadium, which must mean Stephen Strasburg is pitching tonight. (I can assure you I didn't drive up here just to shop at the outlet mall.) This is Strasburg's fourth rehab start,…
Aug 22, 2011, 3:10 PM EST
Monday, 7:05 p.m. — LHP Joe Saunders (8-10, 3.91) vs. LHP Ross Detwiler (1-3, 2.87)TV: MASN Radio: 106.7 FM, 1500 AM, XM 189 Tuesday, 7:05 p.m. — RHP Ian Kennedy (15-4, 3.22) vs. RHP Jordan Zimmermann (8-10, 3.11)TV: MASN Radio: 106.7 FM, 1500 AM, XM 189 Wednesday, 7:05 p.m. — RHP Daniel Hudson (12-9, 3.83)…
Aug 21, 2011, 11:51 PM EST
US Presswire photo Ryan Zimmerman is congratulated after scoring the winning run in the 10th. In terms of sheer drama, this hardly stacked up to Ryan Zimmerman’s walk-off grand slam Friday night. Really, walk-off hit-by-pitches don’t make for timeless highlight videos. “I mean, you can just walk home,” said Zimmerman, who had the honor of…
Aug 21, 2011, 3:11 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Chien-Ming Wang faces Roy Halladay today at Nationals Park. Good morning from Nationals Park, where another big crowd is expected for today's series finale. I'll tell you what, though: I promise to refrain from making any mentions of all the Phillies fans invading D.C. today … provided it…
Aug 21, 2011, 3:53 AM EST
Getty Images Hunter Pence rounds third to resounding cheers from the Philly faithful. The largest crowd in Nationals Park history stood and applauded in anticipation of the evening’s final out. And when the batter tapped a routine grounder and the first baseman stepped on the bag to complete the 5-0 shutout, the vast majority of…
Aug 20, 2011, 7:44 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER John Lannan faces Roy Oswalt tonight at sold-out Nationals Park. After last night's wild affair, the Nationals and Phillies are back for Game 2 of this series. No word yet if Livan Hernandez is available out of the Nats' bullpen after throwing more than 300 pitches last night…
Aug 20, 2011, 6:38 AM EST
US Presswire photo Ryan Zimmerman gets a Gatorade shower from Michael Morse. The game had begun 5 hours and 19 minutes earlier, with far more fans in the stands, an ominous-looking storm hovering over the ballpark and no reason to believe it would ever get to this point. Yet there stood Ryan Zimmerman, at 12:25…
Aug 20, 2011, 12:40 AM EST
Class AA Harrisburg has placed Bryce Harper on the 7-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring, a move that doesn’t officially end the 18-year-old’s first professional season but almost certainly ensures it. Harper was examined by a doctor in Harrisburg Friday evening, an examination that confirmed the hamstring strain he suffered Thursday in Akron.…
Aug 19, 2011, 7:33 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Livan Hernandez faces Roy Oswalt tonight at Nationals Park. The Phillies are in town, which is a tough enough challenge in itself. That challenge becomes even tougher when your best and most consistent hitter isn't in the lineup. Such is the case tonight for the Nationals, who have…
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