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  1. Game 14: Brewers at Nats

    Apr 17, 2011, 3:05 PM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Jason Marquis faces Yovani Gallado in Game 1 of today's doubleheader. It's a beautiful day for baseball. Let's play two! (Sorry, I had to.) We've got an old-fashioned, Sunday doubleheader here in the District. A reminder to those of you coming to the park: If you have a…

  2. Coffey placed on DL, Balester recalled

    Apr 17, 2011, 2:42 PM EDT

    Updated at 12:43 p.m. The Nationals placed reliever Todd Coffey on the 15-day disabled list with a left calf strain this morning and recalled right-hander Collin Balester from Class AAA Syracuse to replace him. Coffey hadn't pitched since April 8, when he tossed a scoreless inning against the Mets in New York. The move, then,…

  3. Video of Harper’s Hagerstown debut

    Apr 16, 2011, 3:51 PM EDT

    In his home debut at low-Class A Hagerstown last night, Bryce Harper went 0-for-3 with a walk. The 18-year-old outfielder is hitting just .226 in his first nine games, and he’s learning what it takes to survive the daily grind of the minor leagues. Here’s video from CSNwashington.com of Harper’s performance last night, with footage…

  4. Game postponed, doubleheader tomorrow

    Apr 16, 2011, 2:45 PM EDT

    Today’s game has been postponed due to rain. The Nationals and Brewers will play a true doubleheader tomorrow, beginning at 1:35 p.m. Fans holding tickets to tomorrow’s game will be admitted to both games of the doubleheader. Fans holding tickets to today’s postponed game can exchange them for seats of equal value at either tomorrow’s…

  5. Harper learning the ropes in Hagerstown

    Apr 16, 2011, 3:27 AM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Bryce Harper went 0-for-3 with a walk tonight in his home debut at Hagerstown. HAGERSTOWN, Md. — They’ve been playing baseball here at Municipal Stadium for 81 years, and they’ve seen their fair share of phenoms storm through town. Shoot, Willie Mays played his first professional game right…

  6. Lakewood at Hagerstown

    Apr 15, 2011, 9:56 PM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Bryce Harper makes his debut at historic Municipal Stadium tonight. HAGERSTOWN — Good evening from Municipal Stadium, home of the Hagerstown Suns since 1930. Yep, 1930. This is the third-oldest existing ballpark in the minor leagues. And let me tell you, it is a rustic facility to say…

  7. Game 13: Brewers at Nats

    Apr 15, 2011, 7:31 PM EDT

    File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nats host Nyjer Morgan, Wil Nieves and the Brewers tonight at Nationals Park. There's a former National in the Brewers' starting lineup tonight, but it's probably not the one you expected. With left-hander Tom Gorzelanny pitching for the Nats, Nyjer Morgan is on the bench, but…

  8. Series preview: Brewers at Nats

    Apr 15, 2011, 2:37 PM EDT

    Friday, 7:05 p.m. — LHP Chris Narveson (1-0, 0.00) vs. LHP Tom Gorzelanny (0-1, 8.44)TV: MASN Radio: WJFK-106.7 FM, WFED-1500 AM Saturday, 1:05 p.m. — RHP Yovani Gallardo (1-0, 2.70) vs. RHP Jason Marquis (0-0, 3.65)TV: MASN Radio: WJFK-106.7 FM, WFED-1500 AM Sunday, 1:35 p.m. — RHP Marco Estrada (1-0, 5.14) vs. RHP Livan Hernandez…

  9. Zimmermann dazzles, but Lee wins

    Apr 15, 2011, 3:35 AM EDT

    US Presswire photo Cliff Lee carved up the Nationals during a 12-strikeout, complete-game victory. It’s entirely possible the Nationals won’t get a better pitching performance all season than they got Thursday night from Jordan Zimmermann, who carried a perfect game against the Phillies into the sixth and wound up allowing one earned run without issuing…

  10. Game 12: Phillies at Nats

    Apr 14, 2011, 7:27 PM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Jordan Zimmermann faces Cliff Lee tonight in the rubber game of this series. For all the hand-wringing over the ninth inning of last night's game, the Nationals have a chance today to do something they haven't done for a little while: take a series from the Phillies. The…

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NL EAST STANDINGS

W L GB
x-WASHINGTON 88 64 --
ATLANTA 76 76 12.0
MIAMI 74 78 14.0
NEW YORK 73 80 15.5
PHILADELPHIA 70 82 18.0
Through Thursday's early games
x-Clinched division title

UPCOMING SCHEDULE
FRI: Nats at Marlins, 7:10 p.m.
SAT: Nats at Marlins, 7:10 p.m.
SUN: Nats at Marlins, 1:10 p.m.
MON: OFF
TUE: Mets at Nats, 7:05 p.m.
WED: Mets at Nats, 7:05 p.m.
THU: Mets at Nats, 7:05 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.

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