Sep 10, 2011, 10:00 PM EST
Brad Peacock will probably start one of the Nationals' games next week in New York, manager Davey Johnson said today. Peacock — who earlier today was named the organization's minor-league pitcher of the year after going a combined 15-3 with a 2.39 ERA in 23 starts at Class AA Harrisburg and Class AAA Syracuse —…
Sep 10, 2011, 7:36 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER John Lannan faces Wandy Rodriguez tonight at Nationals Park. Fresh off an 11-inning victory last night, the Nationals are back in action tonight against the woebegone Astros, who yesterday managed to lose reliever Sergio Escalona for the season after he stepped on a coach's glove during BP and…
Sep 10, 2011, 4:00 PM EST
Fans attending this weekend's games at Nationals Park should be prepared for heightened security measures coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. According to the Nationals, fans are encouraged to arrive earlier than normal for tonight's 7:05 p.m. game and tomorrow's 1:35 p.m. game against the Astros and leave backpacks, bags and…
Sep 10, 2011, 3:58 AM EST
US Presswire photo Jayson Werth is mobbed by Michael Morse and Jonny Gomes after his 11th-inning hit. It’s far too late in the season for a team like the Nationals to salvage the big picture. Even with Friday night’s 4-3, 11-inning victory over the Astros, this club is 10 games under .500 with 20 to…
Sep 9, 2011, 9:56 PM EST
Stephen Strasburg is tentatively scheduled to make four consecutive starts at Nationals Park before possibly pitching the season’s final game at Florida. Manager Davey Johnson outlined the right-hander’s schedule for the remainder of the month, detailing a plan that has Strasburg (who debuted Tuesday night against the Dodgers) penciled in to start Sunday against the…
Sep 9, 2011, 7:45 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The sun is out and the Nats and Astros will open their series tonight. Take a good, long look at that above photo. I took it a few minutes ago. Yes, that is indeed sunshine over Nationals Park, something we haven't seen in quite some time. Thus, the…
Sep 9, 2011, 7:31 PM EST
The Nationals announced their roster for the upcoming Florida instructional league, which begins Sept. 16 and runs through Oct. 12. Among the notable names: All four of this year's top draft picks: Anthony Rendon, Alex Meyer, Brian Goodwin and Matt Purke, who will be making their professional debuts. Also included on the roster: 2010 draft…
Sep 9, 2011, 2:34 PM EST
Friday, 7:05 p.m. — RHP Bud Norris (6-9, 3.83) vs. LHP Tom Milone (0-0, 8.31)TV: MASN Radio: 106.7 FM, 1500 AM, XM 188 Saturday, 7:05 p.m. — LHP Wandy Rodriguez (10-10, 3.47) vs. LHP John Lannan (9-11, 3.48)TV: MASN Radio: 106.7 FM, 1500 AM, XM 183 Sunday, 1:35 p.m. — RHP Henry Sosa (2-3, 4.11)…
Sep 9, 2011, 12:16 AM EST
US Presswire photo Drew Storen gave up three ninth-inning runs to take the loss. The Nationals fell to the Dodgers, 7-4, on Thursday afternoon after closer Drew Storen allowed three runs in the top of the ninth inning to take the loss. Pitching in just his third game since Aug. 22, and with rain pouring…
Sep 8, 2011, 10:30 PM EST
The Nationals and Dodgers remain on a delay for the second game and the rain is really coming down. While you wait here is a video from earlier of Capitals defenseman John Carlson throwing out the first pitch.
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