May 25, 2011, 3:27 PM EDT
US Presswire photo The Nats need to win today to avoid a sweep at Miller Park. After a blowout loss Monday night and a gut-wrenching loss last night, the Nationals are right back on the field at Miller Park this afternoon for their series finale with the Brewers. Milwaukee sends newly acquired ace Zack Greinke…
May 24, 2011, 8:50 PM EDT
US Presswire photo The Nats and Brewers meet again tonight at Miller Park. As expected, the Nationals have activated Rick Ankiel off the DL this afternoon. The outfielder, who missed 19 days with a sprained wrist, will be in uniform at Miller Park and available to play. He won't, however, be in the Nats' lineup.…
May 24, 2011, 5:38 PM EDT
A review by Major League Baseball has concluded Nationals minor leaguer Yewri Guillen died of an infection in the brain that was the result of an aggressive sinus infection, not bacterial meningitis as the team originally believed. MLB medical director Dr. Gary Green conducted the review, with guidance from the sport’s Medical Advisory Committee, after…
May 24, 2011, 3:23 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Jayson Werth and his teammates have arrived at a critical juncture of the season. Remember how good everyone felt Friday night after the Nationals exploded for a club-record 17 runs, as if a 2-ton anvil had been lifted from their shoulders? Let's see what's happened since… – Adam LaRoche finally acknowledged his…
May 23, 2011, 10:23 PM EDT
Stephen Strasburg has crossed another major milestone in his recovery from Tommy John surgery. The Nationals right-hander threw off a bullpen mound today in Viera, Fla., for the first time since having reconstructive surgery on his elbow in September. Strasburg, who had previously only thrown long toss off flat ground, broke the news on Twitter,…
May 23, 2011, 10:07 PM EDT
The Nationals have placed Adam LaRoche on the 15-day disabled list with a left shoulder tear, but the first baseman will not undergo surgery yet and hopes a couple weeks of rest will help alleviate the problem. LaRoche, who was not in the lineup yesterday in Baltimore, flew to New York to have the shoulder…
May 23, 2011, 9:37 PM EDT
Brian Broderick, the Rule 5 draftee who was designated for assignment by the Nationals nine days ago, was re-claimed by the Cardinals today. Broderick passed through waivers — any other club could have claimed him but then been required to keep him on the 25-man roster for the rest of the season — but wasn’t…
May 23, 2011, 9:00 PM EDT
US Presswire photo The always festive Miller Park, home of the Milwaukee Brewers. The Nationals open a three-game series in Milwaukee tonight, and for the second straight day they won't have Adam LaRoche in the lineup or in the field. You should probably get used to that idea, because there's every reason to believe LaRoche…
May 23, 2011, 4:00 PM EDT
Monday, 8:10 p.m. — LHP Tom Gorzelanny (2-3, 3.56) vs. RHP Yovani Gallardo (5-2, 4.70)TV: MASN Radio: WJFK-106.7 FM, WFED-1500 AMTuesday, 8:10 p.m. — RHP Livan Hernandez (3-6, 3.64) vs. LHP Chris Narveson (2-3, 3.44)TV: MASN2 Radio: WJFK-106.7 FM, WFED-1500 AM Wednesday, 1:10 p.m. — RHP Jason Marquis (5-1, 4.08) vs. RHP Zack Greinke (2-1,…
May 23, 2011, 1:00 PM EDT
The first half of this year’s Battle of the Beltways is now complete, with the Orioles having taken two of three over the weekend (even though the Nationals outscored them 21-15). But did this series at Camden Yards establish one team’s superiority over the other? Probably not. Before yesterday’s game, John Eisenberg of CSNbaltimore.com joined…
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