Aug 4, 2012, 7:33 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Kurt Suzuki is expected to make his Nationals debut tonight against the Marlins. It's a rare event when a major-league club starts three different catchers in two days, but such is life for the Nationals this weekend. After Jesus Flores and Sandy Leon caught yesterday's doubleheader, the newly…
Aug 4, 2012, 4:46 AM EST
Associated Press photo Gio Gonzalez struck out 10 but took the loss in the nightcap. At the end of a 6 1/2-hour day at the ballpark — a day that began with news of a trade, then saw a familiar face return from the minor leagues to win another game, then concluded with a frustrating…
Aug 4, 2012, 2:42 AM EST
Associated Press photo Gio Gonzalez dominated for five innings but gave up three runs in the sixth. Game in a nutshell: Retaking the field only 25 minutes after earning a 7-4 victory in the first half of this doubleheader, the Nationals had an opportunity to improve to 22 games over .500 for the first time…
Aug 4, 2012, 12:00 AM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Gio Gonzalez goes up against Josh Johnson the nightcap of today's doublheader. And we're back for the nightcap. Following a 7-4 victory in Game 1, the Nationals look to pull off a doubleheader sweep and improve to 22 games over .500 for the first time since the franchise…
Aug 3, 2012, 11:33 PM EST
Associated Press photo John Lannan pitched another strong game in another one-day call-up from Syracuse. Game in a nutshell: For the second time in two weeks, the Nationals summoned John Lannan from Syracuse to start one half of a doubleheader. And for the second time in two weeks, the left-hander delivered. He wasn't quite as…
Aug 3, 2012, 6:59 PM EST
US Presswire photo Kurt Suzuki was hitting .218 with one homer and 13 RBI in 75 games with Oakland. Updated at 4:55 p.m. Though he expressed confidence all along in his current catching crew and didn’t feel the need to acquire a veteran, rental backup for Jesus Flores, Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo did clarify…
Aug 3, 2012, 5:03 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER John Lannan faces Brad Hand in the opener of tonight's doubleheader. If there's a doubleheader to be played at Nationals Park, that must mean John Lannan is going to be on the mound. Sure enough, the left-hander has been recalled from Class AAA Syracuse to start the first…
Aug 3, 2012, 2:00 PM EST
US Presswire photo Jayson Werth went 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI in his return from the DL. Jayson Werth returned to the Nationals lineup on Thursday night 88 days after he broke his left wrist sliding to catch a line drive in right field at Nationals Park. The day was May 6th and…
Aug 3, 2012, 4:34 AM EST
Associated Press photo Ross Detwiler tossed seven scoreless innings to lower his ERA to 3.02. It wasn’t all that long ago — really, it might have only been two months — when Ross Detwiler was best known for putting together four or five quality innings and then fizzling out and turning what could have been…
Aug 3, 2012, 1:41 AM EST
US Presswire photo Jayson Werth congratulates Adam LaRoche after his second-inning homer. Game in a nutshell: Perhaps needing a pick-me-up after two frustrating losses to the Phillies the last two nights, the Nationals got one late in the afternoon when they learned Jayson Werth would be activated off the disabled list and appear in his…
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