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  1. Werth activated, Rodriguez to DL

    Aug 3, 2012, 12:00 AM EST

    US Presswire photo Jayson Werth is back in the Nationals’ lineup for tonight’s game. Updated at 8:00 p.m. Davey Johnson said all along the man who would decide when Jayson Werth came off the disabled list would be Jayson Werth. So when the veteran outfielder sent word late Wednesday night through general manager Mike Rizzo…

  2. Game 104: Phillies at Nats

    Aug 2, 2012, 10:00 PM EST

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Jayson Werth is back in the Nationals' lineup for tonight's game. The last time Jayson Werth played for the Nationals, the Phillies were in town and Cole Hamels was on the mound for a nationally televised series finale between the NL East rivals. So there is plenty of…

  3. Zimmermann is NL Pitcher of Month

    Aug 2, 2012, 8:36 PM EST

    US Presswire photo Jordan Zimmermann went 4-0 with an 0.97 ERA in six July starts. Jordan Zimmermann was named NL Pitcher of the Month for July this afternoon, becoming the third different member of the Nationals rotation to receive that award in four months this season. Zimmermann went 4-0 with an 0.97 ERA in six…

  4. Beltway Baseball – 8/2/12

    Aug 2, 2012, 2:00 PM EST

    Did Mike Rizzo make the right decision standing pat at the trade deadline? How might the deals made by other NL contenders affect the Nationals down the stretch? What’s up with Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper’s recent struggles?’s Chase Hughes, the Washington Times’ Amanda Comak and I discussed all that and more during our…

  5. Trying to comprehend a "weird" loss

    Aug 2, 2012, 4:35 AM EST

    US Presswire photo Ryan Zimmerman is thrown out trying to steal second base in the crucial eighth inning. Davey Johnson took his seat in the press conference room underneath Nationals Park and tried to put into words the preceding 3 hours and 16 minutes. “Well,” the 69-year-old manager said, “that was a weird one.” Weird,…

  6. Instant analysis: Phillies 3, Nats 2

    Aug 2, 2012, 2:21 AM EST

    US Presswire photo Edwin Jackson slides hard into Erik Kratz to end the bottom of the second. Game in a nutshell: Coming off an 8-0 trouncing at the hands of the Phillies, the Nationals hoped to get back on track in the second game of this series. And they appeared to get off to a…

  7. Updates on Zimmermann, Werth

    Aug 1, 2012, 10:30 PM EST

    Several injury-related items to pass along today, so let’s run through them all… The Nationals have decided to bump Jordan Zimmermann’s next start back to Saturday from Friday, wanting to give his right shoulder some extra rest. Zimmermann has been dealing with inflammation in the shoulder for at least a week, noticing it only when…

  8. Game 103: Phillies at Nats

    Aug 1, 2012, 8:58 PM EST

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Edwin Jackson faces Vance Worley tonight at Nationals Park. Ryan Zimmerman insisted last night he would play tonight after missing one game with a tight back. Well, Zimmerman insists today he could play, but Davey Johnson didn't want to take any chances, so the Nationals third baseman is…

  9. On Harper’s prolonged slump

    Aug 1, 2012, 4:42 PM EST

    US Presswire photo Bryce Harper is hitting just .214 over his last 41 games. When Bryce Harper, following last night's 8-0 trouncing at the hands of the Phillies, described himself as "all over the place right now," he might have been referring to the 0-for-11, five-strikeout skid in which he's currently mired. He might also…

  10. Submit questions for Beltway Baseball

    Aug 1, 2012, 2:00 PM EST

    July has transitioned into August, and that means it’s time both to look back at the trade deadline and look ahead to a pennant race that is about to turn an already-blazing D.C. summer even hotter.’s Chase Hughes and the Washington Times’ Amanda Comak will join me this afternoon for a taping of the…





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