Jun 21, 2012, 1:40 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Steve Lombardozzi slides in safely in the bottom of the first. Game in a nutshell: First of all, rest assured there were no pine tar incidents in this one. Just a clean, well-played ballgame featuring a couple of dominant pitching performances. Stephen Strasburg's dominance (seven innings of two-run, 10-strikeout ball) was expected.…
Jun 20, 2012, 11:06 PM EDT
Associated Press photo Joe Maddon called out counterpart Davey Johnson following Tuesday's game. The Great Pine Tar Incident of 2012 is over as far as Davey Johnson and Joe Maddon are concerned. The war of words between the two big-league managers, on the other hand, is just heating up. One day after Rays reliever Joel…
Jun 20, 2012, 9:15 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Ross Detwiler tossed 3 2/3 innings of hitless relief last night. One night after watching Chien-Ming Wang labor through another start while Ross Detwiler dominated out of the bullpen, Nationals manager Davey Johnson has decided to have the two pitchers swap roles again. Detwiler will return to the Nationals' rotation and start…
Jun 20, 2012, 7:28 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Stephen Strasburg tries to end the Nationals' four-game losing streak tonight. There will be plenty of side drama to tonight's game, with everyone wondering whether there will be any recourse for the Nationals ratting out Rays reliever Joel Peralta's pine tar-laden glove, not to mention Joe Maddon's less-than-complimentary…
Jun 20, 2012, 3:00 PM EDT
A four-game losing streak. Ryan Zimmerman’s struggles. Michael Morse’s potential breakout. Oh, and pine tar inside Joel Peralta’s glove. Yes, there’s plenty going on in NatsTown right now. Good thing we’re taping a new episode of Beltway Baseball this afternoon at Nationals Park. CSNwashington.com’s Chase Hughes and the Washington Times’ Amanda Comak will join me…
Jun 20, 2012, 5:00 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Rays reliever Joel Peralta was ejected for having pine tar in his glove. At the end of a frustrating — and, as it turned out, controversial — night at the ballpark, the Nationals find themselves in something of a sticky situation. And that has nothing to do with the pine tar found…
Jun 20, 2012, 2:12 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Chien-Ming Wang gave up five runs in only 3 1/3 innings. Game in a nutshell: The night began as a referendum on Chien-Ming Wang's status as the Nationals' No. 5 starter and the possibility of Ross Detwiler taking his spot. But the entire storyline turned in the top of the eighth when…
Jun 19, 2012, 11:00 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Chien-Ming Wang faces David Price in tonight's series opener at Nationals Park. Licking their wounds after a sweep at the hands of the Yankees, the Nationals don't get any break this week. The Tampa Bay Rays come to town beginning tonight, and they'll have their ace (former No.…
Jun 19, 2012, 10:24 PM EDT
The Nationals’ rained out June 1 game against the Braves will be made up as part of a day-night doubleheader on July 21, the club announced today. Fans who held season tickets or mini-plan tickets to the postponed game may use them for admission to the first game of the doubleheader, scheduled to begin at…
Jun 19, 2012, 9:49 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Jayson Werth has been a presence in the Nats dugout while on the DL. Jayson Werth's broken left wrist is recovering well, and the Nationals right fielder remains on target to return to the club around August 1, perhaps earlier. Werth, who suffered the injury May 6 while diving for a ball…
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