Apr 30, 2012, 2:13 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Gio Gonzalez is one of four Nats starters with a sub-2.00 ERA. After a rough trip out west that ended with four consecutive losses to the Padres and Dodgers, the Nationals are enjoying a much-needed day of rest. Here at the Insider, of course, there's no such thing as rest. (Those of…
Apr 30, 2012, 1:50 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Rookie Tyler Moore recorded one of the Nationals' four hits on Sunday. LOS ANGELES — Bryce Harper strode to the plate late this afternoon, the shadows starting to creep onto the emerald green field at Dodger Stadium, and surveyed the situation. Top of the ninth. Two outs. Man on first. His team…
Apr 30, 2012, 12:24 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Jayson Werth was a late scratch from today's game due to severe migraines. LOS ANGELES — Already playing without their regular No. 3 and No. 4 hitters, the Nationals lost their No. 5 hitter before today's series finale when Jayson Werth reported to Dodger Stadium with what manager Davey Johnson called "severe…
Apr 29, 2012, 10:56 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Bryce Harper's leaping catch at the fence wasn't enough to lift the Nationals. Game in a nutshell: Needing a win to avoid a series sweep and a four-game losing streak, the Nationals were done in again by a tepid lineup. Playing without Ryan Zimmerman, Michael Morse or Jayson Werth, they were shut…
Apr 29, 2012, 7:00 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Gio Gonzalez tries to snap the Nationals' three-game losing streak today. LOS ANGELES — Lost amid all the hoopla of last night's game is a bit of a sobering fact: The Nationals are stuck in a three-game losing streak for the first time this season, facing something of…
Apr 29, 2012, 5:12 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Tyler Moore will join the Nationals in time for today's game against the Dodgers. Updated at 2:40 p.m. LOS ANGELES — One day after Bryce Harper made his ballyhooed debut, the Nationals are promoting another top prospect out of necessity. First baseman/left fielder Tyler Moore has been recalled from Class AAA Syracuse…
Apr 29, 2012, 7:08 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Matt Kemp watches his game-winning homer soar to center field. LOS ANGELES — It was everything Bryce Harper dreamed it might be, and maybe even a little more than he ever imagined. A raucous, sellout crowd in an iconic ballpark. A laser beam of a double off the base of the center-field…
Apr 29, 2012, 4:38 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Bryce Harper watches his first career hit (a double) sail to deep center field. Game in a nutshell: A game with all sorts of delicious storylines — including Bryce Harper's debut and Stephen Strasburg's first career start in Southern California — more than lived up to its billing but ended in crushing…
Apr 28, 2012, 9:35 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper are both in the lineup tonight at Dodger Stadium. LOS ANGELES — In the ideal world, Bryce Harper would have made his major-league debut in Washington, in front of a stadium packed with Nationals fans. But if the 19-year-old had to be unveiled…
Apr 28, 2012, 10:00 AM EDT
US Presswire file photo Bryce Harper makes his big-league debut tonight in Los Angeles. Everyone knew the day would come when Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg would take the field together as Nationals teammates for the first of many times. Nobody knew that day would come so soon. It took an unusual alignment of stars…
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