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  1. Will Zim’s glove be golden again?

    Nov 9, 2010, 3:30 PM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Ryan Zimmerman seeks his second straight Gold Glove award. Major League Baseball reveals this year's Gold Glove award winners this week (AL winners are announced later today, NL winners tomorrow) which means a member of the Nationals will actually be in the discussion for a major award. Might…

  2. Catching up on things

    Nov 8, 2010, 3:38 PM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Adam Dunn is now a free agent and free to sign with anyone. Back home in D.C., catching up on what's been going on in NatsTown the last few days… Dunn becomes a free agentAdam Dunn was free to begin negotiating with any major-league club at 12:01 a.m.…

  3. News and discussion of the week

    Nov 4, 2010, 11:00 AM EDT

    Since I won’t be around the rest of the week, I won’t be able to pass along any Nats-related news or opinion. But I know there’s still plenty going on, and I wanted to make sure all of you have the opportunity to relay and discuss any developments that arise. Please use the comments section…

  4. A life worth celebrating

    Nov 3, 2010, 12:00 PM EDT

    Mildred Zuckerman was hardly an expert on sports, but she tried her best to keep up to date so she could carry a conversation with her oldest grandson and feign as though she knew what she was talking about. She would make sure to check the various standings in the sports section on a regular…

  5. Nats hire Porter as 3B coach

    Nov 2, 2010, 8:22 PM EDT

    Updated at 7:35 p.m. In searching for a new third base coach, the Nationals turned to a man they already felt like they knew, even though he'd never previously worked for the organization. Bo Porter, who was hired today to take the position vacated this week by Pat Listach, played for the Cubs in 1999…

  6. Spring training schedule out

    Nov 2, 2010, 7:15 PM EDT

    The champagne hasn't even been cleaned out of the visitors' clubhouse at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington and already we're ready to talk about spring training. The Nationals just released their 2011 Grapefruit League schedule. No real surprises; the slate features all the usual suspects. For the second straight year, the Nats are scheduled to play…

  7. One season following another

    Nov 2, 2010, 3:03 PM EDT

    And so the 2010 baseball season has ended, with a World Series champion few saw coming. (I will point out this humble scribe picked the Giants to win the NL West back on Opening Day and picked the Giants to beat the Rangers in seven games. I probably also need to point out this same…

  8. WS Game 5: Giants at Rangers

    Nov 1, 2010, 11:00 PM EDT

    Photo courtesy Texas Rangers Will the Giants win it all, or will the Rangers keep the series going? What began on cloverleafs of practice fields across Florida and Arizona towns nearly nine months ago could come to an end tonight. Yep, the baseball season could be over by night's conclusion if the Giants can win…

  9. Listach leaving for Cubs bench

    Nov 1, 2010, 5:44 PM EDT

    Pat Listach, the Nationals' third base coach the last two seasons, is leaving the organization to become bench coach of the Cubs. An official announcement won't be made until after the conclusion of the World Series, but a source with knowledge of the decision confirmed Listach's departure. Listach has close ties both to the Cubs…

  10. Coach vs. QB, manager vs. player

    Nov 1, 2010, 3:05 PM EDT

    File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Nyjer Morgan and Jim Riggleman butted heads before this season's bench-clearing brawl. So Mike Shanahan and Donovan McNabb aren't exactly seeing eye-to-eye right now, huh? Rex Grossman gave the Redskins a better chance of winning in the final two minutes yesterday against one of the lowliest franchises…

Archives

NL EAST STANDINGS

W L GB
x-WASHINGTON 91 64 --
ATLANTA 76 80 15.5
NEW YORK 76 80 15.5
MIAMI 74 81 17.0
PHILADELPHIA 71 85 20.5
x-Clinched NL East title
Through Monday's games

NL PLAYOFFS STANDINGS

W L GB WCGB
x-WASHINGTON (4) 91 64 --
y-LOS ANGELES 89 67 2.5
y-ST. LOUIS 88 69 4.0
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PITTSBURGH 85 71 +0.5
SAN FRANCISCO 84 71 --
MILWAUKEE 80 76 4.5
x-Clinched division title
y-Clinched playoff berth
Through Monday's early games

UPCOMING SCHEDULE
TUE: Mets at Nats, 7:05 p.m.
WED: Mets at Nats, 7:05 p.m.
THU: Mets at Nats, 7:05 p.m.
FRI: Marlins at Nats (DH), 1:05 p.m., 7:05 p.m.
SAT: Marlins at Nats, 4:05 p.m.
SUN: Marlins at Nats, 1:35 p.m.
(End of regular season)
MON: OFF
Full season schedule

Mark joins Rob Carlin and Joe Orsulak every Thursday at 4 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet for a half-hour show on the Nats, Orioles and rest of MLB. Re-airs Thursdays at 11:30 p.m., Saturdays at 9 a.m. and Sundays at 11:30 a.m.

ON THE RADIO

As ESPN-980 AM's Nats Insider, Mark makes daily appearances on the station's various shows. Here's the 2014 schedule (subject to change)...

MON: 12:45 p.m.
TUE: 2:30 p.m.
WED: 4:30 p.m.
THU: 2:30 p.m.
FRI: 1:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m.
SAT: 10:30 a.m.

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