Jul 9, 2012, 9:55 PM EST
US Presswire photo Bryce Harper received plenty of clown questions at his All-Star press conference. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As expected, once the door opened inside the club level at Arrowhead Stadium this afternoon for the media's 45-minute session with members of the NL All-Star team, Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg immediately found themselves engulfed…
Jul 9, 2012, 6:19 PM EST
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If Stephen Strasburg and Gio Gonzalez are going to pitch in tomorrow night's All-Star Game, they'll have to do so out of the bullpen. National League manager Tony La Russa named Giants right-hander Matt Cain his starter today, with American League skipper Ron Washington selecting Tigers ace Justin Verlander. Strasburg and…
Jul 9, 2012, 4:43 PM EST
Who’s #1? Robinson Cano won the 2011 Home Run Derby, and he’s back to defend his title. But is the Yankees’ slugger the favorite in tonight’s competition? Click here to view our rankings of the 8 Derby contestants.
Jul 9, 2012, 2:00 PM EST
US Presswire photo Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper will be front-and-center at the All-Star Game. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A handful of Nationals have drawn a cursory amount of attention over the years at the All-Star Game. Alfonso Soriano was a fairly big name at the 2006 All-Star Game. Dmitri Young made for a nice…
Jul 9, 2012, 11:30 AM EST
In part two of Kelli Johnson’s sitdown with Davey Johnson, the Nationals manager talks about his new expectations for the team at the halfway point. Now that he has seen them for half of a season, he doesn’t expect anything less than a division title.
Jul 8, 2012, 10:09 PM EST
Photo by US-Presswire Win number 50 will have to wait for the Washington Nationals as uncharacteristic mistakes made late by their bullpen doomed another solid start by Jordan Zimmermann. The Colorado Rockies send the Nats into the All-Star break with 4-3 loss determined by two wild pitches to bring the tying and winning runs home. …
Jul 8, 2012, 8:30 PM EST
Photo by US-Presswire Rockies 4, Nationals 3 Game in a nutshell: Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann got roughed up a little in the second inning, but was able to settle in after the second and finished with one earned run and three hits through seven innings of work. Unfortunately his gem was squandered by uncharacteristic mistakes…
Jul 8, 2012, 4:58 PM EST
Bryce Harper spoke to reporters shortly after finding out he was named an All-Star last night. Here is video of his initial reaction to hearing he would be headed to Kansas City as the youngest position player in MLB history to participate in the game.
Jul 8, 2012, 3:57 PM EST
File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Chase Hughes here for the final game of the Nationals vs. Rockies series and the final game before the All-Star Break. Mark will pick things up tomorrow for what should be an exciting week for Nationals fans. Jordan Zimmermann will pitch for the Nationals in his 17th…
Jul 8, 2012, 1:53 PM EST
Last night after the Nationals’ win over the Rockies, and moments after it broke that Bryce Harper was named to the All-Star team, manager Davey Johnson was asked to compare Harper and Dwight Gooden. Harper at 19 is the youngest position player in MLB history to receive the honor, and Johnson also managed Gooden when…
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