Apr 21, 2011, 11:00 AM EST
The always-clever Bill Gluvna of the Nationals PR department is back again this season with his pun-tastic weekly updates on the minor leagues. Here is the latest version, presented unedited… This Week’s Top Headline WHAM, BAM, THANK YOU CAM!: Hagerstown RHP Cameron Selik has yet to allow a run in 15.0 innings (3 starts) of…
Apr 20, 2011, 11:00 PM EST
File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Jordan Zimmermann looks to extend the Nats' winning streak to five tonight. Well, well, well. Look who is suddenly on a four-game winning streak, with a chance to sweep its second straight doubleheader this evening? Quite a turn of events in NatsTown. If the Nationals are going…
Apr 20, 2011, 3:00 PM EST
File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER John Lannan gets the ball for Game 1 of today's doubleheader at Busch Stadium. OK, let's try this again. After last night's rain, hail and tornado warning in St. Louis, the Nationals and Cardinals will play two today. It's a split doubleheader, with this afternoon's opener preceding…
Apr 20, 2011, 2:33 AM EST
After waiting out a massive storm that included tornado sirens in the area around Busch Stadium, the Cardinals finally postponed tonight’s game against the Nationals and scheduled a day-night doubleheader for tomorrow. The two teams will play the makeup game at 2:15 p.m. EDT. The nightcap will begin as originally scheduled at 8:15 EDT. John…
Apr 19, 2011, 8:26 PM EST
File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nats carry a three-game winning streak into Busch Stadium tonight. The Nationals are 3-0 since Danny Espinosa took over the leadoff spot Friday night. Coincidence, an actual sign of something or simply poor pitching by the Brewers over the weekend? Whatever the case, if it ain't…
Apr 19, 2011, 1:21 PM EST
Tuesday, 8:15 p.m. — LHP John Lannan (1-1, 3.38) vs. RHP Jake Westbrook (1-1, 7.63)TV: MASN2 Radio: WJFK-106.7 FM, WFED-1500 AM Wednesday, 8:15 p.m. — RHP Jordan Zimmermann (1-2, 2.45) vs. LHP Jaime Garcia (2-0, 1.35)TV: MASN2 Radio: WJFK-106.7 FM Thursday, 1:45 p.m. — LHP Tom Gorzelanny (1-1, 5.68) vs. RHP Kyle Lohse (2-1, 2.82)TV:…
Apr 18, 2011, 3:36 PM EST
US Presswire photo Rookie Danny Espinosa leads the Nationals so far with 14 RBI. Make a circle around the far end of the Nationals' home clubhouse and you'll find a chain of big-league veterans, from Matt Stairs to Adam LaRoche to Rick Ankiel to Jayson Werth to Ryan Zimmerman to Ivan Rodriguez to Alex Cora…
Apr 18, 2011, 1:45 AM EST
US Presswire photo Danny Espinosa is congratulated after homering in Game 1. The hits would come, the Nationals kept insisting, even as batting averages tumbled below the Mendoza line and the team’s collective slugging percentage threatened to fall below .300. As long as they kept getting quality performances from their pitching staff, everyone was confident…
Apr 17, 2011, 8:38 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nats look to sweep the doubleheader and the series from the Brewers. Fresh off an impressive, 8-4 victory in Game 1 of this doubleheader, the Nationals are right back on the field for the nightcap. They're looking to both sweep this twinbill and sweep the series from…
Apr 17, 2011, 3:05 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Jason Marquis faces Yovani Gallado in Game 1 of today's doubleheader. It's a beautiful day for baseball. Let's play two! (Sorry, I had to.) We've got an old-fashioned, Sunday doubleheader here in the District. A reminder to those of you coming to the park: If you have a…
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