Nov 16, 2010, 3:55 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Adam Dunn's career to this point is comparable to borderline Hall of Famers. Foxsports.com's Ken Rosenthal made a really interesting point in an article posted last night. In questioning Scott Boras for comparing Adrian Beltre to Hall of Famers Mike Schmidt, George Brett and Paul Molitor (a ridiculous…
Nov 15, 2010, 7:10 PM EDT
Had voting for the National League Rookie of the Year award taken place on August 20, Stephen Strasburg might well have won. Of course, the actual voting by members of the Baseball Writers Association of America took place right at the conclusion of the regular season, well after Strasburg had undergone Tommy John surgery. Thus,…
Nov 15, 2010, 3:25 PM EDT
Time for another update on Nationals currently playing fall or winter ball across the western hemisphere. MLB.com has a nice function that allows you to check the stats for every player from one organization on one page. You might want to bookmark this page, which has updates on 28 players from all levels of the…
Nov 12, 2010, 3:45 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Elijah Dukes is one of 13 2009 Nats who didn't play in the majors this season. Way back on February 2, when this site was only two days old and had far fewer visitors than it does today, I wrote about the staggering list of players who after…
Nov 11, 2010, 11:30 PM EDT
Read an updated version with quotes from Zimmerman on CSNwashington.com Managers and coaches didn’t believe Ryan Zimmerman was the National League’s best defensive third baseman this season, but they did believe he was the NL’s best offensive player at the hot corner. Zimmerman won the Silver Slugger award this evening, the second straight year the…
Nov 11, 2010, 8:43 PM EDT
So much for the Joe Bisenius Experiment. The Nationals secured outright waivers on the reliever, who then elected to become a free agent. Thus ends Bisenius’ short-lived stint with the Nats. The 28-year-old right-hander, signed to a minor-league contract early in the season after a tryout with an independent team in his hometown of Sioux…
Nov 11, 2010, 12:00 PM EDT
Ryan Zimmerman has been lobbying the Nationals to re-sign Adam Dunn for months. That's nothing new. But each time the Nats' No. 3 hitter talks about their now-free agent No. 4 hitter, his message seems to get stronger. And last night after participating in the club's new uniform unveiling at Nationals Park, he made his…
Nov 11, 2010, 12:12 AM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Desmond, Clippard, Storen, Zimmermann, Lannan and Zimmerman in the new jerseys. Updated at 8:21 p.m. The Nationals debuted their new look tonight, showing off four jerseys for the 2011 season that feature plenty of familiar styles but one big surprise: The word "Nationals" doesn't appear prominently anywhere. The…
Nov 10, 2010, 8:35 PM EDT
Read the updated story with quotes from Zimmerman on CSNwashington.com Ryan Zimmerman came up short in his bid to win a second straight Rawlings Gold Glove Award this afternoon, losing out to Reds third baseman Scott Rolen in a vote of National League managers and coaches. Zimmerman, who won the award last season for the…
Nov 10, 2010, 3:09 PM EDT
After something of a lull the last few weeks, NatsTown springs back to life today. Plenty going on over the next 36 hours, including… – The NL Gold Glove awards will be announced at 3:30 p.m., with Ryan Zimmerman trying to hold off Chase Headley and Placido Polanco and retain his title for a second…
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NL POSTSEASON SCHEDULE
WED: Giants at Pirates, 8:07 p.m. (ESPN)
FRI: Game 1, Pirates at Nats, 12:07 p.m.,
OR Giants at Nats, 3:07 p.m. (FS1)
SAT: Game 2, PIT/SF at Nats, 5:37 p.m. (FS1)
MON: Game 3, Nats at PIT/SF, TBA (MLBN)
TUE: Game 4, Nats at PIT/SF, TBA (FS1)*
OCT. 9: Game 5, PIT/SF at Nats, TBA (FS1)*
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WED: 4:30 p.m.
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FRI: 1:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m.
SAT: 10:30 a.m.
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