Aug 26, 2010, 2:13 PM EDT
We've talked plenty here lately about the best days and the worst days in Nationals history. I don't know if August 26, 2010 will ultimately be worthy of either list, but I do know it stands a good chance of landing on the busiest days in Nationals history list. Here's what is scheduled to take…
Aug 26, 2010, 3:51 AM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Adam Dunn is caught looking at strike three for the third time in the game. Three days ago, Adam Dunn — mired in a 16-day, 6-for-49 slump — spoke confidently about his chances of getting back on track. "I know I'll come out of it," he said that…
Aug 25, 2010, 10:31 PM EDT
Read an updated version of the Morgan suspension story, with quotes, on CSNwashington.com. Nyjer Morgan has been suspended seven games and fined an undisclosed amount by Major League Baseball for “inappropriate actions” during the ninth inning of Saturday night’s game in Philadelphia. Morgan has appealed the suspension and remains in the Nationals’ lineup tonight. The…
Aug 25, 2010, 10:13 PM EDT
MASN analyst Rob Dibble will not appear on Nationals broadcasts for at least the next two nights in the wake of controversial comments he made on the radio earlier this week about Stephen Strasburg. According to MASN spokesman Todd Webster, Dibble requested the days off himself. Ray Knight will be filling in as the game…
Aug 25, 2010, 7:40 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nats try to salvage one game from the Cubs tonight. After getting trounced Monday night and after falling just short with a ninth-inning rally last night, the Nationals tonight look to escape this series with one win against the Cubs. For that to happen, Jason Marquis will…
Aug 25, 2010, 2:45 PM EDT
Photo by Rachel Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER A full house was on hand for Stephen Strasburg's debut earlier this summer. Thanks to all of you who shared your thoughts about the five worst days in Nationals history. The response was both incredible and insightful. I've read through all the responses, and based on what you…
Aug 25, 2010, 3:43 AM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Tyler Colvin's fourth-inning homer off John Lannan proved the difference. As Adam Kennedy coasted into second base and a trio of Nats high-fived at the plate upon scoring in succession, the realization made its way around Nationals Park. Ryan Zimmerman was about to bat with a chance to…
Aug 24, 2010, 10:25 PM EDT
Josh Willingham will have arthroscopic surgery tomorrow to repair the medial meniscus tear in his left knee, a procedure that will keep the Nationals outfielder from playing again this season but should give him plenty of time to recover in advance of 2011. For the complete story, including quotes from Willingham, go to CSNwashington.com.
Aug 24, 2010, 7:35 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Collin Balester’s return from Syracuse may not last long. The Nationals have officially placed Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day disabled list with a right forearm flexor strain and recalled reliever Collin Balester from Class AAA Syracuse to take his roster spot for now. The DL move is retroactive…
Aug 24, 2010, 7:28 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER John Lannan faces Carlos Zambrano tonight at Nationals Park. After an unsightly showing last night resulting in a 9-1 beatdown by the Cubs, Jim Riggleman chided his players for what he perceived as a lack of effort and energy. We'll find out this evening whether the Nationals took…
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