Mar 17, 2012, 4:01 PM EDT
US Presswire photo The Nationals host the Marlins today at Space Coast Stadium. We're smack dab in the middle of that nebulous period of spring training. It's still too far from Opening Day to make any rash conclusions, but it's just close enough to start wondering about a few things … especially when it comes…
Mar 16, 2012, 8:15 PM EDT
Photo courtesy Harrisburg Senators Harrisburg's Metro Bank Park will continue to house the Nats' Class AA affiliate. The Nationals have extended their minor-league affiliations with four clubs, ensuring they'll remain partners with Class AAA Syracuse, Class AA Harrisburg, high-Class A Potomac and short-season Class A Auburn. The two-year extensions run through 2014. "We could not…
Mar 16, 2012, 3:42 PM EDT
US Presswire photo The Nationals are at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa this afternoon. One day after hosting the Yankees (er, a couple of actual Yankees) in Viera, the Nationals return the favor today by making the long trek west to Tampa. Er, I should say a couple of actual Nationals. Truth be told, Davey Johnson…
Mar 16, 2012, 11:00 AM EDT
Associated Press photo Chien-Ming Wang tumbles after racing to beat the Yankees' Russell Martin to first base. The Nationals expect to receive a full diagnosis on Chien-Ming Wang sometime this morning, but team officials are fearing the right-hander suffered a serious hamstring injury when he tripped trying to beat the Yankees' Russell Martin to first…
Mar 15, 2012, 10:11 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Outfielder Eury Perez was among the players cut from big-league camp today. The Nationals trimmed their spring training roster by four following today's loss to the Yankees, optioning right-hander Yunesky Maya to Class AAA Syracuse and outfielder Eury Perez to Class AA Harrisburg while re-assigning pitchers Jeff Fulchino and Waldis Joaquin to…
Mar 15, 2012, 6:42 PM EDT
File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Chien-Ming Wang was enjoying a strong start before suffering his injury. Right-hander Chien-Ming Wang was forced out of today's Grapefruit League game in Viera after an awkward stumble and fall trying to beat Yankees batter Russell Martin to first base on a third-inning grounder. The Nationals announced…
Mar 15, 2012, 2:10 PM EDT
US Presswire photo The Yankees come to Space Coast Stadium this afternoon. If Bryce Harper can't play for the New York Yankees, at the very least he wants to play against the New York Yankees. So the 19-year-old right fielder has to be a little pumped for today's game at Space Coast Stadium … er,…
Mar 15, 2012, 11:00 AM EDT
Stephen Strasburg on being the ace of the staff. Bryce Harper on trying to make the roster at 19. Ryan Zimmerman on earning a nine-figure contract extension. Davey Johnson on making the playoffs … or being fired. That’s just a taste of what you’ll see and hear during CSN’s “SportsNet Central: Spring Training Special.” It’s…
Mar 14, 2012, 6:10 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Stephen Strasburg starts tonight at Disney's Wide World of Sports complex. If you're a prospects junkie (or if you work for Baseball America magazine), it doesn't get much better than this: Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper and Julio Teheran will all be starting tonight when the Nationals meet the Braves at Disney World.…
Mar 14, 2012, 11:00 AM EDT
US Presswire photo John Lannan has made two starts but is slated to come out of the bullpen Thursday. It was probably the Nationals' biggest question mark entering camp, and it probably remains their biggest question mark with three weeks remaining in spring training: What happens to John Lannan? Truth be told, the Nationals don't…
NL EAST STANDINGS
NL WILD CARD STANDINGS
THE BASEBALL SHOW
ON THE RADIO
As ESPN-980 AM's Nats Insider, Mark makes daily appearances on the station's various shows. Here's the 2015 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: 5:30 p.m.
SAT: 10:30 a.m.
*All times Eastern. You can also listen to the station on 94.3 FM, 92.7 FM and online at ESPN980.com. Click here for past audio clips.
Follow us on Twitter
- Zimmerman leads Nats not with words but example
- Nationals pull ahead late to get much-needed win vs. Cardinals
- Around the NL East: Mets being cautious with Harvey
- Bryce Harper leaves game with 'left glute tightness'
- Zuckerman on criticism of Nationals, Harper's MVP hopes
- Strasburg won't make scheduled start Friday
- Nats add two more relievers as Sept. call-ups
- Pressure's on Scherzer in Cards series finale
- Stock Watch: Bullpen issues haunt the Nats again
- Breaking down an inexplicable loss for the Nats