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  1. Game 38: Nats at Rockies

    May 16, 2010, 4:15 PM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The sun is shining at Coors Field … at last. DENVER — What a gorgeous day for baseball at Coors Field. Finally. The rain has cleared. The clouds are gone and there is abundant sunshine for today's series finale between the Nationals and Rockies. This could be as…

  2. Two decent games, but two losses

    May 16, 2010, 4:35 AM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Ryan Zimmerman went 5-for-8 today and even singled on this dribbler in the nightcap. DENVER — They played two ballgames over the course of nine hours, got some strong pitching performances, got some clutch hits including a towering home run against early Cy Young Award favorite Ubaldo Jimenez…

  3. Taveras DFA’d, Morse activated

    May 16, 2010, 3:17 AM EDT

    DENVER — The Nationals designated outfielder Willy Taveras for assignment following tonight’s 4-3 loss to the Rockies and announced outfielder Mike Morse will be activated off the 15-day disabled list tomorrow. Taveras’ time had been numbered for a while. He hit .200 (7-for-35) with four RBI in 27 games, coming almost exclusively off the bench.…

  4. Game 37: Nats at Rockies

    May 15, 2010, 11:00 PM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Luis Atilano meets Jason Hammel in the nightcap of the doubleheader DENVER — The Nationals have been good all season about shaking off tough losses and rebounding the next time out. Well, they'll only have about three hours to forget this afternoon's 6-2 defeat to the Rockies before…

  5. Livo bested by Ubaldo again

    May 15, 2010, 10:37 PM EDT

    DENVER — Livan Hernandez has lost only twice in seven starts this season. Both came at the hands of Ubaldo Jimenez. Livo, though, can’t help but admire what the Rockies’ young ace is doing this year. The rest of the baseball world may just now be getting to know Ubaldo, but Hernandez has been following…

  6. First game in photos

    May 15, 2010, 9:17 PM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Livan Hernandez allowed three runs over seven innings but took the loss. Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Ubaldo Jimenez dominated again, improving to 7-1. Read more ยป

  7. Game 36: Nats at Rockies (Take 2)

    May 15, 2010, 4:08 PM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The forecast is shaky again … but let's play two! DENVER — This could be a long day of baseball. Even if the weather holds out, the Nationals and Rockies will play two today: the makeup from last night's rainout at 2:10 p.m. EDT and then the regularly…

  8. Lineup finally starting to click

    May 15, 2010, 12:40 AM EDT

    DENVER — Even as his club won ballgames through the season’s first month-plus, Jim Riggleman insisted his Nationals still weren’t playing up to their full capabilities. Offensively, he felt like this team had yet to click on all cylinders. Well, if the last week is any indication, it appears the Nats’ lineup is revving up…

  9. Rainout news and notes

    May 14, 2010, 11:45 PM EDT

    DENVER — Just because there's no game tonight doesn't mean there isn't news to report from the Nationals clubhouse, so let's get right to it… – Jason Marquis had successful surgery today in Cincinnati to remove bone chips from his right elbow. The team is now saying it will be eight weeks before he's ready…

  10. Game postponed, DH tomorrow

    May 14, 2010, 11:13 PM EDT

    DENVER — Tonight’s game against the Rockies has been postponed due to rain. The two clubs have scheduled a day-night doubleheader for tomorrow, with the first game starting at 2:10 p.m. EDT and the nightcap starting at 8:10 p.m. EDT. Ubaldo Jimenez will face Livan Hernandez in the opener, with Luis Atilano meeting Jason Hammel…

Archives

NL EAST STANDINGS

W L GB MN
WASHINGTON 78 58 -- 19
ATLANTA 72 66 7.0
MIAMI 67 69 11.0
NEW YORK 64 74 15.0
PHILADELPHIA 63 74 15.5
Through Monday's games

UPCOMING SCHEDULE
TUE: Nats at Dodgers, 10:10 p.m.
WED: Nats at Dodgers, 3:10 p.m.
THU: OFF
FRI: Phillies at Nats, 7:05 p.m.
SAT: Phillies at Nats, 4:05 p.m.
SUN: Phillies at Nats, 1:35 p.m.
MON: Braves at Nats, 7:05 p.m.
Full season schedule

Mark joins Rob Carlin and Joe Orsulak every Thursday at 4 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet for a half-hour show on the Nats, Orioles and rest of MLB. Re-airs Thursdays at 11:30 p.m., Saturdays at 9 a.m. and Sundays at 11:30 a.m.

ON THE RADIO

As ESPN-980 AM's Nats Insider, Mark makes daily appearances on the station's various shows. Here's the 2014 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: 1:30 p.m., 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.

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