Aug 31, 2011, 8:04 PM EDT
File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nats try to make it two in a row tonight at Turner Field. Fresh off a 9-2 thumping of the Braves last night, the Nationals are back in Atlanta tonight in search of their second straight win. John Lannan gets the nod against Derek Lowe. Jayson…
Aug 30, 2011, 7:41 PM EDT
File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nats face the Braves tonight at Turner Field. I'll keep this short and sweet, since I've obviously got a few other more pressing things to tend to right now. But I wanted to make sure I posted a thread for tonight's series opener between the Nationals…
Aug 30, 2011, 4:27 AM EDT
Photo by one proud father You know, when I mentioned yesterday that Mrs. Z and I were awaiting the birth of our son sometime in the next two weeks, I honestly didn't think the wait would barely surpass six hours. But Mother Nature — or, I suppose in this case, a very cautious (and extremely…
Aug 29, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Jordan Zimmermann's breakthrough was a key development of the season. First off, an explanation for the lack of postings on the site over the weekend and why it's probably going to remain this way for the immediate future. As you probably know, my wife and I have been expecting our first child…
Aug 28, 2011, 3:31 PM EDT
File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nats need to win today to avoid a sweep at Great American Ball Park. No matter what happens today, Jordan Zimmermann has enjoyed a highly successful season. Fully recovered after Tommy John surgery in 2009, he not only stayed healthy the entire year, he pitched like…
Aug 27, 2011, 7:34 PM EDT
File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Ross Detwiler faces Mike Leake tonight at Great American Ball Park. It's been more than five years since the Nationals made Chris Marrero the 15th overall pick in the country. Tonight, the now-23-year-old first baseman will make his major-league debut at last, recalled from Class AAA Syracuse…
Aug 26, 2011, 8:00 PM EDT
File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nats open a three-game series tonight at Great American Ball Park. After three straight losses to the Diamondbacks in which they scored a total of only three runs, the Nationals hit the road tonight for the start of a six-game trip through Cincinnati and Atlanta. They'll…
Aug 26, 2011, 1:27 PM EDT
Friday, 7:10 p.m. — RHP Chien-Ming Wang (2-2, 4.33) vs. LHP Dontrelle Willis (0-3, 4.14)TV: MASN2 Radio: 106.7 FM, 1500 AM, XM 189 Saturday, 7:10 p.m. — LHP Ross Detwiler (2-3, 2.61) vs. RHP Mike Leake (10-8, 4.09)TV: MASN2 Radio: 106.7 FM, 1500 AM, XM 189 Sunday, 1:10 p.m. — RHP Jordan Zimmermann (8-11, 3.10)…
Aug 25, 2011, 7:23 PM EDT
The Nationals and Diamondbacks close out their four-game series tonight at 7:05 p.m., with left-handers John Lannan and Wade Miley facing each other. Jayson Werth is back in the Nats' lineup after missing last night's game with a straianed hip/groin. I'm unfortunately not going to be able to cover the game; need to take care…
Aug 25, 2011, 4:07 AM EDT
As Wednesday night’s game was playing out before him, Davey Johnson made a mental note to pull Livan Hernandez after seven innings. The veteran right-hander had done everything in his power to give the Nationals a chance to win, allowing two early runs (aided in part by an error) and otherwise shutting down a first-place…
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