Sep 1, 2010, 6:50 PM EST
For an updated story on the call-ups, including quotes from Danny Espinosa and Mike Rizzo, go to CSNwashington.com. MIAMI — Danny Espinosa and Wilson Ramos will make up the first wave of September call-ups and will be in uniform tonight for the Nationals' series finale against the Marlins. Espinosa, one of the best all-around infielders…
Sep 1, 2010, 4:40 AM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Jordan Zimmermann dominated for six innings but became an afterthought. MIAMI — Before we get to anything else, this point needs to be made: Jordan Zimmermann pitched a fantastic ballgame tonight, and nothing else that happened at Sun Life Stadium matters as much to the Nationals in the…
Aug 31, 2010, 9:53 PM EST
Read the full story with quotes from Mike Rizzo and rehab details on CSNwashington.com. MIAMI — Stephen Strasburg will have Tommy John surgery Friday in Los Angeles after a second enhanced MRI taken yesterday confirmed the Nationals’ original diagnosis of a significant tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. General manager Mike…
Aug 31, 2010, 7:20 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Jordan Zimmermann faces Anibal Sanchez tonight at Sun Life Stadium. MIAMI — Jordan Zimmermann's return from Tommy John surgery last week was a major accomplishment for the 24-year-old right-hander. The mere fact he pitched in a big-league game without losing any velocity 12 months after undergoing the surgery…
Aug 31, 2010, 6:06 AM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Ryan Zimmerman took out a corner of this scoreboard with his third-inning homer. MIAMI — It's unfortunate that one of the Nationals' better all-around performances of the season came in a ballgame few probably stayed up to watch. Thanks to a 2-hour, 49-minute rain delay before this one…
Aug 31, 2010, 3:46 AM EST
MIAMI — Mike Rizzo just revealed the six Nationals prospects who will participate in the Arizona Fall League. It’s not quite as star-studded a list as last year’s crop, which included Stephen Strasburg, Drew Storen, Chris Marrero and Danny Espinosa. But it’s got some intriguing names nonetheless. The full list headed to Arizona in October……
Aug 30, 2010, 10:47 PM EST
MIAMI — Nyjer Morgan is back in the Nationals’ lineup tonight, back hitting eighth again, just as he was Saturday night when he was involved in a controversial play at the plate that landed him on the bench the next day. But try as the Nationals might to move past that incident, Morgan appears to…
Aug 30, 2010, 7:40 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Sun Life Stadium has been deluged with rain tonight. MIAMI — That new-look lineup Jim Riggleman trotted out over the weekend seemed to work, so the Nationals manager is sticking with it tonight in the opener of a three-game series against the Marlins. So the 3-4-5 remains Roger…
Aug 30, 2010, 7:05 PM EST
MIAMI — Orlando "El Duque" Hernandez walked away from Class AA Harrisburg yesterday, abruptly ending his season without returning to the major leagues. According to the Patriot-News, Hernandez left the Senators in part because he hadn't yet received an opportunity to be promoted to the Nationals' roster. The Nats signed the 44-year-old right-hander and half-brother…
Aug 30, 2010, 2:47 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Jordan Zimmermann will be counted on to anchor the 2011 rotation. MIAMI — Good morning from South Florida, where the Nationals open a three-game series tonight against the Marlins, hoping to sustain the positive momentum they created over the weekend. That momentum — three wins in four days…
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