Jun 15, 2011, 4:19 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Yunesky Maya faces an uncertain future after another shaky start last night. In writing about last night's 8-6 win, I wound up focusing almost entirely on two half-innings: The bottom of the seventh, when the Nationals rallied to score six runs, and the top of the ninth, when Drew Storen intentionally walked…
Jun 15, 2011, 5:29 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Ian Desmond and Jayson Werth celebrate the Nats’ come-from-behind win. Trying to single out one key moment or one key player from the Nationals’ 8-6 victory over the Cardinals Tuesday night might be a fruitless exercise. There were, quite simply, more contributors and more moments of significance than can be remembered. But…
Jun 15, 2011, 3:39 AM EDT
Since learning in March he had a tear in his left shoulder, Adam LaRoche held out hope he could make it through the season without needing surgery. On Tuesday, the Nationals first baseman finally conceded what had looked inevitable for a while: He will have surgery Thursday and miss the rest of 2011. Three weeks…
Jun 14, 2011, 7:10 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER After a long (and successful road trip) the Nats are back home for a while. Hello from Nationals Park — it's been a while. It's also been a while since we last saw Ryan Zimmerman, but he's officially back and in tonight's lineup, batting third and playing third.…
Jun 14, 2011, 1:12 PM EDT
Tuesday, 7:05 p.m. — LHP Jaime Garcia (6-2, 3.20) vs. RHP Yunesky Maya (0-1, 5.40)TV: MASN Radio: WJFK-106.7 FM, WFED-1500 AM Wednesday, 7:05 p.m. — RHP Kyle McClellan (6-2, 3.86) vs. RHP Livan Hernandez (3-8, 4.15)TV: MASN Radio: WJFK-106.7 FM, WFED-1500 AM Thursday, 7:05 p.m. — RHP Kyle Lohse (7-3, 2.67) vs. LHP John Lannan…
Jun 13, 2011, 6:40 PM EDT
Four weeks from today, the baseball world will converge in Phoenix, site of this year's All-Star Game. Rosters for both the NL and AL will be announced in less than three weeks. You all know the rules: At least one player from every team must be included. And in the case of the Nationals, there's…
Jun 13, 2011, 12:55 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Jerry Hairston and others filled in admirably while Ryan Zimmerman was on the DL. Mike Rizzo stood in the home dugout at Nationals Park on the morning of April 30, having just announced Ryan Zimmerman would be having surgery to repair a torn abdominal muscle, trying to maintain a positive outlook despite…
Jun 12, 2011, 5:31 PM EDT
File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nats try to win this series from the Padres at Petco Park. Two amazing things to consider about the Nationals right now: 1) Their last three wins (and five of their last eight wins) have all been by a score of 2-1, and 2) Ten games…
Jun 11, 2011, 9:00 PM EDT
File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER John Lannan faces Clayton Richard tonight at Petco Park. What do you do when you're facing a left-handed starter and have no traditional, right-handed leadoff option on your side? You do what Jim Riggleman is doing tonight with the Nationals' lineup against Clayton Richard: Jayson Werth leads…
Jun 10, 2011, 11:30 PM EDT
File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Jason Marquis faces Mat Latos tonight at Petco Park. News flash: Stephen Strasburg was throwing off a mound at Petco Park earlier today, wearing a full Nationals uniform. Reality: The San Diego native merely took this opportunity to go home for a few days and throw a…
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