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  1. Game 64: Nats at Indians

    Jun 13, 2010, 2:10 PM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Progressive Field will be packed with fans wanting to catch a glimpse of Stephen Strasburg. CLEVELAND — The circus has arrived in Cleveland. A large crowd (anywhere from 30,000-35,000) is expected. An extra 50 media members have been credentialed. There will be three TV crews (MASN in D.C.,…

  2. Nats to Stephen: Be our stopper

    Jun 13, 2010, 2:35 AM EDT

    Photo by Rachel Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER J.D. Martin couldn't do the job tonight. Now Stephen Strasburg must do it tomorrow. CLEVELAND — Among the many tasks a ballclub asks of its ace is to take the ball when his team is in a rut and single-handedly end a losing streak. That's where the term…

  3. Anticipation high for Strasburg again

    Jun 13, 2010, 12:05 AM EDT

    CLEVELAND — Stephen Strasburg went about his normal business Saturday afternoon, playing catch, shagging flies and watching intently from the dugout as teammate J.D. Martin pitched against the Indians. Then again, it wasn’t a totally normal day for the Nationals rookie right-hander, who spent a portion of his afternoon talking pitching with Hall of Famer…

  4. Game 63: Nats at Indians

    Jun 12, 2010, 7:40 PM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER J.D. Martin faces Fausto Carmona tonight at Progressive Field. CLEVELAND — There was a time when J.D. Martin was a top pitching prospect for the Cleveland Indians. Martin, the 35th overall pick in the 2001 draft, always dreamed of starting a game on the mound at Progessive Field.…

  5. Report: D.C. to host ’15 All-Star Game

    Jun 12, 2010, 3:47 AM EDT

    Photo by Rachel Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER An All-Star Game in the District would undoubtedly be a major event. CLEVELAND — Could the All-Star Game be coming to South Capitol Street in the near future? According to a report tonight, it may already be a done deal. USA Today baseball writer Bob Nightengale posted on…

  6. Meet the real Austin Kearns

    Jun 12, 2010, 3:31 AM EDT

    Photo by Rachel Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Austin Kearns belted two homers — and almost a third — against his former team. CLEVELAND — Austin Kearns knows what the folks in Washington think of him. He knows his 3 1/2 years in a Nationals uniform were a complete bust and he didn't come close to…

  7. Acta happier than ever with Indians

    Jun 11, 2010, 10:56 PM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Indians manager Manny Acta throws batting practice before Friday’s game. CLEVELAND — Manny Acta would have liked to be able to hand the ball to Stephen Strasburg every five nights instead of Daniel Cabrera. He would have liked to be able to call upon Drew Storen and Matt…

  8. Game 62: Nats at Indians

    Jun 11, 2010, 8:30 PM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Progressive Field, home of the Cleveland Indians. CLEVELAND — Despite what the merchandise stand here suggests — if you haven't seen it, check out the previous post — this isn't only a weekend Strasburg-fest. The Nationals and Indians do play a pair of games the next two nights…

  9. Cleveland rocks with Strasburg fever

    Jun 11, 2010, 3:10 PM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The merchandise stand … in Cleveland, not Washington. CLEVELAND — Hello from the shores of Lake Erie, where there's plenty of sports talk going on these days. LeBron James' pending departure. Tom Izzo's potential arrival. Ohio State's projected new rivals in the Big Ten (which currently has 11…

  10. Game 61: Pirates at Nats

    Jun 10, 2010, 9:00 PM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nats look for a three-game sweep of the Pirates tonight. Trivia time: Can you name the last time the 2010 Nationals swept a series? Answer: It hasn't happened. Sure enough, the Nats haven't swept a full series from another team since taking four in a row in…

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