Sep 3, 2010, 9:48 PM EST
PITTSBURGH — Stephen Strasburg had Tommy John surgery on his right elbow today in Los Angeles, and according to Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo the rookie pitcher came out of the procedure “with flying colors.” “It went smooth and uneventful,” Rizzo said before the Nats’ game against the Pirates. Orthopedist Lewis Yocum performed the ligament…
Sep 3, 2010, 7:19 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The depleted Nats face the Pirates tonight at PNC Park. PITTSBURGH — It would appear Nyjer Morgan has appealed his latest suspension, because he's leading off tonight against the Pirates. Morgan, who was suspended eight games today by Major League Baseball for a series of events in the…
Sep 3, 2010, 5:09 PM EST
Read the full, updated story with quotes from Morgan, Riggleman and Rizzo on CSNwashington.com. PITTSBURGH — Nyjer Morgan has been suspended eight games by Major League Baseball for a series of actions over the last week. Additionally, manager Jim Riggleman has been suspended two games, third base coach Pat Listach has been suspended two games…
Sep 3, 2010, 11:00 AM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Danny Espinosa went 1-for-2 in his big-league debut Wednesday night. Yet another aspect of Wednesday night's game in Miami that got lost amid the flying bodies was Danny Espinosa's successful major-league debut. The 23-year-old infielder entered in the fifth inning, with the Nationals already trailing by double digits,…
Sep 2, 2010, 6:15 PM EST
File photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Scott Olsen is 1-6 with an 8.72 ERA since coming off the DL. There have been plenty of highlights of last night's game on television today, and not only from the usual suspects. Even The Today Show had a clip of Nyjer Morgan charging Chris Volstad. When's…
Sep 2, 2010, 6:30 AM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Nyjer Morgan gestures toward fans after getting ejected. MIAMI — Perhaps the saddest part of tonight's events at Sun Life Stadium is that everyone could see it coming from miles away. The moment last week he was suspended seven games by Major League Baseball for throwing a ball…
Sep 2, 2010, 3:59 AM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Benches and bullpens emptied after Chris Volstad threw behind Nyjer Morgan. MIAMI — There was obviously plenty of reaction from the Nationals clubhouse after tonight's bench-clearing brawl. I'll present a full account with my thoughts in a little bit, but there's so much material that probably won't make…
Sep 1, 2010, 9:22 PM EST
Updated at 6:37 p.m. MIAMI — Rob Dibble will no longer be broadcasting Nationals games on MASN, a club spokesman said this afternoon. The former Reds reliever, who signed a three-year contract with MASN in 2009, has not called any games since last Tuesday, when comments he made on his Sirius XM radio show about…
Sep 1, 2010, 8:08 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Danny Espinosa and Wilson Ramos will be uniform for the series finale at Sun Life Stadium. MIAMI — Nyjer Morgan is leading off for the Nationals tonight, moved back to the top spot after three games in the 8-hole and after last night's controversial collision at the plate…
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…
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