Aug 9, 2011, 2:33 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Jayson Werth and Michael Morse will definitely be part of next year's lineup. CHICAGO — What's the No. 1 problem area that has plagued the Nationals this season? Obviously, a lack of offensive production. How many more games might this team have won had it simply produced one more clutch hit per…
Aug 9, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT
In his latest blog posting on CSNwashington.com, Ryan Zimmerman writes about the importance of the next two weeks for the Nationals, the importance of Stephen Strasburg’s nearly completed rehab from Tommy John surgery and (most importantly) the importance of … coming up with a name for his fantasy football team. Yes, Zim is looking for…
Aug 9, 2011, 12:39 AM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The tarp at Wrigley Field was unrolled at 4 p.m. and stayed there all evening. Updated at 9:30 p.m. CHICAGO — Steady rain showers throughout the late afternoon and the threat of more to come forced the postponement of Monday’s game between the Nationals and Cubs. It will…
Aug 8, 2011, 8:09 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nats open a three-game series against the Cubs tonight at Wrigley Field. CHICAGO — Hello from the one and only Friendly Confines, still a great place to watch a ballgame all these years after it opened. It's a bit of a warm, muggy day on the North…
Aug 8, 2011, 3:00 PM EDT
Monday, 8:05 p.m. — RHP Chien-Ming Wang (0-2, 6.00) vs. RHP Matt Garza (5-8, 3.78)TV: MASN Radio: 106.7 FM, 1500 AM, XM 187 Tuesday, 8:05 p.m. — LHP Ross Detwiler (1-1, 2.66) vs. RHP Rodrigo Lopez (2-3, 5.17)TV: MASN Radio: 106.7 FM, 1500 AM, XM 187 Wednesday, 8:05 p.m. — RHP Jordan Zimmermann (7-9, 3.12)…
Aug 8, 2011, 3:38 AM EDT
HAGERSTOWN, Md. — In his first minor-league rehab appearance since undergoing Tommy John surgery last September, Stephen Strasburg didn’t wait long to make a statement. His first two pitches touched 96 mph, his third 98, and after 31 throws in Hagerstown it was clear the pitcher who once captivated the entire sports world still has…
Aug 7, 2011, 2:47 PM EDT
US Presswire file photo The Nationals try to salvage a series split today at Coors Field. After getting torched for 15 runs last night, oh how the Nationals could use a quality performance from their pitching staff in today's series finale against the Rockies. Fortunately for them, John Lannan is on the hill this afternoon.…
Aug 6, 2011, 7:00 PM EDT
US Presswire file photo The Nationals look to make it two in a row at Coors Field tonight. Last night's game was less notable for the final score (Nationals 5, Rockies 3) than it was for the scary scene in the top of the second that saw Colorado right-hander Juan Nicasio plummet to the ground…
Aug 5, 2011, 9:33 PM EDT
US Presswire file photo Jordan Zimmermann faces Juan Nicasio tonight at Coors Field. That red-hot Nationals lineup, so productive during the last week at home, went ice-cold in the thin Denver air last night. Go figure. They'll give it another shot tonight in Game 2 of this four-game series against the Rockies, with the same…
Aug 5, 2011, 2:28 PM EDT
US Presswire file photo Stephen Strasburg has packed his bags and is leaving Viera. It's been nearly one year since Stephen Strasburg last threw a pitch in the major leagues, that fateful, 91-mph changeup to Domonic Brown in Philadelphia in which the ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow snapped and derailed perhaps the most-hyped rookie…
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