Apr 20, 2010, 8:30 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Scott Olsen delivers tonight's first pitch. The Nationals and Rockies will play a ballgame tonight, but Colorado's players and coaches will be excused if baseball isn't first and foremost on their minds. Keli McGregor, president of the Rockies since 2001, died this morning in a hotel room in…
Apr 20, 2010, 6:35 PM EDT
[UPDATE AT 6:34 P.M. -- Read the complete story, with reaction from players and Rockies manager Jim Tracy, at CSNwashington.com.] Keli McGregor, president of the Rockies since 2001, was found dead in a Salt Lake City hotel room this morning, a devastating blow to a Colorado ballclub that is in the midst of a four-game…
Apr 20, 2010, 3:30 AM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Craig Stammen churned out eight strong innings to lead the Nats to victory. Craig Stammen says his right arm has never felt this good. It certainly didn't feel this good last year when he tried to pitch with bone chips in his elbow that didn't allow him to…
Apr 20, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT
Jason Marquis, who called his wretched outing yesterday “embarrassing,” spent hours watching video of himself from early 2009 and early 2010 and believes he’s figured out what can help him get out of his early season funk. Read the whole story at CSNwashington.com.
Apr 19, 2010, 7:10 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nationals host the Rockies in the first of four games. It's a beautiful — if a tad chilly — day at Nationals Park, and with the home team playing .500 ball and a quality opponent in town, you'd think tonight's game would register more than a blip…
Apr 19, 2010, 3:07 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER After two rough starts to his season, John Lannan rebounded Friday night. Two weeks and 12 games into the season, it's pretty obvious what dictates the Nationals' fortunes more than anything else: starting pitching. Not that this doesn't apply to just about every team in baseball, but it's…
Apr 18, 2010, 2:26 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Series sweep? Four-game winning streak? The Nats go for both today. What an incredible Saturday of baseball that turned out to be. Ubaldo Jimenez throws the first no-hitter in Rockies history. Felipe Lopez pitches a scoreless 18th but the Cardinals still lose to the Mets, 2-1, in a…
Apr 17, 2010, 3:07 PM EDT
Photo courtesy George Burkes Justin Maxwell connects for his first homer of the season. There have been a number of significant dates in Nationals history. April 14, 2005 (the first game at RFK Stadium). June 18, 2006 (Ryan Zimmerman's walk-off homer against the Yankees). Aug. 17, 2009 (Stephen Strasburg signs less than 2 minutes before…
Apr 17, 2010, 3:45 AM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER Ian Desmond's perfect sac bunt keyed the Nats' 3-run eighth. Little did Jim Riggleman realize it when Adam Dunn was ejected in the first inning, but that surprise development was going to force the Nationals manager to reach deep into his bag of tricks in order to pull…
Apr 17, 2010, 12:17 AM EDT
Quick: Who was the National League’s fourth-best hitter entering play tonight? Yep, Ivan Rodriguez, who also has four doubles and came through with a clutch hit in yesterday’s win over the Phillies. Read all about Pudge’s surprising offensive start to the season on CSNwashington.com.
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