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Blog: A lot on the line for Nats

After splitting their four-game series against the Marlins in Miami, the Nationals schedule will keep them in the National League East for the next 10 games beginning with Tuesday's game with the Mets.

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 10:13pm EDT

Tags: Nationals, Tyler Clippard

Nats enter the break tops in the NL

When spring training started in February, Nationals manager Davey Johnson made it known he felt he had a team that could contend for the National League East.

Tuesday - 07/10/2012, 05:27pm EDT

Tags: Nuts about the Nats, Washington Nationals


Tough luck pitcher, that's Jordan Zimmermann

Nationals starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann very rarely shows his emotions but after giving up two runs on eight hits over seven innings in a 2-1 loss to the Orioles Friday night, you wouldn't blame the right-hander for throwing some equipment against the wall.

Saturday - 06/23/2012, 09:09am EDT

Tags: Jordan Zimmermann,

Yankees give Nats a lesson but all is not lost

If this truly was a battle of the Beast's of the East, someone forgot to tell the Washington Nationals.

Sunday - 06/17/2012, 09:46pm EDT

Tags: Nationals, yankees,

Heist: With first-round pick, Nats take a chance

The Washington Nationals decided pitching was the way to go with the 16th pick in the first round of Monday's 2012 First-Year Player Draft by selecting right-hander Studio City, Calif.'s Lucas Giolito from Harvard-Westlake high school.

Tuesday - 06/05/2012, 07:32am EDT

Tags: lucas giolito

Orioles' Roberts set to begin rehab assignment

After not playing in a game since May 16 last year at Fenway Park because of the effects of concussion-like symptoms, Brian Roberts will begin a minor league rehab assignment with Double-A Bowie Wednesday night.

Wednesday - 05/23/2012, 06:46am EDT

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Brian Roberts, Buck Showalter

Heist: Gio, Come on, man

I absolutely don't have a problem when athletes use clichés. You know, like the ones in the movie "Bull Durham," when Crash Davis tells "Nuke" LaLoosh when talking to media he should say things like, "You have to play them one day at a time, I'm just happy to be here and hope I can help the club and I just want to give it my best shot."

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 03:24am EDT

Tags: Nationals, Gio Gonzalez

Even in win, Nats can't catch a break

This was not the way Nationals catcher Sandy Leon had envisioned his Major League debut turning out.

Tuesday - 05/15/2012, 03:01am EDT

Tags: sandy leon, Nationals

Blog: Hamilton bombs away in record-setting night

Years from now when someone walks up to me and says, "I was there at Camden Yards the night Josh Hamilton hit four home runs and had eight RBI," I'm going to ask for a ticket stub.

Wednesday - 05/09/2012, 06:35am EDT

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers

Blog: Chantilly's Snyder does in O's

Brandon Snyder couldn't have written the script any better. Snyder was the Orioles top draft pick back in 2005 and had spent his entire seven-year pro career with the Birds. He played in just 16 games for the big club before being traded to the Texas Rangers in January for cash considerations.

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 02:34am EDT

Tags: orioles, brandon snyder, rangers

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