Tag Archives: Daniel Murphy

Posted on June 19, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals just can’t seem to stay healthy. Tuesday, first baseman Matt Adams became the latest player the Nationals were forced to put on the 10-day DL. Adams suffered a broken left index finger on Friday when he was struck by a pitch from Blue Jays […]

Posted on June 13, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Things have not gone according to plan for the Washington Nationals this season. But they finally have a big piece of the puzzle back in place. The Nationals activated second baseman Daniel Murphy from the DL on Tuesday for his long-awaited season debut. Murphy endured an eight-month […]

Posted on April 11, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine For the second straight April, Washington Nationals outfielder Adam Eaton finds himself on the DL. The Nationals placed Eaton on the 10-day DL on Wednesday with a bone bruise on his left ankle. The move coincides with the Nationals activating catcher Matt Wieters from the DL. Washington […]

Posted on March 21, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals have enjoyed sustained success at the top of the NL East, winning the division title in four of the last six years. However, the Nats have no playoff series wins to show for it. With several key players, most notably Bryce Harper, set for […]

Posted on January 2, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The baseball hot stove has been quite cool this offseason. Even with Christmas and New Year’s behind us, there has been little movement outside of a few marquee moves. Many of the top free agents remain available, most notably outfielder J.D. Martinez. Agent Scott Boras had high […]

Posted on November 4, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The World Series may have just ended, but it’s never too soon to start thinking about next year. Sportsbooks have already listed their betting favorites for the 2018 World Series. Of course, there will be plenty of offseason transactions over the course of the winter, so things […]

Posted on October 29, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals appear to have found their new manager, and it’s Dave Martinez. Jon Heyman is reporting that the Nationals have settled on Martinez, who has spent the past three seasons as bench coach for the Chicago Cubs, the team that eliminated the Nationals from the […]

Posted on October 20, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals took a week after their elimination from the MLB postseason to make a decision about manager Dusty Baker. Yet, they still managed to make the wrong choice. The Nationals announced Friday that Baker would not return for the 2018 season. Baker took the Nationals […]

Posted on October 10, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine In a good old-fashioned pitchers duel, the Chicago Cubs managed to squeak out a 2-1 win over the Washington Nationals in Game 3 of the NLDS, giving the Cubs a 2-1 series lead. Neither team has woken up offensively in this series, although Anthony Rizzo may be […]

Posted on October 7, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago Cubs became the first road team to win a game this postseason when they took Game 1 of the NLDS from the Washington Nationals. Despite Stephen Strasburg taking a no-hitter into the sixth inning, the Cubs were eventually able to grind out a few runs. […]

Posted on September 25, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After missing more than a month with a hyperextended knee, Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is ready to return to the field. Multiple sources are reporting that Harper will be activated on Monday and play for the Nationals over the final week of the regular season. Harper […]

Posted on September 11, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine There are 10 spots in the MLB playoffs, and one of them belongs to the Washington Nationals. The Nationals clinched the NL East division title on Sunday by virtue of their win over the Phillies and the Braves beating the Marlins. Washington wrapped up its win over […]

Posted on March 11, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals have been the most consistent team in the NL East over the last handful of years, yet postseason success continues to elude them. It’s quite possible that Washington’s window for success in closing, putting a lot of pressure on them to reach the promised […]

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