Tag Archives: Dusty Baker

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 26, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After 10 seasons in the Bronx, Joe Girardi’s tenure managing the New York Yankees is officially over. The Yankees indicated Thursday that Girardi will not be offered a new contract after his existing contract expired at the end of the 2017 season. “With a heavy heart, I […]

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 9, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine For the first time since winning last year’s World Series, the Chicago Cubs will host a playoff game at Wrigley Field on Monday. Fittingly, it’ll be an afternoon game, as the Nationals and Cubs both look to take the lead in the series that is currently tied […]

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 October 1, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Saturday’s start for Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer was supposed to be one final tuneup before the playoffs. Instead, things did not go according to plan, as Scherzer was pulled in the 4th inning amidst concerns over his hamstring. The Nationals maintain that the issue was merely […]

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 August 19, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine For the second time this month, Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer has been hindered by neck pain. This time, the neck issue is enough to send him to the DL. The Nationals placed Scherzer on the 10-day DL Friday night, hours after he was scratched from his […]

Posted on July 7, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Little by little, the injury bug continues to hit the Washington Nationals, particularly in the outfield. Michael Taylor, who’s in the midst of a breakout season, is the latest victim. The club announced early Friday morning that Taylor is heading to the DL with a strained right […]

Posted on June 30, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Thursday was a rough day for the Washington Nationals. The club saw its bullpen blow yet another lead in a loss to the Cubs. Then to add injury to insult, the Nationals have lost shortstop Trea Turner for the foreseeable future. Turner suffered a broken wrist in […]

Posted on June 11, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Just when the Washington Nationals thought they had their closer situation figured out, there’s another twist. Koda Glover says he pitched Saturday after hurting his back in the shower. The injury may have been a factor in his blown save and Washington’s loss Saturday against the Rangers. […]

Posted on June 9, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine More than two months into the 2017 season, the manager of one of the best teams in baseball is still without a contract for next season. Washington Nationals skipper Dusty Baker says he has every intention of managing beyond this season. However, the club shows no signs […]

Posted on June 5, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals will continue their west coast road trip Monday in Los Angeles without the services of left fielder Jayson Werth. The Nationals will place Werth on the 10-day DL prior to Monday’s game against the Dodgers. Werth fouled a ball off his foot in the […]

Posted on May 25, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After nearly two months of uncertainty in the back end of their bullpen, the Washington Nationals have finally settled on a closer. Following Wednesday’s win over the Mariners, Nationals manager Dusty Baker officially named 24-year old Koda Glover the team’s closer, creating some semblance of stability in […]

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