Tag Archives: Matt Wieters

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 April 2, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine With an important season ahead of him, Washington Nationals catcher Matt Wieters is making an early-season trip to the DL. The Nationals placed Wieters on the DL Monday, just three games into the season, because of a left oblique strain. In a corresponding move, the Nationals have […]

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 February 10, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine After an offseason of blockbuster trades that saw them trade away their best players, the Miami Marlins may not be done yet. With spring training days away, one player remains squarely on the trading block: catcher J.T. Realmuto. When Miami’s fire sale began, Realmuto reportedly asked to […]

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. […]

Much of the winter for the Baltimore Orioles revolved around whether or not free agents Mark Trumbo and Matt Wieters would return. In the end, Trumbo came back and Wieters went up the beltway to Washington, so there’s been some roster movement this offseason. After those changes, can the Orioles return to the postseason in […]

Posted on March 15, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals have announced that catcher Derek Norris has been released. Norris was placed on waivers last week, but with the Nationals unable to find a trade partner willing to take Norris, they were forced to release him. The Nationals parting ways with Norris has been […]

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 […]

Posted on March 2, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine When the Washington Nationals signed catcher Matt Wieters earlier this month, it created a logjam for them behind the plate, with four viable backstops on the roster. It now appears, as many suspected, that Derek Norris will be the odd man out, despite the Nationals trading for him […]

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