Tag Archives: Washington Nationals

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 11, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine With Yu Darvish signing with the Cubs, the free agent market finally has some movement at the top. The next domino to fall figures to be former Cubs starter Jake Arrieta. Earlier this offseason, the Twins and Brewers were the perceived favorites to sign him. That may […]

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 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 12, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine As it turns out, Stephen Strasburg wasn’t all that sick. All he needed was an extra day off afforded by Tuesday’s rainout to come up big for the Washington Nationals in Game 4 of the NLDS. Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings at a rainy and windy Wrigley […]

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 5, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The National League Division Series gets underway Friday night when the Chicago Cubs visit the Washington Nationals. Both teams won their division this season, although the Nationals did so with a huge cushion while the Cubs had to sweat it out until the final week of the […]

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 […]

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