Tag Archives: Washington Nationals

Posted on August 8, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals are far from being out of contention in the playoff race. But injuries continue to make it difficult for the reigning NL East champs to make significant headway. The latest victim of the injury bug is reliever Kelvin Herrera. The Nationals placed Herrera on […]

Posted on July 22, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals just can’t seem to escape the injuries that have hindered them all season. What looked like a short-term injury for closer Sean Doolittle has turned into something a little more serious. A recent MRI revealed that Doolittle has a stress fracture in his foot. […]

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 19, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals aren’t wasting any time when it comes to improving their team for a possible playoff run. Monday night, the Nationals acquired closer Kelvin Herrera from the Kansas City Royals. The Royals will receive three prospects: infielder Kelvin Gutierrez, outfielder Blake Perkins, and pitcher Yohanse […]

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 […]

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