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  • Tom Sherrill, a California native, was in Washington this week of Air Force training. Along with a fellow serviceman, the 29-year-old staff sergeant decided to catch the second game of the Nationals-Angels series on Tuesday night. The longtime Angels fan walked up to a ticket stand and bought one for a seat in the left […]... read more...
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  • Checkout some great Washington Nationals writers from around the web: Clippard not pleased, but not concerned by start (Bill Ladson, MLB.com) WASHINGTON — After allowing four unearned runs to the Angels in a 4-2 loss on Monday night, Nationals reliever Tyler Clippard indicated that he may be tipping his pitches. But manager Matt Williams believes Clippard has […... read more...
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  • With his right thumb still in a splint, Ryan Zimmerman has been in the Nationals clubhouse before games the past few days. He has gone for weekly x-rays on his fractured right thumb, a check-up to make sure the bone is healing properly. His thumb is still immobilized but he is exercising. Zimmerman has been […]... read more...
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  • In the fifth inning of Tuesday’s game against the Angels, fans at Nationals Park witnessed a moment of baseball history. Albert Pujols hit the 500th home run of his career, a towering two-run shot into the center field seats off Nationals right-handed starter Taylor Jordan. He became the 26th player in history to hit 500 […]... read more...
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  • Monday’s series opener against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim marks not only the first regular season meeting between stars Bryce Harper and Mike Trout, but the return of a familiar face. Rick Eckstein, the Nationals hitting coach for five years, is back in Washington to face his former team for the first time since […]... read more...
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  • The Nationals can split their four-game series against the Cardinals today. Stephen Strasburg will need improve upon his performance in the first inning. In four opening frames this year, Strasburg has allowed six earned runs on nine hits, including two homers. The Nationals will face Shelby Miller, who last year won both his starts against […]... read more...
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  • At various points last season, Rafael Soriano and Drew Storen endured the worst struggles of their career. Soriano blew six saves and pitched one game with such lethargy that the bench coach, acting as manager, pulled him. Storen’s ERA rose to 5.95 and he earned a late-July demotion. The closer who drew fan enmity all […]... read more...
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  • Gio Gonzalez left after facing two batters in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s 5-4 walk-off win over the Angels with minor tightness in his left shoulder, according to Nationals Manager Matt Williams. Gonzalez had retired 11 straight batters before he walked Mike Trout to begin the inning and then allowed a game-tying double to Albert […]... read more...
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  • Tonight’s Angels-Nationals game had been circled on the schedule since winter. ESPN sent a crew and a reporter for live shots starting in mid-afternoon – which, uncomfortably, played in the Nationals clubhouse. The Nationals placed commercials and newspaper ads hyping Mike Trout vs. Bryce Harper, with the team logos sprinkled somewhere there, too. Forty-eight other [R... read more...
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  • Doug Fister threw three innings and 44 pitches in his second start in extended spring training in Viera. According to Nationals Manager Matt Williams, Fister “felt good,” induced a lot of groundballs and “felt really good with it.” Fister will stay in Florida for another day to work out and return to Washington on Thursday. […]... read more...
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  • About 10 minutes before 3 p.m., Bryce Harper walked out of the Nationals dugout as several Angels pitchers were taking early batting practice at Nationals Park. A certain player with a crew cut and an oil-drum neck wandered behind the cage and embraced him. Harper and Mike Trout stood and chatted for the next 10 […]... read more...
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  • Tom Sherrill, a California native, was in Washington this week of Air Force training. Along with a fellow serviceman, the 29-year-old staff sergeant decided to catch the second game of the Nationals-Angels series on Tuesday night. The longtime Angels fan walked up to a ticket stand and bought one for a seat in the left […]... read more...
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  • The Arizona Diamondbacks will take part in the 100th birthday of Wrigley Field this afternoon when they take on the Cubs in the third game of a four-game series.  The Cubs have taken each of the first two games and the Diamondbacks will have to try and take one today without the services of two of their outfielders.Mark TrumboTrumbo injured his left foot late in Monday's ... read more...
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  • Four days ago, the Washington Nationals’ starting rotation was near the bottom of the majors. Through 16 games this season, their starting pitchers had a 5.19 ERA. At one point, only one team had a worse rotation ERA, the Arizona Diamondbacks.  But through this turn in the rotation, Nationals starting pitching is slowly trending up. […]... read more...
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  • Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Patrick Corbin is out for the season after undergoing surgery to repair a torn UCL, but he’s still a fan favorite among D-Backs fans. The problem is, though, that most of them don’t know what he looks like. As Matt Harvey did last summer in Central Park, watch these funny interactions between Corbin and fans. [MLB Fan Cave] The post Patrick Cor... read more...
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  • With the game well in hand and little game-wise to discuss, Keith Hernandez went into full horndogger mode when SNY cameras captured a rather busty woman engorging on a hot dog during Tuesday night’s coverage of the New York Mets-Arizona Diamondbacks game. The Mets were up 9-0 in the 5th inning when a roving camera […] The post Keith Hernandez ogles busty female fan wrappi... read more...
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