Found January 25, 2012 on Washington Times:
The Washington Nationals' newest horse spent the past few days getting acquainted with his new city. Gio Gonzalez, a Miami native and left-handed pitcher, has done a tour de force of Washington with his parents, cousins and brother in tow. From running up the steps of the Lincoln Memorial "like ...

Is the Nationals Pitching Staff Among the Best in Baseball?

It's clear that Washington Nationals GM Mike Rizzo puts a premium on quality pitching, and the Nats are becoming a team that's increasingly difficult to ignore because of it.  The Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Angels have incredible pitching rotations, but what about the entirety of their pitching staffs?  Can anyone compare to the Nats? It hasn't taken long...

Report: Nationals Sign Reliever Brad Lidge

The Washington Nationals have signed RHP Brad Lidge for the 2012 season, according to Bill Ladson of  It is a one-year deal according to the Nationals PR Twitter account.  The former Philadelphia Phillies closer was a free agent after a disappointing 2011 season, where he missed 97 games with a rotator cuff injury.  He posted a 1.40 ERA, but had an inflated 1.500 WHIP...

Need a Sideline Reporter?

My good friend Debbie Taylor saw her job disappear with MASN as the Nationals sideline reporter. The Nats Enquirer thinks the elimination of the position is part of a battle between Peter Angelos and the Nationals over TV rights. Debbi and I worked together at ESPN, and I wish her best of luck in finding a new job!

Nationals Add Brad Lidge To A Strong Bullpen

The Nationals have agreed to sign free agent right-hander Brad Lidge to a one-year deal worth a guaranteed $1 million plus incentives, the team has announced. Lidge, 35, posted a 1.40 ERA last season, but was limited to 25 games due to shoulder problems, and he ended up losing his closer’s job to Ryan Madson. However, he did save 27 games and had a 2.96 ERA for the Phillies...

Brad Lidge Agrees To Terms With Washington Nationals

Brad Lidge is staying in the NL East. He will be playing for the Washington Nationals. []

Nationals To Sign Brad Lidge

The Nationals have agreed to sign free agent right-hander Brad Lidge,'s Bill Ladson tweets. Jim Salisbury of first tweeted that the Rex Gary client was nearing a deal with the Nationals. Lidge, 34, appeared in just 25 games in 2011 because of a rotator cuff injury. He posted a 1.40 ERA with 10.7 K/9 and 6.1 BB/9 in 19 1/3 regular season innings...

Lidge signs one-year deal with Nationals

Free-agent closer Brad Lidge has signed a one-year, $1 million deal with the Washington Nationals.

Lidge, Nationals agree to one-year deal

The surprisingly active Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with Phillies reliever Brad Lidge on a one-year deal.

Nationals add Lidge to bullpen

The Nationals have agreed to terms with reliever Brad Lidge on a one-year contract.

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You think the A's are ignoring their East Bay fan base? You think San Jose is a better fit? You still wondering why All-Star pitchers Gio Gonzalez, Trevor Cahill and Andrew Bailey are gone? You want Manny Ramirez as...
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