Found August 07, 2012 on Nationals Enquirer:
Up above: video of Stephen Strasburg supporting Washington Human Society Adoptions. Great cause, and Stras is much more effective here than he is as a car salesman, that's for sure. Befriend Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow on Twitter.

Drew Storen returns, 2+ weeks later...

Drew Storen made his first appearance of 2012 for the Washington Nationals on July 19. But Storen really, really returned on Sunday, recording his first save of 2012 (video here): "It was a lot of fun, especially pitching for a first-place team in that situation. Doesn’t get much better than that." (Drew Storen, via Washington Post, 8/5/2012) Here's video...

Video of Flying Shark: Roger Bernadina's ridiculous game-saving catch

Your browser does not support iframes. [Insert your own shark reference here] Up above, the video of Roger Bernadina's ridiculous, game-saving catch, via Chomp! Michael Morse reacts with Sharkitude after The Catch. (Screen cap via MASN/TV) Befriend Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow on Twitter.

Gio Gonzalez hits first HR, throws complete game win, earns shaving cream pie

And so, Edwin Jackson delivered a shaving cream pie to the face of Gio Gonzalez during Gio's postgame interview with MASN's Kristina Akra. Gio not only threw a complete game for the win (a huge lift to a completely gassed bullpen), but also got a bubblegum shower upon his return to the dugout after his first career home run. Pretty nice little Tuesday for Nat Gio. More images...

Washington Nationals pitcher Tyler Clippard falls off mound during pitch

As it has been previously noted here on Laugh At Sports, we love it when Major League Baseball players take a tumble during games.During Monday night's Houston Astros/Washington Nationals affair, Nationals closer Tyler Clippard was trying to shut the door on a Houston comeback.As he prepared to fire a pitch to Houston's Matt Downs, Tyler had a little bit of problems with...

‘Strasburg Shouldn’t Be Shut Down,’ Says ESPN’s Bad Logic

This ESPN Stats & Info blog post (“a must-read for everyone at ESPN”!) is too much to bear, so here we go, Fire Joe Morgan-style … In all likelihood, 24-year-old Stephen Strasburg’s season will end within weeks with the Washington Nationals likely in a fierce pennant race. If the Nationals were to reverse course and allow Strasburg to pitch, would the workload hurt his...

Nationals 4, Marlins 1

Stephen Strasburg pitched three-hit ball over six shutout innings and drove in two runs, rebounding from his poorest outing this season to lead the Washington Nationals over the Miami Marlins 4-1 Sunday. Strasburg (12-5) struck out six and walked one, extending his scoreless streak against the Marlins to 27 innings. He hit a two-run single in the second and raised his batting average...

Nationals CF Roger Bernadina has gone into Waste Managment

Tuesday night’s Washington Nationals / Houston Astros game. Bottom 12. Nats up 3-2, 2 outs. Nationals CF Roger Bernadina did this. Your browser does not support iframes. Why not click the Google +1... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Nationals 5, Astros 4(11)

Roger Bernadina scored when Houston made two errors on the same play in the 11th inning and the Washington Nationals picked up their third straight win, 5-4 over the Astros on Monday night. Ryan Zimmerman had two hits and two RBIs, and Michael Morse added two hits for Washington. Wilton Lopez (3-1) pitched a perfect 10th inning but Bernadina led off the 11th with a single. On Kurt...

Video: Watch the Astros become the Bad News Bears

Relive the magic of the 11th inning of Monday's Nats-Astros game, when Kurt Suzuki bunted, two Astros collided, another Astro dove over the pile, someone threw the ball away into right field, Roger Bernadina ran through Bo Porter's stop sign, another Astro airmailed the throw to the plate, Bernadina scored (the game winning run), and Suzuki ended up on third base. On a...

Nats Talk On The Go: Episode 30

The Washington Nationals just finished a game with one of the most bizarre endings you'll ever see against the Houston Astros, and there's a lot to talk about. We hit the Kurt Suzuki trade and its affect on the team and the pitching staff, the Cesar Izturis signing, Tyler Clippard's recent struggles, and Ross Detwiler's continued improvement. Craig also happily admits...

Nationals 3, Astros 2(12)

Danny Espinosa hit a two-run homer early, and his RBI single in the 12th inning lifted the Washington Nationals to a 3-2 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night. Michael Morse was 0 for 4 when he doubled to start the 12th inning and extend his career-high hitting streak to 16 games. He was replaced by pinch-runner Cesar Izturis, who was making his first appearance for Washington...

Nationals acquire INF Izturis from Brewers

The Washington Nationals acquired infielder Cesar Izturis from the Milwaukee Brewers in a waiver wire trade Monday. Izturis, who has seen time at all four infield positions this season, was claimed by the Nationals who needed depth around the infield with shortstop Ian Desmond on the disabled list and Mark DeRosa (groin) day-to-day. Izturis is in the final year of his contract...

Washington Nationals V. Houston Astros: a Series Look-In

Coming off of a weekend home series in which they took three of four from their NL East rivals the Miami Marlins, the Washington Nationals hit the road for a 10-game trip beginning Monday night at Minute Maid Park in Houston. The Nationals kick off a four game series in Houston against the MLB worst Astros who have lost 30 of their last 34 games. The fact that they get the Astros...

Waiver Targets

A quick look around the league for waiver-wire targets coming out of the weekend. Drew Storen, RP, WAS - Making his seventh consecutive scoreless appearance, Storen earned the save against the Marlins on Sunday while Tyler Clippard was unavailable after pitching on three straight days. Nationals manager Davey Johnson indicated that Storen is done with the ?in-season rehab? that...
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