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Jordan Zimmermann extended Washington's streak of dominant starts, and Danny Espinosa homered for the second straight game Saturday night, leading the Nationals to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.
The Nationals lost catcher Wilson Ramos, whose right leg buckled while he chased a passed ball in the seventh inning. He had to be helped from the field.
Zimmermann (2-3) gave up five hits and struck out nine. Washington's starters have allowed one earned run or fewer 19 times this season.
Espinosa hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the sixth off Jose Arredondo (2-1). Ramos also had a solo shot off Mat Latos.
Nationals rookie Bryce Harper was back in right field with a large bandage above his left eye, covering a 10-stitch gash from slamming his bat against a wall on Friday night. He went 0 for 4 and struck out.
Manager Davey Johnson decided to leave Harper in the lineup so he could take his frustrations out on the opposing pitcher instead of the dugout wall. Instead, he e...
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And so, the Washington Nationals 2012 Injury Parade marches on: Wilson Ramos needs surgery to repair a torn ligament in his knee. Ramos won't be doing any marching any time soon; he joins Drew Storen, Mike Morse, and Jayson Werth as current Nats starters on the shelf. See you all next year?
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With the way things are going, they may have to consider outlawing high-fives in the MLB. Hearing about absurd injuries that baseball players suffer is nothing new, but I doubt there has ever been another time where two players were injured while giving a high-five in just over a one-week span. According to the Washington Post, the latest victim is Mark DeRosa, who aggravated an...
Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos was diagnosed with a torn ACL on Saturday night, and is expected to miss the rest of the season. He was replaced in the game by Jesus Flores, who will take over as the Nationals every day catcher. Sandy Leon was called up from AA Harrisburg to replace Flores on the roster.
The 24 year-old Ramos had a .752 OPS behind the plate for the Nationals...
Washington Nationals' budding star Bryce Harper insists on playing after accidentally hitting himself on the side of his head with a bat during Friday night's game at the Cincinnati Reds. The injury included a golf ball-sized welt and 10 stitches above his left eye after he swung his bat in anger in a tunnel leading to the team's clubhouse following his fourth at-bat...
Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos reportedly will need ligament surgery on his right knee after suffering a freak injury Saturday night. The surgery was announced by Marfa Mata, a spokesperson for Ramos, after the results of an MRI were made available, the Washington Times reported Sunday. An official announcement by the team was expected later Sunday. Ramos sustained...
Bryce Harper has made headlines for all kinds of baseball feats since breaking into the major leagues earlier this month. Recently, it hasn't been good news, as Harper sent a bat caroming off his face. He had swung the bat at a wall in frustration after striking out in a game and ended up needing 10 stitches above his left eye. It appears that the injuries Harper has been doling...
The Washington Nationals have placed catcher Wilson Ramos on the 15-day disabled list after he suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee Saturday night. Ramos is expected to have surgery, said Marfa Mata, a spokesperson for Ramos told the Washington Times on Sunday. Ramos sustained the injury in the seventh inning of Saturday night's game in Cincinnati...
The excitement surrounding Washington Nationals rookie Bryce Harper is having a debilitating impact on at least one of his teammates.
Nationals infielder Mark DeRosa, already on the disabled list with a strained left oblique muscle, reportedly tweaked the injury when he high-fived the 19-year-old phenom after he stole home against the Phillies Sunday.
"I don't know if...
Washington Nationals rookie outfielder Bryce Harper has a very divisive personality, but his outburst on Friday is something that all fans will agree was completely stupid of him to do.
In the midst of an 0/5, three strikeout game tonight against the Cincinnati Reds, Harper took out his rage on the Nationals dugout, smashing the side of it with his bat after striking out in the...
Roger Bernadina and Danny Espinosa each hit a two-run homer Friday night in one of Washington's biggest scoring splurges of the season, leading the light-hitting Nationals to a 7-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.
Washington matched its season high for runs by taking advantage of Mike Leake (0-5), who lasted three innings and remained winless in six starts. He gave up seven...
As the Washington Nationals took on the Cincinnati Reds tonight, Wilson Ramos looked great as he homered for the Nats in the 5th inning off Mat Latos. Then in the 7th inning, Ramos turned to go after a ball that got by him and his knee appeared to buckle. Ramos went down and remained on the ground for several minutes looking to be in serious pain. According to Amanda Comak...
I blogged about this when Stephen Strasburg made his debut, but with 19-year-old Bryce Harper now seemingly in a Nationals uniform to stay the situation has become intolerable. Washington has two of the most exciting, talented, compulsively watchable young players in their lineup that the grand old game has had grace its fields in a long time...
...and neither one of them has...
A late-game collapse that included a dramatic ending cost the Washington Nationals their first road sweep of the season.
A return to the nation's capital to face the punchless San Diego Padres might be just what they need to recover.
The Nationals look to continue their impressive play at home with another strong effort from Ross Detwiler on the mound in the opener of this...