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Up above, Bryce Harper's new GEICO commercial, in which he takes BP and hits baseballs all over D.C.
So his Dad is definitely throwing to him during the Home Run Derby on Monday, correct?
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Strasblurg: 2 IP, 5 H, 7 R, 4 BB, 1 HR, 66 pitches. And so, it seems that Stephen Strasburg never recovered from having a Marlins dancer Twerking upside down behind him during his pregame bullpen session tonight in Miami.
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Stephen Strasburg didn't seem...
Washington Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmermann will not pitch in the All-Star Game due to a neck injury.
Zimmermann had an X-ray and MRI to determine the severity of the injury, but manager Davey Johnson does not believe he will need to go on the disabled list.
''I'm really concerned about him,'' Johnson said. ''I know he had some tests done today and...
Jayson Werth had an unfortunate case of misguided frustration following the Nationals loss to the Phillies on Thursday. During a postgame interview a microphone got a bit too close to his glorious facial hair and he let the reporter know how he felt about it and proceeded to end the interview. Hard to blame him.
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After hitting 21 and 17 home runs, respectively, over the past two seasons, Washington Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa struggled mightily to begin 2013, and currently finds himself in Triple-A Syracuse. However, for the Nationals it actually solves a problem with what to do with their glut of infielders. Ryan Zimmerman has reclaimed his role at third base, while 23-year-old...
David Price expressed frustration today via Twitter that Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper, hitherto there seemed to be no rivalry with, was selected to compete in the All-Star Weekend Home Run Derby, rather than Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Pedro Alvarez. No Pedro Alvarez for #hrderby?? And he’s from NY…Harper is unreal but with 12?! Really?? I love Bryce but Pedro deserves it!...
Washington Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmermann is having a career year with a 12-4 record and 2.58 era through 19 starts. With these numbers, Zimmermann was selected to his first All-Star game. As well as he has been pitching he was most likely a candidate to start the game as well.
This all changed when Zimmermann had X-rays and a MRI on his neck after pitching 6 1/3 innings Thursday...
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A home run ball by Washington Nationals second baseman Anthony Rendon hit a Philadelphia Phillies fan in the head during the fifth inning of Wednesday night's game at Citizens Bank Park.
Rendon hit the line drive solo home run hard and fast to left field, and the Phillies fan had trouble judging the ball as it came at him. No word...
Baseball pundits expected the world of the Washington Nationals this season. They were just an inning away from moving to the NLCS just last year, and this without their ace, Stephen Strasburg, who had controversially been shut down late in the season to make sure his surgically repaired elbow did not suffer unnecessary strain. So slam dunk, they’d either win the 2013 NL...
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Micah Owings asked and was granted his release from the Washington Nationals two weeks ago. Owings has since signed a contract with the Milwaukee Brewers.
While with the Nationals, Owings had been playing at Triple-A Syracuse and was hitting .265/.305/.480 with eight home runs and a 71/10 K/BB ratio through 57 games.
Owings did not...
The Washington Nationals lost a tough game to the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night, allowing their division rivals to take three out of four games against them and tighten the gap between second and third place in the NL East. Jayson Werth seemed like he was in no mood to answer questions after the game, [...]
Both teams were playing like they didn’t much care for winning. But in a game full of bloopers on Thursday night, the Washington Nationals (47-45) ultimately fell victim to the Philadelphia Phillies (46-47), losing the game and the series 3-1.
The Nationals didn’t take advantage of their many potential paths to victory – failing to capitalize on four Phillies errors or...
The Miami Marlins' rough first inning certainly didn't suggest they would eventually get the best of Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals.
The Marlins spotted Strasburg three runs in the first, but responded in a big way.
Marcell Ozuna drove in three runs, and Giancarlo Stanton homered for the Marlins, who dealt Strasburg the worst loss of his career in a 8-3...
Marcell Ozuna drove in three runs, and Giancarlo Stanton homered for the Miami Marlins, who dealt Stephen Strasburg the worst loss of his career in a 8-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.
Strasburg (5-7) allowed a career-high seven earned runs and tied a career-high with four walks in two innings after the Nationals spotted him a 3-0 lead.
It was his shortest outing...
Just for fun, let's turn back the baseball clock a few months.
A well-rested Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals are destined to face Josh Hamilton and the Los Angeles Angels in the World Series. The Houston Astros have the best record in baseball. Manny Ramirez is playing in Taiwan. And no one is quite sure how to pronounce the name of this Puig guy.
Well, a few...
Monday night at July 15, at 8 p.m. ET from Citi Field in New York ESPN and ESPN Radio will air the coverage of the Home Run Derby. The network broadcast team doing the coverage will be Chris Berman, John Kruk and Nomar Garciaparra.During a conference call I talked with both Kruk and Garciaparra about a number of subjects. The topics ranged from why fans enjoy watching the event...