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Up above, video of Tyler Moore colliding with Phillies catcher Eric Kratz at the plate in the fourth inning last night. Still amazed Kratz held on to the ball. Tie game at the time, should Trent Jewett have sent Moore?
"I know Trent was a little upset he sent him on that play, but I didn’t
blame him at all. We haven’t scored many runs, and
shoot, it could’ve been a bad hop or something." (Davey Johnson, via Washington Post, 5/25/2013)
Nationals 5, Phillies 2: Jordan Zimmermann wins #8 with a stiff neck on Steve Lombardozzi Night at Nationals Park.
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Washington Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa has a broken bone in his right wrist and will rest a few days to see if it improves.
Manager Davey Johnson said Friday that Espinosa has been playing with discomfort since getting hit by a pitch April 14 against the Atlanta Braves. Espinosa also has a bone chip in the wrist, but the main concern is a small fracture that needs time...
For the Washington
Nationals, the revolving door to the injury front keeps turning. Here
is the latest news according to MLB.com’s Bill Ladson.
Ryan Mattheus, broken
Reliever Ryan Mattheus broke his right hand on May 19 as he
left the game against the San Diego Padres. He did not injure it on the field,
but rather, as a result of an ill-advised punching of...
The Washington Nationals like a number of other teams that were expected to accomplish big things this season, have struggled so far. The Nationals 24-23 record is respectable, but they’re second-worst hitting team in the major leagues sporting a woeful .225 average.
Well, according a story via Yahoo! Sports, Nationals manager Davey Johnson, is trying everything he can to get...
The Washington Nationals have begun selling cupcakes featuring the beard of outfielder Jayson Werth, because why not?
Bryce Harper is still feeling the effects of his collision with the Dodger Stadium wall, enough for manager Davey Johnson to consider resting the Washington Nationals outfielder for a few games.
Harper aggravated his sore left knee three times in Sunday's 6-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies, twice with head-first slides in the first inning. He slid into second on an infield...
Washington Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa has been playing with a fractured wrist for over a month but he is still planning to avoid the disabled list if at all possible. Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post reports that Espinosa is aiming to be in the Nationals lineup on Tuesday or Wednesday if he makes it through a workout on Monday.
If Espinosa's wrist does not...
The Washington Nationals got a much-needed 2-1 win against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday to salvage a 4-6-road trip in California. Bryce Harper, who closer Rafael Soriano blamed for the 10th inning loss on Tuesday, powered the Nationals to victory both at the plate and in the field.
The Nationals appeared to be falling apart at the core at the end of the...
Nationals 6, Phillies 1: Stephen Strasburg > Cole Hamels. Out of nowhere, Nats bat around in five-run 7th, but it's probably not enough to make Davey Johnson shave. Strasburg's line: 8 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 9 K, 112 pitches, 76 strikes, and a questionable balk. He also went 2-3 with a double.
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Stephen Strasburg won a duel with Cole Hamels, Bryce Harper aggravated a knee, and the Washington Nationals managed to score five runs in an inning for the first time this season.
Still, it is not enough for Davey Johnson to start shaving.
Sunday's 6-1 win kept Washington above .500 and ahead of the Philadelphia Phillies in the NL East.
Strasburg (3-5), who has pitched better...
Davey Johnson says he's giving up his razor until the Washington Nationals find their bats.
The manager apologized for his scraggly appearance before Friday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies, but he said it had a purpose.
''If my facial hair looks bad,'' he said, ''I decided I wouldn't shave until we started hitting.''
Washington Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg struck out nine, allowed five hits, one run and walked none in eight innings of work to best The Philadelphia Phillies 6-1. Strasburg out-pitched Phillies starter Cole Hamels who fell to 1-8 on the season. Hamels surrendered five runs, three earned over 6 1/3 innings and struck out six.“It’s all about getting a rhythm, getting...
Having followed up a losing streak with a successful four-game stretch, the Washington Nationals enter the Beltway Series with momentum on their side.
The Baltimore Orioles are looking to put a crushing loss behind them.
The Nationals try to keep rolling when they open a four-game set against the visiting Orioles on Monday.
Washington (26-24) had dropped a season high-tying four...
Your browser does not support iframes.Football season doesn't begin for another four months, but this collision at home plate during the Nationals-Phillies game may have you wondering if it's already here.Watch as Washington's Tyler Moore absolutely lowers the boom on Philadelphia catcher Erik Kratz in the fourth inning on Friday. As you can see, Phillies center fielder...
Philadelphia Phillies (24-25) at Washington Nationals (25-24)
Cole Hamels (1-7, 4.45) vs. Stephen Strasburg (2-5, 2.66)
TIME: 1:35, Nationals Park
TV: My Phl 17
Weather: High 60s, mostly sunny
Media: Twitter and Facebook
In today’s rubber match, the Phillies hope to take the series and get back to .500. Two aces take the mound; one has pitched very well this season, while...