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Drew Storen breaks thumb, becomes unofficial symbol of the 2015 Nationals

Ideally, Drew Storen’s 2015 season would have ended on a redemptive note. Instead, it ends with a broken thumb and what is likely the end of his career with the Washington Nationals. On Saturday, the team revealed that the 28-year-old reliever suffered a broken thumb on Wednesday after serving up a two-run homer to Yoenis Cespedes to break a 2-2 tie in the eighth inning, leading...
Via The Outside Corner
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Thumbs Down For Drew Storen

Washington Nationals setup man Drew Storen will miss the rest of the season after suffering a broken thumb in a fit of anger after the New York Mets swept them earlier this week. Storen hurt himself by slamming his locker in frustration after serving up the go-ahead homer to Yoenis Cespedes in the eighth inning on Wednesday. When the […]
Via Mets Merized Online
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Storen breaks thumb slamming locker shut

Nothing represents the Washington Nationals’ disappointing season better than what happened with Drew Storen this week. The Washington Post’s Chelsea Janes reported Saturday that the Nats reliever broke his thumb slamming his locker after allowing a home run in Wednesday’s 5-3 loss to the Mets: Drew Storen slammed his locker shut after allowing the HR Wednesday. Broke his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Storen Likely Out for Season with Broken Thumb

View image | Nationals reliever Drew Storen’s season is likely over after suffering a non-displaced fracture in his right thumb. Manager Matt Williams told reporters Storen broke his thumb while slamming his locker out of frustration following Wednesday’s loss to the New York Mets. Drew Storen slammed his locker shut after allowing the HR Wednesday. Broke...
Via KCM Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Just like they Drew it up

Drew Storen, again. "What we must do now is get them back up on that horse as quickly as possible." (Matt Williams, after Tuesday's 7th inning debacle) "He gave up a homer. It happens in this game." (Matt Williams, after Wednesday's 8th inning debacle) Mets 5, Nationals 3: That moment when you try to get back up on that horse, but it just kicks you in the head....
Via Nationals Enquirer
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Storen’s Reaction to Giving up Go-ahead Two-run Hr to Cespedes Says It All

When Drew Storen walked to mound in relief of Stephen Strasburg, there was an eerie feeling cast over Nationals Park. Just a night ago he had been responsible three Mets runs in the seventh in their dramatic comeback win, giving up a hit, throwing a wild pitch, and walking three batters, including the game-tying run. So, when he stepped to face Mets’ slugger Yoenis Cespedes with...
Via KCM Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

The Pitch That Drew Storen’s Slider Became

When the Nationals picked up Jonathan Papelbon, they weren’t doing so to replace Drew Storen, but they knew they’d be giving him a demotion. It didn’t sit real well with Storen, nor did it sit well with a large number of fans, who wondered what Storen did to deserve getting booted from the closer role. Storen is in the middle of probably the best season of his career, with...
Via Fangraphs
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jonathan Papelbon asked Drew Storen for pitching tips in shower

For Jonathan Papelbon, no place is off limits when it comes to seeking pitching advice. Not even the shower. Papelbon pitched a scoreless ninth inning on Thursday to pick up his first save with the Nationals since being traded to Washington from Philadelphia. He apparently liked what he saw from Drew Storen, the Nationals’ previous...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Drew Storen not happy about Jonathan Papelbon trade

The Washington Nationals bolstered their bullpen on Tuesday when they acquired closer Jonathan Papelbon from the Philadelphia Phillies. But it could take a while before one of Papelbon’s new teammates offers to buy him dinner. Drew Storen has been closing games for the Nationals all season, and he has been very effective in that role....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals Reward Drew Storen Breakout With Jonathan Papelbon

Among the bright spots for the Nationals this year has been the emergence of Drew Storen. Already an effective reliever, Storen tweaked his breaking ball and became something of a strikeout machine. Instead of sitting down two of every 10 batters, Storen has bumped that up to three out of 10, succeeding as the closer […]
Via Fangraphs
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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