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Washington Nationals: offseason pitching debates

Tyler Clippard In the past few seasons, the Washington Nationals have built up a pitching staff and bullpen to be proud of. Stephen Strasburg and Jordan Zimmermann are just a couple of the pitchers on the Nationals’ staff that contributed to the NL East win and the trip to the post season. Not to say that there weren’t any pitching hiccups in the Nationals’ postseason appearance...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Assessing Drew Storen’s Rise Back to Closer

It seems like forever ago, but it was really just 2011. That was the year Drew Storen saved 43 games for Washington. It was just his second MLB season, and the highly-touted prospect had seemingly asserted himself as one of baseball’s best shutdown relievers. Then Storen injured his elbow in 2012 and he’s barely seen the ninth inning since. From the beginning of 2012 until today...
Via Baseball Professor
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Will the Washington Nationals trade a reliever?

At has long been rumored that the Washington Nationals may trade one of their backend relievers at the end of the year. As things have not worked as expected in the later innings, the Nationals are almost left with no choice but to move one of Drew Storen, Tyler Clippard, or Rafael Soriano. The National’s top reliever has undoubtably been Tyler Clippard making him someone the franchise...
Via isportsweb.com
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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Nats reliever rips management

Washington relief pitcher Tyler Clippard blasted the Nationals' management for the way they have handled fellow reliever Drew Storen.

Via The Outside Corner
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Nationals send Drew Storen to Triple-A Syracuse

Cruel, cruel, summer: Nationals send Drew Stroren to Triple-A Syracuse. "This is what's best for him. He'll probably have a hard time coming to grips with that. But it is the best thing for him." (Davey Johnson, via Nats Insider, 7/26/2013) And if Storen's father wasn't happy with the Nationals bringing Drew in for mop-up duty during the...
Via Nationals Enquirer
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Drew Storen gets a standing ovation at NatsFest

The last time Nationals fans saw Drew Storen, well...you know. Up above, video (via RollinWelshman) of Storen getting a standing ovation from fans during a Q&A at NatsFest. And here's Storen on the standing O, via James Wagner of the Washington Post: "That’s the type of stuff that really makes you feel special. The amount of support has been incredible."...
Via Nationals Enquirer
January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Drew Storen loses his job, gets a raise.

Nationals and Drew Storen agree to 1-year, $2.5 Million deal, avoid quite possibly the worst arbitration hearing ever. So on the same day Mike Rizzo revealed that Drew Storen had lost his closing job to Rafael Soriano, Storen got a $2 Million raise and as a bonus got to avoid an arbitration hearing that likely would have led to even more hurt feelings. Timing is everything....
Via Nationals Enquirer
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

2012 Player-By-Player Wrap Up: Drew Storen

Throughout the offseason, The Nats Blog will look back at every player’s 2012 season to summarize and analyze his performance, and we’ll look ahead to his possible role in 2013. We’ll go from #1 Steve Lombardozzi all the way to #63 Henry Rodriguez with about two posts per week until Spring Training. Enjoy. Drew Storen has been the topic for many, many offseason conversations...
Via The Nats Blog
December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

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...
Via Nationals Enquirer
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Nationals pitcher Drew Storen has a new nickname: Tinkerbell

Depending on how much of a trend-setter Nationals manager Davey Johnson is, Washington relief pitcher Drew Storen could be in for a long season of harassment. I have never actually seen Storen pitch, but apparently he has a unique delivery — so unique that Johnson has decided the nickname “Tinkerbell” would suit his right-hander. “I’m going to start calling him Tinkerbell...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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