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Video: Albert Pujols hits 500th home run

And so, Albert Pujols hit his 500th career home run on Tuesday night in Washington off Taylor Jordan at Nationals Park. Video above. He'd go on to hit #501 off Jordan later in the game. Worth noting (or not): the last time a Nationals pitcher gave up a landmark home run, it was Mike Bacsik grooving one to Barry Bonds in San Francisco in 2007. Final - Mike Trout 7, Bryce Harper...
Via Nationals Enquirer
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Albert Pujols joins the 500 home run club

April 22, 2014. Taylor Jordan. Nationals Park. Those are the three major factors that will go down in history in relation to Albert Pujols becoming the 26th member of the 500 home run club. The fifth inning, two-run homer off of Jordan was given a standing ovation and a curtain call by the Nationals fanbase at Nationals Park. He’s the third-youngest player to reach that plateau...
Via The Outside Corner
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats avoid sweep at home, down Braves 2-1

The Washington Nationals opened the season sweeping the New York Mets in their own home. Today, Ian Desmond and Taylor Jordan helped the Nats avoid the same fate to NL East rival Atlanta. Jordan tossed six innings and scattered six hits and allowed one run to keep the Nats in a tie with Atlanta heading into the seventh inning. That’s the inning in which they got a solo home...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats will go with Taylor Jordan in spring opener

Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams says Taylor Jordan will start the team's first spring training game. Williams made the announcement Tuesday. The Nationals play the New York Mets on Friday in Port St. Lucie. Williams did not say who will start the home opener Saturday against Atlanta, but he said Stephen Strasburg is on target to take the mound on opening day, March 31...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals' Taylor Jordan: ankle is healed, will compete for rotation spot

It is fairly common knowledge among Washington Nationals fans that pitcher Taylor Jordan had his 2013 season end early because of a low back strain. What some may not know is that during the offseason, Jordan broke his right ankle. That information did not become widespread throughout the baseball public.By Sarah Stierch, via Wikimedia's Bill Ladson reports that Jordan...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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