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Sunday Notes: Bryce Harper on Stats; Storen, Gausman, Eflin, Almora, more

When I first met Drew Storen, his train had yet to reach Big League Station. The Stanford product was 22 years old and pitching in the Arizona Fall League, his Nationals debut still six months away. Since that time he’s ridden a roller coaster. The 27-year-old right-hander has a 43-save season on his resume, but […]
Via Fangraphs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

10 MLB players that need to step up in 2015

We’re nearly two weeks into the 2015 season, and are already getting some initial ideas of who the standout performers of the year could be. But of course, it’s early and more than 150 games remain on the schedule. That leaves an enormous amount of time for players to either maintain hot starts or break out of early-season struggles. Several star players had subpar 2014 seasons...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies drop game three to the Nationals, but win series

View image | gettyimages.com W: Aaron Barrett (1-0, 0.00 ERA) L: Jake Diekman (0-1, 3.50 ERA) S: Drew Storen (2) The Washington Nationals, for the third game in a row, struck first. Bryce Harper went to the opposite field in his first encounter with Sean O' Sullivan for his second...
Via Philliedelphia
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats Edge Mets 2-1

Jordan Zimmermann pitched six sparkling innings in his 2015 debut in Washington’s 2-1 win over the New York Mets @ Nationals Park on Wednesday night. Ryan Zimmerman’s two run homer in the first inning was the difference, the converted third baseman getting it done defensively at first base as well. Drew Storen picked up his first save of the season, striking out a pair. Zim’s...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals closer Drew Storen exits with blister in loss to Cardinals

  Washington Nationals closer Drew Storen exited early because of a blister on his right big toe Monday in a 6-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. Storen issued a two-out walk to Kolten Wong, then left the mound in the sixth inning. ''You start sweating, it gets hot, you start having friction down there and he developed a blister and then the next pitch it ripped,'' Washington manager...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

LEADING OFF: King Felix tunes up, Storen ailing again

A look at what's happening around spring training in Florida and Arizona on Tuesday: --- TUNING UP Seattle ace Felix Hernandez gets ready for his opening day start against the Angels, facing Cleveland in his final spring outing. POPPED The Nationals will check closer Drew Storen after he ripped a blister on his right big toe during a game vs. the Cardinals. It's been a tough spring...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Wacha settles down to earn his first spring win

JUPITER, Fla. -- Michael Wacha won his first game of the spring as the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Washington Nationals 6-2 on Monday afternoon. Wacha allowed two runs (one earned) in five innings. Both runs scored in the first three innings, when Wacha surrendered all five hits and two of his three walks for the day. He struck out three batters. Reliever Carlos Villanueva,...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals reliever Storen out with blister in loss to Cards

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Washington Nationals closer Drew Storen exited early because of a blister on his right big toe Monday in a 6-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. Storen issued a two-out walk to Kolten Wong, then left the mound in the sixth inning. The setback is the second of the spring for the right-handed Storen, who missed time after undergoing surgery to remove part of a bone...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Storen Exits Nationals’ Game; Injury Not Serious

Washington Nationals closer Drew Storen exited this afternoon’s game against the Cardinals in the middle of the sixth inning. Storen had entered the game to start the inning, and had recorded two outs before motioning to the dugout. After walking Kolten Wong, Storen made the motion and pitching coach Steve McCatty and the team trainer consulted with Storen and ultimately decided...
Via Baseball Essential
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals closer Storen has hand surgery but won't miss opener

VIERA, Fla. -- Washington Nationals closer Drew Storen has undergone surgery on his nonpitching hand and is expected to be ready for opening day. The Nationals said the right-hander had surgery Friday to remove a part of a bone in his left wrist. The team said Storen would miss three or four days after the procedure on the hook of his hamate bone. Until the stitches are out, someone...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals closer Storen has hand surgery, won't miss opener

VIERA, Fla. (AP) Washington Nationals closer Drew Storen has undergone surgery on his nonpitching hand and is expected to be ready for opening day. The Nationals said the right-hander had surgery Friday to remove a part of a bone in his left wrist. The team said Storen would miss three or four days after the procedure on the hook of his hamate bone. Until the stitches are out, someone...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals’ Drew Storen Undergoes Hand Surgery

The Washington Nationals have announced that right-handed relief pitcher Drew Storen underwent surgery on his left, non-throwing wrist to repair his hamate bone. #Nats RHP Drew Storen underwent surgery today to remove the hook of hamate bone from his left (non-throwing) hand. — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) March 13, 2015 According to manager Matt Williams, Storen’s...
Via Baseball Essential
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Reliever Position Primer

2015 Reliever Position Primer [View the Starting Pitcher Primer] Avoiding the saves chase in drafts has been commonplace advice for some time. However – and somewhat ironically -you’ll likely be chasing saves during the season, if you pass on draft day. Additionally, regardless of your draft-day approach, at some point it is almost certain you’ll be competing with your league’s...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals Spring Training Preview: Bullpen

What does the Nationals bullpen look like this year? Many point blame at the Washington relievers for post season losses to St. Louis and San Francisco in the 2012 and 2014 post season. Fair or not, questions remain. Spring Training is upon us. The Indians are the first full squad to report, Cleveland arriving on Sunday. The Twins are the final squad, required to show a week from...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Some awful recent MLB Postseason decisions

I hate delving into football here on TOC, but the Seattle Seahawks are still getting eviscerated for their decision to pass at the end of the Super Bowl, resulting in what would be a game-ending interception. It’s being called the worst play call ever. Naturally, we’ve seen our share of awful decisions in the MLB Postseason in recent years. It takes more than one awful decision...
Via The Outside Corner
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Some awful recent MLB Postseason decisions

I hate delving into football here on TOC, but the Seattle Seahawks are still getting eviscerated for their decision to pass at the end of the Super Bowl, resulting in what would be a game-ending interception. It’s being called the worst play call ever. Naturally, we’ve seen our share of awful decisions in the MLB Postseason in recent years. It takes more than one awful decision...
Via Bloguin Best
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanford’s Finest: Giants’ Austin Slater Aims High For 2015

Stanford is nationally known as one of the premier academic institutions in the country. It is also, however, a perennial baseball powerhouse, producing players such as 2013 first overall pick Mark Appel, as well as 2009 first round pick Drew Storen. Austin Slater is another player to enter the pro ranks after playing collegiate ball in Palo Alto. Slater was drafted in the 8th round...
Via Baseball Essential
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: Why Tyler Clippard trade could be a huge loss

Tyler Clippard The Washington Nationals have come to be known as a top pitching team in the major leagues and the 2015 season will be no exception. With the recent arrival of pitcher Max Scherzer, the starting rotation of Nationals pitchers is arguably the best in the league. One small concern the Nationals could face is the strength of their bullpen with the recent loss of Tyler...
Via isportsweb.com
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Strasburg, Nats avoid arbitration with $7.4 million deal

WASHINGTON (AP) Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals have agreed to a $7.4 million, one-year contract and avoided salary arbitration. Washington also agreed Friday to a one-year deal with reliever Drew Storen. Strasburg went 14-11 with a 3.14 ERA last year, and his 242 strikeouts tied for the NL lead. He made $4.1 million. The 2009 No. 1 overall draft pick is 43-30 with...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyler Clippard Thanks Nats Fans, Drew Storen Tweets Classic Tribute

View image | gettyimages.com The Washington Nationals traded fan favorite reliever Tyler Clippard to the Oakland Athletics for infielder Yunel Escobar on Wednesday. Clippard spent seven seasons in Washington. So it was only natural for Clippard to express his thanks and gratitude to Nationals fans. But what followed was all the more special. Just got traded to Oakland...
Via KCM Sports
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals Ring Bell

The Nationals continue to tweak their roster in a deliberate off-season. Rafael Soriano will be the biggest “name” absent when they Nationals take the field in Florida in less than two months for the beginning of Spring Training. With Drew Storen and Tyler Clippard more than able to assume the close role, Nats GM Mike Rizzo is looking to fill the roster spot from the bottom up...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 free agent primer: relief pitchers

We end the free agent primer series with a look at possibly the most overpaid market in baseball today – relief pitchers. A top-tier reliever can make more money than a back-end starter, despite 70 innings a year being considered “a heavy workload”. This winter will be no exception, as there are some relievers out there that seem like they’re going to be getting a lot of...
Via The Outside Corner
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats Live Another Day!

With their backs against the wall, Washington broke out of a series long scoring drought, scoring three times in the top of the seventh inning on their way to a 4-1 win in San Francisco on Monday. The Giants maintain a 2-1 lead in the best of five series. The game and perhaps the series turned in what turned out to be a fateful seventh for the Giants. Ian Desmond singled to left...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

A Quick Defense of Matt Williams

On Saturday night, Matt Williams removed Jordan Zimmermann with one out to go, trying to preserve a 1-0 lead. Drew Storen entered immediately gave up a single to Buster Posey and a double Pablo Sandoval, tying the game at 1-1; the Giants would go on and win in 18. Williams was heavily criticized in the […]
Via Fangraphs
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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