SCOTT HAIRSTON NEWS

After successful weekend of baseball, Nats look to expand division lead

Coming off a ten game winning streak that was snapped by the SF Giants, the Nationals looked to get back on track with a three game weekend series against the Giants. They did that.  Successfully. The Nats took two out of three from the Giants and expanded their division lead from seven to eight games.  Yesterday’s win over the Giants was a depiction of how powerful and explosive...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dramatic Pirates fan was star of the game with the Nationals

During Sunday night’s Pirates-Nationals game at Nationals Park, the Root Sports cameras kept cutting to a young Pirates fan in the front row that experienced a vast array of emotions during the evening. He went from anger, to sadness, to elation, and back to utter depression when Scott Hairston’s walk off sac fly ended the game. Poor guy. We’ve all been there before. It’s alright, buddy.
Via Bloguin Best
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Great Scott! Hairston delivers walk-off sac fly (Video)

Nationals 6, Pirates 5: Walk-off weekend! Ho hum, just another walk-off win for the Nats. Jayson Werth comes off the bench to help save the day, Scott Hairston delivers walk-off sac fly in the 11th after Rafael Soriano imploded in the 9th. Walk-off weekend, indeed: #Walkoff!! #WalkOffWeekend pic.twitter.com/1KxluAv75u — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) August 18, 2014
Via Nationals Enquirer
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Another Walk (Off) @ The Park

Another walk off, another three game sweep…. it’s becoming habit at Nationals Park, where Washington outlasted the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 in eleven innings. The Nats used a three run seventh inning to take a 4-2 lead into the ninth. Closer Rafael Soriano was summoned to close things out, but when all was done, the Pirates held a 5-4 lead going into the home half of the ninth...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hairston's SF lifts Nationals past Pirates in 11

WASHINGTON (AP) Pinch-hitter Scott Hairston's sacrifice fly with one out in the 11th inning scored Jayson Werth to give the Washington Nationals a 6-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday night and complete a three-game sweep. Werth, who had missed the last five games with a bothersome shoulder, entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the ninth and doubled leading off...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins inch closer to pennant and wild card races

MIAMI -- Meaningful games bring forth scrutiny. It's easy to second guess strategy with hindsight.  During the decisive three-run eighth inning of the Miami Marlins' 4-3 loss to the Washington Nationals Wednesday afternoon, some may have questioned manager Mike Redmond moves. Lefty Brad Hand, who had thrown only 91 pitches through seven frames, went out to begin the eighth...
Via Fox Sports Florida
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals' Scott Hairston reinstated from 15-Day DL

Washington Nationals platoon specialist Scott Hairston was activated from the 15-day disabled list prior to Monday's tilt against the Los Angeles Dodgers, joining the big league club after a brief rehabilitation stint after his recovery from a strained left oblique.The #Nats reinstated OF Scott Hairston from the 15-day DL and optioned OF Steven Souza Jr to Triple-A Syracuse....
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott Hairston reinstated from DL; Steven Souza, Jr. optioned to Triple-A

Matt Williams talked after Sunday's loss to the Philadelphia Phillies about bench bat and backup outfielder Scott Hairston being close to returning from the DL. Hairston, who has been rehabbing from an oblique strain, played his third game for the Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs on Sunday, going 0 for 4 with a K. Williams told reporters they would talk to Hairston to see how he felt...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats continue to get bit by injury bug, place Scott Hairston on DL

Another day, another injury for the Nationals. The team announced they have placed outfielder Scott Hairston on the 15-day DL with a left oblique strain. He told reporters he suffered the injury during a swing on Thursday. Hairston, 33, was acquired from the Cubs in a minor trade last summer. He has one hit in two at-bats off the bench this season. Last year, Hairston hit .191/...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Injury Updates: Hairston To DL, Zimmerman’s Status Uncertain ☆

The Washington Nationals had some new injury news before the series finale against the Atlanta Braves this afternoon, which resulted in an incredibly funky lineup as the Nats try to avoid the sweep at the hands of their chief rivals. The team officially announced that Scott Hairston had landed on the disabled list with an oblique injury and recalled first baseman Tyler Moore from...
Via The Nats Blog
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Davey: "It's a stab in the heart."

(Up above: Scott Hairston with the bases loaded and one out in the 8th.) "It's tough. It's a stab in the heart. We've got to win these games. We had opportunities. We didn't capitalize on them. We had the right guys up there. We could've broken the game open when Hairston was hitting (with the bases loaded in the top of the eighth). We're just not...
Via Nationals Enquirer
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

It's time to move the MLB trade deadline

The trade deadline is in eight days. Thus far, we’ve seen the Cubs trade away Scott Feldman, the Cubs trade away Scott Hairston, the Cubs trade away Matt Garza, and most recently, the Cubs getting close to trading away Alfonso Soriano. Okay, sure, the Marlins traded Ricky Nolasco too, but you would not be wrong to suggest that it has seemed for most of July that exactly one team...
Via Fangraphs
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

2012 Mets Castoffs Have Not Had Much Success In ’13

Former-Met Scott Hairston was dealt on Monday to the Washington Nationals after struggling mightily with the Cubs in 2013. While in hot pursuit of free agent outfielder Michael Bourn, Chicago swept Hairston out from under the feet of the Amazin’s front office, forcing Sandy’s “What Outfield?” Mets into the spotlight. Many, myself included, criticized Alderson for allowing...
Via Mets Merized Online
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Nationals Acquire Scott Hairston From The Cubs

The Washington Nationals acquired Scott Hairston on Monday from the Chicago Cubs for minor league pitcher Ivan Pineyro. Chicago general manager Jed Hoyer said on a conference call there are “players to be named (later) on either side,” but they “will not affect the balance of the deal.” The Cubs signed Hairston to a two-year deal in the offseason to platoon in right field...
Via Mets Merized Online
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

The Nationals Add Scott Hairston, Nifty Role Player

When a player hitting .172 with a .232 on base percentage is traded for an A-ball pitching prospect, it usually doesn’t generate big headlines. So, you can be forgiven if you haven’t paid a ton of attention to the most recent trade between the Nationals and Cubs, which sent outfielder Scott Hairston to Washington and Ivan Pineyro to the Cubs, plus a pair of PTBNLs, with one...
Via Fangraphs
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs trade Hairston to Nats for minor league arm

Hot News for OF Scott Hairston
Via cubs.scout.com
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

The Cubs Trade Machine Rolls On

Lets see what a post on my iPhone looks like...apologies in advance. So the Cubs have moved Scott Hairston and his 2-year deal and a player to be named later for RHP Ivan Pineyero and a player to be named later. Pineyero was good enough to be named to the South Atlantic All-Star team this year. Beyond that check out the comments in the earlier post or the wonderful powers of Google...
Via Cub Reporter
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs continue dealing, send Scott Hairston to Nationals

The trade market has been relatively quiet to this point, one clear seller is emerging: the Chicago Cubs. After trading Scott Feldman and Steve Clevenger to Baltimore less than a week ago, and now according to Ken Rosenthal, the Cubs have traded reserve outfielder Scott Hairston to the Washington Nationals. Hairston only has 112 plate appearances in 52 games this year, hitting...
Via The Outside Corner
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Nationals acquire Hairston from Cubs

The Washington Nationals have acquired outfielder Scott Hairston from the Chicago Cubs for minor league pitcher Ivan Pineyro. The Cubs announced the deal on Monday. Hairston batted .172 with eight home runs and 19 RBIs after agreeing to a two-year deal with Chicago. The Cubs have also traded Scott Feldman, Carlos Marmol and Steve Clevenger in the past week. Pineyro, a 21-year...
Via Fox Sports
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Nationals acquire Scott Hairston from Cubs

In a move designed to bolster their outfield depth and provide some offense in case injuries strike, the Washington Nationals reportedly have acquired Scott Hairston from the Chicago Cubs.  Hairston has been a journeyman player of sorts in his career.  He is often used to plug holes and fill voids.  In this case, he will likely be a stop gap if the injury cycle continues in Washington...
Via MLB Injury News
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs send Hairston to Nationals

The Washington Nationals added a right-handed hitter to their bench on Sunday night, acquiring outfielder Scott Hairston from the Chicago Cubs for a minor-league pitcher, according to major league sources. The deal will be announced Monday morning, sources said. Hairston, 33, signed a two-year, $5 million free-agent contract with the Cubs last offseason but rarely played because...
Via Fox Sports
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Nationals add Scott Hairston to mix in trade with Cubs

Just a few hours after sweeping the San Diego Padres, the Washington Nationals added a little depth to their bench by trading for right handed hitting outfielder Scott Hairston. As reported by Masn’s Dan Kolko through Ken Rosenthal: Per @Ken_Rosenthal, the #Nats have acquired OF Scott Hairston from the Cubs for a minor league pitcher. Brings right-handed pop off bench. — Dan...
Via DC Sports-Kings
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Marlon Byrd: This year’s Scott Hairston?

I’m not sure who said it; I think it was SNY’s play-by-play man Gary Cohen, but someone had a valid comparison recently. And that is Marlon Byrd is turning into this year’s Scott Hairston. Just like when the Mets picked Hairston off the scrap heap, Byrd is doing his best to impersonate Hairston while playing a little bit above his head. Through 57 games, Byrd has posted a more...
Via Mets360.com
June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs 7, Diamondbacks 2

Scott Hairston hit a grand slam and Matt Garza got his first victory of the season and the Chicago Cubs extended their winning streak to five games by defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-2 on Friday. Alfonso Soriano had a two-run homer and Cody Ransom added a solo shot for the Cubs, who have won five straight for the first time since winning seven in a row from July 31-Aug. 6,...
Via AP on Fox
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Never Made Hairston Any Offer

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York writes a column about how the Mets went about building their current outfield which started with a joke and ended with a joke in my opinion. Rubin spoke with Scott Hairston who dismissed rumors that the Mets had made him an offer, but understood the situation and respected Sandy Alderson’s decision. “There were times where I wasn’t sure what they...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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