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'Baseball in the District' - Bob Nightengale and Matt Skole

On this week’s episode, Tim Murray of ESPN 980 and I brought in two excellent guests in USA Today national baseball writer Bob Nightengale and Harrisburg Senators infielder Matt Skole, one of the Nationals’ top prospects. 125 more words

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Rockies End Skid, Beat Nationals 6-4

DENVER (AP) – Early on, Stephen Strasburg didn’t have his best stuff and yet the powerful right-hander tried to bear down to keep his team close. 728 more words


Instant analysis: Rockies 6, Nats 4

GAME IN A NUTSHELL: With an opportunity to sweep the foundering Rockies and get their 9-game road off to a stellar start, the Nationals knew they’d need to compensate for the absences of Ryan Zimmerman (who was placed on the 15-day DL with a hamstring strain), Jayson Werth (given a day off to rest his knee) and Wilson Ramos (given a day off after catching a night game). 504 more words

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Game 99: Nats at Rockies

First up, the news we all knew was coming: Ryan Zimmerman is headed to the disabled list with a strained right hamstring. The only question at this point is how long the Nationals’ third baseman will be out. 260 more words

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Cool Sports Thing of the Day: 7/23/14

This afternoon – 3 p.m. eastern – Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals will face the Colorado Rockies in Denver.

Strasburg has the third-best K/9… 111 more words

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Strasburg? Gonzalez? Zimmermann? Fister? Nope, the Nationals' leader in wins is ... Tanner Roark

For all the big-money, big-name starters in the Nationals’ rotation–Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez, Jordan Zimmermann, Doug Fister–the team leader in both wins and ERA is a little-known 27-year-old sophomore named Tanner Roark. 193 more words

A Freaky Friday at Nationals Park

Baseball can be a weird game. In Friday night’s game that opened the Nats’ post-All Star game portion of the 2014 season, Washington had 11 hits but lost and Milwaukee’s Kyle Lohse allowed a season high 10 hits but won. 605 more words