Desperate for healthy outfielders after both Denard Span and Michael Taylor were injured Thursday night, the Nationals recalled Matt den Dekker from Class AAA Syracuse before Friday’s series opener against the Marlins. 216 more words
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The afternoon, unusual as it was, started off in such uplifting fashion. The Nationals used a pinch-hit home run from Matt den Dekker and three scoreless innings of relief from Aaron Barrett, Casey Janssen and Drew Storen to win the completion of Friday night’s suspended game, 5-3 over the Dodgers. 686 more words
Brutal news here for the NL East-leading Mets.
According to beat writer Mike Vorkunov of the Newark Star-Ledger, lefty reliever Jerry Blevins suffered a fractured left forearm Sunday when he was struck by a comebacker off the bat of Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon. 52 more words