If you don’t know by now that Nats pitching coach Steve McCatty was in Playgirl Magazine, you should. But you should also know t-shirts were made of the partially-nude magazine pic, and then worn by the entire pitching staff. What a fun bunch.
Strasburg looks to win consecutive starts for the first time and help the Washington Nationals avoid matching a season-high losing streak Tuesday night against a San Francisco Giants team that has won four straight with Cain on the mound.
Nats general manger Mike Rizzo insists Bryce Harper did not suffer a concussion in his collision with the right field scoreboard at Dodgers Stadium, saying he’s still day-to-day. However, he didn’t seem aware that Harper had been feeling “a little carsick” yesterday, leaving Harper’s return date in question.
Bryce Harper wasn’t happy he had to shave his beard off to get stitches, after slamming into the wall at Dodgers Stadium Monday, but legendary broadcaster Vin Scully was.
It’s a sad fact that Washingtonians expect their teams to lose and are shocked when they don’t. Only one city with NHL, NBA, NFL and MLB teams has waited longer for a champion than D.C.
Bryce Harper put a scare into himself and his Washington Nationals teammates after his latest violent collision with an outfield wall.
Even with Stephen Strasburg off to a notably slow start for a guy expected to be among baseball’s elite, you’d still be hard pressed to a find a GM in the league who wouldn’t have the Nats hurler at the top of his wish list if he became available. But at least one former GM wouldn’t.
Although cooler heads can gather third base umpire John Hirschbeck was looking for a fight when he threw Bryce Harper out in the 1st inning of the Pittsburgh game Sunday, Mike Rizzo says the 20-year-old slugger needs to be a little smarter and not throw his hands up in defiance of an umpire’s decision.
Tuesday’s Nats-Tigers matchup scheduled to begin at 7:05 p.m. at Nationals Park has been rescheduled for Thursday, May 9 at 4:05 p.m. due to inclement weather.
Defending American League champion Detroit visits the up-and-down Nats for a pair of games the next two nights, a rare occurrence despite the newfound prevalence of interleague play.
It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your recap for the week ending April 8, 2013.
It’s tough to keep up with all the action in the MLB. Here’s what to look for this year as baseball gets under way.