Drew Storen

Pitcher Drew Storen #22 of the Washington Nationals throws a pitch in the ninth inning during the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on September 15, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Drew Storen Consecutive Saves Tracker: Five

Drew Storen successfully relieved Rafael Soriano form a tight spot, for his fifth straight converted save and a 4-2 Nationals win over the Braves.


Catcher Wilson Ramos #40 (L) and pitcher Drew Storen #22 of the Washington Nationals high five each other after defeating the New York Mets at Citi Field on September 14, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Nationals defeated the Mets 3-0. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Drew Storen Consecutive Saves Tracker: Four

Drew Storen extended his consecutive saves streak to four in securing a 3-0 Nationals win over the New York Mets Sunday night.


Drew Storen #22 of the Washington Nationals. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Drew Storen Consecutive Saves Tracker: Three

Drew Storen closed the door in the ninth inning for the third straight night for the Nationals, extending the ‘Drew Storen Consecutive Saves Tracker’ to three.


Pitcher Drew Storen #22 of the Washington Nationals celebrates with catcher Jose Lobaton #59 after a win over the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park on September 8, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Washington Nationals won, 2-1. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Drew Storen Restores Faith as Nationals Closer with Second Straight Save

Drew Storen earned his second save in as many nights Monday evening, something he hasn’t done in three years.


Drew Storen #22 of the Washington Nationals looks in before pitching to a Philadelphia Phillies batter during the ninth inning of a 3-2 Nationals win at Nationals Park on September 7, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Inside the Numbers: Drew Storen Not the Nationals Late-inning Savior

After an electric save by Drew Storen Sunday, let’s take a closer looks at his limited save opportunities in 2014, to better understand if he’s ready to be the Nationals closer again.


Rafael Soriano #29 of the Washington Nationals.  (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Soriano Out As Nationals Go to Closer By Committee

Nationals manager Matt Williams will use a closer-by-committee approach over the next few days while struggling Rafael Soriano seeks to correct the flaws in his delivery.


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Drew Storen Loves ‘Competitiveness’ of Stanford Buddy Richard Sherman

Nationals pitcher Drew Storen weighed in on Richard Sherman’s high-attention interview last Sunday, telling “The Tommy Show” he had classes with the now-Seahawks corner at Stanford and, “he doesn’t really have a problem with any of it.”


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Storen on Dodging Awkward Double-Goodbyes on Final Day of Nats Season

While admitting Nationals players weren’t subject to any exit interviews with team management following the team’s final game in Arizona Sunday, Drew Storen would readily acknowledge his greater concern was avoiding the awkward, double-goodbyes as guys departed for the hometowns.


Adam LaRoche #25 of the Washington Nationals celebrates at the top of the dugout with coach Randy Knorr. (Credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Storen Endorses Randy Knorr as Nats Next Manager; Explains Why

Drew Storen made his case for why Nats’ bench coach Randy Knorr should be the organization’s next manager, in an interview with Holden and Danny on Wednesday. He gave an impassioned response about what the team is looking for, and why Knorr fits the bill perfectly.


Tyler Clippard celebrates with catcher Jhonatan Solano after a win over the Phillies earlier this season. (Photo credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Soriano’s Struggles Have Opened Door for Clippard’s Return to Closer Role

For decades, major league pitchers were supposed to finish what they started. Relief pitchers were those who weren’t good enough to make the rotation, simple as that.