Drew Storen

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.

09/09/2014

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.

09/08/2014

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.

09/06/2014

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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.”

01/24/2014

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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.

10/02/2013

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.

10/01/2013

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.

08/19/2013

Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals walks to first base after being hit by a pitch from Luis Avilan #43 of the Atlanta Braves in the eighth inning at Turner Field on August 16, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Harper Hit Again, And Again, Nats Fall to Braves 3-2

Bryce Harper was hit by a pitch twice as the Nats fell to the Braves 3-2, after Atlanta’s Justin Upton hit a walk-off to end it in the 10th inning Friday night.

08/17/2013

Drew Storen #22 of the Washington Nationals reacts after giving up a home run in the ninth inning against the New York Mets at Nationals Park on July 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Nats’ Mike Rizzo on Storen Demotion: ‘I Thought We Handled It Perfectly’

Fireworks erupted through the media following the Mike Rizzo’s decision to demote Drew Storen last Friday, including Tyler Clippard accusing the team of handling the situation poorly. Well, Rizzo responded on Wednesday, saying the team “handled it perfectly.”

07/31/2013

Anthony Rendon #6 of the Washington Nationals is unable to field a ball hit by Clint Barmes #12 of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the fifth inning of a game at Nationals Park on July 24, 2013 in Washington, DC. Rendon was charged with an error on the play. (Credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Struggling Rendon to Replace Zimmerman at Third Base Against Tigers

Davey Johnson will make another minor shakeup to the Nats lineup, moving Rendon to third, and Ryan Zimmerman to DH Wednesday night against the Tigers. He also divulged details of an uncomfortable convo he had with Drew Storen before sending him to Triple-A last week.

07/31/2013

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