Ian Desmond hit a grand slam in the 11th inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 Wednesday night, avoiding a three-game sweep.
Cliff Lee struck out nine in eight impressive innings, Michael Young tied a career high with three doubles and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 Tuesday night.
The Washington Nationals’ hitters are keeping manager Davey Johnson from shaving. His relief pitchers are preventing him from sleeping.
From the moment that the former Montreal Expos were reborn as the Nats in the fall of 2004, the franchise was always looking up at the Phillies. That’s not the case anymore.
The newest stadium attraction for a minor league Phillies affiliate will likely trickle down to urinals across the country, lengthening the wait time for men’s rooms everywhere.
If he reaches his potential, Domonic Brown could be a potential All-Star. He can offer power, speed, average, on-base percentage and above-average fielding.
Roy Halladay outpitched Gio Gonzalez with seven solid innings and John Mayberry Jr. homered to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday night.
Holden & Danny: Stephen Strasburg’s Innings Limit Speculators Don’t “Know What The Hell They’re Talking About”
The Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo joined Holden and Danny Wednesday afternoon for his weekly appearance on 106.7 the Fan, talking about the lack of activity at the trade deadline among other topics.
When the Philadelphia Phillies come to town, it will be the first time in Nationals team history in which Washington has a commanding lead over them in the NL East. Actually, make that a lead over all of Major League Baseball.
The Nationals, still in the driver’s seat in their division now that the All-Star break is in the rear-view, can thank their success within the NL East for their firm grasp on first place. But with a huge chunk of the upcoming schedule featuring bouts against division rivals, continuing to win those games will be essential to staying in the playoff picture.