We already knew Nationals closer Rafael Soriano has a personal massage therapist, but Monday night we learned he pays for to have those massages travel with him and the club.
Matt Williams will stick with Soriano as the Nats’ closer, continues to mentor Harper on baserunning, and gives injury update on Zimmerman.
Rafael Soriano blew his fifth save of the season for the Nationals Sunday night, and Cal Ripken Jr. says the answer to the increasing liability he presents may be to “back him off” of the closer role a bit.
One day after notching his 200th career save, Soriano blew one Monday night, giving up four runs in the ninth inning as the Miami Marlins rallied to beat Washington 7-6.
Do closer celebrations bother you? Here is a list of some of my favorite closer celebrations to help you decide whether they are awesome or down right classless.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
The Nationals began Sunday with a ceremony honoring retiring manager Davey Johnson. By the end of the night, their playoff hopes were just about dashed.
Dan Haren pitched one-hit ball for six innings, Ryan Zimmerman homered and the Washington Nationals won their fifth straight game, beating the New York Mets 3-0 on Wednesday in a night full of 9/11 tributes.
Jayson Werth kept up his power surge with a home run and two doubles, leading the charging Washington Nationals past the New York Mets 6-3 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.
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.