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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.”


Rafael Soriano #29 of the Washington Nationals reacts after giving up a two-run home run to Alex Rios #51 of the Chicago White Sox in the top of the ninth inning during a game at Nationals Park on April 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Rizzo: Soriano Needs to Speak With Harper ‘Face to Face’

Mike Rizzo hadn’t heard that closer Rafael Soriano had called out Bryce Harper for his positioning on a game-tying triple by the Giants last night. But if he had a problem with Harper, he says making his case to the newspapers isn’t how he would have handled it.


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Denard Span Playing Center Field Relaxes Harper as Hitter

It’s easy to put too much stock in poor performances early in the season, as it is to overvalue unexpected hot streaks. These overreactions enforce the importance of Rizzo’s weekly radio show with 106.7 The Fan’s Holden and Danny in keeping fans levelheaded to set the tone for a long season.


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Soriano Shines in Debut With Nationals

The Washington Nationals finally got a look at their new closer on Tuesday. They liked what they saw.


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Holden & Danny: What Soriano Signing Means For Nats Bullpen

When the Washington Nationals shocked the baseball world by reaching an agreement with free agent closer Rafael Soriano, it probably also shocked their current starter, Drew Storen. Jeff Passan checked in with Holden and Danny to explain what the transaction could mean for the rest of the Nats bullpen.


The Washington Nationals have reportedly signed closer Rafael Soriano away from the New York Yankees. (Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Nationals Reportedly Agree to 2-Year, $28 Million Deal With Closer Rafael Soriano

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms to sign closer Rafael Soriano from the New York Yankees, according to the Washington Post.




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