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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

Pitcher Tyler Clippard #36 of the Washington Nationals throws a pitch in the eighth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on May 2, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Why Tyler Clippard of the Nationals is a Two-Time All-Star

Let’s go inside the numbers and explore why Tyler Clippard should be an All-Star, whether by injury replacement or otherwise.

07/15/2014

Tyler Clippard will be the Nationals lone All-Star representative in Minnesota. (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Clippard Becomes Nats Only All-Star

Washington Nationals reliever Tyler Clippard was selected to the All-Star game. He’ll be the only player representing the Nats.

07/14/2014

Catcher Jose Lobaton #59 talks with pitcher Tyler Clippard #36 of the Washington Nationals on the mound after Clippard gave up a three RBI double to the Los Angeles Angels in the eighth inning of the Nationals 4-2 loss at Nationals Park on April 21, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Williams Not Bailing on Tyler Clippard ‘The Unprecedented King of the 8th Inning’

Tyler Clippard has had a rough April, but Matt Williams insists he’s not giving up on him as the setup man for the Washington Nationals: “Tyler Clippard, is the unprecedented king of the eighth inning.”

04/23/2014

Anthony Rendon celebrates the Nationals Opening Day win with teammates Jayson Werth and Ian Desmond. Washington defeated the New York Mets 9-7 in 10 innings. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Opener Could Set Tone For Nats

Yesterday’s 9-7 victory on Opening Day at Citi Field was a very good sign for the Washington Nationals.

04/01/2014

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

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

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Nats, Detwiler Avoid Arbitration With $2.3M Deal

The Washington Nationals have agreed to a $2,337,500, one-year deal with left-handed starter Ross Detwiler, avoiding arbitration.

01/18/2013

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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.

01/16/2013

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Werth’s Homer Gives Washington Nationals Fans Reason To Cheer Going Into Game 5 Vs. St. Louis Cardinals

D.C.’s first home playoff baseball victory since 1933 was an October classic. When Jayson Werth launched a Lance Lynn fastball into the leftfield bullpen at Nationals Park in the bottom of the ninth inning, 44,392 fans went absolutely crazy. All of a sudden the Nats are in the driver’s seat, with 21-game winner Gio Gonzalez set to pitch Game 5 against Adam Wainwright (14-13) Friday at 8:37 p.m. at Nationals Park.

10/12/2012

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