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In the Washington Nationals' dugout Saturday morning, manager Davey Johnson explained his contingency plans at shortstop. If Ian Desmond suffered any kind of long-term injury, he said, Danny Espinosa would become the regular shortstop. If Desmond simply...
Tribune reporterExpectations for the Chicago Cubs may be the lowest in years heading into a new season, but everyone's somewhat optimistic on Opening Day. The Cubs and Washington kicked off the 2012 season Thursday afternoon at Wrigley Field with Ryan Dempster facing...
Brad Lidge did not expect to find himself on the mound for many ninth innings this season, certainly not on Opening Day at Wrigley Field. He signed with the Washington Nationals in late January with the understanding, despite his 223 career saves, that he...
On Sunday afternoon, the Washington Nationals copied the formula that gave them two victories to start this season — except for the important part. Their offense stalled. Their pitching, in this case seven stellar innings from Jordan Zimmermann,...
— On Tuesday night, under a starless sky at Citi Field, Ross Detwiler pitched exactly the way the Washington Nationals envisioned he would in 2007 when they drafted a beanpole left-hander out of Missouri State with the sixth pick. Five years later,...
The Houston Astros set a franchise record by hitting three triples in a five-run first inning, backing starter Bud Norris with a season-high 17 hits on the way to an 11-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night. Norris pitched six innings...
Associated PressEver since he became the Washington Nationals’ very first draft pick, Ryan Zimmerman wanted to stay with the club for the long haul. Now he’ll get that wish. The Nationals took what they hope is another step toward consistent contention...
No. 16 Nationals: 15th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Blue Jays Bryce Harper hasn't played a day in the big leagues, and unfortunately for him there is only one way to go. It is opposite of up. But if you want to bet on Harper as...
Tags: Baseball, Adam LaRoche, Alex Rodriguez, Juan Gonzalez, Mel Ott
No. 19 Colorado Rockies: 12th in a series counting down to spring training: Next: Royals Like Cowboys and Indians in the front yard, baseball is a kid's game. But sometimes, once every million or so encounters, that's not a cap gun the batter has in...
Livan Hernandez pitched 6 2/3 strong innings and drove in two runs with a pair of singles, helping the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 Friday night. Hernandez (7-11) outpitched All-Star Cole Hamels (13-7) to rebound from a rough...
Ryan Howard homered and drove in four runs and Roy Oswalt pitched seven solid innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to an 11-3 victory over the mistake-prone Washington Nationals on Saturday. Oswalt (5-7), making his second start since coming off the...
Tags: Baseball, Roy Oswalt, Ryan Dempster, Danny Espinosa, Ryan Howard
Johnny Cueto pitched into the ninth inning and Joey Votto homered to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night. Cueto (9-5) held the Nationals scoreless until Ryan Zimmerman homered on his first pitch of...
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