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Bryce Harper Leaves Wednesday Night’s Game with Rib Injury
May 2nd, 2013 at 12:50 PM
Nationals' 21 year old superstar Bryce Harper, who currently ranks fourth in the National League in batting average, and third in home runs, left Wednesday night's game with an apparent rib injury.  Harper collided with the outfield wall in Atlanta on Tuesday night, but suffered the injury while taking a swing in...

Adam Laroche Expected Back Tuesday Night
April 8th, 2013 at 9:26 AM
***PHOTO1*** Nationals' first basemen Adam LaRoche, left last Friday night's game, a 15-0 loss to the Reds, with stiffness in his lower back.  The 2012 Silver Slugger for National League first basemen left in the seventh inning of a blowout game when he was experiencing tightness in his back. The cold weather...

Nationals Place DeRosa on DL, Claim Izturis Off Waivers
August 6th, 2012 at 3:56 PM
Mark DeRosa has been placed on the 15-day DL due to an abdominal strain.  With starting shortstop Ian Desmond already on the disabled list, the injury is a blow to the depth of the infield for the Nationals. The Nationals moved quickly in claiming Cesar Izturis off of waivers from Milwaukee. ...

Jayson Werth Returning Tonight for the Nationals?
August 2nd, 2012 at 4:16 PM
Sources are saying that Jayson Werth is not at Potomac this evening.  He is currently with the team, and could possibly activated tonight.  More to follow.

Ryan Zimmerman and Adam LaRoche Out of Lineup Today
July 31st, 2012 at 4:47 PM
Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman and first baseman Adam LaRoche are out of the lineup today against the Phillies.  Mark DeRosa will play third, and Tyler Moore will be in the lineup playing first base.  Both players are day to day.

MRI Shows Tear on Ian Desmond’s Oblique; Placed on 15-Day DL
July 22nd, 2012 at 9:18 PM
It was not all sunshine and rainbows Sunday for the Nationals.  After Sunday's 9-2 win over the Braves, manager Davey Johnson announced that all-star Ian Desmond's MRI showed a slight tear in his oblique muscle, and will be placed on the 15-day DL.  Desmond, who sat several games to rest...

Ian Desmond Out of the Lineup for Fourth Straight Game
July 18th, 2012 at 6:44 PM
Washington Nationals All-Star shortstop Ian Desmond will again be out of the lineup Wednesday night against the New York Mets.  This is the fourth straight game that Desmond has not started due to a oblique strain.  Desmond did appear Tuesday night as a late game situation pinch-runner.  No word on...