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Max Scherzer played catch with regular grip, but is not yet pain-free
February 21st, 2017 at 10:51 AM
***PHOTO1*** Pitcher Max Scherzer has been using a modified grip to throw this spring, but is not yet pain-free. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. â?? Max Scherzer played catch with his normal, two-fingered fastball grip for a little bit on Monday. The knuckle at the base of his...

Max Scherzer’s knuckle injury might keep him from being ready for Opening Day
February 16th, 2017 at 4:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** The knuckle at the base of Max Scherzer's right ring finger became the most analyzed joint in the Washington Nationals' clubhouse on Thursday, knocking Stephen Strasburg's right elbow out of its familiar spotlight, and delivering an unexpected blow to the early-season stability of the Nationals' rotation. The most recent MRI...

Max Scherzer says knuckle injury might keep him from being ready for Opening Day
February 16th, 2017 at 1:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** Max Scherzer says a now-healed knuckle injury might keep him on the shelf for Opening Day. This story will be updated. Max Scherzer would not commit to being ready for opening day. Knuckle is healed, but still has symptoms. Played catch today. â?? Chelsea ... Read Original Post at ...

Washington Nationals’ Bronson Arroyo’s Career Likely Over After Tearing Rotator Cuff
March 17th, 2016 at 2:38 PM
The Washington Nationals have revealed that veteran right hander Bronson Arroyo, brought in to help round out their rotation this season, will likely have to retire after being diagnosed with a torn rotator cuff. ***PHOTO1*** Arroyo was signed to a minor-league contract in January and scheduled to make $2 million if he...

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...