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Adam Laroche Comes Back from Injury, Helps Lead Washington Nationals
April 9th, 2013 at 11:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** Adam LaRoche, who missed two consecutive games over the weekend due to tightness in his lower back, smacked two home runs and helped guide the Nationals to 8-7 win over the Chicago White Sox, Tuesday night.  LaRoche came in to the game 0-15 on the season, failing to pick up a...

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...

Cincinnati Reds Get to Strasburg, Take Series from Washington Nationals
April 7th, 2013 at 11:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** Sunday's series finale between the Nationals and Reds was not what you expected in a National League game featuring two ace pitchers. What was expected to be a great pitchers dual, quickly changed in the bottom of the first inning when Stephen Strasburg allowed three runs, on three hits and one...

Nationals Sweep Marlins, Allow Just One Run in First Three Games of 2013
April 5th, 2013 at 9:25 PM
Pitching and defense carried the Washington Nationals throughout the 2012 season, and 2013 started no different. The combined score of the opening series ended 11-1, as the Nationals got great pitching performances from their ace Stephen Strasburg, last year's National League Cy Young runner up Gio Gonzalez, and third starter...

Studying the Enemy: Possible Nationals Opponents
October 5th, 2012 at 9:15 AM
As a Washington Nationals player, the celebration of their NL East title has died down and the champagne has been consumed and sprayed all over.  For their fans, the memorabilia has been bought and playoff tickets purchased.  It is now time to get focused on the task at hand.  11...

Washington Nationals: 2nd Half of the Season Preview
July 13th, 2012 at 4:23 PM
Raise your hand if you've had this feeling before.  You know the feeling...mid-Summer in Washington and the local baseball team is gearing up for a pennant race.  Oh yeah, that's right nobody knows that feeling.  Well, maybe a few of the residents at Leisure World could tell you about the...

Washington Nationals: 1st Half in Review
July 11th, 2012 at 11:18 PM
O.K., everybody take a deep breath...good.  Now look around...what do you see?  Surprised?  Yeah, me too.  The Washington Nationals are in first place at the All-Star Break for the first time since their inaugural season in 2005.  As much as I'd like a ticker tape parade down Constitution Avenue, (or...

Battle of the Beltways Game 3: Baltimore Orioles 2, Washington Nationals 1
June 24th, 2012 at 11:10 PM
In one swing the Washington Nationals had the second edition of the Battle of the Beltways ripped away from them Sunday at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.  Down 1-0 in the bottom of the eighth, Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters launched a 0-1 pitch over the center field fence for...

Battle of the Beltways Game 2: Washington Nationals 3, Baltimore Orioles 1
June 23rd, 2012 at 11:07 PM
It is known by this point in the season that the Nationals are winning with their starting rotation and Edwin Jackson is just as big a reason as any of them.  Jackson was excellent again Saturday night going six and a third innings of one run ball, leading the Nationals...

Battle of the Beltways: Baltimore Orioles 2, Washington Nationals 1
June 22nd, 2012 at 11:05 PM
The fact that Jordan Zimmermann went 7 innings and only gave up 2 runs should surprise nobody.  Unfortunately for the Nationals, neither should the fact that they still lost the game.  Zimmermann again was a victim of no run support as the Nationals lost to the Baltimore Orioles in the...