Category: ‘Starting Pitchers’

Gio Gonzalez Looks to Continue Early Season Success Against the Power Hitting Chicago White Sox
April 9th, 2013 at 9:39 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Washington Nationals (4-2) will play host to the Chicago White Sox (4-2) tonight at Nationals Park, looking to go 4-0 at home for the first time since 2003, when the team was the Montreal Expos. Gio Gonzalez will get the ball for the Nationals, in a matchup against White...

Washington Nationals Rotation Ready to Lead
February 12th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
In winning 98 games last year the Washington Nationals showed the National League how lethal their starting rotation was.  Although anchored down by a controversial innings limit, ace Stephen Strasburg went to the All-Star Game, along with 21-game winner Gio Gonzalez.  Jordan Zimmermann, who in pitching a full year after...

Washington Nationals Making Wrong Decision to Shut Down Stephen Strasburg
September 8th, 2012 at 10:25 PM
The Washington Nationals front office has decided to stick to its guns, remaining steadfast in the decision to shutdown Stephen Strasburg. Washington announced earlier today that their ace would be sat down for the rest of the season, despite earlier reports of Strasburg having a start or two left in...

Decision on Stephen Strasburg Starting Rumbles in Washington Nationals Clubhouse
August 15th, 2012 at 12:00 PM
With the biggest question of the 2012 baseball season seemingly answered, the answers have not gone over well with everyone in the Washington Nationals clubhouse.  The Nationals' decision to shutdown Stephen Strasburg is a reality, and one that is coming soon.  The Nationals have the best record in baseball, lead...

Washington Nationals Look for More Success with Jordan Zimmermann
August 14th, 2012 at 10:00 PM
24 hours after the Washington Nationals rocked the pitcher (Ryan Vogelsong) who was the NL leader in ERA, they start the pitcher who now is the NL leader in ERA.  Jordan Zimmermann has been absolutely dominant since giving up four runs in a 5-3 loss to the Marlins back on...

John Lannan to Make Season Debut Saturday Against Atlanta Braves
July 17th, 2012 at 8:04 PM
Sources say that Washington Nationals pitcher John Lannan will make his 2012 debut, making a start in one of the doubleheader games Saturday against the Atlanta Braves.  Lannan, the 2009 and 2010 opening day starter for the Nationals, did not make the club coming out of Spring Training.  The doubleheader...

Nationals Pitcher Gio Gonzalez Pitches Perfect 3rd Inning in MLB All-Star Game
July 10th, 2012 at 9:27 PM
Washington Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez has pitched a perfect 3rd inning in the 83rd MLB All-Star Game in Kansas City.  He started the inning by striking out the Texas Rangers Mike Napoli.  He then retired Derek Jeter and Curtis Granderson of the New York Yankees respectively.

Washington Nationals: What’s Wrong with Ryan Zimmerman?
July 1st, 2012 at 10:30 PM
There were a few things that you could count on with the Washington Nationals the past few years. You could get great tickets to any game for nothing, the team would be amongst the worst in baseball, and Ryan Zimmerman would be one of the best all-around 3rd basemen in...

Edwin Jackson is Washington Nationals’ Secret Weapon
June 26th, 2012 at 11:02 PM
The calendar says it is the last week of June.  That means the All-Star Game is in about two weeks.  This is significant because this is the first true time to take a step back and assess where your team is.  Most likely the Washington Nationals will be able step...

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...