Tagged: ‘Washington’

Ryan Zimmerman’s comeback story is an enjoyable one
August 17th, 2017 at 12:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** ANALYSIS/OPINION: Ryan Zimmerman is having a comeback season, and we're all enjoying it. Fans may lust after Bryce Harper, but the guy everyone fell in love shortly after baseball returned to Washington in 2005 was Zimmerman - a home-grown All-Star who represented the franchise with class on and off the...

Nationals keep cruising despite injuries
August 14th, 2017 at 5:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** There was only one question in between games Sunday that was pertinent to the first game of a split day-night doubleheader. Outfielder Brian Goodwin was removed before the top of the ninth inning. Michael A. Taylor, who had been on the disabled list for a month, replaced Goodwin. Nationals manager...

Nationals bullpen fix rests with three different, and unlikely, relievers
August 10th, 2017 at 9:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** Las Vegas would not provide odds on this conglomeration coming together. An odd blend of a journeyman, a once-retired, surgically-resurrected setup man and metal head former first baseman. It's too unbelievable when laid out in plain terms. That Brandon Kintzler, Ryan Madson and Sean Doolittle have arrived in Washington to...

Giancarlo Stanton hits MLB-leading 38th HR as Marlins down Nationals
August 8th, 2017 at 10:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** Giancarlo Stanton hit his career-high and major league-leading 38th home run of the season and drove in three runs as the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 7-3 on Tuesday night. Stanton crushed a first-pitch fastball from A.J. Cole (1-2) deep into the center-field stands in the fifth for a...

Yu Darvish to Dodgers, Kintzler to Nationals highlight trade deadline
July 31st, 2017 at 6:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** There was a smile on Yu Darvish's face 10 minutes before Monday's Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline. He stood tall at his home locker in Texas in a picture posted on social media, noting how much time remained on the clock until 4 p.m. On the West Coast, other...