Author Archives: Patrick Reddington

Washington Nationals: 2011 MLB Draft: A Little More On Matt Purke.

Texas’ GM Jon Daniels, in an article by MLB.com’s T.R. Sullivan entitled, “Purke chooses TCU over Rangers”, after the Rangers failed to sign ’09 1st Round pick Matt Purke, said that, “The biggest issue was money,”, and added that… Continue reading

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Wire Taps: Washington Nationals Return Home, Welcome Ryan Zimmerman Back To Lineup…

• Programming Notes: Yes, Ryan Zimmerman is expected to be back in the lineup when the Nationals start their upcoming nine-game homestand, but no, the homestand doesn’t start tonight. No Nats tonight. It’s a Monday without baseba… Continue reading

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Washington Nationals’ Big Decisions: Tyler Clippard, Todd Coffey, Jason Marquis and Pudge.

It’s going to take more than RHP Jonathan Albaladejo. The New York Yankees, who drafted Tyler Clippard out of JW Mitchell High School in Port St. Lucie, Florida with the 274th overall pick in the 9th Round of the 2003 MLB Draft, were … Continue reading

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Washington Nationals Win Third Straight, 2-0 Over San Diego Padres, End 11-Game Road Trip 6-5.

• Sunday Top 5: 
5. RISP FAIL: San Diego starter Tim Stauffer held the Washington Nationals off the board through six innings on May 28th when the Padres’ visited Washington, but Nationals’ outfielder Laynce Nix started the … Continue reading

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Washington Nationals At San Diego Padres: GameThread 66 Of 162.

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Washington Nationals @ San Diego Padres
Sunday, Jun 12, 2011, 4:05 PM EDT Petco Park
Jordan Zimmermann vs Tim Stauffer
Partly cloudy. Winds blowing out to right field at 5-15 m.p.h. Game time temperature aroun… Continue reading

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The Washington Nationals, Bryce Harper, And The Teachable Moment.

The video of the mimed, winking kiss-like gesture Bryce Harper made as he ran out a home run off a Greensboro Grasshoppers’ pitcher last week and the countless stories that followed, overshadowed the announcement that Harper had been … Continue reading

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Washington Nationals/Senators Win 2-1 Over The San Diego Padres On 1936 Throwbacks Night.

• Tonight’s 1936 Top 5: 
5. Leadoff WereWerth And The 8-Spot Hurler: Washington Senators’ Skipper Jim Riggleman’s talked about the work that he and his staff put into putting their lineup together every day back in late Apri… Continue reading

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Washington Nationals/Senators (1936) At San Diego Padres (1936): GameThread 65 Of 162.

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Washington Nationals @ San Diego Padres
Saturday, Jun 11, 2011, 8:35 PM EDT Petco Park
John Lannan vs Clayton Richard
Mostly cloudy. Winds blowing from left to right field at 10-15 m.p.h. Game time temperature… Continue reading

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Washington Nationals Move Jayson Werth To Leadoff Spot Tonight, Pitcher Batting Eighth…

The Washington Nationals just released tonight’s starting lineup: 

Jayson Werth – RF
Ian Desmond – SS
Danny Espinosa – 2B
Michael Morse – 1B
Wilson Ramos – C
Jerry Hairston – 3B
Rick Ankiel – CF
John Lannan – SP
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Washington Nationals’ Cole Kimball’s Big Year, Sore Shoulder, Ryan Mattheus’ Impending Debut…

This was supposed to be a big year for Cole Kimball. The hard-throwing 25-year-old, Brooklyn, NY native, had finished the 2010 season, his 5th in the Nationals’ organization since he’d been drafted out of Centenary College in Hacketts… Continue reading

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