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GAME 70 REVIEW: Nats Defeat Orioles 8-4 to Start Interleague Series

By Anthony Amobi, Special to Nats News Network

WASHINGTON – The Washington Nationals are on quite the roll. After a sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals this week, they played hosts to the struggling Baltimore Orioles on Friday night to start another interleague match-up of the "Battle of the Beltway."

They won their seventh straight game, an remarkable feat considering their struggles since the Continue reading

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Kimball on DL and Mattheus Recalled from Syracuse

Updated 6/10/2011, 7:00pm - RHP Ryan Mattheus will wear uniform # 52.
Press Release:

NATIONALS SELECT RHP RYAN MATTHEUS FROM SYRACUSE,PLACE RHP COLE KIMBALL ON DISABLED LIST
The Washington Nationals today selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Ryan Mattheus from Syracuse of the Triple-A International League and placed right-handed pitcher Cole Kimball (right shoulder inflammation) on the Continue reading

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Photos: Zimmerman’s Rehab Start at Potomac

Washington Nationals All-Star third baseman Ryan Zimmerman made his second rehab start tonight when the Potomac Nationals hosted the Frederick Keys at Pfitzner Stadium.

Zimmerman went 2-for-3 with double and single wearing number 20 on his P-Nats jersey. He didn’t see much action at third base, however, handled the two ground balls that he did see.

This was only the second time that Zimmerman Continue reading

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Nationals Youth Baseball Academy

Check out the sneak peek to photos and quotes from today’s Washington Nationals Dream Foundation Youth Baseball Academy Groundbreaking. More over at Off the Field after tonight’s game v. Phillies. Continue reading

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GAME 46 REVIEW: Orioles Take the Battle of the Beltways Series

by Tyler Radecki, Staff Writer

ORIOLES WIN THE RUBBER MATCH ON SUNDAY 2-1
Leading off the game, Nationals center fielder Roger Bernadina laid down a perfect bunt right in between first base and the pitcher’s mound and reached first base with ease. But as he ran past the bag, home plate umpire Todd Tichneor ruled that Bernadina stepped on home plate to bunt and was out.

Roger Bernadina was Continue reading

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GAME 45 REVIEW: Nats Fall to O’s 8-3

by Tyler Radecki, Staff Writer

LHP John Lannan tight-roped out of danger inning after inning in his last start against the Pirates. On Saturday afternoon at Camden Yards he wasn’t able to do the same, giving up six runs in six innings en route to an 8-3 loss at the hands of the Baltimore Orioles.

After the Nats scored two runs in the top of the third inning, Lannan surrendered four runs in the Continue reading

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Nats/Pirates Rescheduled for Monday

The Nationals game against the Pirates has been postponed due to poor weather in Pittsburgh. The game has been rescheduled for Monday, April 25 as both teams have a scheduled day off. Game will be played at 7:05 p.m. ET and will be aired on MASN-HD.

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Cubs Do Nats a Favor with Pena; Attention Turns to LaRoche

By all accounts, Carlos Pena is a quality human being and leader of men.  There are several people with the Washington Nationals that would have loved him to be a leader in this organization.  They liked his left-handed power bat and nimbleness around first base.  He would have been a great free agent signing for this team.
Four years ago.
Anybody in baseball could have had Pena for a song after Continue reading

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Nationals New Uniforms

Posted by Cheryl Nichols

Photos of the 2011 Nationals Uniforms and Fashion Show can be found here.

Tyler Clippard, Ian Desmond, Drew Storen and Jordan Zimmermann are signing autographs at the Nationals Park Team Store today, Thursday, November 11. Autograph session will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and doors open from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

o Ian Desmond 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
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Nats Roster Changes

Posted by Cheryl:

While fans wait on word about Adam Dunn, the Washington Nationals made a couple of decisions this week. 

Right handed reliever Tyler Walker has been unconditionally released.  Tyler went on the DL in June and then had season-ending surgery on his shoulder.  Walker went 1-0 with a 3.57 ERA in 35.1 innings with eight walks and 30 Ks.

The Nationals declined a club option for Continue reading

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