Category Archives: SUSPENSION

Morgan Gets Eight Games

According to multiple sources, Washington Nationals outfielder Nyjer Morgan will serve eight of the original 15 games of two different suspensions.  He will begin serving those games Friday, and will return to action Sept. 25. 
He’ll miss half of the Nats remaining 16 games.
There’s no information as of this post how the two individual suspensions were reduced.  We’ll post more when information Continue reading

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GAME 141 REVIEW: Nationals Lose to Marlins; Riggleman Won’t Control Morgan

"Nyjer, he’s hitting eighth there, but that’s his game. I can’t ask him to hit eighth but don’t run. I really thought that he’d get that base. The pitcher wasn’t real quick to the plate but the catcher made a great throw, and he got him. That’s Nyjer’s game, I can’t take that away from him." –Nationals Manager Jim Riggleman.
The Washington Nationals lost another game to the Florida Marlins.  Continue reading

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Random Thoughts from a Hotel Room in Pittsburgh on a Saturday Afternoon

BULLET-POINT STYLE!Dang, it’s cold in Pittsburgh.  Definitely sweatshirts and jeans weather.

First guy we see getting out of the parking garage was wearing a Penguins windbreaker and Steelers cap.  Naturally.

The Nationals plan to recall Yuneski Maya, Collin Balester and Ross Detwiler on Monday, according to multiple reports.  You have to figure at this point Maya will slide right into Scott Continue reading

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Nyjer Morgan Doesn’t Get It

Courtesy of Bill Ladson at MLB.com, here were Nyjer Morgan’s comments this afternoon upon learing about his eight-game suspension for "three separate incidents" in the past week, including clipping St. Louis Cardinals catcher Bryan Anderson instead of touching home plate, exchanging expetlives with fans in Miami after bowling over Florida Marlins catcher Brett Hayes — ending his season with a Continue reading

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Morgan Suspended Eight Games for "Three Separate Incidents"

According to multiple sources, Washington Nationals outfielder Nyjer Morgan has been suspended eight games for his role in "three separate incidents" in the past week:  initiating contact with St. Louis Cardinals catcher Bryan Anderson, inappropriate comments made to Florida Marlins fans on Tuesday night after he bowled into catcher Brett Hayes, and Wednesday night’s brawl and aftermath.
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Random Thoughts for Friday Mid-Day

BULLET-POINT STYLE!

Congratulations to 1B Tyler Moore and OF Randolph Oduber for winning MVP honors in their respective leagues.  Moore won the Carolina League MVP, finishing first in that league in homers, RBIs, doubles and extra-base hits.  Moore’s 75 XBHs were second in all of minor league baseball.  Oduber won th Gulf Coast League MVP.  He led that league in average (.366), slugging (.569)  Continue reading

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