Category Archives: KASTEN

Stan Kasten Says Goodbye Again

"We have to get our jobs done. The fans will come if we do that." – Stan Kasten, in his last official press conference as Team President of the Washington Nationals.
Yesterday, not in the press conference room, but in the swanky President’s Club, in a back corner by the big plate glass windows that overlook the Washington Nationals batting cages, outgoing Team President Stan Kasten gathered the Continue reading

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Kasten Confirms Resignation, Says "This is just about me."

With his college age son sitting beside him on the top ledge of the Washington Nationals dugout, curly W’s adorning the wall, Nats President Stan Kasten confirmed to the media that he would be resigning, effective at the end of this season.
He said at the beginning of his statements that he would talk today about his experiences with the team, and how and why his resignation came about, but Continue reading

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Stephen Strasburg Has "Significant" Tear in UCL; Tommy John Surgery Likely

Nats fans might not see this again until 2012. (Photo by C. Nichols/Nats News Network)
The Washington Nationals announced this morning that Stephen Strasburg has a "significant tear" in the Ulner Collateral Ligament in his right elbow and will "probably" have Tommy John surgery, pending a second opinion from Dr. Lewis Yocum, an expert in the procedure.
The typical rehabilitation time from this Continue reading

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