Category Archives: PUDGE

Dealing a Catcher to the Giants?

Lots of folks are asking the question today, in the aftermath of Scott Cousins needlessly ending Buster Posey’s season, if it would make sense for Washington Nationals GM Mike Rizzo to make a phone call to San Francisco Giants GM Brian Sabean to gauge his interest in trading for Pudge Rodriguez or Jesus Flores.
No less an expert than Jim Bowden suggested the very same idea on Twitter.
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Zimmerman Out, LaRoche Ailing: Where Does the Offense Come From?

Multiple reports earlier today indicated catcher Jesus Flores will be recalled to take Ryan Zimmerman’s place on the roster when the Washington Nationals move the third baseman to the disabled later today with an abdominal strain, originally sustained during spring training and re-aggravated in Saturday’s 8-4 loss to the New York Mets, when he slid headfirst into second on a play that didn’t even Continue reading

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GAME 139 REVIEW: Rough Start Dooms Maya, Nats in 4-1 Loss to Mets

Yunesky Maya made his first Major League start for the Nationals (Photo by C. Nichols/Nats News Network)
THE RESULT:  The Nationals Park radar gun wasn’t working correctly in the first inning, so at least Washington Nationals "rookie" starting pitcher Yunesky Maya had some company in that regard.  Once the gun got going though, so did Maya.
Unfortunately, both developments came too late, and Continue reading

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