Category Archives: Brian McNally

Trying times for Nats reliever Sean Burnett

Last season Nats left-handed reliever Sean Burnett led a charmed life on the field. He finished with an 2.14 ERA and established himself as a go-to option for manager Jim Riggleman out of the bullpen – against hitters from either side of the plate. W… Continue reading

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Nats Game Day – vs. Phillies, 5/30/11

Nats (22-30) vs. Phillies (33-20)

What – Game #53

Where – Nationals Park

When – 1:05 p.m.

TV – MASN HD

Radio – WJFK-106.7 FM; WFED-1500 AM

So, say you’ve lost 12 of your last 16 games and are sputtering offensively. You’re trying to get going… Continue reading

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Nats Postgame – 2-1 loss to Padres

Padres 2, Nats 1

The offensive struggles continue for Washington, which has scored three runs or less in eight of its last 13 games. Not going to win many games that way. Check out the details from Saturday’s defeat in our game story here.

Some int… Continue reading

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Nats Game Day – vs. Padres, 5/28/11

Nats (22-28) vs. Padres (20-31)

What – Game #51

Where – Nationals Park

When – 1:05 p.m.

TV – MASN HD

Radio – WJFK-106.7 FM; WFED-1500 AM

Just about 15 hours after last night’s dramatic walk-off win, the Nats try to build on that momentum when t… Continue reading

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Nats Postgame – 2-1 win over Padres

Nats 2, Padres 1

No better way to shake off a 1-7 road trip where nerves frayed and controversy reigned than with a walk-off home run. Of course, that came after a blown save in the top of the ninth inning so it wasn’t exactly conventional. But the … Continue reading

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Werth addresses his comments in Milwaukee

Nats outfielder Jayson Werth spoke after Friday’s dramatic 2-1 win over the San Diego Padres, addressing his comments in Milwaukee earlier in the week that appeared to hint at deeper trouble within the clubhouse. Were his vague quotes directed at man… Continue reading

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Nats Game Day – vs. Padres, 5/27/11

Nats (21-28) vs. Padres (20-30)

What – Game #50

Where – Nationals Park

When – 7:05 p.m.

TV – MASN HD

Radio – WJFK-106.7 FM; WFED-1500 AM

The Nationals are in a bad spot heading into a six-game homestand this Memorial Day weekend. They went 1-7 on… Continue reading

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Nats in world of hurt

Brian McNally

The Nationals wanted no part of the theory that 2011 was a throwaway year anyway thanks to Stephen Strasburg’s Tommy John … Continue reading

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Cause of death announced for Nats prospect

Major League Baseball announced on Tuesday that Nationals prospect Yewri Guillen died from a brain infection, but one not caused by bacterial meningitis as originally diagnosed.

Instead, a severe sinus infection made its way into Guillen’s brain. Th… Continue reading

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Nats Postgame – 17-5 win over Orioles

Nats 17, Orioles 5

Baseball really is a bizarre sport sometimes. There was absolutely no reason anyone should have expected the Nationals to erase a 20-inning scoreless drought – 17 runs total in six games – by scoring 17 runs in a single night. O… Continue reading

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