Category Archives: Ivan Rodriguez

Hard to mask their ability

Brian McNally

It was the biggest goal of Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo in the offseason: Find a way to get better defensively. Usually, that means subtracting liabilities in the field (Jo… Continue reading

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A better way to block plate

Brian McNally

It might be the signature play of his career. Ivan Rodriguez held his ground at home plate as J.T. Snow of the San Francis… 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 Postgame – 8-4 win over Marlins

Nats 8, Marlins 4

Some postgame thoughts from the Nats’ first victory of the homestand, which concludes with a brief two-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday and Tuesday. Washington’s offense has been in dire straits early in 2011…. Continue reading

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Ivan Rodriguez is happy to help Wilson Ramos and Jesus Flores, but he says he can still play, too

Ivan Rodriguez has had a Hall of Fame-caliber career, so the circumstance in which he finds himself now is foreign. He arrived today at Nationals spring training in the middle of a crowded catching situation, fending off players who are 13 and 15 years… Continue reading

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We All Get a Little Pudge Around the Holidays

If it weren’t for Paul LoDuca, we would all be thrilled about the signing of Ivan Rodriguez.
Pudge isn’t LoDuca. Pudge (presumably) knows what his role is… I’m not sure LoDuca did.
This should be a no-brainer for Nats fans.  As much as we all love Wil Nieves, Pudge is in a different tier than Wil.
Pudge will [...] Continue reading

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