Chatter Archive: August 2009


  • Nats vs. Rockies 8/19 in-game thread

    Here is the in-game thread for tonight's Nats-Rockies game, where we'll be posting updates and analysis throughout the night. Published August 19 2009

  • Strasburg press conference Friday

    The Nats will introduce Stephen Strasburg at 2 p.m. Friday to the media and the fans. Published August 19 2009

  • The GM question

    Would the Nationals really replace Mike Rizzo after he signed Stephen Strasburg? One report says yes, but the logic doesn't make much sense. Published August 18 2009

  • Thru 6: Pitchers' duel

    Craig Stammen was in control but faltered in the sixth. Ubaldo Jimenez remains in control, leading to a 2-2 tie. Published August 18 2009

  • Thru 3: Stammen does it all

    Rookie right-hander has pitched well and drove in a run with a second-inning double. Published August 18 2009

  • No Strasburg in DC today [updated]

    The newly signed top draft pick won't be at Nationals Park today, but he's likely to make his first appearance here Friday. (Not in uniform, of course.) Published August 18 2009

  • More Strasburg details

    The deal -- which guarantees $15.1 million -- was struck at 11:58:43 p.m. What was the hurry? Published August 18 2009

  • Strasburg signs

    Top draft pick agrees to terms with the Nats just before the midnight deadline passes. He's believed to have received about $15 million over four years. Published August 18 2009

  • Nats sign ... 12th round pick

    No, nothing on Strasburg yet. But the Nats did come to terms tonight with right-hander Nathan Karns. Published August 17 2009

  • The final hour

    Stephen Strasburg has 60 minutes to decide if he wants to be a National or not. Published August 17 2009

  • Marrero promoted to Harrisburg

    The Nats' top offensive prospect and 2006 first-round draft pick has been moved up from Class A to Class AA. Published August 17 2009

  • T-minus 7 1/2 hours

    Nothing happening yet with Stephen Strasburg, but the Nats have made a roster move. Published August 17 2009

  • The Boras Bunch

    Of the 14 players who have yet to sign, six of them are represented by Scott Boras. Published August 16 2009

  • Willingham's scramble gives Nats 5-4 win

    Josh Willingham took advantage of a broken play in scoring the winning run, giving the Nats a 5-4 victory Published August 16 2009

  • Nats vs. Reds 8/16 in-game thread

    Here is the in-game thread for this afternoon's Nationals-Reds game, where we'll be posting live updates throughout the day. Published August 16 2009

  • Nats win, and other stuff

    The key points from the Nationals' 10-6 win over the Reds, plus an update on the Stephen Strasburg negotiations. Published August 15 2009

  • Nats vs. Reds 8/15 in-game thread

    Here is the in-game thread for tonight's Nationals-Reds game, where we'll be posting live updates throughout the day. Published August 15 2009

  • Mock strong in 2-0 Nats win

    Garrett Mock turned in the best start of his short career, continuing a maturation process that's rewarding the Nationals' faith in him. Published August 14 2009

  • Nats vs. Reds 8/14 in-game thread

    Here is the in-game thread for tonight's Nationals-Reds game, where we'll be posting updates and analysis up to and during the game: Published August 14 2009

  • Nationals sign eighth-rounder Perez

    The Nationals officially announced this afternoon they have agreed to terms with Roberto Perez, the shortstop they took in the eighth round of June's draft out of Dorado Academy in Puerto Rico. Published August 14 2009

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