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Chatter Archive: October 2009


  • Yankees sweep Twins with 4-1 win

    Behind home runs from Alex Rodriguez and Jorge Posada, the Yankees finished an ALDS sweep of the Twins in the last baseball game played in the Metrodome. Published October 11 2009

  • Strasburg's second start

    Top draft pick strikes out six in three innings at the Florida instructional league. Published October 10 2009

  • Strasburg impressive in second start

    Stephen Strasburg struck out six batters in three innings against the Astros in his second instructional league start. Published October 10 2009

  • Game 2 lineups

    Here are the lineups for this afternoon's Game 2 of the NLDS between the Rockies and Phillies: Published October 8 2009

  • Phillies sharp in 5-1 win

    Cliff Lee pitched a complete game in the Phillies' 5-1 win over the Rockies to open the NLDS, and the world champs showed no signs of rust. Published October 7 2009

  • Surgery for Guzman, Norris

    Cristian Guzman needs arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder, while top prospect Derek Norris broke a bone in his left hand and won't be able to play in the Arizona Fall League. Published October 7 2009

  • MLB Playoffs, live from Philadelphia

    Hello from Philadelphia, site of today's Game 1 of the National League Division Series between the Phillies and Rockies. Published October 7 2009

  • Strasburg's pro debut

    No. 1 pick allows one run, three hits in two innings for the Nats' Florida instructional league team. Published October 5 2009

  • "Game of the year"

    The Nats go out in style, winning Game No. 162 in 15 innings to end the season on a seven-game winning streak. Published October 4 2009

  • No Dunn, no Zim, no Hammer

    Nats going with backups for today's finale, so Adam Dunn won't reach the 40-homer mark. Published October 4 2009

  • 6 in a row for Nats

    Washington goes into tomorrow's season finale flying high after extending its winning streak to six games with today's 6-4, 11-inning triumph over the Braves. Published October 3 2009

  • Thru 5: Young guys impressing

    Ian Desmond has homered again, and Ross Detwiler has been sharp as the Nats have opened up a 2-0 lead on the Braves. Published October 3 2009

  • Guzman to have MRI Monday

    The Nats shortstop has an injured right shoulder that may require a clean-up, but team officials are confident he'll be fine for spring training. Published October 3 2009

  • Bring Livo back in 2010?

    The veteran right-hander has pitched well since returning in late August. Well enough for the Nats to re-sign him this winter? Published October 2 2009

  • Thru 4 1/2: Nats bats come to life

    Washington puts up six runs, eight hits against Derek Lowe to take a 6-2 lead in Atlanta. Published October 2 2009

  • Dunn running out of time

    Nats slugger, mired in 0-for-26 slump, needs two homers in next three days to reach 40 for the sixth straight year. Published October 2 2009

  • The Nats are on fire

    Washington has suddenly won four in a row after tonight's 2-1 victory over the Braves. Published October 1 2009

  • Thru 4 1/2: Tied 1-1

    Ryan Zimmerman's fourth-inning double drives in a run, and Garrett Mock has pitched effectively so far. Published October 1 2009

  • MASN's technical problem

    Because of a power outage here in Atlanta, the Nats have picked up the Braves' video feed for tonight's game. Published October 1 2009

  • Detwiler to start Saturday

    Rookie lefty will get one more start for the Nats after all. Published October 1 2009