Chatter Archive: September 2009


  • Flores has torn labrum

    Nats catcher will have surgery tomorrow in Birmingham, needs three to six months to recover. Published September 15 2009

  • Thru 4 1/2: Nats getting embarrassed

    Garrett Mock has been lit up by the Phillies, and several other Nats have made Little League mistakes in falling behind 5-0. Published September 15 2009

  • Detwiler to start Thursday

    Rookie left-hander is back in the rotation and will pitch the finale here in Philadelphia, with J.D. Martin pushed back to Friday Published September 15 2009

  • Nats' 2010 schedule announced

    Open at home April 5 vs. Phillies, host White Sox and Royals and travel to Cleveland and Detroit for interleague. Published September 15 2009

  • Nats beat Marlins, rain

    Game called in the bottom of the ninth with Washington winning 7-2 and a massive storm flooding the field. Published September 13 2009

  • Thru 4 1/2: Nats cruising

    Washington has taken advantage of some wretched Marlins pitching, while John Lannan has been effective in leading the Nats to a 7-1 lead. Published September 13 2009

  • Sunday morning quick hits

    Red-hot Ian Desmond is back in the lineup, but at second base. Slumping Ryan Zimmerman and Josh Willingham have the day off. Published September 13 2009

  • Thru 4 1/2: Estrada rocked

    Rookie right-hander lasts just 2 1/3 innings as the Nats trail the Marlins 5-2. On the bright side, Ian Desmond looks fantastic again. Published September 12 2009

  • Game to start at 8:45 p.m.

    The rain has finally let up at Land Shark Stadium, and the Nats and Marlins are due to get underway in about a half-hour. Published September 12 2009

  • Dukes scratched

    Nats right fielder won't play tonight because of a stiff back. Maxwell will start in his place. Published September 12 2009

  • Dmitri sighting and Dominican news

    Dmitri Young sounds like a man ready to accept retirement. Meanwhile, the Nats are scouting out potential sites for a new Dominican academy. Published September 11 2009

  • Nats ask Guzman to move to 2B

    Rizzo and Riggleman want Cristian Guzman to consider a move to second base next season if they acquire another shortstop. Published September 11 2009

  • Revisiting the Bonifacio trade

    Remember when Emilio Bonifacio was going to be a long-term answer for the Nats? Published September 11 2009

  • Desmond stars in wild Nats win

    Rookie shortstop Ian Desmond set a franchise record for most RBI in a major-league debut, with four, in the Nats' 8-7 win over the Phillies. Published September 10 2009

  • Thru 4 1/2: Nats up 1

    The Nats lead the Phillies 3-2 in the fifth, but a play at the plate cost them another run. Published September 10 2009

  • Pregame news

    Some pregame news from Nationals Park before we get started with the Nats and Phillies: Published September 10 2009

  • Thoughts from Riggleman

    The Nats interim manager has some interesting opinions on the toll (or lack thereof) a long baseball season takes on players and on making sure Elijah Dukes stays in the lineup. Published September 9 2009

  • Nats vs. Phillies 9/9 in-game thread

    Here is the in-game thread for tonight's Nats-Phillies game, where we'll be posting updates and analysis throughout the night. Published September 9 2009

  • Nats can't take down Phillies

    The final three innings at Nationals Park had it all. Published September 8 2009

  • Nats vs. Phillies 9/8 in-game thread

    Here's the in-game thread for tonight's Nats-Phillies game, where we'll be posting updates and analysis throughout the night. Published September 8 2009

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