Harper homered in each of his first three at-bats Wednesday in Washington’s 7-5 victory over the Miami Marlins. “You’re not going to do that every single day,” he said. “But that’s the type of player I need to be.”
The Hawks, Washington’s playoff opponent, won 60 games during the season without a single superstar. Wall’s absence, however long it may be, could force the Wizards to have to do the same.
The Washington Times spoke with Malott about being drafted, her memories from Dayton, issues surrounding women’s basketball and the transition to Washington, where he will begin her WNBA career later this month.
Goaltender Braden Holtby, who had his second career postseason shutout on Monday, said the Capitals’ approach late in the regular season has helped prepare them for their playoff run.
Harper homered in each of his first three at-bats and Washington held on to defeat the Miami Marlins, 7-5, in the series finale between the two teams.
Evidence collected during the course of a four-month investigation, which was summarized in a 243-page report released on Wednesday, pointed at the Patriots’ quarterback having a role in under-inflating footballs.
Without the Eastern Conference’s starting point guard in the All-Star Game, the Wizards lost for the first time this postseason. They are not sure when Wall will return.
Werth had played 11 days in a row and started 19 of 21 games since rejoining the Nationals in Boston on April 13. Manager Matt Williams expects him to return to the lineup Friday.
The co-founder of Periscope Inc. said the new live videostreaming app is “unequivocally” opposed to pirating after the company faced complaints that users were effectively stealing and instantly re-broadcasting video of the recent Mayweather-Pacquiao boxing match on pay-per-view.
Janssen will throw one inning for Washington’s Single-A affiliate on Thursday, the next step in his return from rotator cuff tendinitis in his right shoulder.
The Wizards struggled to adapt without Wall, who was ruled out before the game after sustaining a left wrist and hand injury in Game 1 on Sunday, and lost, 106-90, to the Hawks on Tuesday, evening their playoff series.
Strasburg first felt a bit of irritation in his shoulder during his previous start against the New York Mets. It grew worse Tuesday, prompting him to exit Washington’s game against the Marlins after three innings.