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Todd Dybas

Todd Dybas

Todd Dybas is a sports writer at the Washington Times. He has covered the NFL, Major League Baseball, the NBA and NCAA Div. I athletics. Dybas is a member of the Baseball Writers' Association of America. A St. Bonaventure University graduate, he began his career in upstate New York before making stops in Boston and Seattle. He can be reached at

Articles by Todd Dybas

Washington Nationals outfielder Brian Goodwin was removed before the top of the ninth inning in the first game of a split day-night double-header on Sunday because of groin tightness despite scoring on Anthony Rendon's home run an inning earlier. Goodwin's departure was more precautionary due to the growing list of injuries this season. (Associated Press)

Unlike in 2015, Nationals surviving injury bug this season

There was only one question in between games Sunday that was pertinent to the first game of a split day-night doubleheader. Outfielder Brian Goodwin was removed before the top of the ninth inning. Michael A. Taylor, who had been on the disabled list for a month, replaced Goodwin. Nationals manager Dusty Baker was asked why. Published August 15, 2017

Sean Doolittle is going to stick with the heater

In a final showdown Thursday night against Dee Gordon, the Nationals new closer stuck with his fastball. Thanks to a well-positioned outfielder and diving catch, it worked. Published August 11, 2017

Strasburg close to starting rehab assignment

The Nationals' right-hander took another positive step Wednesday when he threw a simulated game. Washington is hoping to slowly regain multiple injured players. Published August 9, 2017

Washington Nationals' Stephen Strasburg warms up during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 23, 2017, in Phoenix. Strasburg had to leave the game due to injury after pitching the second inning, but the Nationals defeated the Diamondbacks 6-2. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Nationals moves leave rotation unclear

The Nationals made a series of moves Wednesday that will bring their newest acquisition into the fold and buy time for others. Published August 2, 2017