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Tom Schad

Tom Schad

After spending nearly two years as an intern at The Washington Times, Tom Schad rejoined the staff as a sports reporter in August 2014. A Colorado native and American University graduate, he previously served as a reporter and copy editor at The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun and He can be reached at

Articles by Tom Schad

A member of the grounds crew works on the field as the sunset turns the sky a golden yellow during a rain delay before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park, Tuesday, June 23, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The Rundown: After lengthy delay, Nationals down Braves

In Stephen Strasburg's return, the Nationals seized an early lead and never looked back, defeating the Braves, 3-1. Strasburg pitched five scoreless innings, and Anthony Rendon finished 4-for-4. Published June 23, 2015

Washington Nationals starter Tanner Roark pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)

Once again, Tanner Roark takes return to bullpen in stride

The return of Doug Fister and Stephen Strasburg will likely push Roark back to the bullpen. "Whatever role, I feel like I can do it," Roark said Thursday. "And I have so far this year, which is pretty crazy." Published June 18, 2015