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Latest Chad Cordero Items
After barely throwing in the last half-decade while he dealt with serious arm injuries and his infant daughter's death, Cordero's comeback continued with one inning against Seattle on Monday.
Reliever Chad Cordero took a small step toward returning to the Washington Nationals' bullpen yesterday, playing catch for the first time since tearing a muscle in his side April 29. In Cordero's mind, however, that step was bigger than it seems.
Jon Rauch has been any number of things during his six-year big league career: starter, long reliever, setup man.
The Nationals' clubhouse at their new home park, as has been well documented, is huge. Players are spread throughout the large, oval-shaped room, and many of the established veterans have two lockers to themselves.
A warm summer afternoon possessed more than a hint of the unknown as baseball's non-waiver trade deadline came and passed yesterday at RFK Stadium.
On the early May morning when he went on bereavement leave to be with his grandmother before she succumbed to cancer, Chad Cordero was in shambles.
The Washington Nationals' 7-6 victory over the Houston Astros yesterday was decided by any number of crucial developments, from a series of clutch hits by Ryan Church, Austin Kearns, Ronnie Belliard and Ryan Langerhans to an effective start by Jason Bergmann to a nice escape act by Chad Cordero.
When Washington Nationals manager Manny Acta went to the mound to remove starter Jason Simontacchi on Sunday at Florida, his team was perilously close to being blown out.
It was an all-too-familiar script.