Chad Cordero

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  • Los Angeles Angels pitcher Chad Cordero throws during an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Seattle Mariners Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Chad Cordero attempting comeback with Angels after injuries, tragedy

    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.


  • Cordero plays catch, feels no soreness

    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.


  • Thriving in heightened role

    Jon Rauch has been any number of things during his six-year big league career: starter, long reliever, setup man.


  • Seen and heard at Nationals Park

    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.


  • Big inning helps Chico secure a win

    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.


  • Nationals' closer is wanted man

    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.


  • Clutch plays carry Nationals in close win

    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.


  • Performance of relievers a bright spot

    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.


  • Small ball leads to big win for Nats

    It was an all-too-familiar script.


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