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Over the course of Ross Detwiler’s 27 previous major league starts, he’s shown promise and possibility in a left arm dripping with potential.
The eyes of Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Hunter Pence were transfixed.
While the Washington Nationals were sweeping their way through New York last week, a national writer approached manager Davey Johnson and asked him about his future. Johnson chuckled.
For the better part of the past two years, the Washington Nationals have invested time, personnel and, of course, more than $3 million in pitcher Chien-Ming Wang. With each day - and month - that passed without much progress, the decision was scrutinized.
There are certain truths for those who undergo Tommy John surgery. The recovery is long and arduous, the success rate is high, and of all the pieces that return to "good-as-new" eventually, control is the last to come.
Javier Vazquez is a known commodity. His 14 seasons in the major leagues make that a simple fact. The Washington Nationals know him, they prepare for him and they're normally pretty good at facing him. Seven members of their roster entered Friday night's game hitting Vazquez at a .333 clip or better.
For a 10-day stretch in early June, Craig Stammen was a quiet member of the Nationals’ bullpen. The man who’d made 19 starts in each of the previous two seasons for Washington was called on for two appearances out of the bullpen before being shipped back to Triple-A Syracuse.
The day that Brad Peacock became a pitcher was almost by mistake. It was by chance — on a day that his high school team had a pitching coach visiting, Peacock asked his coach if he could give it a try.
The Nationals spent nine weeks at the start of the season running out a lineup that didn't include their best player.