Brad Lidge watched the Washington Nationals' game Sunday evening. He felt what his teammates felt. He lived and died just as they did with every pitch.
Henry Rodriguez looked up at the sky and he found the source of his discontent: rain that had pounded the field at Great American Ball Park all day.
Henry Rodriguez knows what it's like to surrender a home run. But it's not a feeling he's all that familiar with. His stuff, as good as it is, makes it difficult for hitters to generate solid contact.
Bryce Harper tends to do things ahead of schedule, so it should surprise no one that he's already heading to the major leagues.
The Washington Nationals learned early Monday afternoon that their closer, the man who'd saved 43 games for them in 2011, was going to spend his Tuesday visiting Dr. James Andrews and getting a second opinion on his tender right elbow.
Tyler Clippard remembers it well, the bullpen that birthed his All-Star relief career. It was horrible.
Taking a look at the roster the Nationals will break the 2012 season with.
With Jordan Zimmermann's four scoreless innings Saturday afternoon, the Washington Nationals completed their third full turn through their starting rotation this spring.
As the Washington Nationals' were paring their spring training roster, preparing for their first round of cuts Monday, third base coach Bo Porter saw Corey Brown's name on the list and put in a plea to keep him.