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By Tom Fitton
New photos confirm the attack's coordination and its cover-up
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Nyjer Morgan
The phrase "Game 7" always resonates in baseball _ but now, the postseason offers all sorts of winner-take-all scenarios.
Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa has a very vivid memory from his major-league debut. It was Sept. 1, 2010 and the Nats were playing in Florida against the Marlins. Espinosa drove in a run with a double. That isn't the memory.
The morning after his Los Angeles Dodgers lost a game on a disputed play at the plate, manager Don Mattingly made a case for the expanded use of instant replay reviews in baseball.
Four Aprils ago, when the Washington Capitals made the playoffs for the first time in the Alex Ovechkin era, the possibilities seemed endless. Not just hockey possibilities, Stanley Cups and the like. I'm talking about the opportunity for the Capitals — a team that played its games on ice — to move way up in the D.C. sports pecking order.
Previewing the National League.
Ryan Braun's navy blue No. 8 uniform hangs in one of his corner lockers with a pair of perfectly crisp white pants. Four shoeboxes are stacked in his second space.
The Texas Rangers aren't likely to swipe a win from Kyle Lohse at the World Series.
Chris Carpenter needed a pick-me-up in the worst way. A bullpen that just sat back and watched the last time the St. Louis Cardinals ace pitched was ready for extended duty.
In a Milwaukee Brewers clubhouse filled with oversized personalities, the first shot at the rival St. Louis Cardinals going into Game 1 of the NL championship series came from a surprising source: Starting pitcher Zack Greinke, whose bout with social anxiety disorder typically makes him one of the least likely players to pop off.
In a Milwaukee Brewers clubhouse filled with oversized personalities, the first shot at the rival St. Louis Cardinals going into Game 1 of the NL championship series came from a surprising source: Starting pitcher Zack Greinke, whose bout with social anxiety disorder typically make him one of the least likely players to pop off.
Nyjer Morgan denounced his "haters." He suggested he might celebrate by taking a nice, relaxing bath. Then he erupted with a cackle.
Nyjer Morgan is making a name - or two - for himself.
Nyjer Morgan is making a name _ or two _ for himself.
Prince Fielder sprinted back and forth from dugout to dugout, trying to get to every single fan.
When the Washington Nationals traded Nyjer Morgan this spring, they did so knowing they'd be ridding themselves of a player who didn't seem to fit well with this year's team at the expense of losing a leadoff-hitting center fielder.
"Oh yeah, that will be tough," Brewers outfielder Nyjer Morgan said.
Morgan acknowledged that he — and his self-created alter ego, "Tony Plush" — probably should have kept his comments to himself.