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Latest Steve Lombardozzi Items
The Nationals shored up their middle-infield depth Monday, acquiring Cesar Izturis on a waiver claim from the Milwaukee Brewers. Mark DeRosa was placed on the disabled list with a left abdominal strain, making the move for Izturis not only timely but necessary.
The home of Steve and Phyllis Wilson, on a tree-lined Virginia street, does not immediately distinguish itself from the equally lovely ones around it. There is no way to know just from looking that their home is unique - that their home has helped groom so many major league players.
It's been more than two years since Nationals reliever Drew Storen walked into a major league clubhouse for the first time. But his recollection of that day is as vivid as ever.
Steve Lombardozzi reached into the back of his locker to find the glasses. Protected in a carrying case with a hard shell and foam inside, he handled them delicately. The Nike Strobe glasses go for around $500 per pair, so Lombardozzi is sure to be gentle with them.
The moment the ball hit his bat, Wilson Ramos knew. He flung his arms out, dropped his bat and lifted his hands above his head. He held the pose all the way to first base, as his teammates poured out of the Washington Nationals' dugout, the clock inching toward 11 p.m., and the raucous Nationals Park crowd showering them with adulation.
In a Washington Nationals season that is just 11 games old, Steve Lombardozzi spent nine of the first 10 getting antsy.
Steve Lombardozzi isn't exactly one for lollygagging on the basepaths. So, when he hit a rocket home run to left field Friday afternoon, CC Sabathia was still watching it fly by the time Lombardozzi was rounding second base.
Steve Lombardozzi spent his first week in the major leagues playing in front of groups of friends and family that numbered into the 50s.
The Washington Nationals completed their 2011 roster expansion Tuesday, adding right-hander Brad Peacock and infielder Steve Lombardozzi, along with right-handers Yunesky Maya, Craig Stammen, left-hander Atahualpa Severino and outfielder Corey Brown.