Only at The Washington Times: Mark Zuckerman and Ben Goessling blog on the Washington Nationals.
Nats catcher will have surgery tomorrow in Birmingham, needs three to six months to recover.
Garrett Mock has been lit up by the Phillies, and several other Nats have made Little League mistakes in falling behind 5-0.
Rookie left-hander is back in the rotation and will pitch the finale here in Philadelphia, with J.D. Martin pushed back to Friday
Open at home April 5 vs. Phillies, host White Sox and Royals and travel to Cleveland and Detroit for interleague.
Game called in the bottom of the ninth with Washington winning 7-2 and a massive storm flooding the field.
Washington has taken advantage of some wretched Marlins pitching, while John Lannan has been effective in leading the Nats to a 7-1 lead.
Red-hot Ian Desmond is back in the lineup, but at second base. Slumping Ryan Zimmerman and Josh Willingham have the day off.
Rookie right-hander lasts just 2 1/3 innings as the Nats trail the Marlins 5-2. On the bright side, Ian Desmond looks fantastic again.
The rain has finally let up at Land Shark Stadium, and the Nats and Marlins are due to get underway in about a half-hour.
Nats right fielder won't play tonight because of a stiff back. Maxwell will start in his place.
Dmitri Young sounds like a man ready to accept retirement. Meanwhile, the Nats are scouting out potential sites for a new Dominican academy.
Rizzo and Riggleman want Cristian Guzman to consider a move to second base next season if they acquire another shortstop.
Remember when Emilio Bonifacio was going to be a long-term answer for the Nats?
Rookie shortstop Ian Desmond set a franchise record for most RBI in a major-league debut, with four, in the Nats' 8-7 win over the Phillies.
The Nats lead the Phillies 3-2 in the fifth, but a play at the plate cost them another run.
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