FBb Story Over At MASNSports.com's Nationals Buzz


Every Friday this season, hopefully, if they'll continue to have me, I'll be writing a post over at MASNSports.com, "as part of MASNsports.com's season-long initiative of welcoming guest" writers to their site. All opinions expressed are my own.

Pun-free PDB: Homer Bailey versus the Nats


Homer Bailey has begun to realize the promise the Cincinnati Reds (and others) saw in him. With a high-quality slider and an interesting ability to get leadoff hitters out, Bailey is a formidable opponent for the Washington Nationals to face.

Wire Taps: WMMM + Davey On Morse; Nats Cincy Bound


The Washington Nationals are in Cincinnati tonight where Dan Haren will make his debut as a National in the first game of a three-game series with the Reds. Haren will oppose Homer Bailey on the mound in the first of three in Great American Ballpark.

Nationals' Improved Defense Starts With Zim At 3B


Remember that diving play that Ryan Zimmerman made in the first inning of the Washington Nationals' Opening Day win over the Miami Marlins? Davey Johnson does, and the Nats' skipper said it was possible because Zim's shoulder is finally healthy.

Nats' Davey Johnson On Harper, Werth And Zimmerman


The Washington Nationals swept their season-opening series with the Miami Marlins and Nats' skipper Davey Johnson said it was satisfying to "spank" a team that's given them trouble over the years. Quote from the Nats' Manager on the Nats' sweep...

Game 3 WPA: AAaarrrRROOOO! Nats 6, Fish 1


The Nats put together a team effort, with pitching, defense, and hits a-plenty. I can't wait to see what they can do against a major league team.

Nationals Beat Marlins, 6-1, Sweep Opening Series


Washington Nationals' right-hander Jordan Zimmermann put together a strong start and the offense supported him with six runs in the Nats' 6-1 win over the Miami Marlins which gave the defending NL East Champions three-straight wins to start the year.

SWEEEEEEEEEP! Nats 6 Marlins 1 For 3rd Straight W.


Washington Nationals' right-hander Jordan Zimmermann helped the Nats to their third-straight win over the Miami Marlins as the defending NL East champs swept the season-opening series with their NL East rivals from Florida.

Jordan Zimmermann's 2013 Season Starts at 4:00 PM


Washington Nationals' right-hander Jordan Zimmermann talked all Spring about making his changeup more of a weapon this season, but as Davey Johnson told us today, experimenting with it is one thing, using it in the majors another. Can it be a weapon?

Nats Bring Chris Young Back On Minor League Deal


Chris Young pitched for the Washington Nationals this Spring, but opted out of his minor league deal when it didn't look like he would make the Opening Day roster. After pursuing other deals, the 6'10'' right-hander signed on to return to the Nats' o

Wire Taps: Zimmermann's Turn; Werwolves; Gio's HR


The Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 3-0 on Wednesday and now they look to win all three games of the season-opening series with their NL East rivals. Jordan Zimmermann gets the start against the Fish...

Nats 3, Marlins 0: Davey Johnson On Gio; Eckstein


Washington Nationals' manager Davey Johnson told reporters after tonight's win that there were two scares in the dugout before tonight's game when Gio Gonzalez dealt with a headache and hitting coach Rick Eckstein almost set his pants ablaze...

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