Rizzo's True Defensive Ballhawk Center Field-Type


Washington Nationals' center fielder Denard Span left both Joey Votto and Zack Cozart shaking their heads when he robbed both Cincinnati Reds in Saturday afternoon's game in the nation's capital. Davey Johnson said he was impressed with his CFer.

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper: One Year Later


After going 2 for 3 with a two-run home run in today's win over the Cincinnati Reds, 20-year-old Washington Nationals' outfielder Bryce Harper has a .373/.453/.783 line 23 games into his second pro season. One year later, how's Harper doing?

Nats Rewind: Davey Happy With Haren's Start vs CIN


"That was more like him," Davey Johnson said of Dan Haren after the Washington Nationals' right-hander showed some more incremental improvement in this afternoon's outing against the Cincinnati Reds. Haren held the visiting Reds to 2 runs in 6.0 IP.

Game 24 WPA: Span is good at CF. Nats 6, Red 3.


Haren got a quality start and some timely DIY offense, but it was Span who saved this game.

Nats Win Again, 6-3 Over Reds; Harper Hits Another


The Washington Nationals got the best start yet out of veteran right-hander Dan Haren, got another home run from Bryce Harper and the bullpen held on for the third straight win over the Cincinnati Reds. 6-3 final in the nation's capital.

No. 8 In The Two-Hole: Espinosa Batting 2nd vs CIN


Washington Nationals' manager Davey Johnson talked to reporters this morning about his decision to move Danny Espinosa into the two-hole for this afternoon's game in part so he could get Anthony Rendon back in the lineup.

Nats' Bryce Harper's Triple Supports Zimmermann...


If not for Washington Nationals' right fielder Bryce Harper's triple in the fourth, Jordan Zimmermann's tremendous start against the Cincinnati Reds might have been wasted as the Nats only managed one run against right-hander Homer Bailey.

9.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 4 Ks, 91 P, 59 S, 12 GO...


"Since I've been here, that's the best pitched game I've seen," Davey Johnson told reporters after watching Washington Nationals' right-hander Jordan Zimmermann dominate the Cincinnati Reds for a complete game, 1-0 win.

Zimmermann Goes The Distance; Nats Beat Reds, 1-0


Washington Nationals' right-hander Jordan Zimmermann bounced back from a rough outing in New York last time out and got groundout after groundout from the Reds tonight in Nationals Park as the Nats took their second straight from Cincinnati, 1-0.

Branch Rickey On Davey Johnson: 49 Years Later...


Nearly half a century after it was written, Washington Nationals' manager Davey Johnson learned today that former Brooklyn Dodgers' President and GM Branch Rickey had once recommended the St. Louis Cardinals deal for the Baltimore minor leaguer.

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