Rizzo, Williams and Jordan on command vs velocity


Matt Williams, Mike Rizzo and Taylor Jordan agree. Yes, the Washington Nationals' right-hander's velocity is down this season, but more importantly, he needs to get back to keeping his sinker low...

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Wire Taps: Nats' Span conquers Tal's Hill in win


The Washington Nationals completed their eighth comeback win in 27 games last night in their win over the Houston Astros in Minute Maid Park and their outfielders dealt with the "nuances" of the...

Nationals 4, Astros 3: Astros bullpen falls short


Astros unable to shut the door on the Nationals.

Game 27 WPA: ALR in April DC 4, HOU 3


Hmmm.. maybe LaRoche isn't ALWAYS a slow starter.

Nats 4-3 over 'Stros: LaR w/ go-ahead hit in 9th


The Washington Nationals and Houston Astros were tied up at 3-3 after eight, but Adam LaRoche drove in the go-ahead run to put the Nats ahead 4-3 and then Rafael Soriano came on to close out the...

Williams on bullpen management, Detwiler's role...


Matt Williams talked this weekend about managing the Washington Nationals' bullpen, the difficulty he's experienced in getting relievers into the roles he envisioned for them and getting Ross...

Nats' Gio Gonzalez back on mound tonight in HOU


Washington Nationals' lefty Gio Gonzalez left his last start after just five innings and 83 pitches when he experienced tightness in his shoulder. Gonzalez said after the game he was fine and he's...

Wire Taps: Bryce Harper reactions + Jordan option?


Washington Nationals' slugger Bryce Harper could miss up to two months after suffering a torn ligament in his left thumb during last Friday night's game with the Padres. The latest in a string of...

Ladson: Nats sending Taylor Jordan to Triple-A SYR


According to a report by MLB.com's Bill Ladson, the Washington Nationals will option right-handed starter Taylor Jordan to Triple-A Syracuse. Ladson cites two sources who say Ryan Mattheus will...

Ryan Mattheus is reportedly on the way to Houston


According to a report by Washington Post writer Adam Kilgore tonight, right-handed reliever Ryan Mattheus is on the way to Houston to join the Washington Nationals in time for the start of their...

Harper needs surgery on thumb, could miss 2 months


Nationals' slugger Bryce Harper has reportedly suffered a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb. ESPN.com's Keith Law was the first with the report on the full extent of the damage this...

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