Tag: Washington Nationals

NL East Report

An article by posted on June 12, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves:  (2-2; -6.5) The Braves went 2-2 against the Pittsburgh Pirates, and will open up an interleague series against the Baltimore Orioles. Tommy Hanson has the start tonight. Florida Marlins: (2-2; -8) The Marlins split their series with the St. Louis Cardinals. With this past week’s draft, they selected Chad James, a power pitcher […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on June 8, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (1-2; -6) The Braves lost their weekend series to the Milwaukee Brewers, including Tommy Hanson getting roughed up in his 1st career start. They return home to begin a 4 game set. Nate McLouth will get to meet his teammates again, as the Pirates come to Turner Field. The Braves have the 7th […]

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NL East Weekday Roundup

An article by posted on June 5, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (3-2; -6) The Atlanta Braves made more news off the field than on it, winning their weekend series against the Arizona Diamondbacks and splitting a rain-shortened series with the Cubs.  The Braves acquired Nate McLouth (prompting Pirate teammates to hold a candle-light memorial for McLouth in the clubhouse), who fill immediately step in […]

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Time To Swat Some Nats!

An article by posted on May 25, 2009 0 Comments

Tonight the Mets return to Citi Field, banged up and bruised, but still only a game and a half behind the first place Phillies.  Their next 13 games are to be played exclusively against the Washington Nationals, Florida Marlins and Pittsburgh Pirates.  These opponents have a combined record of 53-79.  The Mets must take advantage […]

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NL East Weekly Roundup

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

Every team in the NL East opens an interleague series against the AL East, with the Marlins and Nationals drawing their regional rival. (Record in past week; games back) Atlanta Braves: (3-3; -2.5) The Braves split two games with Arizona, as the third of their series last weekend was rained out. The Braves then split […]

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NL East Weekday Roundup

An article by posted on May 15, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves (Record in last 10 games, 6-4; games gained/lost on div. leader in last 10 games, -2) I think you know what the braves were up to this week on the field. Off the field however, they called up Kris Medlen to take Jo-Jo Reyes’s spot in the rotation after he lasted 3 innings […]

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NL East Weekday Roundup

An article by posted on May 8, 2009 0 Comments

The NL East had a bit of an eventful week, as the Mets swept both the Braves and the Phillies, the Braves swept the Marlins, and the Nationals had some crazy games against both Houston and Los Angeles. The Week That Was (Record in parenthesis shows record in mid-week series’) Atlanta Braves (2-2) @ Marlins […]

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My Interview With The Nats Blog

An article by posted on April 24, 2009 0 Comments

I recently answered some questions for The Nats Blog in anticipation of the upcoming weekend series with the Washington Nationals. The Mets are off to a 6-8 start, are you disappointed with how things are going right now? Definitely. Although I wouldn’t say I’m surprised by their early performance, it’s still disappointing to experience. The […]

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NL East Preview: Washington Nationals

An article by posted on April 5, 2009 0 Comments

The Washington Nationals have had an offseason to forget (finding out one of their top prospect was fake), but their biggest improvement happened off-the-field with the resignation of GM Jim Bowden. The Nationals were in negotiations with Mark Teixiera before falling short. They did, however, sign perennial 40 HR outfielder Adam Dunn to a 2-year, […]

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Opinion: Luis Castillo Will Be Traded

An article by posted on December 28, 2008

  This morning, on his blog at ESPN.com, Buster Olney writes, The Mets also have quietly continued to gauge the market for Luis Castillo, and if they find a taker for at least some of his salary, that would leave them in position to pursue Orlando Hudson, who also is being courted by the Washington Nationals. This […]

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Teixeira May Get A Gigantic Contract Next Season

An article by posted on December 10, 2008

If you think the Barry Zito, C.C. Sabathia, or Johan Santana signing were huge, get a hold of this: According to a source from a team who is involved in negotiations, the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles “are coming in hot” on Teixeira, with the Nationals apparently willing to offer the slugger a 10-year deal […]

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And They Keep On Rolling!

An article by posted on August 23, 2008

Happy Saturday Mets fans! And welcome to another installment of Hot or Not! The main story this week is the return of both Ryan Church and Luis Castillo. I thought sweeping the Braves would be more bittersweet, but I guess our anger and resentment now resides in Philadelphia. The Mets have won 10 out of […]

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