Stephen Strasburg leaves game with strained oblique

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Prepare yourselves for a huge shock: Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg left his start Friday night against the Atlanta Braves with yet another injury. The Nats' ace reportedly strained an oblique muscle and is likely headed to the disabled list as a result. As we've said many times on this ...

Washington Nationals reliever Ryan Mattheus breaks hand punching locker

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Well, we've got another entrant on the list of dumbest sports injuries of 2013. Washington Nationals reliever Ryan Mattheus broke his pitching hand while punching a locker after a terrible outing Sunday afternoon. He didn't inform Nationals officials of the injury until just before the team's game at AT&T Park ...

Stephen Strasburg dealing with forearm tightness

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Critics have long suggested that Washington Nationals right-handed ace Stephen Strasburg's career will end up being short because of his herky-jerky delivery. Those critics have more ammunition now, as CSNWashington's Mark Zuckerman is reporting that Strasburg is experiencing forearm tightness and could miss his next start. Strasburg has had a number ...

Washington Nationals Belt Six Home Runs For Second Straight Game

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

The Washington Nationals are having a phenomenal season, and are zeroing in on their first division championship as a franchise (including their time as the Montreal Expos). On Wednesday night they smoked the Chicago Cubs 9-1, and improved their record to 84-52, while also accomplishing another feat. For the second game in ...

Nationals Say Stephen Strasburg Has Two or Three Starts Left

Friday, August 31st, 2012

For the entire Major League Baseball season we've all known that Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg would be shut down at some point. Now we finally have a timeline for when that will happen. Washington had long resisted publicly announcing a specific date or innings mark where they would cut their ...

Bryce Harper Hits Two Home Runs, Gets Ejected in Same Game

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

  Bryce Harper did the most Bryce Harper thing ever on Wednesday. The 19-year-old phenom seemed to bust out of his recent slump by hitting two home runs, then to top off his remarkable night, he threw a tantrum and was ejected from the game in the ninth inning. Harper grounded into ...

Stephen Strasburg Leaves Game With Arm Soreness

Sunday, May 20th, 2012

Stephen Strasburg had an eventful Sunday. He went two-for-two at the plate with his first career home run, while also pitching five innings, allowing just four hits, three runs (one earned) and striking out eight. He improved his record to 4-1 and lowered his ERA to 2.21 with a 9-3 ...

Tale Of The Tape: Bryce Drew vs. Bryce Harper

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

While Bryce Drew won’t be returning to the NCAA tournament this year after losing to Detroit in the Horizon League championship Tuesday night, the future is looks rosy for the first-year head coach. The storyline of Drew, who arguably hit the greatest NCAA tournament shot in the last 20 years, returning ...