As the Nationals prepare to open another tough interleague series against another tough AL East opponent (the Tampa Bay Rays come to town tonight), it's time for another look at both the encou
They've gone through four different closers. They've had five different guys succumb to injury.
The Nationals designated struggling reliever Brad Lidge for assignment this morning, activating right-hander Ryan Mattheus off the 15-day disabled list to take his roster spot.
It took 14 innings and though the Yankees grabbed another from the Nats in the second of their three-game series, the 27-time World Champs saw plenty on Saturday to make them believe they could see
For nearly five hours, Bryce Harper had flailed away at pitches out of the zone, taken borderline strikes and glared at plate umpire Tim Timmons and otherwise looked exactly like a 19-year-old over