Stephen Strasburg is the real deal. A number one overall pick that is living up to all the hype. There is no doubt about it. And the sky seems to be the limit for his future. The Nationals are so concerned with his future that they announced prior to the season that Strasburg is on an innings limit.
Matt Wieters hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning to interrupt Baltimore’s agonizing offensive struggle, and the Orioles rallied to beat the Washington Nationals 2-1 Sunday in a duel between neighboring rivals.
Edwin Jackson took a one-hitter into the seventh inning, Adam LaRoche homered, and the Washington Nationals beat rookie Wei-Yin Chen and the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 on Saturday night.
Jason Hammel pitched eight innings of five-hit ball and had a career high-tying 10 strikeouts to lead the Baltimore Orioles past the Washington Nationals 2-1 on Friday night.
Dan Kolko, of MASNSports.com, joins The Haynie and Zinno Show to breakdown the series between the Orioles and Nationals.
Wei-Yin Chen wasn’t fooling anyone with his breaking ball, least of all Stephen Strasburg.
Adam Jones and Nick Markakis hit two-run homers and the Baltimore Orioles matched a season high with their fifth straight win, 6-5 over the Washington Nationals on Saturday night.
Nick Markakis homered into the second deck in right field to give the Baltimore Orioles a 2-1 win in 11 innings over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.
I believe for years that MASN has been trying to force this rivalry down our throat, but with both teams having success this year, I’m actually very intrigued by the match up.
With all due respect to the Braves, Phillies, Mets, Reds, Dodgers and Nats, Johnson will always be best known as a Baltimore Oriole.
Before the game, Davey Johnson joked that the Washington Nationals’ recent slump could be blamed on his rustiness. He hadn’t managed in spring training since 2001. After the Nationals lost 12-3 to the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday, Johnson wasn’t joking.
What was it like at Maryland after Len’s death?