April 2013 archive

Apr 30

Once more with feeling: Wolff at the door

I spent a fun day last week with one of my favorite people and his family. Bob Wolff has been away from Washington for more than a half-century now, but to me and a lot of other senior baseball fans, he will always be the Voice of the Senators. When I was growing up in …

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Apr 30

Nats Game Logs on this Date

Standings At Close of Play of April 30, 2005 NL East Team Name G W L T PCT GB RS RA Florida Marlins 22 14 8 0 .636 – 103 58 Atlanta Braves 24 14 10 0 .583 1.0 98 78 Washington Nationals 24 13 11 0 .542 2.0 101 108 New York Mets 24 …

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Apr 29

Treinen vs. Gausman

Sunday afternoon the Harrisburg Senators played their final match in the three game series with Bowie and won by a score of 1 – 0. Fans were treated to a pitcher’s duel between Orioles pitching prospect Kevin Gausman and Blake Treinen with Blake getting the better of it. Blake Treinen, a 7th Round pick by …

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Apr 29

Nats Game Logs on this Date

Standings At Close of Play of April 29, 2005 NL East Team Name G W L T PCT GB RS RA Florida Marlins 21 13 8 0 .619 – 101 57 Atlanta Braves 23 13 10 0 .565 1.0 95 76 Washington Nationals 23 12 11 0 .522 2.0 96 105 New York Mets 23 …

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Apr 28

Nats Game Logs on this Date

Standings At Close of Play of April 28, 2006 NL East Team Name G W L T PCT GB RS RA New York Mets 22 15 7 0 .682 – 114 81 Atlanta Braves 22 9 13 0 .409 6.0 107 109 Philadelphia Phillies 22 9 13 0 .409 6.0 101 127 Washington Nationals 23 …

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Apr 27

“Des Moines Danny”

In the spring of 1918 the Senators were impressed, very impressed by a young speed merchant from Des Moines named Danny June Cass, although he was also referred to as June Cass, Danny Cass and is listed in Baseball Reference as DJ Cass. Cass was 23 years old when he reported for spring training in …

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Apr 27

Nats Game Logs on this Date

Standings At Close of Play of April 27, 2005 NL East Team Name G W L T PCT GB RS RA Florida Marlins 20 12 8 0 .600 – 95 53 Atlanta Braves 22 13 9 0 .591 – 90 70 Washington Nationals 22 11 11 0 .500 2.0 91 104 New York Mets 22 …

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Apr 26

Bryce is Nice… Happy Anniversary, Harper.

Of all the red-letter days in Washington’s baseball history, Nationals fans may well look back on April 28, 2012 as the most important date of all. It was on that date that a 19-year-old rookie named Bryce Aron Max Harper made his major league debut, amid the media spotlight of Los Angeles. He singled and …

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Apr 26

Nats Game Logs on this Date

Standings At Close of Play of April 26, 2005 NL East Team Name G W L T PCT GB RS RA Florida Marlins 20 12 8 0 .600 – 95 53 Atlanta Braves 21 12 9 0 .571 0.5 82 66 Washington Nationals 21 11 10 0 .524 1.5 91 101 New York Mets 21 …

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Apr 25

Nats Game Logs on this Date

Standings At Close of Play of April 25, 2005 NL East Team Name G W L T PCT GB RS RA Florida Marlins 19 11 8 0 .579 – 86 50 Atlanta Braves 20 11 9 0 .550 0.5 78 63 New York Mets 20 11 9 0 .550 0.5 99 87 Washington Nationals 20 …

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