Tag: Bryce Harper

May 04

Our Park? We’ll See…

It’s showtime for the Nationals and their fans. While the atmosphere in the stands at Nationals Park has been more tepid than the team’s play on the field for the most part, all of that will change this weekend when the Philadelphia Phillies arrive for the first big division showdown of the year. The action …

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May 01

Nats Come Home After Adding New Faces to Slumping Offense

After the euphoric start to the 2012 season, and a decidedly failing grade on their first major test, the Nationals are limping back home. The team’s stellar pitching during its 12-4 start could not overcome the offensive weaknesses that became so obvious during the team’s first losing streak of the season, one that now stands …

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Apr 27

Breaking News: Zim to DL; Harper Gets Callup

The “Face of the Franchise” and the “Future of the Franchise” will cross paths in Los Angeles on Saturday, when the Nationals place third-baseman Ryan Zimmerman on the 15-day disabled list and recall outfielder Bryce Harper from Class Triple-A Syracuse. The team announced the move today on its Twitter feed, as the team prepared to …

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Feb 06

Nats Sign Rick Ankiel to Minor League Deal

Center fielder Rick Ankiel will have a chance to be back with the Nationals in 2012. The team has signed him to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. The signing was first reported by Amanda Comak of The Washington Times. Financial details were not disclosed. Ankiel, a former left-handed starting pitcher …

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