Tag: Chad Cordero

Jul 31

This Date in Nats History – Zimmerman hits 7th career walk-off home run

July 31, 2005 – Livan Hernandez wins his 13th game of the season as the Nats beat the Florida Marlins 4-2. Hernandez improved his record 13-4 when he pitched eight innings and gave up only two earned runs to the Marlins. Chad Cordero pitched a scoreless ninth inning for the Nats and registered his major …

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May 19

With rotation dinged again, Nats need quality starts – and good luck

Another week, another key injury for the Nationals. This time it’s Gio Gonzalez, who landed on the disabled list of for the first time in his seven-year career after being knocked around for a second straight start.  If you’re keeping score at home, that makes eight members of the opening day roster who have been …

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Jul 20

Fan Favorite Chad Cordero to throw out first pitch

In honor of Chad Cordero throwing out the first pitch before this evening’s game between the Atlanta Braves and division leading Washington Nationals I thought I would post a couple stories from our archives and one from Marty Niland who posted a wonderful story about The Chief at MASN’s Nats Buzz.. Chad Cordero Memories by …

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Feb 04

Chad Cordero Memories

Few Washington Nationals fans will forget the wonders of June 2005 when the infant Nationals, in their inaugural season since baseball inexplicably allowed the national pastime to depart the nation’s capital, rocketed to first place in the National League East with a 47-31 record. The Nationals completed their dream month with 20 wins in 26 …

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Aug 10

Storen’s 30th Save puts him on a Very Short List

Last night in Chicago, the Washington Nationals’ closer Drew Storen, entered the game for the start of the bottom of the 9th inning and did what he does best and that is he saved another game for the Nats. Storen’s 30th save of the 2011 season sealed the deal for the Nats’ starter Chien-Ming Wang …

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Jun 21

Former Nats Fireman Cordero Retires from Baseball

Former Nats closer, Chad Cordero announced his retirement yesterday. For most Nationals fans Cordero was known as the Chief and he was the charismatic closer for the Expos/Nats from 2003 to 2008. The Chief was always one of the most popular players when he was with the Washington Nationals. During his days in Washington, Cordero …

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