Tag: Michael Morse

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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Aug 25

Homestand for the ages shows Nats have character

Has there ever been a better time to be a Nationals fan? A team that some baseball experts called the biggest disappointment of the season just a few weeks ago now sits atop the National League after a 9-1 homestand for the ages — the most remarkable this team has seen since moving to town. …

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Jan 16

Back where we started: Morse shipped to Seattle; AJ Cole comes home

The Nationals have completed the eagerly-anticipated Michael Morse trade, a three-team deal with the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics that will leave some of the major players with a sense of deja vu. According to The Washington Post’s Adam Kilgore and other media outlets, Morse returns to his first big league organization,  Seattle, while the …

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Jan 08

LaRoche coming back; Morse on block

Nationals General Manger Mike Rizzo has the patience to wait for what he wants, and now that patience is being rewarded with the re-signing of one of baseball’s premier first basemen and a potential trade windfall. Rizzo’s offer to Adam LaRoche hasn’t changed substantially since LaRoche became a free agent following a season in which …

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Aug 09

Michael Morse is Very Close to Joining Prestigious List

Michael Morse‘s single in the top of the 3rd inning last night at Minute Maid Park in Houston extended his current hit streak to 17 games. During the 17 game hit streak Morse has gone 23 for 73 for a .315 batting average. If Morse is able to extend his current streak to 20 games …

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Apr 09

Nats fall to Cubs, Open Series with Mets

The Nationals closed out their first series of the 2012 season with a 4-3 loss to the Chicago Cubs, falling to 2-1 on the season. With the opening series in hand, the Nats should be thankful to Cubs reliever Kerry Wood for failing to find the strike zone and first-year manager Dave Sveum for some …

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Jan 24

Tigers Outbid Nats for Fielder; Team Set for Gio Intro

The Nationals have lost out to the Detroit Tigers in their bid for free-agent first baseman Prince Fielder. The 5-11 275-pound slugger, who has 230 homers in six full seasons, including 50 in 2007, apparently couldn’t pass up $214 million over nine seasons. The length of the deal was what seemingly put the Tigers ahead …

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Aug 16

Sharing some stories with our friends at MASN

For the past couple of weeks I’ve been invited to be part of MASNsports.com’s season-long initiative to welcome guest bloggers and allow them to post stories to MASN’s Nats Buzz site. My first story was titled: You never know what will happen at a game. Like most Washington Nationals fans, I also get a little …

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