Exactly a year ago, the Nationals completed a trade with the Pirates that brought over CF Nyjer Morgan and RP Sean Burnett. Morgan filled a hole in center the Nats desperately needed to fill and Burnett was a solid lefty in the middle of the bullpen. Debbi got the chance to talk to both Nyjer and Sean about the trade and with Mike Rizzo and
Right before Stephen Strasburg's start against the Atlanta Braves, Debbi sat down with "the architect of the Nationals," Stan Kasten. In the interview Debbi got the chance to ask Stan about the Strasburg hype, Nyger Morgan's future and what Adam Dunn means to the Nationals.
The Nats are coming off a three-game sweep by the Orioles, who own the worst record in baseball. With that said, the Nats cruise in to Atlanta where Stephen Strasburg will try to end the team's four-game skid. The rookie will try to get the Nats back into the win column and end what has been an unusual way to lose after having healthy
The Nats are playing at home tonight after a disappointing 1-5 road trip through Cleveland and Detroit. Rookie righty Stephen Strasburg takes the mound for the third time in his major league career. The way he carries himself, you wouldn't think he was just a rookie. Despite all the hype and his early success (2 wins, 22 Ks and NL Player of the Week
From Stephen Strasburg's progress to the strong play of Roger Bernadina to Jason Marquis' health, there were plenty of topics for GM Mike Rizzo to discuss with Debbi during their sit-down Thursday afternoon.
In the minutes leading up to Stephen Strasburg's MLB debut, Debbi sat down with Scott Boras, the agent for Strasburg and Bryce Harper. Boras answered questions on Strasburg's debut and the Nats' drafting of Harper with the No. 1 overall pick. He also talked about negotiating the contract for Strasburg after last year's draft.
Everyone in the Nationals organization has eagerly awaited the arrival of Stephen Strasburg. On Tuesday night at Nationals Park he will take the mound for the first time as a major league pitcher. The first big league batter he ever faces could very well be Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen, a right-handed batter who is hitting .312. Jim Riggleman will remind Strasburg that the mound
When I asked Nats bench coach John McLaren on Thursday about Livan Hernandez, he likened the veteran pitcher to a surgeon. He said he's like a doctor the way he treats each batter. When I mentioned this to Livan, he appreciated McLaren's compliment and he explained that as a pitcher you have to be like a doctor out on the mound. He said you