Nationals Journal: All-Star Game


Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 02/08/2014

Bud Selig on the Nationals, an all-star game in Washington, and MASN

“They’re making a very determined pitch,” Selig said of the Nationals’ push for an all-star game.

By James Wagner  |  12:50 PM ET, 02/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game, Bud Selig, masn

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 07/17/2013

Troy Tulowitzki on Ian Desmond: 'I think Washington needs to sign him' to extension

You don't often see a player stump for an opponent to receive a contract extension, but the NL all-star shortstop has a point.

By Adam Kilgore  |  02:06 PM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game, Ian Desmond

Posted at 08:02 PM ET, 07/16/2013

The other Nationals' All-Star Game attendees

Nationals' head athletic trainer Lee Kuntz is was selected to join the National League training staff.

By James Wagner  |  08:02 PM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 07/15/2013

Bryce Harper wants to 'do what no one else has done' in Home Run Derby

"I'm just trying to go out there, have some fun, and hopefully do what no one else has done."

By James Wagner  |  05:58 PM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game, Bryce Harper

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 07/15/2013

Jordan Zimmermann on being an all-star, stiff neck

The right-handed starter is in New York even though he won't pitch because of a "little bulge in the disc" in his neck.

By James Wagner  |  04:12 PM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game, Jordan Zimmermann

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 07/15/2013

Bryce Harper to bat ninth, play center field in the All-Star Game

Bruce Bochy mistakenly called Bryce Harper "Bryan" as he announced the National League all-star lineup.

By Adam Kilgore  |  02:07 PM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game, Bryce Harper

Posted at 06:16 PM ET, 07/14/2013

Bryce Harper's father will throw to him in the Home Run Derby

The two-time all-star's father will throw to him in Monday's contest in New York.

By James Wagner  |  06:16 PM ET, 07/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game, Bryce Harper

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 07/13/2013

2013 MLB All-Star Game: Stuck with the middle

Should lesser-known AL relievers really have a place in the MLB All-Star game?

By Harry Pavlidis  |  04:06 PM ET, 07/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game, Pitching, Relievers, Sunday baseball insider

Posted at 06:39 PM ET, 07/12/2013

Jordan Zimmermann won't pitch in the All-Star Game because of neck soreness

The right-hander will not pitch in his first all-star game because of neck soreness that has lingered for over a month. He still plans to attend the game with family.

By James Wagner  |  06:39 PM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game, Jordan Zimmermann

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 07/12/2013

If Jordan Zimmermann can't pitch in the All-Star Game, Stephen Strasburg could replace him

Strasburg would be a strong candidate to replace his teammate if Zimmermann can't pitch with a sore neck.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:55 PM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game, Jordan Zimmermann, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 06:36 PM ET, 07/11/2013

Ian Desmond loses in Final Vote

Ian Desmond lost out to Freddie Freeman and finished fourth in the Final Vote.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:36 PM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game, Ian Desmond

Posted at 06:48 PM ET, 07/06/2013

Jordan Zimmermann named an all-star for first time

Jordan Zimmermann's place on the all-star team underscores his ascension to the game's top tier of starting pitchers.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:48 PM ET, 07/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game, Jordan Zimmermann

Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 07/06/2013

Bryce Harper to become youngest All-Star Game starter since Ken Griffey Jr.

A late bump in fan voting makes the outfielder the youngest player ever to start for the National League, and the Nationals' first two-time selection.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:37 PM ET, 07/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game, Bryce Harper

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 07/02/2013

Bryce Harper drops to fourth in NL outfield all-star voting

Fresh off the disabled list, Harper trails Justin Upton by 15,00 votes while Ian Desmond gets snubbed by fans.

By James Wagner  |  01:08 PM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game, Bryce Harper

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 06/04/2013

Bryce Harper third in NL all-star voting, no other Nats placed

Despite injuries, Harper's stellar performance has him third overall in preliminary NL all-star voting.

By James Wagner  |  01:49 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game, Bryce Harper

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Washington out for '15 All-Star Game; maybe in '17?

Cincinnati is poised to be named the host of the 2015 All-Star Game, which the Nationals were hoping to land. So, it appears, the soonest that could happen -- if so -- is in four years.

By James Wagner  |  03:34 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game