Nationals Journal: Awards


Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 11/15/2013

Wrapping up awards season, Jayson Werth’s finish in MVP voting

Looking back at the seasons of two of the Nationals’ standouts this season -- Jordan Zimmermann and Jayson Werth -- who placed in award voting.

By James Wagner  |  10:47 AM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:54 PM ET, 01/19/2013

Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson receive their awards in New York

The Nationals young phenom and manager accept their NL Rookie of the Year and Manager of the Year awards, respectively, at the New York chapter of the baseball writers' dinner.

By James Wagner  |  10:54 PM ET, 01/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Awards, Bryce Harper, davey johnson

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 11/20/2012

Mike Rizzo named Executive of the Year by Boston chapter of the BBWAA

The Nationals' general manager was the architect of a 98-win, NL East-championship team.

By James Wagner  |  11:20 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:55 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Miguel Cabrera wins AL MVP; Buster Posey claims NL MVP

After a heated debate, the Detroit Tigers slugger and third baseman was awarded the AL MVP award beating out super rookie Mike Trout. Giants catcher Buster Posey wins in the NL.

By James Wagner  |  06:55 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 11/15/2012

MVP awards announced tonight; all eyes on Cabrera vs. Trout

No Nationals are finalists for the NL MVP award, but there will be plenty of debating the AL award, who is a two-horse race between Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout.

By James Wagner  |  01:52 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:58 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Gio Gonzalez finishes third in National League Cy Young vote, R.A. Dickey wins

Gio Gonzalez's dominant first season in Washington earned him third place in NL Cy Young voting.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:58 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Gio Gonzalez goes for the Cy Young; Nationals will have stiff competition in adding another starter

The Nationals got creative in acquiring Cy Young finalist Gio Gonzalez last season, and they may need to get creative again in their search for a starter this winter.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:05 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Davey Johnson named National League Manager of the Year

Davey Johnson convincingly won the National League Manager of the Year award presented by the Baseball Writers Association of America.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:18 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Davey Johnson, Buck Showalter up for Manager of the Year awards tonight

Having guided young team to playoffs, Davey Johnson seems like the easy choice to give the Nats their second award in two nights.

By Adam Kilgore  |  01:31 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 11/12/2012

Bryce Harper vies for rookie of the year as awards week begins

Bryce Harper made the biggest impact of any National League rookie, but he'll have to fend off Diamondbacks starter Wade Miley to claim the Nationals' first rookie of the year award.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:02 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:29 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Davey Johnson finalist for NL Manager of the Year, Bryce Harper for Rookie of the Year, Gio Gonzalez for Cy Young Award

Davey Johnson, Bryce Harper and Gio Gonzalez are finalists for NL manager of the year, rookie of the year and Cy Young..

By James Wagner  |  06:29 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:22 PM ET, 10/30/2012

Adam LaRoche wins first Gold Glove, Ian Desmond denied

Adam LaRoche won the first Gold Glove of his career tonight while Ian Desmond was beaten out by Jimmy Rollins.

By Adam Kilgore  |  10:22 PM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 10/29/2012

Adam LaRoche, Ian Desmond named Gold Glove finalists

First baseman Adam LaRoche and shortstop Ian Desmond are the Nationals’ only two finalists for the National League Gold Glove award

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:47 PM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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