Nationals Journal: Michael Morse


Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 09/13/2013

Michael Morse on the Orioles, Jayson Werth’s truck and free agency

The former National outfielder talks about his time so far in Baltimore and his connection to former teammates.

By James Wagner  |  01:37 PM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jayson Werth, michael morse, Orioles

Posted at 06:47 PM ET, 08/30/2013

Michael Morse traded to Orioles

The Orioles acquired Washington favorite Michael Morse from the Mariners in a deadline deal.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:47 PM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael morse

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 08/29/2013

Orioles claim Michael Morse off waivers

The former Nationals slugger could end up playing down the Beltway.

By James Wagner  |  01:01 PM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael morse, Orioles

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 05/24/2013

What if the Nationals had kept Michael Morse?

The benefit of hindsight shows the Nationals could have used Michael Morse this year.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:13 PM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jayson Werth, michael morse, ross detwiler, Tyler Moore

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 04/12/2013

Span-Morse tradeoff has another level

The Nationals welcomed back a $2 million arm when they received Cole as the key part of their return in the Morse deal.

By Lacy Lusk  |  12:16 PM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.J. Cole, denard span, michael morse, Minor League Report

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 04/03/2013

How much will the Nationals miss Michael Morse's power in the lineup?

Should the development of their younger players continue and with the return of Wilson Ramos, the blow of the loss could be softened.

By James Wagner  |  12:21 PM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lineup, michael morse

Posted at 07:52 PM ET, 01/17/2013

How and why Mike Rizzo traded Michael Morse

The Nationals shipped away their popular slugger for two pitching prospects, and a player to be named later, to restock their farm system.

By James Wagner  |  07:52 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael morse

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 01/17/2013

The implications of the Michael Morse trade

The Nationals traded away an popular slugger but got two young arms in return. What does it all mean? Are the Nationals done for the winter?

By James Wagner  |  10:30 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael morse

Posted at 09:25 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Michael Morse on his trade to the Mariners and his time with the Nationals

Michael Morse was "overjoyed" to rejoin the Mariners and profusely thanked the Lerner family on his way out of Washington.

By Adam Kilgore  |  09:25 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael morse

Posted at 06:47 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Nationals trade Michael Morse for A.J. Cole in three-team deal

Nationals trade Michael Morse for A.J. Cole in three-team deal

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:47 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael morse

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 01/08/2013

Michael Morse becomes trade bait

With LaRoche back in the fold, the popular Morse is the odd man out and will almost certainly be dealt.

By Adam Kilgore  |  03:28 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael morse

Posted at 06:51 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Michael Morse feels leg spasm during home run trot

The left fielder likely suffered spasms in his left hamstring while rounding first base during his eighth inning home run trot, Manager Davey Johnson said.

By James Wagner  |  06:51 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael morse

Posted at 07:14 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Michael Morse returns to lineup, playing through left wrist inflammation

Michael Morse is back after missing one game with inflammation in his wrist, but Davey Johnson isn't confident in his health.

By Adam Kilgore  |  07:14 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael morse

Posted at 07:34 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Michael Morse’s left wrist still hurting but he wants to play

The left fielder didn't play on Monday because of pain in his hand, Manager Davey Johnson said, even though he wanted to be in the lineup.

By James Wagner  |  07:34 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael morse

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Michael Morse out with hurt hand, unclear when he will return

Michael Morse will see the team doctor and Davey Johnson will decide when the left fielder will return.

By James Wagner  |  12:49 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael morse

Posted at 06:52 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Michael Morse ready to return after missing four games

The outfielder was in the lineup on Tuesday before the game was postponed and says he feels good enough to return.

By James Wagner  |  06:52 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael morse

Posted at 07:15 PM ET, 09/16/2012

Michael Morse hopeful for Tuesday return, Davey Johnson uncertain

While Michael Morse hopes to play Tuesday, when the Nationals open a series at Nationals Park against the Dodgers, Manager Davey Johnson will wait and see.

By Adam Kilgore  |  07:15 PM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael morse

Posted at 12:24 AM ET, 09/15/2012

Roger Bernadina is fine after crucial, wall-crashing catch

Roger Bernadina replaced Michael Morse on Friday night, and the Braves hit multiple balls Bernadina tracked down that Morse probably would not have.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:24 AM ET, 09/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael morse, roger bernadina

Posted at 06:51 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Michael Morse likely out for entire Nationals-Braves series

Michael Morse’s power has been lacking as he has played through a wrist injury, and the Nationals want him fully healthy for the stretch run and postseason.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:51 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael morse, Nationals' injuries

Posted at 06:39 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Michael Morse diagnosed with bone bruise in left wrist

Michael Morse will miss at least one game with his aching wrist, which he recognized was not letting him hit for power like usual.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:39 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael morse

Posted at 11:43 PM ET, 09/11/2012

Michael Morse out Wednesday, will receive tests on left wrist

Michael Morse plans to receive tests on his aching left wrist and miss at least Wednesday’s series finale in New York against the Mets.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:43 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael morse

Posted at 06:59 PM ET, 04/10/2012

Danny Espinosa sits as a precaution, does not have a concussion

Danny Espinosa does not have a concussion, but Manager Davey Johnson is leaving nothing to chance.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:59 PM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Morse