Nationals Journal: Minor League Report


Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 09/10/2013

Tony Renda, Hagerstown handle the grind of a full season

Second baseman Tony Renda, who only two missed two games all season, has helped the Hagerstown Suns take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-five South Atlantic League championship series.

By Lacy Lusk  |  03:25 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hagerstown Suns, Minor League Report, Tony Renda

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 08/29/2013

Potomac Nationals earn right to spend first round at home

The advanced Class A Potomac Nationals will play their first-round playoff games at home after winning both halves in the Northern Division.

By Lacy Lusk  |  12:09 PM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Blake Schwartz, Minor League Report, Potomac Nationals

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 08/23/2013

Harrisburg could be Nats' fourth minor league playoff team

Class AA Harrisburg is on track to join Potomac, Hagerstown and the Gulf Coast League Nationals as Washington affiliates in minor league postseasons.

By Lacy Lusk  |  01:05 PM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Harrisburg Senators, Minor League Report, Nationals farm system

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 08/08/2013

Jake Johansen, Austin Voth are bright spots for Nats affiliate Auburn

Right-handers Jake Johansen and Austin Voth, a pair of Nationals' 2013 draft picks, have stood out for short-season Class A Auburn.

By Lacy Lusk  |  02:51 PM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  austin voth, jake johansen, Minor League Report

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Nationals' midseason minor league all-stars

The Nationals, who have 10 midseason Class A all-stars, have plenty to choose from for an organization-wide all-star team.

By Lacy Lusk  |  12:09 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Minor League Report, Robbie Ray, Taylor Jordan

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 05/23/2013

Brandon Miller provides power in the middle of Hagerstown's lineup

The right fielder is starting to show the same power that made him a Division I home run champion.

By Lacy Lusk  |  03:34 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Miller, Hagerstown Suns, Minor League Report

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Starting a no-hitter just part of Paul Demny's development

Class AA Harrisburg right-hander Paul Demny is trying to build on two straight solid starts, including one with eight innings of no-hit ball.

By Lacy Lusk  |  11:55 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Harrisburg Senators, Minor League Report, Paul Demny

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 05/10/2013

Rule 5 returnees Kobernus, Rosenbaum are thriving at Syracuse

After going back to the Nationals late in spring training, infielder-outfielder Jeff Kobernus and left-hander Danny Rosenbaum are off to strong starts at Class AAA Syracuse.

By Lacy Lusk  |  02:01 PM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Danny Rosenbaum, Jeff Kobernus, Minor League Report

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 05/02/2013

Potomac's Jason Martinson improves his all-around game

By Lacy Lusk  |  12:02 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jason Martinson, Minor League Report, Robbie Ray

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 04/18/2013

Hagerstown deals with pair of pitching injuries

Hagerstown deals with pair of pitching injuries

By Lacy Lusk  |  01:13 PM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brett Mooneyham, Hagerstown Suns, Ivan Pineyro, Minor League Report

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 11:01 AM ET, 04/04/2013

The Harrisburg Senators are packed with prospects

The Class AA Harrisburg Senators open the season with nine of the Nationals' top 30 prospects, led by third baseman Anthony Rendon.

By Lacy Lusk  |  11:01 AM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anthony Rendon, Harrisburg Senators, Minor League Report