Nationals Journal: Relievers


Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 03/19/2014

Manny Delcarmen is trying to make it back with the Nationals

After years of coming back from an odd injury, Manny Delcarmen has been sharp this spring and may eventually help the Nationals.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:24 PM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullpen, Manny Delcarmen, Relievers, Spring Training

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 03/17/2014

Ross Detwiler will open the season in the Nationals bullpen [updated]

Ross Detwiler will start the year in the bullpen, leaving Tanner Roark, Taylor Jordan and perhaps Chris Young fighting for the final rotation spot.

By Adam Kilgore  |  01:57 PM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullpen, Relievers, ross detwiler, Rotation, starting rotation

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 03/07/2014

Michael Gonzalez reports to camp: ‘It feels like I never left’

The veteran left-handed reliever said he chose the Nationals over four other teams because he felt comfortable with Washington.

By James Wagner  |  02:31 PM ET, 03/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullpen, left-handed relievers, Michael Gonzalez, Relievers, Spring Training

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 02/26/2014

Rafael Soriano throwing earlier than normal this spring

The closer says he feels a little worn out this early but adds that he’s not hurt.

By James Wagner  |  11:34 AM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullpen, closer, rafael soriano, Relievers

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 08/10/2013

Fernando Abad adjusting back to lefties

The left-handed reliever has stumbled of late against left-handed batters.

By James Wagner  |  11:33 AM ET, 08/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullpen, Fernando Abad, Relievers

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 11:32 AM ET, 07/13/2013

Ross Ohlendorf adjusting well to the bullpen

Since he joined the bullpen nearly three weeks ago, the right-hander has performed well.

By James Wagner  |  11:32 AM ET, 07/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullpen, Nationals relievers, Ross Ohlendorf

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Boswell: Nats pitchers and stolen bases

Tom Boswell says the Nationals pitching staff has one problem -- the number of stolen bases it surrenders. And he says the problem could become a bigger issue down the stretch.

By Tom Boswell  |  01:08 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals relievers, Nationals' pitchers, Nationals' pitching

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 09/03/2012

Christian Garcia, after a long path from injury, finally gets his call-up

After recovering from two Tommy John surgeries, Christian Garcia is called up to the majors for the first time.

By James Wagner  |  01:54 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Christian Garcia, Nationals call-ups, Nationals relievers, Nationals' pitchers