Nationals Journal: Starting pitchers


Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Nationals getting interest in Chris Young; trade is possible

The Nationals have received interest from three or four teams about trading for towering right-hander Chris Young.

By Adam Kilgore  |  02:42 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Young, Starting pitchers, trades

Posted at 07:37 PM ET, 02/25/2014

Taylor Jordan to start Nationals’ Grapefruit League opener Friday

The right-hander competing for the fifth starter’s spot will start against the Mets in Port St. Lucie.

By James Wagner  |  07:37 PM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  doug fister, Gio Gonzalez, Injuries, Josh Johnson, rafael soriano, Rotation, Starting pitchers, Taylor Jordan

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 05/25/2013

Ross Detwiler cleared to start on Tuesday

The left-hander was cleared to return to the mound after missing only one start with a slight oblique strain.

By James Wagner  |  06:08 PM ET, 05/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals' pitchers, ross detwiler, Starting pitchers

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Haren in the middle

A look at Haren's lines from his first six starts will remind you of the slow start and subsequent -- and recent -- improvement.

By Harry Pavlidis  |  10:19 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Analytics, dan haren, PITCHf/X, Starting pitchers

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 04/19/2013

Why has April been unlucky for so many aces?

Is it trend or coincidence that so many aces are struggling?

By Barry Svrluga  |  12:37 PM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Starting pitchers

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 04/19/2013

All eyes on Stephen Strasburg and Matt Harvey

Friday's Nats-Mets series opener features two of the most exciting young arms in the major leagues.

By Harry Pavlidis  |  10:31 AM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Analytics, Matt Harvey, Nats-Mets, Pitching, Starting pitchers, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 04/18/2013

Dan Haren on his cutter usage, rough start to the season

The Nationals' new starter has been upset with his start to the season but he's noticed a few ways to improve.

By James Wagner  |  02:17 PM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dan haren, Starting pitchers, starting rotation

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Chris Young takes next step in minor league game

Pitcher says he's ready to face big leaguers after he threw 41 pitches in a minor league game.

By Adam Kilgore  |  03:13 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Young, Nationals, Starting pitchers