Nationals Journal: dan haren


Posted at 11:23 PM ET, 11/24/2013

Reports: Dan Haren agrees to terms with the Dodgers

Dan Haren agreed to a one-year, $10 million deal to play for the Dodgers, officially ending his time in Washington.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:23 PM ET, 11/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:36 PM ET, 11/04/2013

Nationals do not give Dan Haren a qualifying offer

The Nationals did not give a qualifying offer to Dan Haren, and the list of players who did receive one may effect their effort to replace him.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:36 PM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dan haren, Free agency

Posted at 12:20 AM ET, 09/29/2013

The Nationals win one for Davey Johnson

Dan Haren's excellent, season-ending start lifts Davey Johnson to an unusual benchmark.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:20 AM ET, 09/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 09/26/2013

Dan Haren looks back at his season in Washington

Dan Haren battled loneliness and the worst performance of his career, but he was proud of how he turned his season around.

By Adam Kilgore  |  02:44 PM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 08/26/2013

Nationals want a big return for Dan Haren

At least one team found the Nationals' asking price for Dan Haren prohibitive.

By Adam Kilgore  |  05:04 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 08/18/2013

Potential discipline for Stephen Strasburg, Davey Johnson; other notes from a wild night

Nats starter, manager could face discipline after Strasburg hit Justin Upton with a pitch in apparent retaliation for repeated plunkings of Bryce Harper.

By James Wagner  |  02:11 PM ET, 08/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullpen, dan haren, davey johnson, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 11:45 PM ET, 08/09/2013

Dan Haren becomes 13th pitcher in MLB history to defeat all 30 teams

The right-hander becomes the third active pitcher to accomplish the feat.

By James Wagner  |  11:45 PM ET, 08/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 08/06/2013

What changed with Dan Haren?

His last two starts were seven innings long and his ERA is down a full run, his best mark since May 30. So what changed?

By Harry Pavlidis  |  11:48 AM ET, 08/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:57 PM ET, 07/09/2013

Nationals encouraged after Dan Haren's first start off the disabled list

The Nationals liked what they saw from Dan Haren enough to keep him in the rotation for the foreseeable future.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:57 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 07/03/2013

Dan Haren to return July 9 after simulated game

By Adam Kilgore  |  05:37 PM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:43 PM ET, 06/30/2013

Dan Haren may have been more hurt than he thought

Rest and a cortisone made more of a difference than Dan Haren imagined it would when he went on the DL.

By Adam Kilgore  |  08:43 PM ET, 06/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 06/30/2013

Ross Detwiler on track to make next start

Ross Detwiler says he has "no question" he'll start Wednesday, and Dan Haren throws a bullpen session.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:31 PM ET, 06/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:43 PM ET, 06/25/2013

Taylor Jordan appears to be best bet to replace Dan Haren

As Dan Haren adjusts to life on the DL, the Nationals search for his replacement.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:43 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 06/25/2013

Nationals recall Tyler Moore, officially place Dan Haren on disabled list

Tyler Moore rejoins the Nationals as they officially sent Dan Haren to the disabled list with shoulder tendinitis.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:33 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:34 PM ET, 06/23/2013

Dan Haren to be placed on the disabled list with shoulder stiffness

Dan Haren wanted to keep pitching, but he accepted the Nationals' decision to put him on the DL.

By Adam Kilgore  |  07:34 PM ET, 06/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 06/23/2013

Dan Haren headed to disabled list

The Nationals have become convinced his hip and back ailments have derailed his mechanics.

By Adam Kilgore  |  01:31 PM ET, 06/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 06/22/2013

Nationals-Rockies discussion thread: Game 74

The Nationals and Rockies will play a rare 12:05 p.m. game.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:03 PM ET, 06/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Dan Haren is feeling healthy, confident and on a roll

After his rocky start, Dan Haren has reeled off four straight strong performances and built his confidence.

By Adam Kilgore  |  04:43 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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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)
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Posted at 07:52 PM ET, 04/27/2013

Dan Haren pitches better, and maybe luckier, in latest start

Dan Haren had his best start of the year, but he believes he wasn't all that different than his rocky start to begin the year.

By Adam Kilgore  |  07:52 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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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 11:16 AM ET, 04/12/2013

A look at the Nats' pitchers so far

It's early, but let's jump into our year-to-date PITCHf/x numbers.

By Harry Pavlidis  |  11:16 AM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Analytics, Craig Stammen, dan haren, Drew Storen, Gio Gonzalez, Henry Rodriguez, Jordan Zimmermann, PITCHf/X, Pitching, rafael soriano, ross detwiler, Ryan Mattheus, Stephen Strasburg, Tyler Clippard, Zach Duke

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 04/12/2013

More on Dan Haren's second start, his reliance on his splitter

At Wilson Ramos' urging, he turned more to his split-finger fastball and it worked.

By James Wagner  |  09:16 AM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 04/11/2013

Dan Haren will get a second chance to make an impression with the Nationals

From the moment Dan Haren walked off the mound in Cincinnati after his disappointing Nationals debut, it has seemed like far more than five days for him.

By Adam Kilgore  |  09:02 AM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:39 PM ET, 03/26/2013

Dan Haren finishes his spring training, ready for the real thing

Dan Haren's final March start mimicked how his entire spring training unfolded -- bad results but a good feeling.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:39 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:39 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Dan Haren encouraged despite rough results

Dan Haren may not have rebounded with his results, but he felt "1,000 times better" tonight than his last start.

By Adam Kilgore  |  09:39 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 03/15/2013

Dan Haren 'just bad all the way around'

Dan Haren vows improvement after he felt "just kind of achy" during a rough outing against the Cardinals

By Adam Kilgore  |  04:39 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 03/10/2013

Dan Haren works inside, and with Wilson Ramos

The two teammates are learning to work together, especially as the right-handed starter practicing throwing inside.

By James Wagner  |  06:44 PM ET, 03/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dan haren, Spring Training, wilson ramos

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Dan Haren sharp in second start

Dan Haren silenced the Astros and then dropped an incredible quote about pitchers in spring training.

By Adam Kilgore  |  04:28 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 02/21/2013

Dan Haren talks philosophy, Matt Skole keeps raking

News and nuggets from the Nationals' workout

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:35 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 02/15/2013

What Dan Haren's bullpen session revealed

Bullpen sessions from Dan Haren and Ryan Perry provided insight on how both pitchers are attacking the spring.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:25 PM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 02/14/2013

Dan Haren to serve as the 'not that old' veteran of the Nationals rotation

The right-handed veteran will be leaned on by younger fellow Nationals starters and he understands that. Just don't call him old.

By James Wagner  |  05:51 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 02/04/2013

Dan Haren says he feels healthy, ready to prove himself

The Nationals new starter says he has felt good and strong this winter as he prepares for next season.

By James Wagner  |  03:52 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 12/10/2012

What the Nationals' search for a starter tells us about them

The way this winter has unfolded reveals the Nats believe in what they are doing and success hasn’t changed their prerogative.

By Adam Kilgore  |  10:59 AM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dan haren, denard span, Gio Gonzalez, hot stove, James Shields, Pitching, zack greinke

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 12/07/2012

Nationals make Dan Haren signing official

After veteran right-hander passed his physical, Washington announces his acquisition.

By Adam Kilgore  |  03:18 PM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 12/05/2012

Mike Scioscia on Dan Haren: One of the best competitors I've ever seen'

Mike Scioscia says Dan Haren's stuff isn't what it once was, but he can still thrive on what he has.

By Adam Kilgore  |  04:27 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 12/04/2012

Nationals, Dan Haren agree to terms [UPDATED]

Washington has a deal in place to finalize perhaps the top starting rotation in baseball.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:37 AM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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