Nationals Journal: Morning brushback

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/03/2011

Yunesky Maya's new strike zone

After his penultimate start of last season, his first in America, Yunesky Maya said through Livan Hernandez, "I'm going to be much [better] next year." This winter, he pitched in winter ball, got into shape and, after one appearance yesterday,...

By Adam Kilgore  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:53 AM ET, 03/01/2011

For Bryce Harper, no rush to judgment

The most important thing to remember about Bryce Harper's seven-pitch, two-strikeout debut is that no important conclusions can be drawn from it. Some may want to use yesterday as evidence Harper's inability handle big league breaking balls. I'm not sure...

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:53 AM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning brushback